High Desert Opportunity (HDO) is the premier High Desert event 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 30th year, High Desert Opportunity continually attracts over 1,000 attendees focusing on the benefits of doing business in the High Desert.
Past keynote speakers at HDO have included Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Ben Stein, John Naber, Jack Canfield, Steve Forbes, Kyle Petty, Newt Gingrich, Terry Bradshaw, George Stephanopoulos and Tommy Lasorda. Previous conference sessions have included topics such as local real estate and development trends, and infrastructure and transportation plans. The expo features local businesses, commercial real estate associates, the local chambers of commerce, local and regional government representatives from the High Desert