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News

2017

  • WTCSD LICENSEE WINS ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) has selected the Port of San Diego’s Integrated Planning Vision for the Environmental Excellence Award for Public Involvement/Partnership. The Port of San Diego, co-owner of the WTC San Diego ... more

  • WTC San Diego welcomes largest maritime conference - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - Like CES for maritime… San Diego welcomed the world's leading marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference this week. Oceanology International (OI) – launched in London in 1969 – kicked off its first North American conference at the San Di... more

  • WTC San Diego helps VAVi overcome global obstacle - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - EDC investor and recreational sporting events organizer VAVi Sport & Social Club was looking to make a big splash at its first major international competition: a 20,000-person obstacle course and race in Sydney, Australia. Little did VAVi know its ship... more

  • Trump's Trade Policy Impacts San Diego - By Nikia Clarke, executive director of WTC San Diego and Peter Cowhey, interim executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at UC San Diego During his first week in office President Trump made many bold moves, including an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific... more

  • San Diego: Regional Socioeconomic Disparities - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA -Often hidden behind San Diego’s pristine beaches and thriving regional economy are the socioeconomic disparities that exist across the county’s 18 cities. As an organization that aims to support growth of San Diego’s regional economy, EDC understands the ... more

2016

  • EDC & WTC's 2016: Connecting San Diego - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - Connections: a simple word that takes on different meanings, but for EDC, it describes both what we do and how we do it. In 2016, we were all about connecting... Connecting companies to global markets. Connecting business to opportunities. And connecting w... more

  • SD Brewery Scores Big at MetroConnect PitchFest - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - To propel San Diego into the global marketplace, WTC San Diego, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Councilmember Mark Kersey, new Stone Brewing CEO Dominic Engels and nearly 200 business and community leaders awarded the MetroConnect Grand Prize to Rough Draft Brew... more

  • MetroConnect Company Profile: Ocean Aero - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - San Diego’s thriving tourism and life sciences companies are often in the limelight. However, there’s one industry that had an economic impact of over $14 billion in 2012 alone and has significant regional impact: maritime. Maritime technology, or bluetech... more

  • MetroConnect Workshops Help Global Expansions - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - As part of the 2016 MetroConnect Program, WTC San Diego hosted two workshops to help the current cohort of 15 companies learn the ins and outs of going global. The first workshop was hosted by East County-based Taylor Guitars. Leadership from the company ... more

  • Link2 to Help Retain Students in Local Tech Jobs - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - With the kickoff to the fall semester, EDC is hosting symposiums on university and community college campuses around the region to better connect talent with opportunities within our leading industries. On September 15, EDC partnered with CSU San Marcos t... more