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138,000 the number of people working for San Diego's Innovation Economy. Learn More.


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317,000 SD defense economy—including uniformed military, civilian employees of DOD, and private defense companies. Learn more.


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50% San Diego's local commerce accounts for 50% of the regional economy. Learn more.


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San Diego is home to more than 80  academic and applied research institutions Learn More.


My San Diego

  • It is the accessible and collaborative character of our region that provides an unparalleled advantage to our students and compels PLNU to remain invested in San Diego.

    Dr. Bob Brower

    Point Loma Nazarene University

  • Carrier Johnson + Culture is a global architecture/design and strategy firm. Instead of building spaces from the ground up, they design from the inside out.

    San Diego is a vibrant business accelerator, attracting the best and brightest to its shores. We will always be a world-class vacation destination, but we are also a world-class business hub.

    Vincent Mudd

    Principal Managing Partner
    Carrier Johnson + Culture

  • We are fortunate to have a thriving talent pool, unique economic differentiators, and an unmatched quality of life...It truly is a great time to be in San Diego. 

    Seth Stein

    President, Workforce Recruitment
    Eastridge Workforce Solutions

  • San Diego has one of the most diversified economies in the world with a phenomenal bench of intellectual talent.

    Jamas Gwilliam

    Vice President, Southern California
    Development & Investments
    Kilroy Realty Corporation

  • Del Mar, the seaside racetrack founded by entertainment icon Bing Crosby and a crew of his Hollywood pals back in 1937, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this season when it races for 37 days between July 18th and September 5th. 

    The region's weather, tradition, location, and ease of transportation complements and facilitates our uniqueness of product, immediacy of our seven week meet, and day-time entertainment in the summer. 

    Walker McBride

    Sponsorships & Digital
    Marketing Director,
    Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

  • Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, they make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers.

    Uber is a technology company at the intersection of lifestyle and logistics, and that’s definitely the case in San Diego.  San Diego’s quality of life attracts ambitious, dynamic and tech-savvy people from across the country and the world.

    Christopher Ballard

    General Manager, San Diego

  • VAVi Sport & Social Club brings together adults who want to have fun in San Diego through a variety of sports leagues, social events, vacations and volunteer opportunities.

    In the next five years, I expect San Diego to continue to grow and thrive.  Many of the brightest innovators and entrepreneurs call San Diego home.

    Steve Stoloff

    VAVi Sports & Social Club




    I have never experienced a town where the business community and professionals are as collaborative and genuinely supportive of helping our firm establish our regional presence.

    David Noosinow

    Senior Director
    BNY Mellon

  • Probe Research Inc., a full-service North American marketing and public opinion organization located in Winnipeg, Canada, has a solid track record of success. Probe is known for pinpoint accuracy in its polling, demonstrated over the course of numerous federal, provincial and municipal elections.

    San Diego is a fantastic incubator for entrepreneurs, and this market has a long tradition of rewarding those who are innovative, energetic and willing to provide high-quality services at reasonable prices.

    Tony Norton

    Special Counsel-
    Business Development,
    Probe Research, LLC

  • For 25 years, there has been great synergy between the University and our region. We have literally grown up together, coming of age as we have helped create, and were fed and nurtured by, regional businesses, organizations, schools, neighborhoods and cities.

    Dr. Karen Haynes

    Cal State San Marcos

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