Resources

Chambers of Commerce

The 12 chambers of commerce in Marin County and the Marin County Council of Chambers is a strategic partner in any economic development efforts. Their networks help MEF touch many businesses that otherwise may be hard to reach; MEF has had four chambers...

Cheese Trail Map

The Cheese Trail map is all about regional cheesemakers. Take a tour and discover more about these local artisans and farmers. The Marin Economic Forum has supported the Cheese Trail Map since 2010. For updated tour & visitor info, get the FREE app and...

Cities and Towns

Local government is a strategic partner for economic development efforts. Marin County is home to 11 incorporated cities and towns for a population of just over 255,000 people. Each city and town in Marin County is unique in terms of its demography, its...

County Board of Supervisors

It was from the Marin Economic Commission and its efforts to keep the County Board of Supervisors informed about business happenings throughout Marin County that MEF was born. The Board of Supervisors acts as a financial partner with MEF and is its largest...

Data Sandbox

Created with Highstock 5.0.2 Income Levels ($000) Income Measures Marin County, 2010 and 2015 Year 2015 Year 2010 0 1 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 Highcharts.com (function(){ function...

Data Sandbox - Occupations

Created with Highstock 5.0.2 Type of occupation Percentage of Population Occupations 2015 California Marin County 0 20 40 60 Highcharts.com (function(){...

Data Sandbox - Threshold Graph

Created with Highstock 5.0.2 Percentage Industry Employment California and Marin County, 2015 California Marin County 0 10 2.5 5 7.5 12.5 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.25 ...

Data Sandbox - Wages

Created with Highstock 5.0.2 Dollars/Hour Median Wages, 2016 All Occupations by County/Area Marin County CA Solano Napa San Francisco Sacramento/Yolo Santa Clara Sonoma Alameda...

Life Sciences in Marin County

In 2013, MEF and the City of Novato began a collaboration to bring more life-sciences businesses (biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biological research and design, etc.) to Marin County. We realized that Marin cannot do this alone. Marin County is beset...

Marin Business Forum

The Marin Business Forum (MBF) is a networking group. The mission of this group is to be a place where like-minded business owners and professionals can share valuable information to improve their own business practices and productivity by leveraging...

Working Solutions

Starting in 2012, MEF helped pave a way for local banks and credit unions to expand their provision of credit to markets and businesses that may not qualify for standard commercial lending. MEF’s partner in this effort is a non-profit organization c...

100MARIN

100+ People Who Care: Marin County (100MARIN) is Marin County’s premier giving circle. The organization was created to increase the collective impact of its members’ annual dues, while helping to further the causes of deserving, local non-profits. Fou...

Regional Reports

MEF provides reports on multiple regional subjects, normally based on sponsor requests for the reports. MEF also produces an annual bulletin, and includes national and state economy forecasts as context for the fall Economic Bulletin. All Marin Economic...