Eric Schurnberg Announced as Keynote Speaker for High Desert Opportunity 2017 Conference


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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley) – High Desert Opportunity (HDO), an organization that showcases local businesses and development opportunities to promote economic growth in the High Desert, has announced Eric Schurenberg as their keynote speaker for their conference, Discover the Difference.

Schurenberg has been an editor and writer in the business and financial fields for over 20 years. He is currently the president and editor-in-chief of Inc. Magazine, which has been nominated for numerous awards, including three national magazine awards and has won the AdWeek Readers Choice Award and the 2014 award for general excellence. Before he joined Inc. in 2011, Schurenberg was editor-in-chief of, and has worked on Wall Street for Goldman Sachs.

HDO President Cari Thomas said, “We’re excited to have Eric speak at this year’s event. Not only will our attendees hear about all the great business opportunities in the High Desert, they will also hear a great message on business and creativity from one of the country’s leading voices on entrepreneurism.”

Discover the Difference will be held at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center in Rancho Cucamonga on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Early bird tickets are $50 and will be available shortly.

For more information about the High Desert Opportunity Conference and volunteer opportunities, call 760-245-7600, email, or visit their website at  

About High Desert Opportunity

High Desert Opportunity (HDO) is the premier High Desert event annually showcasing local businesses and development opportunities for new and expanding businesses. The goal of the event is to support economic growth and 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 continues to grow and evolve, focusing on the benefits of doing business in the High Desert.

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