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San Diego & EDC in the News

September 14, 2016 - CNBC

CNBC: Pulse of the Economy

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer spoke to San Diego’s economic strengths on CNBC’s Power Lunch segment, alongside Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. Spotlighting the region’s innovation-driven and cross-border culture, the Mayor made a strong business case for San Diego. 

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August 9, 2016 - Forbes

Forbes: San Diego's Smart City And Cybersecurity Cluster Means Smart Is Safe

San Diego innovation continues to garner national attention – this time as a driver for Smart Cities technology and cybersecurity. Forbes published "San Diego's Smart City And Cybersecurity Cluster Means Smart Is Safe," which spotlight local leaders in tech and cyber innovation at UC San Diego, City of San Diego, Qualcomm, Vault RMS, SPAWAR, ESET and more. 

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July 26, 2016 - New York Times

NYT: A Beer Garden Lays Down Roots for a Technology Hub

As part of EDC’s global identity program, we have embarked on a concerted media relations strategy to make sure we continue to amplify messages about San Diego to global audiences. As a result of these efforts, EDC is proud to share a New York Times article about the transformation of our East Village neighborhood. “A Beer Garden Lays Down Roots for a Technology Hub” quotes Councilmember Todd Gloria, Jason Kulpa (Underground Elephant), Matt Carlson (CBRE) and Reid Carr (Red Door Interactive), along with one of the ringleaders of the East Village revitalization, Stacey Pennington.

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June 21, 2016 - CBS8

Nonstop flights from San Diego to Zurich will begin in 2017

Less than two weeks after announcing Lindbergh Field's first nonstop flight to Germany, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority said Tuesday that seasonal nonstop service will begin next year to Zurich, Switzerland. Edelweiss, a Swiss leisure carrier owned by the German airline Lufthansa, will operate flights between the two cities on Mondays and Fridays with a 314-seat Airbus A340-300, beginning June 9, 2017.

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June 16, 2016 - Worth

San Diego named a 2016 “Worth Destination”

Thanks in large part to a border economy that defies stereotypes and a world-class scientific community, a city famous for its surf is riding a different kind of wave.

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Interview Opportunities
San Diego Regional EDC has access to a variety of companies, experts and researchers who can discuss a wide range of topics with the media. 
For media inquiries:

Sarah Lubeck
(619) 234-8484
sl@sandiegobusiness.org.