Antelope Valley Board of Trade Annual Business Outlook Conference

  • Dates: February 24, 2017
  • Location: Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
  • Address: 2551 W Avenue H, Lancaster, CA 93536
  • Phone: 661-947-9033
  • Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Price: Early Bird Member Tickets: $100.00* Early Bird Non-Member Tickets: $150.00 * Regular Member Tickets: $125 Non-Member Tickets: $175 *Early Bird Pricing available now through February 16, 2018.*

Annual AVBOT Business Outlook Conference! The Antelope Valley's premier regional economic development outreach event.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to network and learn more about the Antelope Valley's economic outlook!

2018 AVBOT Business Outlok Conference with Sponsors


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PALMDALE, CA (February 16, 2017) – ANTELOPE VALLEY BOARD OF TRADE’S 46th Annual Business Outlook Conference to Celebrate Small Businesses in the Antelope Valley with Exceptional Speakers on March 2, 2018! This all-day event is filled with informative and engaging presentations from a diverse cross-section of industry thriving in the Antelope Valley! More than 40 exhibitors will welcome visitors, teach and inform about the best this region has to offer. The event begins at 8:00 AM.


Bob Massi, Real Estate Expert, Fox News Channel – Property Man

A high-profile analyst for Fox News, Bob Massi
is one of the country’s leading experts on the law.

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Jane Mosbacher Morris, E-Commerce Expert, Founder and CEO of TO THE MARKET

Jane Mosbacher Morris is the Founder and CEO of TO THE MARKET |Survivor-made Goods. She previously served as the Director of Humanitarian Action for the McCain Institute …

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Jill Donovan - Rustic Cuff JewelryJill Donovan – Retail Marketing Expert, Owner and CEO of Rustic Cuff Jewelry

Jill Donovan’s childhood ambition was to be a news broadcaster but I didn’t want to read from a teleprompter, she noted. . . I just wanted to make it up. . .

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Richard J. Simmons – Labor Law Expert, Partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP

One of the Best Recognized Labor Law Attorneys in California.

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Brigadier General Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing Commander leads a wing of 7,847 personnel in the developmental test and evaluation of the F-35, KC-46, F-22, F-16, B-1, B-2, B-52, C-17, C-130, KC-135, Global Hawk, joint remotely piloted aircraft and emerging technologies. Additionally, BGen Schaefer is responsible for the operation of Edwards AFB, which supports more than 12,000 active duty, reserve, civil service and defense contractors. It is the second largest base in the U.S. Air Force. Edwards AFB is the largest employer in the Antelope Valley. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for F-35 Integration.

Bill Allen, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

The Cities of Lancaster and Palmdale will be represented. The subjects they will discuss will be included when they are available.

Breakout Sessions

  • Doing Business with Kern County

  • Doing Business with Los Angeles County

  • Doing Business with the Aerospace Companies

  • Richard J. SimmonsRichard Simmons: Review of California Labor Law and How to Stay Compliant


  • Mark Troth, Berkshire Hathaway

Mark Troth: Antelope Valley Real Estate Update

Mark Troth, of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Troth Realtors, originally delivered his regional Real Estate Report at the 2015 Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference, and we keep bringing him back by popular demand! Mark will again deliver the kind of information that is always so well-received due to its clarity, scope and insights on the regional real estate market.


  • Raimone Roberts: Small Business Administration and Services Available to Small Businesses in the Region


The Conference is supported this year by Premier Sponsors:

  • Los Angeles County

  • The City of Lancaster

  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

  • Antelope Valley Hospital


Millennium Sponsors:

  • The Antelope Valley Transit Authority


  • Lockheed Martin Corporation

  • Northrop Grumman Corporation


Diamond Sponsors:

  • The Boeing Company

  • Antelope Valley College


Platinum Sponsors:

  • Kaiser Permanente

  • Western Pacific Roofing

  • The Antelope Valley Press

  • The Antelope Valley College Foundation

  • Streamline System Designs


Gold Sponsors:

  • ClancyJG International

  • The Greater Antelope Valley Association of Realtors

Antelope Valley Board of Trade Annual Business Outlook Conference
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  • Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
  • Early Bird Member Tickets: $100.00* Early Bird Non-Member Tickets: $150.00 * Regular Member Tickets: $125 Non-Member Tickets: $175 *Early Bird Pricing available now through February 16, 2018.*