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.
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.
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.