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On June 12th, the San Diego office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) will be honoring small business owners that have persevered or excelled in challenging economic times and acknowledge small business advocates at its annual awards luncheon. The luncheon will be held in Mission Valley at the Scottish Rite Center from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The San Diego CITD, in collaboration with the City of Tijuana's Secretariat of Economic Development (SEDETI) and Mexico's National Chamber of Transformation Industries (CANACINTRA) - Tijuana Chapter, hosted the 1st Bi-national Small Business Forum in Tijuana, Mexico.
As a way to facilitate cross-border trade, the Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce has organized, for more than 24 years, what has become the region's premier industrial trade show. Known as MEXPORT, the trade show promotes supplier opportunities with major manufacturers in the Southern California/Baja California region.
The San Diego CITD, in conjunction with the City of Tijuana's Economic Development Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration -- San Diego Office, California STEP, U.S. -- Mexico Chamber of Commerce, CANACO Tijuana, and CANACINTRA Tijuana, is hosting a business-to-business matchmaking forum geared toward assisting California-based small and medium-sized companies with selling to Tijuana's growing marketplace.
Financial Education Week, the week-long financial literacy program, organized by the Mexican Consulate in San Diego, in collaboration with the City of National City, City of Chula Vista, San Diego County Office of Education, Alliant International University, California Foundation Fund, San Diego CITD, and other community-based organizations, concluded with a half-day closing event on Saturday, April 27.
Baja California's manufacturing industry represents a $13 billion supplier's market. MEXPORT 2013, organized by the Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce, will take place on May 16th and is the region's premier trade show promoting supplier opportunities in Baja California's manufacturing industry.
California Community Colleges Vice Chancellor for Economic and Workforce Development, Van Ton-Quinlivan, recently tweeted about the International Logistics and Transportation Program at Southwestern College being a way that community colleges are helping to support exporting in the state.
The San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced its local Small Business Week Award recipients. As part of its annual National Small Business Week activities, the SBA recognizes small business owners and leaders in the community that provide support to small businesses for their outstanding achievements through various awards.
As Mexico pushes to transform itself into a “country of engineers” and as some U.S. firms shift their supply lines away from China, there are new opportunities opening up south of the border that could benefit the northern side as well, business executives, academics and civic leaders told The Daily Transcript at a recent roundtable.
Now is a good time for San Diego companies to take advantage of exporting opportunities, according to a panel of international business experts hosted by The Daily Transcript and sponsored by the city of Murrieta.
Nov. 27, 2012 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Scott Robertson, director of Global R&D & Government Incentives for Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Shahrooz Nabavi, partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, about the business climate in Canada.
Sept. 20, 2012 -- The conversation turns to the 2012 Tijuana Innovadora conference and what events and speakers are planned. Panelists also talk about the upcoming presidential election, and the mix of politics and the economy. (Part 3)
Sept. 20, 2012 -- The Daily Transcript hosts a roundtable discussion focused on Tijuana and San Diego's relationship with the region. In this first of four videos, the participants are introduced and discuss some of the things going on Tijuana today.