Monthly Archives: October 2016

On October 26, the Chamber brought over 50 business representatives to Tijuana for its second Cross-Border Business Forum. The event was held at Club de Empresarios Tijuana, the city’s most exclusive meeting venue for high-profile entrepreneurs in Baja California. The meeting opened with a panel discussion, which included cross-border business experts: Erik Caldwell, Director of […]

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These days it’s all about craft. The modern consumer is tired of the big brands and is looking for something new. Whatever the size of your business now you can bring an air of sophistication to your menu that was previously only available to elite institutions. As an exclusive producer of private label wines, Brigante […]

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The Chamber was present for a special hearing at the San Diego City Council regarding significant regulation of short term rentals, including popular companies such as Airbnb and HomeAway. Representatives from the Chamber staff testified, asking that any motion impacting innovation and business in San Diego be vetted, discussed and properly considered before being applied. The City Council requested […]

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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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On October 25, the San Diego City Council approved an accelerated timeline and full environmental analysis of the Pure Water municipal water recycling program. The Chamber remains extremely supportive of Pure Water, which will make essential strides in ensuring our region has a safe and reliable drinking supply during uncertain drought conditions. By 2035, three water […]

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Vote! Vote! Vote!

With Election Day just two Tuesdays away, now’s the time to ensure you have the necessary tools to make your voice heard. To simplify this process, the Chamber has launched a new webpage to help you find all the voting related information you’ll need to cast your vote November 8. Check your registration status, find your polling […]

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The following content is from the October edition of the Business Forecast newsletter, sponsored by Silvergate Bank. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. Majority view their industry as overworked and say 30-hour workweek would hurt bottom line After testing a new low point last month, county businesses show little change in […]

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Last month, UFC GYM celebrated the Re-Grand Opening of their Mission Valley facility highlighted by a ribbon cutting featuring UFC Hame of Famer Matt Hughes (cutting ribbon). Hughes was joined by Mission Valley team members, UFC GYM President Adam Sedlack (blue shirt), and Chamber Ambassadors Shane Beard (FASTSIGNS Mira Mesa) and Chris Holloway (Infrastructure Productions).

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Online Trading Academy‘s roots can be traced back nearly 20 years, as one of the largest trading floors in the U.S., with 180 traders averaging half a billion dollars in daily transactions. To improve results, managers, and the top traders offered daily coaching sessions in how to trade more consistently and profitably. In 2001, the […]

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Final Jobs Strategy Dashboard Released Our final Regional Jobs Strategy dashboard is here, and it’s a doozy. Learn how other metros stack up against San Diego’s standard of living. (Spoiler alert: They don’t.)     Cross-Border Business Forum – Oct. 26 Need guidance on growing your brand in a cross-border market? Don’t worry, we have […]

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