News & Updates
July 20th, 2022
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Chamber News and Updates
Will You Switch From Your Current Costco To The New Escondido Costco When It Opens?
Last Week's Poll Results: "Do You Shop At Costco?"
YES = 78%
NO = 22%
We all know that the business climate has changed a lot in the past two years, but there are always new ideas being explored. This week I'd like to share with you a column by Max Freedman from Business News Daily on some great new business ideas for 2022...

Cheers, JR
21 Great Small Business Ideas to Start in 2022

Looking for a great business idea? Read on for ideas that will help you start and grow a successful business in 2022.

  • Many of the best small business ideas for 2022 involve an online business model.
  • Choose a business idea that you are knowledgeable and passionate about and develop a detailed business plan.
  • Before starting a business, determine if there is a demand for the product or service you want to provide.
  • This article is for anyone looking for inspiration to start a business.

You want to start a business, but you’re having a tough time articulating your idea. If you want to become an entrepreneur, you need inspiration. It all starts with an idea that has room to grow over time.

If you are thinking of starting a business in 2022, it is critical to take the new normal into account. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much about how people consume products and services. While starting a retail business or restaurant might have been good ideas previously, you might want to reconsider those thoughts until you see how the next year plays out. Instead of more traditional businesses, think about ones that can support how people live their lives now. You’ll need to create a sound business plan no matter what, but many of the ideas on this list only require a credit card processing partner to accept payments for you to get started.

This list of business ideas includes 21 great types of business to help you find success in 2022 and beyond. If you find an area you want to pursue, review the steps for how to start your own business...
Chamber Events & Programs
The 2022 "Best of Escondido Eats" Awards Are Here...Vote NOW!
Ribbon Cutting @ Goin' Postal and Instant Imprints

630 Nordalh Road San Marcos, CA 92069

Thursday, 7/21
@ 3:00pm
Greater Escondido Chamber to Host Responsible Beverage Training Event
Effective July 1st, the new CA law requiring ALL Owners & Managers of On-Premise locations that serve alcohol to be properly trained went into effect. There is only a 30 day grace period, so please join us for this very important training!
Monday, July 25th
9:00am - 10:30am
The Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce

720 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA
Government Affairs Town Hall Meeting w/ Congressman Darrell Issa & Special Guests

"IT Modernization" Thursday, 8/4
1:30pm - 3:30pm

111th Annual Chamber Installation Dinner

Aloha Nights
Thursday, 8/25
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Listen Up North County!
If you want to learn ALL about our elected officials, the business & community leaders, and the movers and shakers of North County...you gotta listen to The Wonderland podcast.

However, you won't learn anything if you don't listen!
The Monthly Residential Real Estate Market Report
Are The Rising Interest Rates Discouraging You From Purchasing A Home?
The truth is, interest rates are on the rise and they may go up even higher this year. Don’t let interest rates stop you from buying a home! Information is important when deciding to make a big purchase.
We need information that will prepare us to navigate buying a home in this marketplace.

Is it a good time to purchase a home? This depends on...
Member News & More
San Diego County Water Authority Announces New Drought Incentives

As of May 24, new statewide regulations prohibit watering decorative grass in common areas of subdivisions and homeowners associations, as well as on commercial, industrial, and institutional properties.

The watering ban applies to...
Escondido News & Happenings
City News & Updates
There is always something happening in Escondido! Learn more about the current status of projects and events happening around Escondido by going to the City's website or Facebook page.
Business Resources
Scene In Escondido: Barrell Republic's Amazing Monday Burger & Fries Deal