International Events

The Chamber offers a variety of events that serve to promote its international advocacy efforts. We invite you to look at our selection of events below and consider signing up for the events newsletter in order to stay abreast of all event updates.


Cross-Border Leadership Luncheon, Sponsored by Bank of America

The Cross-Border Leadership Luncheon is a Chamber signature event, which brings together key elected officials from both sides of the border with a goal to align priorities and opportunities for the Cali-Baja region.

Read a recap of our past event:


International Tribute Awards Gala

Tribute Gala 2015

Rep. Juan Vargas 2015 National Cross Border Leadership award recipient

The International Tribute Awards Gala recognizes outstanding individuals and companies that have made a significant impact in the binational efforts bridging U.S. and Mexican economies.

Read a recap of our past event:


Good Government Series

The Good Government Series (GGS) is a collection of workshops designed to allow members to have candid discussions with key government officials about the policies that affect their business. Past GGS speakers include: Congressman Scott Peters; Congressman Xavier Becerra; David Saúl Guakil, the Baja California Representative for Mexico’s Secretariat of the Economy; Port Directors of San Diego and Ensenada, and many others.

Stay tuned for more information on future workshops.


North American Competitiveness & Innovation Conference (NACIC)

The North American Competitiveness & Innovation Conference (NACIC) is the premier forum for the discussion and advancement of issues related to commercial and economic competitiveness in North America. The event features senior government officials and hosts several hundred policy experts and business executives from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, tasked with informing and contributing to the development and advancement of a “North American Work Plan” for competitiveness and innovation.

The location of the conference rotates each year between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The next conference is planned for Mexico City in early 2016.

Read recaps of past NACIC events:

Also, check out our 2013 storify recap.


Delegation Trips

Leadership Delegation to Sacramento

The Chamber Delegation to Sacramento includes meetings with local and state elected officials and agency representatives to discuss the regional issues and policies critical to the Cali-Baja business community.

Register for the 2016 trip, May 24 -25 »

Annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative in Mexico CityMexico City 2015

The Annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative provides participants an opportunity to meet and converse with key federal and other elected officials from both sides of the border, as well as representatives from select industries and organizations to discuss international commerce, foreign investment opportunities, and policy.

Register for the 2016 trip »

Recap of 2015 trip »

Recap of 2014 trip »

One Region One Voice, Mission to Washington DC

The Mission to DC is an integral part of the Chamber’s work to effectively advocate for the Cali-Baja region at the Federal level. High-level meetings with top government officials and agencies allow the bi-national delegation of business leaders and elected officials the opportunity to bring issues affecting the region’s businesses to the forefront at the national level.

Recap of 2014 trip (PPT) »

Recap of 2015 trip »

Save the date: September 25 – 28, 2016

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