Upcoming and Past Events

Sep
23
Wed
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

The State of California's Economic Recovery

Business Member Event
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
In late March, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the formation of the state’s Task Force on Jobs and Business Recovery. The announcement came as cities and regions across California were grappling with the economic fallout of COVID-19. Join Kate Gordon, Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, for a conversation on the state’s economic development initiatives and the plans to restart California’s economy.
Aug
14
Fri
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Leadership in Times of Crisis: A Conversation with Mayors London Breed, Sam Liccardo and Libby Schaaf

Business Member Event
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This event is exclusively for SPUR business members and invited guests. Please contact Amanda Fasenmyer, director of corporate philanthropy, at afasenmyer@spur.org for information on how your organization can get involved and support our work. SPUR believes in the power of cities and their mayors to make a tremendous positive impact on the future of the Bay Area. Over the past few months, as life as we know it has changed, Mayors Breed, Liccardo, and Schaaf have all risen to the...
May
28
Thu
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

How Coronavirus is Changing the Aviation Industry

Business Member Event
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
What: SPUR Digital Series When: Thursday, May 28th, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Where: Join us Virtually (RSVP via Eventbrite) This event is exclusively for SPUR business members and is free to attend. Please contact Amanda Fasenmyer, Director of Corporate Philanthropy, at afasenmyer@spur.org for information on how your organization can get involved and support our work. Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees on Wednesday May 27th. Before the coronavirus pandemic, the Bay Area’s airports were thriving with expansion plans...
May
18
Mon
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Virtual Fireside Chat with Carl Guardino

Business Member Event
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
What: SPUR Virtual Fireside Chat When: Monday, May 18th, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Where: Join us Virtually (RSVP via Eventbrite) This event is exclusively for SPUR business members and is free to attend. Please contact Amanda Fasenmyer, Director of Corporate Philanthropy, at afasenmyer@spur.org for information on how your organization can get involved and support our work. Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees on Monday May 18th at 1pm. Solving transit, housing and even turkey trotting across Silicon Valley,...
May
14
Thu
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Recovering from the Pandemic

Business Member Event
8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
What: SPUR Digital Series When: Thursday, May 14th, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Where: Join us Virtually (RSVP via Eventbrite) This event is exclusively for SPUR business members and is free to attend. Please contact Amanda Fasenmyer, Director of Corporate Philanthropy, at afasenmyer@spur.org for information on how your organization can get involved and support our work. Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees on Wednesday May 13th. Supporting Business Recovery in Response to COVID-19 Since the first Shelter-in-Place (SIP) orders...
May
7
Thu
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

The Current and Future State of Multifamily Housing

Business Member Event
8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
What: SPUR Business Breakfast When: Thursday, May 7th, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Where: Join us Virtually (RSVP via Eventbrite) This event is exclusively for SPUR business members and is free to attend. Please contact Amanda Fasenmyer, Director of Corporate Philanthropy, at afasenmyer@spur.org for information on how your organization can get involved and support our work. Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees on Wednesday, May 6th. Every disaster exposes the fissures in society that existed before the crisis began...
Apr
23
Thu
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Impacts of the Construction Shutdown

Business Member Event
8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
What: SPUR Business Breakfast When: Thursday, April 23rd, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Where: Join us Virtually (RSVP via Eventbrite) This event is exclusively for SPUR business members and is free to attend. Please contact Amanda Fasenmyer, Director of Corporate Philanthropy, at afasenmyer@spur.org for information on how your organization can get involved and support our work. Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees on Wednesday, April 22nd. The world is changing rapidly. It has been a month of uncertainty for...
Feb
7
Fri
San Francisco

The End of Real Estate Development As We Know It

Business Member Event
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
What: SPUR Business Breakfast Topic: The End of Real Estate Development As We Know It Speaker: William Murray, Co-Founder, Wordsearch Place The world is changing rapidly, and with it our expectations of how places function, of whom they are for and why we spend time in them. Traditional development and design practices are organized to deliver bricks and mortar, not places, experiences, or customer-focused products. As the world's wants and needs change and as increasing density and height become inevitable,...
Dec
4
Wed
San Francisco

'FASTER' Bay Area

Business Member Event
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The Bay Area’s transportation system was ahead of its time when it was first built, but regional improvements have not kept pace with increased rider demand over the past 50 years. With 27 different operators across 9 counties, our system has become fragmented and confusing, and leaves driving as the only option for many commuters - leading to congested roads and lives dominated by traffic. The need for a regional, seamless transit network is greater than ever. FASTER Bay Area...
Nov
19
Tue
Oakland

Redefining Community Engagement for Tech

Business Member Event
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Over the past several years, the tech sector has transformed San Francisco, creating enormous economic growth but also serious challenges for the city and the Bay Area. As companies make their way across the bay, there is an opportunity to positively shift tech's engagement with the community, deepening the relationship with stakeholders across Oakland. Join SPUR to hear from Square, TechEquity, EBHO and the City of Oakland as we explore some of the new approaches to community engagement that tech...