Get in the know - April 1st, 2024

Registration is now Open!

  South County EDC  Economic  Summit 2024

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When:  Friday, April 26th at Balboa Park Club
Address: 2144 Pan American W Rd, San Diego, CA 92101 

Join us on April 26th, 2024, at the Balboa Park Club for a transformative experience at the South County Economic Development Council's Annual Economic Summit.  This year, we celebrate the remarkable renaissance of South County, showcasing the unprecedented investment pouring into our region.  As the epicenter of growth and opportunity, South County is poised to emerge as a regional leader.  

Engage in crucial conversations, explore avenues for maximizing potential, and be part of shaping the future.  Don't miss this chance to play a pivotal role in the dynamic evolution of South County's  economic landscape.  



Empowering Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Join San Diego Imperial Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Empowering Hispanic Entrepreneurs: Closing the Wealth Gap, Government programs and investments strategies. 

When: Thursday, April 4th, 2024.
Time: 5:30PM to 7:30PM.

Join us for a Panel Discussion over Wine and Food. 

Location: Sherman Heights Community Center
2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92102

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County Employees Give $102K in Grants

The County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) distributed $101,507 in grants to 58 local nonprofit programs and the Employee Crisis Fund at its annual awards ceremony at the County Operations Center Friday.

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Port of San Diego selects developer for zero-emission truck stop in National City

NATIONAL CITY —  The Port of San Diego has selected a developer to build and operate a zero-emission truck stop in National City, a project expected to help the district transition to zero-emission technology in the coming years.

Last week, commissioners approved entering into an exclusive negotiating agreement with Skychargers LLC for the truck stop on a 5-acre parcel at 19th Street and Tidelands Avenue.

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City of San Diego Job Opportunities

With its great weather, miles of sandy beaches, and major attractions, San Diego draws people from all over the world and is home to more than 1.4 million residents. 

The City maintains a competitive merit system for hiring and promotions that provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.

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Attention: South County Manufacturers!
The South County EDC Offers a No Cost Assistance Program.

The South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC) is offering valuable assistance to local manufacturers by providing access to various resources at no cost.  
* Wage Subsidies
* Workforce Development Programs
* Operational Assistance
and more.

South County EDC is a non-profit business organization that partners with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)  to offer support to the manufacturing companies in 

South  San Diego County.   

Young Entrepreneurs Update 

Our students at the Young Entrepreneur Academy, hosted by the South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), are actively learning how to start their own businesses and are eager to make a difference. 

Currently they are currently on spring break, taking a well-deserved rest before continuing their entrepreneurial journey. 

If you are interested in sponsoring please reach out to us at alejandra@SouthCountyEDC.com

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Featured Sponsorship Opportunity               

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Storm Recovery & Resources

The South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC) has curated a comprehensive list of local resources aimed at providing support and assistance in the aftermath of the recent storm disaster. 

We encourage you to explore the invaluable resources below to access the aid and guidance you may need during this challenging time.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at www.SCEDC@SouthCountyEDC.com

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The South County EDC has launched a Resources and Tools for helping NonProfits get various funding and other resources.

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SCEDC Business   Assistance  

The South County EDC's Business Outreach team extends the invitation to its board of directors and members to volunteer in our canvassing efforts.  This is a great opportunity to learn more on how we assist our South County business community.

 To sign up please send an email  SCEDC@southcountyedc.com.

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SCEDC Business
Recovery Loan

SCEDc is now offering $10,000 recovery loan

Do you have a Small Business in need of a loan?
 Are you looking to acquire new equipment or
adding employees?

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See What's Coming Up!


April 2nd, 8AM - 10AM 


April 10th, 2PM - 3PM


April 17th,10AM - 11AM


To sponsor or inquire about how to get involved with the South County EDC just fill out the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

You can also contact Jim O’Callaghan at 619.424.5143 or email  jim@southcountyedc.com

SCEDC Contact info

710 E. 16th St 


National City , CA 91951

P: (619) 424-5143

Email:  SCEDC@SouthCountyEDC.com