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TitleUSD's Trans-Border Institute to Host North American Competitiveness Conference
ContactMelissa Wagoner
Contact E-mailmwagoner, at
Contact Phone(619) 260-4659

Sustainable Jobs for a Continent of Innovation
USD and San Diego Chamber of Commerce host annual event

Did you know that big Tijuana-based international companies — such as Bose, General Electric, Hyundai, Kyocera, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Plantronics, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sharp, Toyota and many others — purchase more than $13 billion in components and services from outside our region each year? Learn about the abundant possibilities selling San Diego County components and services to the manufacturing industry just below the U.S.- Mexico border, and how innovative firms are cashing in on these opportunities while creating sustainable job growth throughout the multinational region.

Get insight from top business leaders from the United States, Mexico, and Canada on how to make your business competitive in the global market. Business leaders will also discuss the overarching implications of the growing San Diego-Baja California manufacturing industry for the entire North American region.                                         

WHEN: Tuesday, November 8, 2011
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110
COST: $55, cooperating organization members; $65, non-members; $425, table of 8
Students (with valid student ID): $25, seminar; $35, luncheon and seminar    

Aerospace and Defense | Clean Technologies | Emerging Technologies: Electronics, Automotive and Digital Media| Medical Devices and Biotechnology | How to Take Advantage of the $13 Billion Opportunity
To register: and click on November 8

For more information, contact James Clark at or (619) 544-1376.

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