Monthly Archives: November 2016

Chamber Staff attended the final meeting of the City of Tijuana’s Economic Development Committee, chaired by Councilmember Hector Riveros with participation by incoming councilmembers. The closer ties and collaborative work with San Diego – including its business organizations – were among his highlighted achievements. Councilmember Riveros, together with San Diego Councilmember Kersey and Council President […]

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This week, we’re excited to present a business leaders spotlight from Marvin J. Malecha, the President and Chief Academic Officer of the NewSchool of Architecture & Design, which is a globally-recognized and awarded architecture and design school in the heart of San Diego’s East Village neighborhood. Throughout his career, President Malecha has received numerous accolades and […]

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Avanti Workspace is a boutique workspace company that is changing the way small companies do business by building a connected community that offers flexibility, a collaborative environment, and a host of luxurious amenities that will make it hard to leave. They are opening a new location, conveniently located in Carlsbad along Palomar Airport Road with […]

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The Chamber hosted its fourth Legislative Lounge to honor San Diego’s elected officials and their staff. For the first time, we awarded the “Bridge Builder” award for strengthening the relationship between San Diego and Baja California and solving issues critical to our region. This year’s first recipient was Denice Garcia, Director of Binational Affairs for […]

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Chamber VP Paola Avila attended a meeting for the North American Competitiveness Working Group, an initiative of the George W. Bush Institute which seeks to integrate the economies of Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The group presented four recommendations to President Bush: Creation of a Border Infrastructure Bank, Modifications to the presidential permitting process, […]

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The following content is from the November edition of the Business Forecast newsletter, sponsored by Silvergate Bank. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. Business community frequently engaged in corporate social responsibility, but mixed on employee retention effectiveness Continuing a trend that extends back over a year to mid-2015, San Diego […]

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On Tuesday, November 8 the Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners received an update and unanimously approved to move forward with Protea Development’s Seaport San Diego and officially end the Central Embarcadero RFP process. Negotiations with Port staff will continue to proceed. The Chamber officially supported the proposal at the September Board of Directors […]

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hiring CBP Officers to work for one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest agencies. CBP’s priority mission is protecting our nation’s borders by keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the United States. CBP Officers work in a fast-paced environment at more than 300 ports of entry […]

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Located in the heart of San Diego’s innovative design district, NewSchool of Architecture & Design is a globally recognized and awarded design university, well-known for its forward-thinking professors, an inspiring campus community, top industry connections and collaboration opportunities with institutions around the world. Our students are innovative designers who are passionate about pursuing careers in […]

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On behalf of local restaurants in Encinitas, the Chamber spoke in opposition of the proposed foam take-out containers ban at a press conference held by the California Restaurant Association San Diego Chapter (CRA). After careful consideration of the proposed legislation’s impact on family-owned restaurants and small businesses, the Chamber instead supports a more comprehensive recycling program […]

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