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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.
After being knocked for a loop by the Great Recession, San Diego County international trade is surging close to the record highs it hit before the downturn began. And much of that growth comes from just one country -- Mexico -- thanks to a new wave of maquiladoras opening or expanding across the border.
The city of Murrieta's International Business Center is celebrating the visit in March by Changsha No. 1 High School (Changsha, Hunan Province, China) to Murrieta. The event will take place at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9 in City Hall on 1 Town Square in Murrieta.
The Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) will be participating in a financial literacy event called Financial Education Week, April 22nd - 26th. The week-long event, 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, will feature workshops and activities in Spanish on personal finance topics.
The San Diego CITD recently launched a new website to promote the International Logistics & Transportation Certificate/A.S. Degree Program at Southwestern College. The program offers a basic and intermediate certificate and an A.S. degree that will prepare students for different career goals in the industry.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Visa are holding a video contest for businesses that have used a federal program or assistance to help them export their products or services. Contest entrants have a chance to win up to $10,000 by highlighting how they became a successful small business exporter.
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.