San Diego’s Good News of the Week – October 15, 2021

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

Get Good News of the Week in your inbox every Friday. → Sign up

For the week of October 15, 2021, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are some opportunities we’re watching:

Applications open: small business export accelerator

Now open through November 15, World Trade Center San Diego is accepting applications for 15 SBA-designated small businesses to participate in year six of its flagship export assistance program, MetroConnect. Presented by JPMorgan Chase and Procopio, the program provides businesses with a $5,000 private-sector funded export assistance grant, access to SystranPRO machine translation software, the chance to win a $25,000 grand prize, and more.

Apply by November 15

Advancing San Diego: Career Exploration Day

Hiring interns or entry-level employees? Join Advancing San Diego’s Career Exploration Day on November 18 for a day of networking and hiring local talent. Virtual recruitment booths allow employers to share digital collateral, showcase company culture, post current job openings, communicate with students via chat box, and conduct on-the-spot interviews via Zoom. Companies <100 are invited to host a virtual recruitment booth at no cost.

Register Now


Additional resources:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

Want to submit your event or news update to our weekly newsletter? Contact us for more information.

Candela Delucchi
Candela Delucchi

Coordinator, Marketing