The Connectory

Created and managed by East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC), The Connectory is an award-winning asset platform. This proven resource is being revamped by Propel San Diego, a grant initiative from the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) designed to provide strategic and sustainable assistance to firms in San Diego who sell products and services to DoD. With this remodel, the Connectory will be more efficient, user-friendly, and expansive.

Some of the features of The Connectory included:

  • 24,000+ profiles across the United States
  • Automated company profiles including detailed information from companies’ website data and harvested web content
  • Geo-coding and interactive mapping feature for locating assets/resources
  • Geographic and Industry-specific Portals

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**All updates made to the current Connectory database will transfer to the upgraded platform. 

Aerospace & Aviation Forum

Commissioned by South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), the Aerospace & Aviation Forum featured top experts from Qualcomm, General Atomics, UTC Aerospace, and more to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with the aerospace business in San Diego County. Topics included drones, enhanced capabilities, ISR, and enabling environment.

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Maritime Panel

Conducted by South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), leaders in the Maritime Industry shared about mapping the ocean floor, newest ship building efforts, cutting edge cargo delivery, needs of this fast growing industry and becoming a maritime friendly community. Panelists included executive's from BAE Systems, YYK, Pasha, Marine Group Boat Works and Orca Maritime. 

Maritime panel video

Maritime Action Plan

Business Incentive Matrix

The Business Incentive Matrix outlines the major incentives SCEDC compiled while surveying cities, utilities and government entities throughout San Diego County, and is intended to assist companies with expanding and hiring in the San Diego region. It includes fee reductions, rebates, financing opportunities, expedited processing, employer training reimbursements and assistance. The incentives are offered by various jurisdictions and requirements to obtain incentives vary with each incentive. View the Full Press Release.

VIEW THE MATRIX

Additional Resources

South County Economic Development Council

Main webpage: http://www.southcountyedc.com/business

Business Assistance: http://www.southcountyedc.com/business-assistance

Incentive Programs: http://www.southcountyedc.com/ca-incentive-program

Loan Programs: http://www.southcountyedc.com/loan-program

Disaster Preparedness for Businesses: http://www.southcountyedc.com/disaster-preparedness

City of San Diego - Economic Development Department

Main webpage: https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/

Business Assistance: https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/business

Incentive Programs: https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/industry

Loan Programs: https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/business/financing

 

** This project is funded in whole or in part with Community Economic Adjustment Assistance for Reductions in Defense Industry Employment funds, provided by the U.S. Department of Defense's Office of Economic Adjustment to the City of San Diego.