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"The Irvine Chamber of Commerce has been a part of my marketing plan for over 20 years. Millions of dollars in revenue and dozens of long term business relationships are the results." – Bruce Greenberg, GDR Group

The New Mall Experience

Friday, September 14, 2018

A row of old kitchen equipment is all that remains of the Red Robin restaurant that left the Irvine Spectrum Center in June. Now, the...
Next-Generation Connectivity Comes to Irvine

Friday, September 14, 2018

Irvine’s planners have designed this city so it can adapt to the future. One area where you see that happening is technology. Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders...
Woodbridge Village Center Welcomes Rush Cycle Studio

Friday, September 07, 2018

This month, San Diego-based Rush Cycle—a state of the art, indoor cycling studio—is making its official debut in Irvine. Located in the newly remodeled Woodbridge Village Center, Rush Cycle offers not only rhythm-based rides featuring dim lights, fun music, and highly trained fitness instructors, but also amazing views of the North Lake Park.
Orange County Soccer Club Enters World of eSports

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member Orange County Soccer Club makes United Soccer League and U.S. professional soccer history, establishing the club's first eSports team....
Why Irvine?

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Sometimes the address says it all. By Linda DiMario, executive vice president, Greater Irvine Chamber. As featured in the August issue of NAWRB Magazine: When people are looking...
SBA Tops $50 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved more than $50 million in...
The Historic Tariff Increase in One Chart

Monday, July 23, 2018

The U.S. economy has been performing particularly well since President Trump took office. The administration’s policies, most notably regulatory reform and tax reform, deserve considerable...
Why a Regional Power Grid Brings Energy Security

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Reliable energy infrastructure is a hallmark of a modern world, and affordable power is vital for economic development and social cohesion. Ensuring that electricity is...
US Chamber Fights Trade Tariffs

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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...
DCI Engineers Promotes Team Member

Friday, July 13, 2018

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...
Destination Irvine Wins 2018 Videographer Award

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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 Videographer...
Chapman Says OC Jobs to Grow Faster Than US

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Jobs in Orange County, led by the construction industry, are projected to grow at a “significantly higher” rate than nationwide, according to Chapman University’s latest...
Irvine Co. Names Resorts President

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Greater Irvine Chamber Leader’s Circle member, Irvine Co. has named Scott Hermes its resorts division president. Hermes will oversee three hotels—Resort at Pelican Hill, Fashion Island...
Traffic Relief in the Works for Irvine

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Reviewing some of the causes and proposed plans to mitigate traffic in the city, Irvine Director of Transportation, Mark Linsenmayer, provided an analysis of Irvine’s...
U.S. Labor Market Shows Strong Gains in May

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when...
Small Business Optimism Keeps Going Up

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

How high can small business optimism go? That’s the question that comes from the latest MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index. The index hit 68.7...
Studio+ Hires Jose Valentin as Senior Project Manager

Friday, April 06, 2018

Jose Valentin has joined integrated services design firm Studio+ as a Senior Project Manager in their Irvine, CA office. As a Senior Project Manager, Valentin will oversee many aspects of the design and construction process including site preparation, plans, construction contracts for general contractors, and direction of building completion.
Six Wins as KORUS Turns Six

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

As we reach the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement’s sixth anniversary of entry into force today, it is useful to once again take stock of this...
Joe Alvarez - Member of the Month, March 2017

Sunday, April 09, 2017

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...
Irvine Co. Names Resorts President

Monday, June 11, 2018

Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member, Irvine Co. named Scott Hermes its resorts division president. Hermes will oversee three hotels—Resort at Pelican Hill, Fashion Island Hotel,...