Cali Baja Bi-National Mega Region is a consortium of Economic Development Organizations from Southern California in the United States and the State of Baja California in Mexico, comprised by the Counties of San Diego and Imperial and the Municipalities of Ensenada, Mexicali, Tecate, Tijuana and Rosarito.

At an over-subscribed reception dinner held by the Chamber, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a city’s business delegation met executives of Camber member companies and key organizations.

Delegation visits Rawabi

In association with the US Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber hosted a delegation of 15 representatives of U.S. state and regional chambers of commerce, part of the US’ Federation of Chambers of Commerce.  In the 4.5 day visit the delegation was exposed to the business and economic environment of the Start-up nation through meeting business leaders and organizations, as well as to historical and cultural sites such as Jerusalem’s old city, Yad Vashem, and Nazareth. 

The Chamber, in association with Chamber member S. Horowitz law-firm hosted the Honorable Governor of Utah, Grey Herbert and a business delegation for a festive reception to introduce the Israeli business community to advantages of doing business in Utah. 

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds with Chamber CEO Oded Rose, Debi Durham, and Greg Brisco, U.S. Embassy Commercial Attache

The Honorable Governor of Iowa, Kim Reynolds was our special guest of honor at a breakfast seminar where dozens of companies interested in expanding to Iowa participated.

Chamber members enjoyed a Cybersecurity seminar held together with Chamber member Fisher Bachar Chen Well Orion & Co. Law-firm regarding Cybersecurity challenges and the legal environment surrounding this subject.

Round Table with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

The Chamber, in association with the U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Section, hosted the Honorable Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker and a business delegation for a round table meeting.  The Governor spoke about the advantages of doing business in Wisconsin and incentives that are available for Israeli companies wishing to relocate in this central mid-western state. The discussions focused on the role of water technologies in the future economy and Milwaukee's leadership in the water sector with over 200 related companies.

The Israel-America Chamber of Commerce in parternership with BDO held a hands-on seminar on How to do Business with the U.S. Government - Federal Contracts and Grants for Israeli companies.