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, February 27, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m. at the Chamber offices

EVC Forward Focus results, assignments and next tasks – moving from discussion to action!

2018 FDI Mission Update – plans, itinerary, heading back to the U.K. February 11-16 with an expanded delegation including Mayor Wagner

Irvine Ready! – learn about how you can support the “gateway” package the Task Force has created to assist companies from the U.K. to expand here.

OC World Trade Week Breakfast & Forum is right around the corner – speaker, export panel updates, program overview and sponsor highlights.


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