The Think Local First San Diego initiative is designed to grow jobs, strengthen our local tax base and champion commerce in the region by encouraging local purchasing, hiring and contracting of services.

When the general public, government agencies, and school districts purchase products, services, and hire within the region they have a tremendous impact on the strength and success of the businesses and communities involved. All of us can make a difference because Change Starts Locally.

A wide range of businesses, elected officials, Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations have united to create the Think Local First San Diego initiative. By unifying this diverse and unique group of people under the Think Local First philosophy we plan to strengthen the business community and the vibrancy of the region we call home.

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To help our local entrepreneurs and companies apply for these valuable contracts, here are links to local jurisdictions and their bidding system.

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Elected leaders support our business community and the Think Local First initiative.

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