International Development Committee

The International Development Committee (IDC) aims to expand opportunities and grow the impact of trade, export, and foreign direct investment on Irvine’s businesses and economy, enhance the value of our diversity, optimize competitive global positioning, and strengthen Irvine’s international profile.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 – Meeting CANCELLED for Holidays

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 NOON

  • OC World Trade Week Breakfast & Forum: work to be done on detailing the power-packed program, sponsorships, selling tables and marketing
  • “Gateway to Irvine/OC”: hear and discuss the results, recommendations and actions of this Task Force
  • Irvine/OC international coalition-building: what’s it look like, what do we offer, what are the benefits? 
  • 2018 FDI Mission to U.K.: itinerary, companies, organizations and plans – connect and help set the stage for the next “reverse mission” for Fall 2018.

International Development Committee Organizational Chart

Each bubble represents an area of focus for this committee.

Marv Sepe

Chair: Marv Sepe
CTC Global

Rima Nashashibi

Chair: Rima Nashashibi
Nashashibi International Consultants


The International Development Committee Mission Statement

The IDC will work to promote trade and enhance Irvine’s global competitiveness. The IDC will create task forces that support World Trade Week, export and trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and international outreach, and leverage the global advantages of Irvine’s diverse population.

The International Development Committee Meeting Dates

Every fourth Tuesday of the month (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm) All meetings held at the Irvine Chamber – 36 Executive Park, Ste. 100 Irvine, CA  92614

Jan - No meeting (EVC)
Mar 28
Jun 27
July - No meeting (EVC)
Aug 22
Sep 26
Oct 24
Nov 28
Dec 27