About Santa Maria Valley Tech

A hub for all things tech and entrepreneurship in the Santa Maria Valley.

SantaMariaValley.Tech is built by and for the community at large. Our goal is to help fuel new growth within the Santa Maria Valley’s tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

We believe in the pillars of startup community building that make for a vibrant entrepreneurial hub. It’s amazing what can happen when people, technology, access, and ideas come together. We believe in you, the architect of fresh possibility.

Santa Maria Valley Grow Summit

The SMV Grow Summit is a two-day conference designed to give all members of the Santa Maria Valley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and the greater region the opportunity to gather with thought leaders, innovators and champions in emerging technology.

People have ideas.

The signature event of its kind on the Central Coast of California. The SMV Grow Summit is more than just a conference. It’s a building block toward the future. It’s a rallying cry for the region to gather together at the intersection of ideas, tech, and impact.

Are you an entrepreneur, tinkerer, innovator, educator, student, startup, small business owner, investor, community builder, nonprofit leader, designer, developer, maker, or simply interested in changing the status quo?

We invite you to help us write our next chapter.