About EDC

Who we are

San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation – EDC for short – is an independently-funded economic development organization that mobilizes business, government, and civic leaders around an inclusive economic development strategy in order to connect data to decision making, maximize regional prosperity, enhance global competitiveness, and position San Diego effectively for investment and talent.


In addition to our programming, we also work directly with companies free-of-charge that are looking to expand, stay, or locate in the San Diego region. As a non-profit, our work is supported by nearly 200 companies that believe in creating a stronger San Diego for everyone. Check out our 2023 in review.

Our Mission (WHY WE DO IT)

To maximize the San Diego region’s economic prosperity and global competitiveness.

Our values


Our Board of Directors

EDC’s board is comprised of directors and trustees responsible for the strategic management of our nonprofit corporation. The board approves and oversees the implementation of organizational annual goals, which positively impact the economic vitality of our region.

See the full roster

Invest in Our Mission

By investing in EDC, your company is signaling that it believes in creating a stronger San Diego. As a non-profit organization, our investors underwrite our programs and services.

Learn about becoming an EDC investor

How We Can Help

Looking to expand, stay, or locate in the San Diego region? We work directly with companies to assist with site selection, international expansion efforts, and more.

Our free services

Our Impact

From helping Fortune 1000 companies expand to getting a biotech startup started with permitting, meet a few of the companies that we’ve helped along the way.

Learn about our wins

Our Programs & Initiatives

From growing an inclusive economy to marketing the region, EDC also takes a broad-based approach to tackle some of the region’s biggest challenges.

Check out our work

Our Team

Meet the people and the faces behind San Diego Regional EDC, and learn how you can join us.

Meet the team