Category: Events

Aaaaaand away they go!!!! Those are the words everyone will be waiting for when San Diego hosts the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at the legendary Del Mar Racetrack on Nov. 3-4, 2017. This two-day, $28 million extravaganza attracts the best horses, trainers, and owners from across the globe. It has also become the unofficial end and […]

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Last week our Chamber team, together with 130 business and community leaders from San Diego and Baja, were in our nation’s capital to advocate for jobs, commerce, and the regional economy as part of our annual “Mission to Washington, D.C.” trip. Our delegation included local elected officials, policy experts, and business leaders from both sides […]

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Six San Diego businesses received top honors at the Chamber’s 2016 Small Business Awards reception on August 23. Presented annually, the awards honor local small businesses with fewer than 50 employees for their significant contributions as drivers of economic growth throughout the region. The winners are: Outstanding Nonprofit: Reality Changers for their incredible success in helping low-income […]

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The San Diego Chamber hosted its annual Congressional Luncheon Monday at the beautiful Hilton Bayfront Hotel. The event brought together nearly 500 business leaders and government officials, to hear from the luncheon’s featured panel speakers Congressmembers Susan Davis, Duncan Hunter, Darrell Issa, and Scott Peters. Chamber Executive VP & COO Aimee Faucett moderated the panel and asked […]

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This year’s California-Mexico Trade Initiative to Mexico City was the largest delegation to date, with 90 business and community leaders including five mayors, six councilmembers, county supervisor, Baja and California Governor representatives and 44 companies. Delegates enjoyed a robust agenda that featured high-level meetings with the Federal Customs Administrator and the Director of Transportation from the Secretariat of […]

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On January 28, nearly 1,000 local businesses, community leaders and elected officials gathered to celebrate the San Diego Chamber’s 145 years of business advocacy. To report the past year’s accomplishments, the Chamber enlisted the help of local journalists, including ABC 10News’s Itica Milanes, who served as the evening’s co-host. Included among the event’s distinguished attendees was […]

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Last Thursday, the Chamber hosted a successful Cross-Border Leadership Luncheon, sponsored by Bank of America. Syndicated columnist and CNN contributor, Ruben Navarrette, Jr. delivered an entertaining and thought provoking keynote address on US Mexico relations “in the season of Donald Trump & El Chapo”. As election season continues to dominate the national conversation, Navarratte’s message was […]

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2015 Recap The Chamber led 150 elected officials and business leaders on the annual “One Region, One Voice, Mission to Washington D.C.” September 27 – 30, 2015. During the trip, the bi-national delegation met with members of the San Diego Congressional delegation, along with other Congressional leaders and key policy makers to discuss critical issues […]

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Friday, 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 […]

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Saturday, the Chamber hosted San Diego’s first International Paella & Wine Festival to a sellout crowd of over 1,700 attendees. 48 teams from Mexico and San Diego competed for “Best Paella in the Cali-Baja Region,” but in the end it was Vamanos de Tapas who took home the title. Festival attendees enjoyed an afternoon of […]

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