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.
To learn about additional companies that call San Diego home, check out the San Diego: Life. Changing. company map.
EDC has a remarkable network of non-profit partners, trade associations, and additional resources that will help your business thrive.
- Connect with SDVG | connect.org
- EvoNexus | evonexus.org
- Tech Coast Angels | techcoastangels.org
- San Diego: Life. Changing. | sdlifechanging.org
- Tech San Diego | techsandiego.org
- Innovate78 | innovate78.com
- Startup San Diego | startupsd.org
- Startup Haven | startuphaven.com
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.
- South County Economic Development Council | southcountyedc.com
- San Diego North Economic Development Council | sdnedc.org
- East County Economic Development Council | eastcountyedc.org
- Tijuana EDC | tijuanaedc.org
- Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development | business.ca.gov
- World Trade Center San Diego | wtcsd.org
- U.S. Commercial Service | trade.gov/cs
- Port of San Diego | portofsandiego.org
- San Diego International Airport | san.org
- 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
- Center for Sustainable Energy | energycenter.org
- Cleantech San Diego | cleantechsandiego.org
- San Diego Brewers Guild | sandiegobrewersguild.org
- Cyber Center of Excellence | sdccoe.org
- ISACA San Diego | isaca-sd.org
- Biocom California | biocom.org
- California Life Sciences Association | califesciences.org
- California Life Sciences Institute | califesciencesinstitute.org
- California Manufacturers & Technology Association | cmta.net
- Center for Applied Competitive Technologies | cact.org
- CMTC | cmtc.com
- See more at our Made in San Diego page.
Sports & Active Lifestyle
- San Diego Sport Innovators | sdsportinnovators.org
- San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce | sdchamber.org
- San Diego Tourism Authority | sandiego.org
- San Diego Workforce Partnership | workforce.org
- Downtown San Diego Partnership | downtownsandiego.org
- San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce | sdblackchamber.org
- San Diego Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | sdchcc.org
- San Diego Asian Business Association | abasd.org