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Get fast facts about San Diego with fact sheets, infographics, and industry profiles.

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Need visuals of San Diego? Check out our multimedia library for hi-res imagery and b-roll of beautiful San Diego and the companies that call it home. Use the filter tool on the left to find exactly what you need.

Photography

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Photo credit: San Diego Regional EDC – Pictured: Red Door Interactive
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Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Red Door Interactive
RDI - individuals walking
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Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: The Scripps Research Institute
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: The Scripps Research Institute
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: UCSD Health System
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Red Door Interactive UCSD Health System
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Credit: San Diego Regional EDC | Pictured: Underground Elephant
Coronado Brewing Co
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San Diego Padres Petco Park
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Union Cowork downtown San Diego
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Waterfront Park San Diego Harbor
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Hodads famous burgers San Diego
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Kate Sessions park in San Diego
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Ocean Beach Pier San Diego
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Moniker Commons Coworking Space in Liberty Station
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San Diego Silver Gate Yacht Club
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Old Town San Diego
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Panama 66 in Balboa Park San Diego
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Hiking in San Diego: Cowles Mountain
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Hiking in San Diego: Cowles Mountain
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San Diego State University
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Lemon Grove neighborhood San Diego
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MTS Trolley San Diego
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Reef and Eagle Creek
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Torry Pines Gliderport
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Bragby Beer Company
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Encinitas Sign. North County San Diego
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Fish Tacos in San Diego
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SunBum office in San Diego
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Decoy Dockside San Marcos
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Cafe Moto-San Diego Coffee
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Made in San Diego Pint Glass
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Made in San Diego, Ballast Point Brewing
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Videos

Talent Profile: Praggya Garg, Manager of Software Engineering at Sony
Talent Profile: Lindsay Miller, UX Researcher at Sony
Talent Profile: Watson Yim, Co-Founder of Aira
Talent Profile: Enrico Casini, Senior Software Engineer at Aira
Just Say No to Winter
Just Say No to Winter (social cut)
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B-roll: Talent at work, Red Door Interactive
Moniker Commons video coworking space Liberty Station
B-roll: woman walking through coworking space Moniker Commons
B-roll: two employees with laptops, Underground Elephant
Moniker Commons video coworking space Liberty Station
B-roll: man and woman walking through office, Red Door Interactive
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B-roll: man and woman walking through office, Red Door 3
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B-roll: man and woman walking through office, Red Door 2
B-roll: man, woman walking through cool office, Underground Elephant 2
Talent Profile: Madelaine Daianu, Senior Data Science Manager at Intuit (social cut)
B-roll: man, woman walking to meeting space, Underground Elephant
Talent Profile: Michael Hicks, Research Scientist at Human Longevity, Inc.
Talent Profile: Madelaine Daianu, Senior Data Science Manager at Intuit
Talent Profile: Carrie Sawyer, Manager of Inclusion & Diversity at Qualcomm (social cut)
Talent Profile: Michael Hicks, Research Scientist at Human Longevity, Inc. (social cut)
Talent Profile: Carrie Sawyer, Manager of Diversity & Inclusion at Qualcomm
Talent Profile: Diana Le, Principle UX Robotics Designer at Brain Corp.

Social Media Content

Sample social media posts that you can use on your/ your company’s social media channels.

SD: Life. Changing.

Mar 07, 2018

San Diego galvanizes innovators who leverage their technologies to make the world a better, safer & healthier place to live. Smart people come here to solve hard problems. This is #SDlifechanging https://vimeo.com/230059136

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SD is inventive

Mar 07, 2018

San Diego is the #2 most inventive city in the world (per @Forbes), and we’re lucky to be a part of it. You can be, too. #SDlifechanging [link to your career site or SDlifechanging.org]

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Craft beer in SD

Mar 07, 2018

Did you know San Diego is home to 150+ craft breweries? You can get your #beer fix all while living & working in a vacationer’s paradise. We are #SDlifechanging. [link to your career site or SDlifechanging.org]

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Startups in SD

Mar 07, 2018

More than 470 innovative startups were launched in San Diego in 2017, adding to an already thriving entrepreneurial culture. Make #SDlifechanging a part of your story.

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UCSD Male Female Scientist

Life sciences in SD

Mar 07, 2018

San Diego is the #3 life sciences & biotech cluster in the U.S. Know what that means? #SDlifechanging jobs >> [link to your career site]

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San Diego Bucket List

May 25, 2018

Fellow San Diegans – Memorial Day Weekend is now upon us. This means that summer is finally here, and it’s time to start planning all of the fun things you’re going to do. Lucky for you, the list of events and activities to do in and around San Diego is endless….

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Reason #101: Companies

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #101 to live & work in San Diego: From sequencing the human genome, curing diseases, developing 5G technology, and increasing mobility across the globe, San Diegans are determined to change the world.

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Reason #55: Driven

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #55 to live & work in San Diego: More days spent outdoors. More people impacted by your work. More ways to do things better. And with breakthrough tech companies and research organizations, the largest military concentration in the world, and a strong tourism industry, the San Diego region has…

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Reason #85: Tech Hub

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #85 to live & work in San Diego: Global tech giants headquartered here (Qualcomm, Illumina, Cubic, Viasat, Sony Electronics, and more) are enriching everyday lives of people around the world through their smart technologies found inside mobile devices, transportation cards, airplanes, and now even robotic dogs for people who…

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Reason #125: Research

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #125 to live & work in San Diego: We have six universities and more than 80 research institutions that conduct groundbreaking research, train the region’s workforce, and provide a unique workforce and technology infrastructure that enables San Diego to compete for investment and jobs in the global arena. But…

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Reason #38: Life

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #38 to live & work in San Diego: It’s no surprise that San Diego’s leisure-focused companies in craft beer, sports and active lifestyle, and manufacturing are also thriving here. Don’t believe us? Find out who’s here.

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Reason #31: Inspire

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #31 to live & work in San Diego: Home to some of America’s most cutting-edge companies changing the world, San Diego is inspiring the next generating of innovators, creators, and entrepreneurs.

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Reason #58: Craft Beer

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #58 to live & work in San Diego: It’s full of change-makers, innovators, and creators. Not only are companies here curing cancer and increasing mobility across the world, over 150+ craft breweries call San Diego home.

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Reason #88: Summer

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #88 to live & work in San Diego: 2x the size of Central Park, San Diego’s Balboa Park is a year-round destination for residents and tourists to enjoy. Oh and did we mention our 70+ miles of beaches?

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Reason #95: STEM

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #95 to live & work in San Diego: We have the highest number of women graduating with a STEM degree in the country – more than MIT and Harvard combined!

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Reason #85: Tech Hub

Sep 23, 2019

Reason #85 to live & work in San Diego: Global tech giants headquartered here (Qualcomm, Illumina, Cubic, Viasat, Sony Electronics, and more) are enriching everyday lives of people around the world through their smart technologies found inside mobile devices, transportation cards, airplanes, and now even robotic dogs for people who…

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San Diego EDC talent toolkit

SD Recruitment Toolkit

May 11, 2018

Sign up for the @SDlifechanging recruitment toolkit to get help attracting #tech & #lifesciences talent. You’ll have access to #SanDiego fast facts, marketing collateral, imagery/videos & much more! Request a free login

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Entrepreneurship in SD

Mar 07, 2018

.@Entrepreneur named San Diego the #1 city for booming entrepreneurship. Become a part of the #SDlifechanging story today >> [link to your career site or SDlifechanging.org]

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