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Consistently rated as one of the top services that the Chamber offers in member surveys, the Carlsbad Business Journal, “CBJ”, is an award-winning publication, which has earned both nationally recognized Chamber and editorial awards. The CBJ is the go-to monthly source to find out what is happening in the world of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and the business community – featuring news about what’s going on in the Chamber and celebrating the accomplishments of its members.

Articles feature Chamber members and their employees, and offers an opportunity for members to publish articles to showcase their professional expertise. The printed version of the Carlsbad Business Journal is available at select locations throughout Carlsbad.  You can also access archived issues here. It also offers comprehensive and exclusive opportunities for members to advertise and reach a highly desirable readership base.

Time for a 401(k) wellness check

Time for a 401(k) wellness check What’s going on in the world of company retirement plans? Competition for employee talent remains high, and 401k plans are an important employee benefit. Retirement plans enable business owners to shelter taxable income and diversify personal assets outside of their business assets.The mandated Cal Savers deadlines, impacting companies with 5…

Supporting lifelong learning and creative expression

Supporting lifelong learning and creative expressionWith the debut of a New Year, many of us make resolutions.  I find it advantageous to take stock by valuing family, friends and colleagues that fill my daily life.  I’m most fortunate to be part of the Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation whose philanthropic mission is to improve our…

CSUSM ranks first in the nation in social mobility

CSUSM ranks first in the nation in social mobilityDuring her annual Report to the Community address in September, Cal State San Marcos President Ellen Neufeldt advanced what she called an “audacious” idea: that CSUSM will become a national leader in social mobility.Now, according to at least one metric, the university is the national leader in…

Encinitas Union School District proudly receives statewide awards

Encinitas Union School District proudly receives statewide awards Governance Team Leadership and Climate Change Innovation AwardsIn its 43rd year, the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Golden Bell Award program promotes excellence in education by recognizing outstanding public school programs that are innovative and sustainable, make a demonstrated difference for students, and focus on meeting the…

What are the health risks of childhood obesity?

What are the health risks of childhood obesity?Dangers can be reduced by teaching healthy habits at an early ageIt’s never too early to start building healthy habits in your child’s daily life, including making good food choices and increasing physical activity. If you believe your child may have a weight problem, talk with your pediatrician…

Business, culture, and community

Business, culture, and communityChristine DavisExecutive DirectorCarlsbad Village Association CVA’s line of Carlsbad Village branded merchandise includes tote bags, t-shirts, tank tops, baby onesies, sweatshirts, license plate frames, and hats.The Carlsbad Village Association (CVA) is a non-profit organization whose core purpose is to lead the continual improvement of Carlsbad Village by promoting and enhancing its business, cultural,…

New year, new business!

New year, new business! Matt SanfordEconomic Development ManagerCity of CarlsbadJanuary is a great time to turn an idea into a business. With plenty of resources in Carlsbad and across North County to help you get started, why wait?Last year, 1381 businesses started in Carlsbad, an uptick of 179 companies compared to 2021. As a result of…

Your life is not a rehearsal—are you paying attention?

Your life is not a rehearsal—are you paying attention?Justin PeekCFP®, CEO & FOUNDER PEEK WEALTH Wow, a strong title to a “Business Spotlight,” right? I was invited to write this by the Carlsbad Chamber and it’s going to be about you. I believe you’ll be inspired to do a few things to improve your life.And,…

Where Carlsbad stories are told

Where Carlsbad stories are toldJess LevyMarketing & Communications ManagerCarlsbad Chamber of CommerceBring your message to life in Carlsbad’s new podcast studioDeveloping lasting relationships in the new yearAt the gym, on a walk, or between meetings, podcasts are easy to listen to anywhere you choose. Listening to a podcast can help us relax, laugh, learn something…

Celebrating our Centennial!

Celebrating our Centennial!Adam JacobsChair of the BoardThe Jacobs Scheriff Group Having been a proud member of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce for 8+ years now, I can honestly say from first-hand experience the impact this organization has had on me both personally and professionally. This is why I am so honored and excited to be the…