November 2, Rancho Cucamonga, CA


The intersection of business & creativity in the High Desert.

About the Conference

The High Desert Opportunity conference (HDO) is the premier annual High Desert event showcasing local businesses and development opportunities for new and expanding organizations and entrepreneurs. The goal of the event is to support economic growth and community stability by attracting businesses and jobs to the High Desert. The region encompasses the cities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia and Victorville as well as portions of San Bernardino County. In its 36th year, High Desert Opportunity event continues to grow and evolve, focusing on the benefits of doing business in the High Desert.

2017 Keynote Speaker

Eric Schurenberg

Editor-in-Cheif, INC. Magazine

Eric Schurenberg is Editor-in-Chief of Inc. Previously, Eric was Editor-in-Chief of and for CBS Interactive. The sites together won more than a dozen awards during his tenure. Before CBS, Eric was managing editor of MONEY Magazine, which won the Luce award for service journalism in each of the four years it was eligible. As a writer, he is a winner of a Loeb Award and a National Magazine award. He is a regular commentator on Nightly Business Report on PBS and has been a talking head on CNBC, CNN, Public Radio International, The Today Show and Good Morning America.

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Join us to learn what the five communities of the High Desert have to offer at our annual business conference; presenting panels with professionals in housing, real estate, workforce, retail, logistics and more.

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Victoria Gardens Cultural Center 12505 Cultural Center Dr. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739


There is plenty of on-site parking available for all of our sponsors and guests.

Additional Details

The event will be from 8:00am – 2:30pm. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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