Monthly Archives: August 2016

BofI Federal Bank is a leading financial service provider that offers innovative banking and lending products to personal and business banking customers throughout the United States. For more than 15 years, BofI Federal Bank has been providing some of the most forward-thinking yet affordable financial products and services in the nation. Headquartered in La Jolla, […]

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The following content is from the August edition of the Out and About newsletter. To get Jerry’s updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. Dear Chamber members, August was a great month for celebrating the Chamber’s small business members and the significant impact they have in driving our region’s economy. This week, we honored five […]

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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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More than anything, promoting commerce is about leveraging our most valuable assets: people. So I was concerned when our recent Business and Tax Climate Dashboard revealed that, at 44.6 percent, women make up less of San Diego County’s workforce than any of our competitor metropolitan areas across the nation. Women in San Diego County do […]

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The following content is from the August edition of the Business Forecast newsletter, sponsored by Silvergate Bank. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. County’s business outlook continues to fluctuate, Index up five points this month The region’s housing shortage continues to be a topic of much discussion and this month the […]

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The Chamber team is excited to announce the opening of its new, online Small Business Resource Center! The center – which is made possible through the Wells Fargo Works for Small BusinessSM program – contains articles, webinars, and videos to assist business owners at each step of the business management process, including for emerging entrepreneurs […]

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#OneBorder Meeting Notes: Washington, D.C., June 16, 2016 #OneBorder Meeting Notes: Las Vegas, March 11, 2016 The Chamber led two panel discussions at the 2016 U.S.-Mexico Border Summit held in El Paso, TX and Ciudad Juarez, MX. The first panel focused on #OneBorder – a unified coalition of border stakeholders that have united with the purpose of promoting […]

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The World Trade Center San Diego and Qualcomm invited the San Diego Chamber to attend a special event in order to learn how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will impact the San Diego economy. The TPP is an international trade deal negotiated by the Obama Administration and 11 other countries on the Pacific Rim and represents […]

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In the hills of Rio Grande do Sul, herds of cattle graze the state’s vast pastures, providing Brazil with meats for the famous “churrasco” barbecues – a centuries old “gaucho” (Southern Cowboy) tradition. In the olden days, gauchos slowly grilled meats over open flamed pits and carved each meat to their family members. At Fogo […]

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