Monthly Archives: October 2017

On October 26, 2017 more than 50 representatives from various organizations gathered to mark the grand opening of the first ARCO station in Mexico. Honorable guests included: Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Secretario de Energía Gobierno Federal Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, Gobernador del Estado de Baja California Guillermo Zuñiga Martínez, Comisión Reguladora de Energía Dr. Aldo Flores-Quiroga, […]

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The most vital part of any successful business is sales.  It always has been and it always will be.  Whether you’re a brand-new business owner or you’ve been around for 30 years, you’ve got to know how to effectively sell your product or service in order to generate revenue.  Unfortunately, most people have either never […]

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The newest California Pizza Kitchen located in Fashion Valley at 7007 Friars Road officially opened on September 18th! Unlike the previous Fashion Valley location, the latest is larger with more amenities. The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated the official opening with a ribbon cutting. The staff openly welcomed its first lunch rush with […]

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Mary Struble is honored with the 10News LEADership Award for her leadership of the Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary, which provides children and adults with interactive programs with parrots and brings education programs into schools.

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Mexico’s customs (SAT) has announced flexibility regarding donations from abroad to support the victims of the Earthquake. These donations will be authorized without the need to pay neither taxes nor customs agent, and the authorization will only take one day. To see the requirements and suggested articles for donation, click here. (https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/sandiego/index.php/avisos/525-how-to-help-the-victims-of-mexico-earthquake-9-19-17) International donations for […]

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Paola Avila, VP of International Business Affairs and Leadership Development, participated as a panelist at the “Leading the Way: A New Approach to American Immigration Conference” held in Washington D.C. on October 4th. She spoke about how communities from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are interconnected, and policies related to the border’s most important […]

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The California Latino Economic Institute hosted its Board of Directors Meeting on October 5th, 2017 at the SEMPRA International headquarters downtown. The Chamber worked closely with CLEI to create their agenda, which included a presentation by members Cross Border Xpress and CIR Law in representation of Latino entrepreneurs succeeding in cross border business. Kenia Zamarripa, […]

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#OneBorder, a network of private sector stakeholders promoting binational relationships and collaboration held a meeting on September 19th in Laredo, Texas. Attendees provided regional updates and followed up on items discussed at the prior meeting held in Washington D.C. in June. New participants provide an opportunity to expand our advocacy reach and impact. NAFTA, immigration […]

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Major Housing Package Signed by Gov. Brown Governor Jerry Brown signed three significant housing bills: SB 2 (Atkins), which is anticipated to provide $250 million in financing for building affordable housing. The bill, which the Chamber supported in this version and its previous iteration in prior sessions, required a two-thirds majority to pass and ultimately […]

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