Bridgepoint Education and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce to co-host "Circles of Influence Event" at Bridgepoint's Corporate Offices on February 26th, 2008

Bridgepoint Education and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a “Circles of Influence” event on February 26, 2008. The event will be open only to Circles of Influence members, who comprise the top 25% of the Chambers membership base.

“Bridgepoint Education is honored to host the exclusive Circles of Influence event,” said CEO Andrew Clark. “We look forward to sharing our vision as an organization with other influential members of the community.” The event will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a walking tour of the Bridgepoint facilities.

“Bridgepoint is proud to contribute to the San Diego economy and is a very dedicated partner of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce,” said CEO Andrew Clark. “This event is a tremendous opportunity for us to host some of the other large, local enterprises, and collaborate on how we can work together to help San Diego thrive economically.”

"The Circles of Influence event is an outstanding forum for our top-tier members to introduce their businesses and to build relationships within the business community." said Ruben Barrales, President and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. "We only hold four of these events a year, and the Circles Reception draws attendance exclusively from our Circles of Influence members, or the top 25% of our membership. More executives and senior level management attend these events.

About Bridgepoint Education

Based in San Diego, Bridgepoint Education was founded on the principle that everyone deserves access to an affordable higher education without sacrificing quality, transferability of credits, accessibility, academic standards, or credentials. As an independent, private higher education company, Bridgepoint is committed to serving the millions of adults seeking an affordable alternative to high priced higher education. Bridgepoint Education subsidiaries provide both traditional and online education offerings, in addition to recruiting and admissions services. Our comprehensive education services have helped thousands of students improve their lives and careers through higher education. For more information, please visit us at or contact: Jessica Caris, Director of Public Relations, at 800.798.0584 Ext 2515.