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North County Business Brief, August 7th

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Prefecture Address August 19

Mayor Matt Hall will give the community’s final address on August 19 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at The Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa. Over 500 business, civic and community leaders gather to discuss the current state of Carlsbad Her community and share ideas for planning a successful future. Check-in and networking will begin at 10:45am. Tickets are $105 for Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce members and $165 for non-members. Register at


New Chamber of Commerce Members Announced

Sean Flannery, co-owner of Max Lux Media, has joined the board of directors of the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce. Since 2021, Max Lux Media has been providing video production and photography for small to medium area businesses. Company offerings include videos for recruiting staff, product launches, and improving internal communications. Max Lux works with local nonprofits to make fundraising more effective. The non-profit Encinitas Chamber of Commerce connects businesses and residents through events, networking opportunities, and marketing initiatives. Visit

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“The Principle of Magic and the Universe” Featured at the Event

The San Diego Northern Economic Development Council will host the first North County Spotlight Luncheon on September 21 at 11:30 am at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. This is planned as an annual opportunity to hear from one of the region’s leading entrepreneurs about his business journey. At this event, Michael Bronner, President of Dr. Bronner’s, will speak on “How Magical and Cosmic Principles Are Transforming Business Practices.” Tables and tickets are now available. $750 for a member table (10 seats) and $1,000 for a non-member table. Individual tickets for members are $80 and individual tickets for non-members are $100. Register and purchase tickets at Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please contact sofia Ayad at or (442) 237-8330.

Military summit open to exhibitors

The 2022 San Diego Military Summit brings together the military and business community for a day of workshops, speakers, exhibitors and networking. The summit will be held on August 24 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Baker Club House at 2400 Baker Road in San Diego. Tickets are $10 for military (active duty, veteran, spouse/family) and $40 for non-military. Admission includes coffee, lunch, exhibitors, networking, and all sessions. Register at Free parking. Exhibitor opportunities are now open. $125 for members of the North San Diego Business Chamber. Non-member, $250. Register for the exhibit at

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Training workshops offered by SCORE

SCORE San Diego volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives from a variety of industries and specialties offered at small business training workshops. For $25, a client can take a 2-hour workshop to him a 3-hour workshop at SCORE San Diego, 8825 Aero Drive, Suite 102, San Diego, or Zoom. PDF of presentation; link to final workshop video. Visit and[Take a Workshop]Click. Registration deadline is midnight the day before all events. SCORE may also offer these and other workshops privately to organizations in full or short form. Please contact

Thursday: Engage your audience with your video. Audiences search for videos, engage with them, and make decisions based on them. Stories and videos get your message across more effectively than any other piece of content, but you have to do it right.

Friday: Business Model Canvas. This interactive workshop will help you create your business model canvas. This is a visual chart with blocks that describe the company’s value proposition, customer segments and relationships, key activities, revenue streams, channels, cost structure, key resources and partners.

August 19: How to write a business plan. Discover what a successful business plan takes. Learn how to put your vision on paper in a way that convinces investors, lenders, and yourself that you can succeed.

Regional Connect Event with Football Added

The North San Diego Business Chamber will host a community connectivity event on Wednesdays from 4-5:30 pm at the University of San Diego’s San Diego Royal Soccer Club, 5998 Alcala Park, and San Diego’s Torero Stadium. Join our Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Members and Business Leaders for an evening of networking. Membership is free. $35 for guests. Registration required at Register by 3pm on Tuesday to receive your guest list. After the event, enjoy a soccer game against Monterey Bay FC at 7:00 PM. Discounted tickets are available. Please contact

Planet Fitness Offers Free Workouts For Teens

Planet Fitness is offering free access to workouts to teens ages 14-19 through August 31st. Sign up for your pass, download the Summer Pass Digital Key Tag app and start working out. If you are under 18, you can sign up (online or in the club) with a parent/guardian. Visit

San Diego

Boot camps for entrepreneurs offered

Entrepreneurship and Adversity Community Bootcamps are offered on six Saturdays in September and October for people in difficult situations looking to grow or start a business. Camp will be held September 10th through October 15th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Salvation Army Kroc Center at 6845 University Ave. in San Diego. Presented by San Diego State University Rabin Entrepreneurship Center and Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship Studies. The program is part of the Urban Poverty and Business Initiative (Urban Poverty and Business Initiative), a partnership between universities and colleges to help people in underserved communities start and grow successful businesses. Non-profit organizations collaborate. The cost is $500, but $400 scholarships are available. Register to learn more at

San Marcos

Ice cream shop opens in North City

Winston’s Ice Cream has opened its official flagship store in the North City neighborhood near San Marcos, California. Chris and Sarah Wynn took an incubator opportunity at the Union Cowork office in North City and started an ice cream shop. They now have a full size ice cream churning facility at 250 N. City Drive, Suite 7. Among their frozen offerings is “For the Win Chocolate” ice cream, which won the North American Ice Cream Association National Blue Ribbon this year. Other common flavors include Old Reliable (vanilla), Cookies In Cream, and Blue Moon. The store also offers seasonal flavors and dairy-free versions. Hours are noon to 10pm daily. Call (858) 923-1411.

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tuesday sundowner set

The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce invites the community to a Sundowner at Powerland Equipment Inc., 27943 Valley Center Road, on Tuesday from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Dinner is $10 and is catered by Fat Ivor’s. (760) 749-8472) or email to book.

Please send merchandise to at least two weeks prior to the event. Please enter “Business News” in the subject line.