Have your photo taken for a San Diego County Fair street-light banner in the College Area and get your photo hung along El Cajon Boulevard AND some FREE Fair tickets!
Join us in welcoming Himalayan Yak & Yeti to the College Area Business District with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm!
Himalayan Yak & Yeti is a new restaurant at 6784 El Cajon Boulevard serving delectible foods from India, Tibet and Nepal.
Come in to welcome them to the neighborhood! Let them know you appreciate their investment in your neighborhood by attending! Be a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony, meet the owners and staff, enjoy sample some of the exotic foods and enjoy an evening of celebration!
We look forward to seeing you there!
DATE: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
TIME: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
LOCATION: Himalayan Yak & Yeti, 6784 El Cajon Boulevard
It is that time of year again when we ask for the College Area Choice Award Nominations. You can nominate your favorite College Area businesses in a variety of catagories!
The College Area Choice award winners will be unveiled at the Annual College Area Choice Awards Mixer on Wednesday, July 25, from 5:30pm-7:30pm at 4704 College Avenue! You are invited to attend! Enjoy a great evening with friends & family, sample amazing food & drinks, and celebrate the College Area Choice favorites of 2018!
Nominations are currently being accepted until Friday, June 22, 2018. Click here to show some love for your favorite busnesses by nominating them!
Online Voting will be open from Monday, July 2, 2018 and Friday, July 13, 2018.
Check back often for updates about voting and for more information about the Awards Mixer!
ADA Compliance Workshop
This Workshop is for local businesses and property owners to educate and help reduce the chances of being hit by a “drive-by” lawsuit, improving access for the disabled. Learn about ADA California law, from a Certified Access Specialist. This workshop will give you steps to take to reduce your chances of being sued and help better serve clients.
Meet our Certified Access Specialist:
Sandi Miles has 25 years of experience in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, specializing in site accessibility projects over the last 14 years. Ms. Miles is a Certified Access Specialist (CASp #346) in the state of California and is certified by the International Code Council as an Accessibility Plans Examiner and Inspector. Offering a full range of accessibility compliance including; accessibility site inspections, CASp reports, accessibility plan review, training presentations, training classes, Title II, Title III, and Fair Housing Act review. In addition, Ms. Miles has performed grading design, construction management and inspection of projects as well as developed a variety of project-specific documents for civil engineering projects.
Accessibility is a topic of deep personal concern to Ms. Miles. Her compassion is personal and she is dedicated to ongoing continuing education to see the entire scope of accessibility issues instead of focusing on one aspect.
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Where: 4704 College Avenue San Diego, 92115
Time: 8:30 am
We look forward to providing all attendees with tools to protect his/her business or property and to better to serve their clients. Arm yourself with knowledge and solutions.
Want to attend? REGISTER TODAY!
Business Assistance Workshop
Learn about the various business assistance opportunities offered at San Diego State University. Whether your business is in need of consulting, interns, or job listings, this workshop will clarify questions, and aid in the growth of your business with the help of SDSU.
In this workshop learn from experts about the following:
Aztec Consulting: Aztec Consulting enables students to leverage their existing knowledge from the classroom to further explore real-world business problems and gain relevant work experience by working on consulting engagements with clients. Learn more about Aztec Consulting, HERE.
Get assistance with the following through the Aztec Consulting Program:
- Business Expansion
- Feasibility Study
- Advertising and Promotion
- Integrated Marketing
- Search Optimization and Social Media
- Cost Analysis and Control
- Benchmark and Competitor Analysis
- Exit Strategies
Career Services: Through partnerships, education, and programming, SDSU Career Services provides students and alumni with the opportunities to define, develop and realize their career potential. SDSU Career Services fulfills this commitment by using technology to streamline processes and enhance the accessibility of services, by responding to and representing the diversity of SDSU and its community, and by providing a centralized campus resource that supports retention, academic success and the affiliation of alumni to SDSU. Learn more about Career Service, HERE.
- They provide first-rate career services to every SDSU student and alum.
- They build employer, community and campus partnerships to create career opportunities.
- They offer high-quality career counseling, resources, and technology to meet their clients’ diverse and changing needs.
- They pride themselves on being integral to the SDSU educational experience, student retention, and life-long learning.
Learn how these services can aid your business, and get pertinent information for your business’ involvement through this workshop.
When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Where: College Area Business District Office | 4704 College Avenue
Time: 8:30 am – 10: 30 am
2017 Annual Awards Mixer
Join us THIS WEDNESDAY, July 12th, at 5:30 for the presentation of the College Choice Awards at our Annual Awards Mixer in Balgonte Galeria (5527 El Cajon Boulevard) .
The results of your votes will be revealed, unveiling your choices for:
♥ Business of the Year
♥ Best New Business
♥ Best New Restaurant
♥ Best Storefront Makeover
♥ Best Long-Term Business
A special performance by the world renowned, Fred Benedetti is in store for you as you enjoy refreshments, artwork, and the celebratory nature of the evening.
Much thanks to our College Area Businesses for refreshments for this evening:
Now, share your thoughts and VOTE!
Come and Celebrate the newest business in the District; Beauty and Beast Salon & Barber!
A Grand Opening has been set for Friday, June 2, 2017.
Refreshments will be offered while you mix and mingle with your new stylist.
When: Friday, June 2, 2017
Where: Beauty and Beast Salon & Barber (5549 El Cajon Boulevard)
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We hope to see your community support as we welcome the newest business to invest in our neighborhood!
Join us for the Re-Opening of Ranchwood BBQ
The College Area Business District invites you to celebrate the long-awaited Re-Opening of Ranchwood BBQ. Enjoy some beers and wines from Next Door Craft Beer & Wine Bar while you grub on your favorite BBQ Parfaits. Mix & mingle with business owners and neighbors in a relaxed social atmosphere.