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The evening included a conversation with special guest and featured speaker Julián Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, Texas. Castro shared stories from his experience as mayor of the seventh largest city in the country – a city largely dependent on trade with Mexico. He also addressed […]

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Our 6th 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: “Rainmaker”: Congressmember Juan Vargas, 51st Congressional District of California “Bridge Builder”: Mayor of Mexicali Gustavo Sanchez “Staffer Who Gets $#!t Done”: MaryAnne Pintar, Office of Congressmember Scott Peters “Up & […]

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The Chamber’s 12th annual “Mission to Washington D.C.” with a delegation of 140 San Diego and Baja California business and community leaders really made San Diego’s presence known in our nation’s capital. The delegation met with government officials, agency representatives, and policy makers to enhance understanding, build relationships, and advance policy that creates the best […]

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The Small Business Awards application deadline is approaching! March 28th is the final day to submit your business to be recognized in one of our five award categories. Are you a game changer or a star in customer service? Making an impact socially, a successful veteran or a super up and comer? Then see details for qualification […]

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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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Regular communication with our leaders at the local, state and national level is critical to making San Diego the best place to do business in California. Great progress was made during our annual delegation trip to Washington, D.C. which took place September 24 – 27, 2017. This year’s delegation was the largest, with 163 business […]

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NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2018 IMPACT SAN DIEGO LEADERSHIP ACTION TEAM PROJECTS Attention Nonprofits! Do you have an important project that could be initiated and completed between January and May 2018, but lack the human resources to accomplish it? LEAD San Diego is seeking project proposals from community-based organizations serving low-income and/or traditionally underserved communities […]

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The significance of San Diego’s housing crisis has the attention of the region’s elected, business, and community leaders. And for good reason: it’s getting worse. Housing affordability and accessibility are a major bottleneck for the region’s growth and development. A new report by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and Greater San Diego Association of […]

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