Who’s Here?

From Fortune 500 companies to up-and-coming startups, learn about the companies and organizations that make San Diego so life-changing along with the more than 18 cities that make our region so diverse.


A Gateway to Mexico

San Diego is part of a greater Cali Baja binational region, which encompasses Imperial County and Baja California. Together, the region is a global leader in advanced manufacturing of medical devices, semiconductors, aerospace parts, and audio/video equipment. The San Ysidro Port of Entry is the busiest land border crossing in the western hemisphere, and each year, $6.2 billion of the binational region’s exports stay within Cali Baja.

The San Diego region is home to 18 cities. Learn more about them below.

Major Employers

To learn about additional companies that call San Diego home, check out the San Diego: Life. Changing. company map.

Ecosystem Support

EDC has a remarkable network of non-profit partners, trade associations, and additional resources that will help your business thrive.

EDC is an independently funded non-profit. San Diego is home to many sub-regional economic development partners that focus on specific areas of our Mega-region. Though we frequently collaborate with one another, we are sepearte organizations.


  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International | auvsi.org
  • National Defense Industrial Association, San Diego Chapter | ndia-sd.org
  • San Diego Military Advisory Council | sdmac.org
  • AFCEA San Diego | afcea-sd.org




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