15 Breakout Sessions - 4 Keynotes - Exhibitors


January 23, 2020


Palomar College, RB


8 am - 3:30 pm


$79 Members/$99 Non

Engaging Business Minds to Achieve Success

Join us for the San Diego Business Summit to be held at Palomar College Rancho Bernardo Education Center on Thursday, January 23, 2020, from 8 am - 3:30 pm.

The 2020 San Diego Business Summit offers a wealth of insight from some of San Diego's most successful business leaders.

This all-day interactive Summit will bring together business owners, entrepreneurs, managers, and leaders for a day of workshops, keynote speakers, exhibitors, and networking.

The San Diego Business Summit will kick-off with two keynote sessions to choose from. Seating for each keynote is limited and on a first-come basis.

Garry Ridge
Chief Executive Officer

It’s All About the People

It’s often said, with nods of wise agreement, that any organization is nothing without its people. Then why are nearly 70% of all employees in the U.S. disengaged at work? Clearly, the conferences, books, courses and motivational speakers are insufficient to make a difference.

This session by WD-40 Company CEO Garry Ridge will be a look “under the hood” of one of the world’s most recognized brands...read more.

Itica Milanes
Communications Director
SD County Supervisor, Kristin Gaspar

Strategies for Polishing Your Public Speaking

Public speaking is the number one fear for people around the world. Polished presentation skills are always useful in making presentations, interviewing for a job, or merely speaking to your colleagues about a project. Itica will share strategies that have carried her through...read more.

After the opening keynotes, attendees will have the opportunity to attend a variety of breakout sessions throughout the day. Each hour offers different workshops that focus on marketing, human resources, business development, and technology. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge that they can take back to the office and implement the very next day.

Workshops Include:

Attendees will have the option of participating in one of two keynote sessions or enjoying lunch outdoors while networking. Seating for each keynote is limited and on a first-come basis.

Dr. Alessandra Wall
Life in Focus Coaching

Showing Up as a Great Leader in 5 Minutes or Less

There is no dearth of information on what makes a great leader. Yet, many of us still struggle to show up as the leaders we want to be. What if you could start practicing great leadership today in just five minutes? Read more

Jill Tupper, MA
Instructor - Rady Center for Executive Development
UC San Diego

Conquering Digital Distractions

Digital overload is a defining problem in today's workplace. We spend days and nights, on desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones, we're bombarded with so many messages and alerts that even when we want to focus, it's nearly impossible.

Jill Tupper M.A. will give you insight into the neuroscience behind our always-on culture and practical tools to take back control over your digital devices rather than having them control you. Read more

Breakout Sessions

San Diego Business Summit features 15 different breakout sessions for attendees to choose from.

See Schedule


See which businesses will be at San Diego Business Summit or register your company for a table.

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Strategy Team

SD Business Summit was made possible by a Strategy Team made up of leaders and members of North San Diego Business Chamber. Each team member brought diverse thoughts, talent and time to insure the summit had content and subject matter that was relevant to 75% or more of the business community.

Meet the Team


Limited to 200 tickets


$59 until 11/30/2019
$79 after 11/30/2019


$79 until 11/30/2019
$99 after 11/30/2019

Thank You to Our Partners

Presenting Partners

Supervisor Jim Desmond

Supervisor Kristin Gaspar

Corporate Partners

Executive Partners

Baker Electric Home Energy
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Disclaimer: Portions of this program may be filmed and/or photographed. By attending, you consent to its unrestricted use, as deemed appropriate by North San Diego Business Chamber. Click here to see our complete Notice of Filming and Photography.