California Economic Summit

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute is a partner with the California Stewardship Network, California Forward and regional economic organizations throughout the state in sponsoring the California Economic Summit (, an ongoing initiative for job and economic growth through state and regional action.

2013 California Economic Summit

For two days, 450 civic and government leaders engaged in solutions to the most important issue of our time–What must we do for Californians to prosper, for California to thrive?

The summary report on the 2013 Summit gives a roundup of attendee commitments, the result of the best thinking from across the state about how to drive sustainable economic growth in California.

The 2013 California Economic Summit Report can be read online at and is also available as a Direct PDF Download (42 pages, 2.1 MB).

2012 California Economic Summit

More that 500 leaders from throughout the state convened in Santa Clara on May 11, 2012 for the first-ever California Economic Summit.

The Action Plan developed by the Summit, which emerged from dialog and regional forums around the state, was published in July 2012 and spells out seven priority Signature Initiatives that provide a roadmap for restoring California jobs and competitiveness by addressing both immediate and long-term challenges.

The Summit Action Plan 2012 can be read online at and is also available as a Direct PDF Download (46 pages, 2.7 MB).