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Cross-Border Business Forum
August 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Infrastructure & Connectivity – The Path to Global Competitiveness
Cali Baja is home of the largest concentration of population along the 2000 mile U.S.-Mexico border, a combined population of more than 7.1 million and a dynamic labor force of 3.8 million. Its strategic location provides access to North American markets and global markets in the Pacific Rim as well as to the emerging Latin American markets.
With an integrated supply chain worth over 2.5B, a binational community and tourist destination, Cali Baja relies on its connectivity to move people and goods by land, sea, and air. This connectivity is possible via the region’s three major international airports, two deep-sea commercial ports, rail connections, highways and six land ports of entry.
Our panel discussion will cover the transportation and infrastructure aspect of the goods movement including opportunities to further increase connectivity and boost our binational economy, and address the challenges of keeping up with a growing population and reducing our carbon footprint while remaining globally competitive.
About the Cross-Border Business Forums
With a $230 billion economy, the Cali-Baja Mega-Region represents a tremendous growth opportunity for all industries, including manufacturing, biotech, agriculture, clean tech, and more. Through the Cross-Border Business Forums, the Chamber provides business leaders the essential knowledge and resources needed to thrive within the binational marketplace.
Meetings are held quarterly, and alternate between the San Diego Regional Chamber office and the Club de Empresarios in Tijuana.
Registration is open to Chamber members and those considering membership. If you are not yet a Chamber member, please contact Member Benefits Coordinator, Joshua Peters at email@example.com or 619.544.1368, to discuss membership opportunities or to register as a guest.
Date: August 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am
Club de Empresarios Tijuana
Manuel Marquez de Leon 1301 Torre Diamante piso 26 New City,
Defensores de Baja California, Zona Urbana Rio, Del Rio,
22010 Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
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Complimentary Valet Parking Available (Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to ease congestion)
Directions from San Diego:
- Please watch the video below if driving directly to Club de Empresarios.
- We encourage non-SENTRI/Global Entry cardholders to park in San Ysidro and walk across the border via PedWest. Please note that you will need a valid U.S. passport or passport card.
Attendees may leave their cars at the Border Station Parking Lot located walking distance from PedWest:
4570 Camino de la Plaza
San Ysidro, CA, 92173
From PedWest (Tijuana), simply share a 3-minute uber ride to New City/ Club de Empresarios. To return to your car, simply share an uber ride back to PedWest and walk across the border to the Border Station Parking Lot. If you have any questions, please contact Kenia Zamarripa, Director of International Business Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619)544-1316.
Special thanks to Baja Bound for creating this instructional video on how to get to the Cross-Border Business Forum from San Diego!