This quarter was a busy one for CGM staff. Here is a recap of programs and events.
The IE Global Innovation Awards
The IE Global Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovative companies in San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Congratulations to this year’s awardees:
- Leadership – Combustion Associates Inc.
- Emerging Enterprise - Waterstone Faucets
- Student Champions - Diana Cuevas, Brian Liabeuf, Domanic Rangel, Giovanna Rodgers
IE World Trade Conference
The center hosted a Global Innovation track for the first time at this major annual event with the collaboration of the CSUSB Jack H. Brown College, Cyber Security Center and Leonard Transportation Center. More than 500 diplomats, business, industry leaders and students attended this conference held at the San Bernardino International Airport May 17.
Global Access Program
More than 140 businesses and students participated in the 4th Annual Global Access Program, Doing Business in Latin America & the Caribbean. The Global Access Program provides a unique opportunity to get information, resources and ideas experts. Attendees were virtually introduced to industry leaders from Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Panama.
As part of efforts to increase global perspectives and cultural experiences, the Center organized an International Market Night, attended by more than 500 people and featuring more than 30 vendors. In addition, we helped sponsor a Taste of India event attended by well over 100 students.