Partnering for Collaboration, Innovation and Growth We collaborate with City departments, organizations and businesses that further the mission of San Jose’s Office of Economic Development. Our Partners Office of Cultural Affairs The Office of Cultural Affairs is the City of San Jose’s lead agency for supporting and promoting the development of a rich arts and cultural environment making San Jose the “Cultural Capital of Silicon Valley”. For more information, click here. work2future work2future’s goal is to help provide residents of San Jose, Morgan Hill, and Gilroy with access to local and regional employment opportunities through job training, placement and workforce talent services. To find a One-Stop Center, click here. San Jose Downtown Association The San Jose Downtown Association (SJDA), a non-profit membership-based organization founded in 1986, represents business and property owners and works to enhance downtown’s vitality and livability. The City of San Jose is a member of the SJDA and maintains representation on its board and several committees. To learn more, click here. San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce As the region’s leading organization that connects businesses with each other, business, the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce also speaks out on issues of importance to businesses across the Santa Clara Valley. Chamber membership ranges from large Fortune 500 firms to small, family-owned businesses. They aim to protect and improve the Silicon Valley business environment for the betterment of our future economic prosperity. To learn more, click here. SPUR SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit organization focused on bringing people together from across the political spectrum to develop solutions to issues facing cities. Through research, education and advocacy, SPUR promotes good planning and good government in the San Francisco Bay Area. The City of San Jose is a group member of SPUR. To learn more, click here. Silicon Valley Leadership Group The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a public policy business trade organization. The Leadership Group was founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard and represents more than 390 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. For more information, click here. Team San Jose Team San Jose is an innovative partnership unifying the San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau, hotels, arts organizations, labor and cultural venues to deliver an exceptional visitor experience and serve as the gateway to San Jose as a destination. Team San Jose manages the San Jose Convention Center and Arts and Entertainment venues including the California Theatre, the Center for the Performing Arts, Montgomery Theater, Parkside Hall, City National Civic and South Hall. For more information, click here. ProspectSV Prospect Silicon Valley is a nonprofit organization dedicated to demonstrating innovations in transportation and mobility, building technology, energy systems, and the environment. With the City as a lead partner, ProspectSV’s programs and services provide unique lab facilities, data, shop and office space, and a training and conference center. For more information, click here.