Economic Gateway http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com Greater Irvine Chamber News RSS Feed Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:04:02 -0700 en-us Greater Irvine Chamber Announces New President/CEO Bryan Starr http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11688 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Following an extensive national search, the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce on April 25 announced its new president and CEO, Bryan Starr. Starr will take the helm on May 19. “I’m hon... TriTech Small Business Development Center and NASA Forge New Space Act Agreement http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11577 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 TriTech Small Business Development Center (SBDC), hosted by Riverside Community College District (RCCD), is entering into an agreement with NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Ca... Students Up their Workplace Game During Chamber’s Third Career Edge Workshop http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11608 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 During the Greater Irvine Chamber’s Career Edge workshop on April 22, about two dozen students enrolled at Irvine Valley College (IVC) took advantage of an opportunity to learn business etiquett... How Strengthening Trade Ties to Mexico Will Support American Jobs http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11615 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For over two decades, a rising tide of commerce between the United States and Mexico has boosted growth and trade, supporting millions of American jobs and delivering benefits for both countries. T... OC Nonprofit Offers Free One-on-One Coaching for Business Leaders http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11631 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Executive Coaches of Orange County (ECOC), a nonprofit association that has been supporting the local community for over 10 years, provides one-on-one coaching to nonprofit leaders at no-charge. ... California Leads the Way in Innovation http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11557 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Policymakers are constantly searching for the source of the jobs of the future, and a crystal ball would certainly help them plan ahead to support the industries that will drive future growth. Without... Reema Zakharia – Member of the Month, April 2017 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11558 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Reema Zakharia joined the Greater Irvine Chamber in 2016, after relocating to California to work for Pacific Group, a privately held employee benefits brokerage that focuses solely on group health ins... Irvine Ranked #10 Best Place to Live in America! http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11500 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There’s no place like home, especially if you live in Irvine. Out of 228 ranked cities, Irvine is the #10 best city to live in America! The ranking comes from Niche, a website designed to hel... Destination Irvine, Hotel Irvine to Partner at U.S. Travel Association International Marketplace Event http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11226 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Destination Irvine, a division of the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce, will partner with Hotel Irvine at the U.S. Travel Association’s 2017 IPW (International Pow Wow ®), the travel indus... Greater Irvine Chamber Presents Summer Series on Housing in Irvine/OC http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11385 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Greater Irvine Chamber Government Affairs Committee presents its three-part Summer Series Housing in Irvine and Orange County, designed to provide Chamber members and guests with insight into the ... Greater Irvine Chamber Presents Personal Branding Workshop http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11397 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As part of an ongoing series of member workshops, the Greater Irvine Chamber presents “Personal Branding for Employees,” with featured presenter and branding guru Liz Goodgold. The worksho... Irvine Fine Arts Center Showcases Local Students’ Work at High School Art Exhibition http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11331 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The annual High School Art Exhibition is May 5-26 at the Irvine Fine Arts Center, with an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. and a poetry slam from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 5. The multimedia show... What Small Business Owners Should Know About Higher Interest Rates http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=10878 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many indicators tell us we are headed into a year of strong economic growth. Small business optimism and consumer confidence are at their highest since the Great Recession. Although interest rates are... Representatives from International-focused Business Associations Convene for OC World Trade Week Reception http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11287 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Several representatives from international-focused associations that are sponsors or partners for the 2017 Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast & Forum (OCWTW), convened for a special receptio... Joe Alvarez - Member of the Month, March 2017 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11286 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Joe Alvarez joined the Greater Irvine Chamber in 2015, upon the reccommendation of fellow Chamber member, Jeffrey Redeker of Capital Bank. As a technology consultant for Omni IT Solutions – a... FivePoint Acquires Naming Rights to Spectator Arena http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11288 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Ducks announced today the 2,500 spectator arena of the NHL club's $100 million plus Great Park Ice & Sports Complex will bear the name of the local development company, FivePoint. Set to o... U.S. Chamber Western Region Executive Director Visits Greater Irvine Chamber with National-level Legislative Update http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11260 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Western Region Executive Director Jennings Imel, spoke to a group of Chamber members and guests and representatives from various government offices during the Greater Irvine C... Career Edge Offers Business Etiquette and Effective Workplace Behaviors Training for Students http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11262 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Greater Irvine Chamber will offer free to students enrolled at Irvine Valley College the third session of its four-part Career Edge series, “Business Etiquette and Effective Workplace Behavi... Destination Irvine Director Wendy Haase Participates as Panel Speaker at CA Downtown Association Conference http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11225 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Director of Destination Irvine’s Tourism Marketing, Wendy Haase, was part of a panel of experts speaking about advocacy partners during the California Downtown Association's Annual Conferenc... Chamber Opposes California Assembly Bill 199 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11204 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce joined a coalition of numerous business, housing, and industry organizations to oppose California Assembly Bill 199, which would require prevailing wage be appli... Chamber Supports California Assembly Bill 912 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11206 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce has expressed its support for California Assembly Bill 912, the CA Small Business Regulatory Fairness Act, along with a coalition of numerous business, housing, ... U.S. Chamber Western Region Executive Director to Visit Greater Irvine Chamber with National-level Legislative Update http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11181 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Western Region Executive Director Jennings Imel, will be the guest speaker during the Greater Irvine Chamber’s Government Affairs meeting on Thursday, April 6, 8-9:30 a.... Optimism Soars for Midsize Businesses http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11062 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Midsize businesses are a critical component of our economy, providing nearly 40 million jobs and 40 percent of America’s GDP. They are yesterday’s small businesses and tomorrow’s For... Business Her Way: SBA Twitter Program http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11048 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In honor of Women’s History Month, a Twitter chat on “Business Success HER Way” will be hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) on March 28 at 12:00 p.m. PT. ... Technology Innovation Forum: SoCal is a TECH POWERHOUSE! http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=11032 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 California is closing the gap as the leading technology innovation ecosystem and you will learn why in just the first few hours of the 2017 Technology Innovation Forum, June 1 & 2, at the Newport ...