Economic Gateway http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com Greater Irvine Chamber News RSS Feed Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:34:48 -0700 en-us Brian Andersen Named 2018 Greater Irvine Chamber Member of the Year http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18334 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Brian Andersen, founder and CEO of Telecomprehensive Solutions, a telecommunications and technology consulting company, has been named the 2018 Greater Irvine Chamber Member of the Year. ... The University of California leads in US patents http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18329 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The University of California was granted more U.S. patents last year than any other university in the world. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted 524 utility patents to UC in 2017, accordin... US Chamber Fights Trade Tariffs http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18330 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The United States is sinking deeper into a costly trade war. You have seen the stories, and your company may already be feeling the effects.  The U.S. Chamber has been fighting against these c... Horizon Consumer Science Joins Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18331 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Horizon Consumer Science has joined the Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle as a silver-level sponsor. “As a member of the Leaders Circle at the Greater Irvine Chamber, ... Kaitlynn Irvine Promoted to Greater Irvine Chamber Events Manager http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18332 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kaitlynn Irvine has recently been promoted to Events Manager for the Greater Irvine Chamber. Since joining the Chamber professional staff in 2017 as Events Coordinator, Irvine h... Greater Irvine Chamber Leads Groups Garner Nearly $20 Million in Closed Business, 2017-2018 FYE http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18311 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Greater Irvine Chamber Leads Groups members closed just shy of $20 million in sales during the 2017-2018 fiscal year – $19,729,150, to be exact. Leads Groups directly contribute to the econom... Greater Irvine Chamber’s Jessica Welch Earns Professional Distinction from U.S. Chamber of Commerce http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18312 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Jessica Welch, director of operations, Greater Irvine Chamber, this month completed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management (IOM), the professional development program of th... Greater Irvine Chamber Members Nominated for OC Business Journal’s Innovator of the Year Awards http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18313 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Orange County Business Journal recently announced the nominees for its fourth annual Innovator of the Year Awards. Representatives from Greater Irvine Chamber member organizations t... OCTANe Focuses on What’s Next in Ophthalmics at Ophthalmology Technology Summit http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18317 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member, OCTANe, announced the continued growth of its signature event, Ophthalmology Technology Summit (OTS). The conference was attended by industry leaders, inv... Christopher Wade Earns Rainmaker Award for Second Quarter in 2018 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18319 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 With $2.3 million in closed sales, Christopher Wade has earned the Greater Irvine Chamber’s title of Rainmaker for the second quarter in 2018. Wade, strategic development manager for eMe... CMTA and the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project to Host Roundtable Discussion on California Climate Lawsuits http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18322 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 To attend this event, RSVP to Madison Burton at mburton@fsbcorestrategies.com. ... DCI Engineers Promotes Team Member http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18300 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Greater Irvine Chamber member DCI Engineers, a civil and structural consulting engineering firm, announces the following promotion in their Irvine office.  Maggie Clavijo, PE, SE, has been pro... Cox Enterprises and The Trust for Public Land Launch National Cox Conserves Heroes Awards http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18265 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Public encouraged to nominate local conservation heroes through July 31. Cox Enterprises and The Trust for Public Land today opened the nomination process for the Cox Conserves Heroes program. The ... ESSC Hosts Sip and Savor Summer Fundraiser Eat, Drink & Laugh While Supporting Diversity August 18th, 2018 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18290 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) which assists more than 10,000 people with disabilities in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties &n... Antis Roofing and Waterproofing Named Greater Irvine Chamber Business of the Year http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18222 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Antis Roofing & Waterproofing has been named the Greater Irvine Chamber’s 2018 Business of the Year. “Thank you Susan Kenny and all of the Ronald McDonald House team for nominating ... Irvine City Council Names John Russo as New City Manager http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18220 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Irvine City Council has chosen John A. Russo as its new City Manager, approving him at its July 10 meeting. His first day of work will be Monday, July 16. “As a City Council, we went thro... Wendy Haase Promoted to Senior Director of Destination Irvine http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18227 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Wendy Haase has been promoted to Senior Director for Destination Irvine. In this new role, Haase becomes the de facto executive director of this high-performing destination sales and marketing divisio... California Dreaming: Real Benefits for Canada http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18228 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian companies that may have cast their dreams of California aside because the state is too far and too competitive ought to go try out—especially since it has recently become the world&rsqu... UCI’s Kate Klimow Elected Chair of Greater Irvine Board of Directors http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18229 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kate Klimow, chief administrative officer and director of External Relations at UCI Applied Innovation, has been elected chair of the Greater Irvine Chamber Board of Directors. She was sworn in during... Destination Irvine Wins 2018 Videographer Award http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18204 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Destination Irvine received an Award of Distinction in the 2018 Videographer Awards for the organization’s “Irvine, CA – Where Tech Meets Trek!” outdoor video. The Videograp... U.S. Chamber Analysis: $5.6 Billion in California Exports Target in Trade Retaliation http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18064 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released an analysis showing the state-by-state impact of retaliatory tariffs from China, the European Union, Mexico, and Canada, which have been imposed in resp... Destination Irvine Publishes Official Guide to Irvine http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18085 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Destination Irvine has published the 2018-2019 Irvine Visitors Guide. The guide is a visitor resource for where to stay, play, eat and meet in the center of Orange County. Irvine Visitors Guides are d... Renewable Natural Gas Produced in California by CR&R Flows into SoCalGas Pipelines for First Time http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18093 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and waste management company CR&R Environmental (CR&R) announced they are now injecting renewable natural ga... Irvine Global Village Festival Seeking Volunteers http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18052 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Support the City’s largest and most attended cultural event by volunteering Sept. 21-23. The Irvine Global Village Festival is seeking volunteers to assist in all areas of the City’s la... Online Sales Tax Ruling Could Bring 'Hundreds of Millions of Dollars' to California http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=18056 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 California had a plan in the works to acquire more tax money from online retailers months before the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that gave states permission to do so. Last fall, more than 2,...