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News

2016

  • Worth Names San Diego a 2016 “Worth Destination" - This week, the Worth Group announced that San Diego has been named as a 2016 “Worth Destination.” Featured in the June/July issue of Worth magazine, San Diego is among 15 cities lauded for civic leadership, quality of life, business climate, sustainability, entrepreneurial com... more

  • National Maritime Day highlights maritime industry - By Katie Schoenauer, World Trade Center San Diego For eighty-three years May 22 has been proclaimed as National Maritime Day in order to honor the transatlantic trip the SS Savannah undertook – the first ever steamship to do this. It is also a day to recognize and celebrate t... more

  • From the Road: a note from Stockholm - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - by Nikia Clarke, director, World Trade Center San Diego WTC San Diego is on the road again, with a focus on deepening channels of connectivity between global cities around trade, investment, innovation and thought leadership (as well as herring, it turns ... more

  • San Diego's blue tech economy has global reach - By Matt Sanford, director of economic development Walking around the trade show floor at Oceanology International in London, it was apparent that many of the companies in attendance have a presence in San Diego. From startups like Assure Controls and Ocean Aero to some of the... more

  • ExploreSD: A distinct business attraction strategy - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - By Shea Benton, economic development manager Late January, EDC ventured into new territory by hosting ExploreSD, a 3-day showcase of San Diego’s economy and talented workforce for site selection consultants from all over the country. Our goals were ... more

  • WTCSD: telling SD's innovation story in Japan - OSAKA, JAPAN -  By Nikia Clarke, director of World Trade Center San Diego Konichiwa from Osaka! Given the deep linkages between our regions, it is fitting that the World Trade Center San Diego 2016 calendar of trade and investment activities begins with a targete... more

  • Shape & Develop San Diego’s World-Class Waterfront - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - An ideal location in the heart of San Diego presents a unique opportunity to develop a 70-acre site into an internationally-recognized waterfront destination. The Port of San Diego, holder of the World Trade Center San Diego License, is issuing a Request f... more

  • SD adds degree holders at fast rate - Talent is the cornerstone of today’s global economy. It drives corporate location decisions, encourages innovative urban planning and inspires entrepreneurship. In essence, talent is the key to economic growth. If regions – such as San Diego – want to get ahead, they must have... more

  • On the road: strengthening SD's global reach - TOKYO, JAPAN - By Sean Barr, senior vice president of economic development Greetings from Tokyo, Japan. This week, behind a newly relaunched World Trade Center San Diego, EDC kicks off its 2016 international program. Our goals are clear – grow exports and position the regi... more

  • Nat Geo recognizes San Diego among best in world - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA -  Coolest Border Crossing Consider this tale of two cities, separated by the busiest land-border crossing in the Western Hemisphere. On one side is San Diego, with 70 miles of sandy shores, a pioneering zoo, Tony-winning theater scene, and Southe... more