Mission: To improve the economic health and quality of life in the monterey bay region.
Programs: A strong workforce is a vital part of a sustainable and prosperous economy. Mbep's workforce development initiative seeks to create positive change through collaborative approaches that bring new resources to the region, amplify the impact of best practices, assist with start-ups and expanding companies, and help align education with job sectors. Regions also are growing through the development of a vibrant technology scene. Mbep's tech ecosystem initiative supports the growth of a sustainable tech scene in the monterey bay area through encouraging the spread of broadband, supporting local companies to get access to capital, encouraging educational institutions in their development of tech training and curriculum, and promoting co-working spaces and accelerator programs. We believe that a robust quality of life is important for all of our residents. One important step to achieve our mission is ensuring the availability of safe and affordable housing. Mbep's housing initiative was launched in 2016 to support an increase in the supply of all housing in the monterey bay region. Mbep is dedictaed to improving the quality of life in the region, and how we move within and between our cities has a major impact on the well-being of our neighborhoods and residents. We focus on actionable solutions to manage congestion, provide mobility choices and option, promote sustainable growth, improve public health, and safeguard a high quality of life in the monterey bay region.
the monterey bay economic partnership (mbep) hosts 2 regional events each year: the state of the region, and a regional economic summit. These all-day events highlight exciting and innovative collaborative efforts that are transforming the monterey bay regional economy. The economic summit is a showcase of organizations making a positive impact in the region's economy. The state of the region delves into issues that underpin the region's vitality such as education, housing, infrastructure and public safety.