Monthly Archives: July 2016

Building on their initial meeting during the Chamber’s last delegation to Mexico City, the Chamber team – as part of their involvement on the Northern Border Committee – co-hosted a meeting in Tijuana with Consejo de Desarrollo Econmico de Tijuana (CDT), a business organization that focuses on the economic development of Tijuana. The meeting focused […]

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The following content is from our latest Policy Update newsletter. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. — After many years of hard work from the binational community, the new PedWest border crossing will open Friday, July 15! Twelve pedestrian entry lanes will take travelers arriving from Mexico to the brand new […]

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UPDATE 08/4/16: The San Diego City Council passed the final minimum wage implementation ordinance on July 26 and it was signed by the Mayor on August 3. The implementation ordinance, which will take effect on September 3, includes enforcement and compliance regulations for the local minimum wage increase. For more information, please see the Treasurer’s […]

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The following content is from our latest Policy Update newsletter. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. — Over 500 businesses and community leaders attended a U.S. Independence Day celebration hosted by Consul General William Ostick in Tijuana. Attendees included Baja California Governor, Francisco Vega de la Madrid; Tijuana Mayor, Dr. Jorge Astiazarán; and […]

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Founded in Prescott, Arizona in 1996, Northcentral University provides premier online education to students globally who are pursuing regionally-accredited graduate and doctoral degrees in professionally-relevant programs. With Schools of Business and Technology Management, Education and Social and Behavioral Sciences, NCU is designed for self-starters who seek to achieve their career and academic goals. Utilizing a […]

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Over forty Chamber members sat down with the President of San Diego State University, Dr. Elliot Hirshman, at our latest Good Government Speaker Series. The focus of the meeting was workforce development, or specifically: how centers of higher education can effectively train students to become job ready on day one. Under the leadership of President Hirshman, […]

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The following content is from our latest Policy Update newsletter. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. — In response to presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments that he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or inform both Mexico and Canada that “America intends to withdraw from the deal,” […]

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