Monthly Archives: November 2017

An Unforgettable Luxury Car Rental Experience Awaits You in San Diego, and It’s so Affordable, You’ll Have to Pinch Yourself We’ve been in the affordable luxury business in Europe and around the globe for more than 100 years, and now we’re thrilled to be open at the San Diego airport. Sixt Rent-a-Car rolled out the […]

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Our 5th annual Legislative Lounge, an informal, lighthearted and humorous reception and awards ceremony to honor San Diego’s elected officials and their staff. This year’s winners: “Super Tweeter”: MASON HERRON, Office of Assemblymember Randy Voepel “Bridge Builder”: YOLANDA APALATEGUI, Office of Senator Ben Hueso “Elected Who Gets $#!t Done”: Imperial Beach Mayor SERGE DEDINA “Staffer […]

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NEWCITY Medical Plaza was recognized as the Most Outstanding Medical Tourism Service in the World by The Globals Awards, which took place November 9th, 2017, in London. The Globals recognizes the rapid growth of the medical tourism in the world, and how individuals and organizations develop projects in order to enhance the quality standards of […]

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Chamber President and CEO Jerry Sanders, and Paola Avila, VP of International Business Affairs, met with Assistant Secretary Palmieri from the Department of State to discuss different issues that affect the Cali-Baja region. The meeting served as a follow-up opportunity after the Chamber’s advocacy trip to Washington D.C. in September. Among the discussion topics, the […]

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Please save the date for next year’s Chamber Delegation Trip to Mexico City, taking place April 15th to 18th, 2018. We are happy to announce our continued partnership with the Four Seasons Hotel who will provide a discounted rate for our delegation. This year’s Mexico City Trip was a great success thanks to the support […]

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The Chamber and business leaders from Tijuana met with members of The San Diego Union-Tribune including Publisher and Editor-In-Chief Jeff Light, Editorial & Opinion Director Matt Hall, and editorial cartoonist Steve Breen to encourage a constructive dialogue on how to overcome misconceptions in our binational region. The meeting was prompted by a political cartoon in […]

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Paola Avila, VP of International Business Affairs, was elected by the Border Trade Alliance (BTA) as the new Chair for 2018. BTA is a nonprofit organization that aims to facilitate border development and initiating, monitoring, and influencing public policy and private sector initiatives for the facilitation of international trade and commerce. This is achieved through […]

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Baja Railroad Tour

The Chamber visited Baja Railroad’s offices in Tijuana and received a tour of their daily activities. Baja California Railroad (BJRR), is the railway company that operates the Tijuana-Tecate short line in Baja California. They transport freight and goods between both sides of California’s border. The tour started with the exchange operations at the San Ysidro […]

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On November 1st, the Chamber’s Cross Border Business Forum held a panel discussion on the Baja California property development, opportunities, and investment. The discussion focused on business opportunities and real estate statistics, projects, and challenges. The Metropolitan Institute for Urban Planning of Tijuana (IMPLAN) shared an overview of the city’s urban planning projects and how […]

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On November 7, 2017, Scripps Health unveiled their largest building program in its 125-year history, which aims to deliver care in a setting that reflects the changing health needs of the San Diego community. The project includes different plans for Scripps in San Diego, Chula Vista, La Jolla, and Encinitas. Several changes will be implemented […]

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