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October 14, 2016 - The Economist

The Economist: SD-TJ show how to build a bridge

With thousands of locals crossing the border everyday for business and recreation, the San Diego mega-region is reliant upon this close-knit relationship to drive trade and investment, employment and overall economic growth. From manufacturing to software, top companies like Thermo Fisher Scientific and Plantronics leverage talent on both sides of the border to drive innovation. The Economist tells us more.

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September 26, 2016 - Forbes

Forbes: The San Diego Padres And Petco Park Get Smart On Energy

Continuing to spotlight San Diego as a Smart City following his July tour, Forbes reporter Monty Munford covered Petco Park’s recent partnership with Qualcomm and standing as the ‘smartest’ ballpark in the country. 

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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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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. 
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Sarah Lubeck
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