Please join us at LACI’s Open House on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  This will be the ribbon-cutting for LACI’s La Kretz Innovation Campus (LKIC) at 525 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles 90013. LKIC is Los Angeles’ new cleantech industry hub – a place where entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists and policymakers can collaborate, promote and support the development of clean technologies and LA’s green economy. A fully renovated 60,000 square foot building located in the dynamic Arts & Innovation District of Downtown Los Angeles, the Campus comprises 3.2 acres and is owned by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.  Founded in 2011 as a cluster-driven economic development initiative supported by the City of Los Angeles, LADWP and Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles, LACI has become one of the leading cleantech incubators in the world.  See laci.org for more information.

The morning ribbon-cutting program will feature remarks from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Members of the L.A. City Council, LADWP Leadership, philanthropist Morton La Kretz and notable local innovators. The celebration will continue throughout the day with company pitches, technology demonstrations and exhibits, and into the early evening with networking receptions, live entertainment, food trucks, and more.  AVM has been invited to show and will be demonstrating its “Panda” all-electric concept shuttle, and AVM will be an invited presenter. See www.AVMfg.com.