Calexico

Calexico-


Housing:
Calexico offers some of California's best opportunities for home ownership.The construction industry has provided in abundance of beautiful high-quality and affordable housing in well-designed conveniently located neighborhoods.

Education:
Calexico public and private schools offer nationally recognized award-winning primary and secondary educational programs. Post secondary education is available at the Calexico campus of San Diego State University and Imperial Valley college. In addition there are more than 20 local agencies and programs providing vocational training which can be tailored to specific needs of potential employers.

Enterprise zone:
Tax credits on new manufacturing equipment. Up to $17,934 tax credit for each qualified employee hired. Credits are carried for up to 15 years. Fast-track building permits. Rebate of business license and refuse collection fees. International trade: Calexico is located just across the border from Mexicali the state capitol of Baja California Mexico. Each year more than 30 million vehicles and pedestrians cross into the U.S. . Duplex ports of entry. The most recently constructed east Calexico port of entry provides improved links to major trucking routes and has increased the ease with which people and goods move between the two countries. Easy access to U.S. and Pacific Rim transportation routes, offer unparalleled opportunity for international and domestic trade. The Calexico international airport provides private international charter flight services.

Entertainment/recreation:

A tenplex movie theater,excellent restaurants,variety of shops in downtown area,adjacent to Mexicali a city of 900,000, Imperial sand dunes, the Colorado River.
Programs and incentives in Calexico:
Manufacturing enhancement areas,targeted employment areas,low crime,affordable housing,excellent private and public educational facilities, two international border crossings.
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.Calexico City Hall 





Calexico Chamber of
Commerce
1100 Imperial Avenue
Calexico, CA 92231
Phone: (760) 357-1166
Fax: (760) 357-9043
calexicochamber@
hotmail.com
www.calexicochamber.
ca.gov
Related Pages
¨ City of Calexico
The Calexico Chamber of Commerce is the leading force advancing the growth of business, education and
encouraging community and bi-national partnerships to strengthen our economy and enhance Calexico's
quality of life. We utilize our unique market position as a Southwest International Gateway to promote our
Chamber members, merchants, and commercial industry to prospectiveconsumers, tourists, and international
neighbors. We support our city's efforts to promote Calexico as an ideal location for industrial and commercial
development. These services will be provided in a setting that is friendly,responsive, informed, multi cultural,
and technologically progressive.
Facts and Figures
Calexico was incorporated in 1908 and has a population of 30,000. The elevation is 12 feet above sea level.
Local Clubs, Organizations
¨ Elks Lodge #1382
¨ Host Lions Club
¨ Noon timers Lions Club
¨ Rotary Club
¨ Bulldog Booster Club
¨ Police Officers Association
¨ Babe Ruth
¨ Soroptimist International
¨ 20/30 International #427
¨ Woman’s Improvement Club
¨ Teachers Association California
School Employees Association
¨ P.A.L.
¨ American Legion
¨ Chess Club
¨ Pop Warner
¨ Searching for Bobby Fischer
¨ International Order of Job’s
Daughters
¨ Las Vecinas Auxiliary
Events and Activities
Calexico holds many entertaining
events year round, including:
¨ Welcome Teacher’s Luncheon
¨ Joint Chambers Business
Showcase
¨ San Diego State University
Imperial Valley Campus Gala
¨ Mardi Gras 2002 Beer Tasting
¨ Chamber Fundraiser $10,000
Raffle
¨ Mariachi Festival Week
¨ City of Calexico 94th Anniversary
Celebration
¨ Mariachi Festival
¨ Chamber Membership Dinner
Business Opportunities
If you offer products or services that target individuals and corporations inCalexico, you are offered a low-risk
banner advertising campaign that works. When you advertise on the Calexico Chamber of Commerce
website, you'll reach a specifically targeted audience interested in regional goods and services,
consisting of tourists, consumers, and local residents.

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