Chamber Celebrates Third Annual Tribute Gala

tribute1Friday, the Chamber hosted its third annual International Tribute Awards Gala to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses who have made a significant impact in bridging together the U.S. and Mexican economies. Congressman Juan Vargas delivered the keynote address as the evening’s honored guest, and both Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Xavier Peniche, Secretary of Economic Development for the City of Tijuana, provided updates on their respective cross-border agendas.

This year, our Tribute Awards honorees were:

  • Tibute2Congressman Juan Vargas, “Cross Border Leadership” award recipient, in
    recognition of his long-time commitment to our border region and leadership in
    securing full funding for the San Ysidro Port of Entry, and
  • Pacific Imperial Railroad and Baja California Railroad, “Cross Border
    Collaboration” award recipients for their joint efforts to reestablish the binational
    railroad.

A special thanks to everyone who attended and contributed to making this another wonderful event. Don’t forget to sign up for our policy newsletter and stay updated on the Chamber’s efforts to drive our binational region forward through cross-border commerce and relationships.

For more information about the event, visit our photo album on Facebook or view our recap video below: