News & Updates

San Diego Wine Company

San Diego Wine Co. is a San Diego native, family-owned and operated business since 2005. The San Diego Wine Co. is today recognized as one of San Diego’s top wine shops! With our recent summer expansion, we are now also offering highly allocated vintage wines and a fantastic lineup of craft beers, both local San […]

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The Chamber’s annual Get Fit San Diego 30-Day Challenge, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, is returning for another round of fitness fun. The friendly fitness competition will begin January 11, 2016 – just in time to help you get a jump start on your healthy New Year’s resolutions. The Challenge is open to individuals and teams, […]

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Bank of America’s 1,300 employees in San Diego have a different take on giving back that’s more than just writing checks. It’s a holistic approach to corporate social responsibility that is critical to making people’s financial lives better. The bank grows its business responsibly through a combination of policies and practices, services, products, and employee […]

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San Diego County businesses foresee ending the year in a slower lane. This month’s Business Forecast, sponsored by Silvergate Bank, shows the mild economic “breather” first identified in July has gained downward momentum. The current BOI of only 17 is now the least optimistic in 28 months of surveys. A look at the BOI’s components […]

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Last week, the Chamber partnered with the Dress Code program, which helps military women transition to the civilian workforce by supplying them with professional attire. From October 29 – November 9, pink Dress Code bins were positioned throughout the San Diego area where supporters dropped off new and gently used professional clothing, shoes, jewelry and handbags. The Chamber office […]

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Friday, the Chamber hosted a “Meet and Greet” with Congresswoman Sanchez, candidate for the U.S. Senate and recognized leader on military and national security issues. Currently serving on her tenth term, Congresswoman Sanchez has addressed issues ranging from immigration reform to human trafficking as a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee and focuses on keeping our […]

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Tuesday morning, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to approve President Obama’s nomination of Roberta Jacobson as the next U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Jacobson currently serves as the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs and was previously Deputy Assistant Secretary for Canada, Mexico and NAFTA issues. Jacobson must be approved by the full […]

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While the national debate on immigration has continued to exude a negative tone, The Washington Post recently featured an article detailing San Diego’s successful leadership to enhance cross-border commerce. In particular, the Cross-Border Xpress facility – a new pedestrian skybridge connecting San Diego to Tijuana’s international airport – and Chamber President & CEO Jerry Sanders […]

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Last month, Congress voted to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) which expired in June. The Ex-Im Bank levels the playing field for San Diego businesses in the global marketplace by enabling both large and small companies to sell their products around the world. This creates jobs and contributes to a strong local economy. […]

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Last week, the Trans-Pacific Partnership was officially released for public review. As a strong proponent of the trade agreement, the Chamber released a statement making a case for congressional approval. A vote by Congress is expected in the first quarter of 2016. We strongly encourage you to take a moment to learn more about how […]

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