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Your dose of local and cross-border policy news
VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
 
We've launched a new webpage to make voting as easy as possible. Visit www.sdchamber.org/vote to check voter registration, find polling locations, vote early, and more.
 
#RiseUpAsONE Concert - Saturday, Oct. 15

Where some wish to build a wall, we prefer to build a concert. Join us for a FREE binational event celebrating music, diversity, and unity.

In collaboration with the City of San Diego and many others, the Chamber proudly advocated for our region to host #RiseUpASONE, with the chance to receive national and global attention as a community rich in diversity and awareness of the strength that it provides our economy.

Tickets available at multiple locations while supplies last.

PLEASE NOTE: The Cross Border Xpress will be CLOSED for cross-border bridge traffic, and shuttle services will be provided.


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Final Jobs Strategy Dashboard Released
Our final Regional Jobs Strategy dashboard is here, and it's a doozy. Learn how other metros stack up against San Diego's standard of living.

(Spoiler alert: They don't.)

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Cross-Border Business Forum - Oct. 26
Need guidance on growing your brand in a cross-border market? Don't worry, we have experts for that.

Join us for the first Forum in Tijuana at the Club de Empresarios for an exclusive meeting on binational marketing strategies.

UBER Tijuana discount codes available at registration.

 
TAKE ACTION: 7th & Market Development
A project for a hotel, affordable housing, and a neighborhood market downtown will go before San Diego's City Council next Tuesday.

Urge your Councilmember to support Cisterra's 7th & Market project to ensure San Diego gets the housing and commercial development it needs.

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RECAP: Chamber Mission to
Washington, D.C.

Last month, we brought 130 members to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of San Diego business.

Get our full summary of policy highlights, including homelessness, transportation, and our breakfast with the Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.

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MORE NEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS


Strategic Planning for 2017 (Oct. 19)
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Chamber 101: How to Maximize Your Chamber Membership (Oct. 20)
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Business After Five Mixer hosted by The Cosmopolitan
Hotel & Restaurant (Oct. 25)

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Cross-Border Business Forum (Oct. 26)
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Employee Engagement (Nov. 9)
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Legislative Lounge (Nov. 10)
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Leading Today’s Workforce (Dec. 7)
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International Tribute Awards Gala (Dec. 8)
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Get Recognized For Employing Veteran Staff Members

The Defense, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee continues to accept applications to recognize businesses that hire veterans. We are proud to highlight firms that understand veteran hiring is a smart business move, and want to encourage additional participation. 

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Apply to the Chamber's Policy Internship Programs!

As part of the Chamber's initiative to help grow and train a highly-skilled workforce, the Chamber's International Business Affairs and Public Policy departments have several internship opportunities available for high school and college students. If interested, please email Dana Stafford, Executive Director of Human Resources Director at dstafford@sdchamber.org.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 
San Diego County District Attorney’s Citizens’ Academy (Sept. 8 - Nov. 10)
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Fall 2016 Global Business Strategy Certificate Seminars (Sept. 8 - Oct. 19)
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Jeremy Henwood 5K (Oct. 15)
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Financial Assistance Booth Launch at Mexican Consulate (Oct. 17)
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San Diego Magazine’s Latino Impact Awards (Oct. 19)
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Stay Afloat! NEW Leader’s and Manager’s Boot Camp (Oct. 20 - Nov. 17)
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Home Start, Inc. presents the 9th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival (Oct. 22)
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Annual Miracle Babies Gala: Once Upon a Time (Oct. 22)
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Wine & Wishes (Oct. 22)
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Center for Sustainable Energy 20th Anniversary Celebration (Oct. 27)
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Lions Tigers & Bears Spooky Campover (Oct. 28)
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Small Businesses: Make Your Property Energy Efficient While Protecting Your Cash Flow! Free Webinar and Live Event (Nov. 1)
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American Lung Associations Lung Force Walk (Nov. 12)
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Scholarship Fundraiser at UC San Diego (Nov. 19 - 20)
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Inaugural San Diego Seabee Scholarship Invitational Golf Tournament (Feb. 27, 2017)
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OUR MISSION

 
To be the leading, most effective advocate and voice for business policy and connections in the San Diego-Baja California region.
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