SCEDC Economic Summit

April 28, 2023 at UCSD Park and Market Time: 8:30 AM – 2PM

Elected Officials Reception to Follow

Business Resources

Finding Talent

Finding Talent

Talent is the primary reasons employers chose to grow and locate in the San Diego region. Home to one of the most educated workforces in the country, EDC has focused on programs (SD: Life. Changing. and Advancing San Diego) to help you find and develop the right...

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Finding a Location

Finding a Location

Whether your business is looking for lab space to launch San Diego’s next life sciences discovery or an office in a densely-walkable urban neighborhood, San Diego has a diversity of options to fit your company’s needs.

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SCEDC Economic Summit

When: April 28th, 2023

Where: UCSD and Market at 8AM – 2PM

Elected Officials Reception to Follow

SCEDC South County San Diego Economic Summit

What We Do


The South County EDC is focused on long term economic growth by attracting new business, supporting local companies, and encouraging positive community enhancement.

Business Attraction and Retention

SCEDC highlights the unique assets in South County to businesses looking to relocate or grow.  Our communities have unparalleled commercial/residential land, proximity to international, and highly skilled workforce.

Workforce Development

The SCEDC proactively assesses the needs of employers and works with local education organizations, companies, and residents to develop programming focused on ensuring future needs are met.

Government Relations

The South County Economic Development Council works diligently to connect interested parties with the decision makers in our communities.  Together we can take the vision of tomorrow’s community a reality today.



SCEDC is Bi-National

The Binational Committee of the South County EDC is focused on the regional influences, communications, and partnerships derived from being on one of the busiest international land borders in the world.  The South County EDC is focused on enhancing the conversation among businesses, governments, and residents of the region. 

South County Investors

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South County News

“Be the Change” to Save Water

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World Water Day promotes care for most precious resource While rain and snowstorms across California this winter have recharged water supplies, one wet year is not enough to reverse the impacts of an increasingly hot and dry climate in the Southwest. That’s why it’s so important to mark World Water Day on March 22 and "Be the Change” by taking action to use water carefully. Thankfully, the San Diego region has invested wisely in water

California Competes Tax Credit

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Up to $85 million in tax credits from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). Is your business growing in the state of California or at risk of moving out of state? The Governor’s office of Business and Economic Development (GO-BiZ) has 85 million dollars in Tax Credits available. The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow

South County EDC Board of Directors Meeting Hosted by PSAR

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On Feb 7th, 2023 South County EDC held a Board of Directors meeting hosted by PSAR (Pacific Southwest Association of Relators). There was lots on the agenda which included the upcoming Economic Summit 2023, Annual Award Nominations, welcoming new members, new business outreach schedule and SCEDC Committee updates. SCEDC Members also got to hear a presentation from Steve Lockett the Deputy Director of Economic Development and Prosperity of the County of San Diego. Soon after

Imperial Beach Pier Gets a Makeover

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The Imperial Beach Pier is being spruced up in a $2 million project that builds on improvements made to the pier last year in a joint venture by the Port of San Diego and the City of Imperial Beach. Still in the planning stages are additional improvements, all of which are meant to upgrade the 1,491-foot the pier as a tourist attraction, said Dan Malcolm, chairman of the Board of Port Commissioners“ It does make




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