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“Our investment in EDC adds value to our client relationships. Our brokers working alongside EDC’s team to help our clients expand operations in the San Diego region has been a winning combination."

EDC Investor Eric Northbrook, managing director, Voit Real Estate Services
June 16, 2016

By becoming an EDC investor, you are helping shape the region’s future. With investment from more than 160 companies, public agencies and private organizations, EDC is able to provide direct services to help companies grow in San Diego and lead initiatives to enhance the region’s competitiveness. In turn, we provide EDC investors with information, opportunities, access and support.

Inform – From economic impact studies on emerging industries like cybersecurity to world-renowned research institutions to in-depth analyses of San Diego’s economic health, we arm investors with comprehensive data to help position the region – and your company – in the global marketplace.

Facilitate – With access to policy makers, academics, C-level executives and thought-leaders from across the region, EDC makes connections for our investors. We take you behind the headlines to understand what’s driving corporate expansions and behind the scenes to see some of the region’s most interesting companies, projects and places.

Help – We provide investors with assistance to expand locally, facilitates introductions to foster partnerships, promotes advocacy for business-friendly policies, and supports projects and infrastructure that enhance the region.

Engage – Through an influential board of directors and strategic committees, we provide investors with a forum to shape and engage in the region’s economic development plan, creating a measureable impact on jobs and quality of life.

Join our powerful network of leaders from Oceanside to Otay Mesa by lending your influence and expertise to amplify San Diego’s global competitiveness.

Learn more in our EDC brochure: 
 

 

A more diverse economy. Ever-improving quality of life. Increased business potential. Economic prosperity. While these are the big picture benefits of economic development, direct benefits to corporate investors include the following:

Benefits of Investment

Investor Council $5,000

Directors Council $15,000

Leadership Council $25,000

Executive Council $50,000

Chairman’s Competitiveness Council $100,000

Engagement through committees and initiatives

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Recognition in communications (i.e. Good News), website and an "Investor Spotlight" profile

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Research: sector studies, quarterly labor market reports and economic snapshots

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Hosted monthly "Infrastructure Issues Forum” and investor breakfasts & lunches

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Behind-the-scenes tours of cutting-edge companies and regional assets

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Eligibility for representation on San Diego Regional EDC’s Board of Directors

 

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Ten tickets to San Diego Regional EDC’s Annual Dinner 

 

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Sponsor recognition at San Diego Regional EDC’s Annual Dinner

 

 

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Significant recognition as a program partner (i.e. study underwriter, program panelist, event host, committee or initiative chair)

 

 

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Eligibility for representation on San Diego Regional EDC’s Executive Committee

 

 

 

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Chairman’s Competitiveness Council, an influential body designed to make significant impact on region’s economic competitiveness (by invitation)

 

 

 

 

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For more information about investing in San Diego Regional EDC please email Lauree Sahba, or call her at (619) 234-8484.