The City of Menifee’s Economic Development Department manages several programs that are tailored to benefit the City of Menifee’s Economic Development Economic Development Strategy. The City would like to encourage you to participate! If you would like to participate in any of the ED programs, please contact the Economic Development Department.
City of Menifee Business Spotlight program is a FREE business recognition program designed to create awareness about the variety of local businesses and their contributions to the Menifee community and region.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Through an application process, a committee will chose among applicants one business that will celebrated and honored during the special presentation segment of a monthly City Council meeting. In addition, the business will be highlighted on the City's website, and be awarded a 30-second professional video production created by the Department of Economic Development and their team that will be showcased on the City’s website, social media platforms, and given to the business with rights to use as needed to promote their business.
Featured businesses are those that have chosen Menifee as their home, and whose story highlights the benefits of locating in Menifee, and how they have contributed positively in the Menifee community. The aim of this program is to showcase local businesses, in part of the Economic Development Departments B3 program (Building Better Businesses) and to foster pride in Menifee’s thriving business community and strong local economy.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
All businesses and nonprofit organizations with a valid City of Menifee business license that occupy a commercial business location, or use a permitted vehicle for mobile businesses are eligible to apply.
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- City staff will review the application for completeness and verify business license status.
- Committee will review applications submitted, and City staff will contact the business to schedule an interview / video shoot time and date, and procure a biography on the selected business.
- Photo/Video release form (Required upon selection)
You can download, complete, scan and e-mail to EconDev@cityofmenifee.us or mail to: 29844 Haun Road, Menifee, CA 92586
November Business Spotlight - Gracie's Lunchbox
Previous Business Spotlights
Munch with us! Get out of the office, meet friends and community members and check out local restaurants during the monthly Menifee Munch. Join Menifee city staff who will be munching at the featured Menifee Munch restaurant on the second Monday of each month. It’s a great opportunity to network and get up to date with the latest news and information about Menifee’s projects and programs. A different staff member or community member will present at every Menifee Munch event.
Menifee Masters is a certificate program designed for real estate professionals who work, sell, and do business in the City of Menifee and/or the Southwest Riverside County Region. This program is put on by the Menifee Economic Development team and designed to educate realtors on all of the programs and projects within the City of Menifee. The Menifee Masters course is a full day course where participants become a Master in all things Menifee and are deemed a Menifee Ambassador upon completion of the course.
MAYOR'S IDEA EXCHANGE
The City of Menifee’s Mayor’s Idea Exchange program promotes dialogue between the business community and City officials and staff. Idea exchanges are hosted four times annually, once in each selected industry. Attendees include business owners and managers representing industries such as legal, medical, education, commercial development, and residential development within the City.
Idea exchanges are hosted at Menifee City Hall in partnership with the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce. The meal is provided and RSVPs are required.
The City of Menifee’s Office of Economic Development would love to come visit your site to learn about your business and open lines of communication between your business and City Hall. We are looking forward to building a relationship with you! To schedule a site visit, please contact the ED Department at EconDev@cityofmenifee.us, we are happy to make the arrangements!
Menifee KEEP is a new feature of the B3 (Building Better Businesses) program, which aims to assist local businesses in increasing their competitive advantage, retain jobs, survive economic difficulties, and provide feedback as a tool to improve the way Menifee, and the Chamber do business and grow.