California Shakespeare Theater invites you to join us for a free Happy Hour in the Upper Picnic Grove at the beautiful Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda. Enjoy the natural surroundings and meet up with local community members, business owners, and changemakers. Space is limited; RSVPs required.To register, click here.
Early Bird Exhibitor Fees: $245 Walnut Creek Chamber Members
On Thursday, September 29, 2016 businesses and organizations of all types will fill the Walnut Creek Marriott Hotelfor this popular event that exhibitors anticipate all year. Business Tradefaireis the face-to-face marketing opportunity that is a proven winner for small business operations, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs.
From visibility to credibility, exhibiting has hundreds of benefits for your business. Establishing a presence, whether big or small, for your company at theChamber Business TradeFaire gives you a powerful platform for meeting new customers, reaching out to your existing clientèle, and building a more established and reliable brand.
*Early Bird pricing applicable to registrations received by end of day Friday, July 29, 2016. Booth fees after July 29: WC Chamber Members - $295 | Non-members - $495
Lead or Follow?
Leadership Contra Costasm Accepting Applications
For 29 yearsLeadership Contra Costa has been helping identify and prepare community leaders. With an alumni roster of more than 600 graduates, including Mayor of Walnut Creek Loella Haskew, former Mayors of Walnut Creek Cindy Silva and Kathy Hicks, former Assemblywoman Lynne Leach, fomer Concord Mayor, Lou Rosas; Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder; and Ret. Superior Court Judge Harlan Grossan, this program has proven to be an asset to the community and society.
If you are interested in finding out more about the program, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, Senior Vice President of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at (925) 934-2007 or send her an email.
Congratulations to member Canvas and Cabernet Walnut Creek for being featured in 86 Magazine (page 22)! Find out the inside story behind this popular Walnut Creek recreation stop, and congratulations to member Hillendale Home Care (page 32)whose president, Bridget Waller, is featured on the cover!
Click herefor the full story on both these Walnut Creek Chamber member businesses.
The More the Merrier
Nine Chamber MEGA MIXER
MEGA BUSINESS MIXER
Date: July 28, 2016 Time: 5:00 PM -- 7:00 PM Place: Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill
The annualMEGA Business Mixer(Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, Concord, Martinez, Orinda, Moraga, Danville and Hispanic) will take place on Thursday, July 28, from 5:00—7:00pm at the Pleasant Hill Community Center in Pleasant Hill. Hosted by the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, the MEGA Mixer typically draws 200-500 attendees from the eight chambers making this a great opportunity to expand networking circles and learn what’s happening in our neighboring cities. Attendees will enjoy appetizers and sweet treats provided by member businesses of all eight chambers.Kinder's Meats Deli BBQwill represent the Walnut Creek Chamber with a sampling of their delicious offerings. Bring a raffle prize and we will announce your business.
Point of Contact
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.
Come celebrate the Grand Opening of your newest neighbor! Join the Walnut Creek Chamber Ambassadorsas they welcomeAgora at South Mainwith a ribbon cutting ceremony at their Thursday, August 4 Grand Opening. Poolside live music, tapas, light refreshments...and more.
Grand Opening Celebration Thursday, August 4 from 5:30 to 8:00pm Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5:45pm Agora at South Main 1500 Newell Avenue, Walnut Creek Please RSVP by July 26 to Agora@essex.com
Spacious, beautiful apartments with easy access to the entire Bay area. Agora at South Main Apartments is a contemporary, mixed-use building with 35,000 square feet of shopping and dining at street level and luxurious apartment living above. Our Walnut Creek apartments come complete with a fitness center, large sundeck with a pool and spa, clubhouse with a double-sided fireplace, full kitchen, and more.
Top-notch toolkit of Instagram apps
13 Essential Instagram Tools for Social Media Marketing
To help you turbocharge your Instagram account, we’ve put together a top-notch toolkit of Instagram apps that will set your business apart and drive more customers to your online store. Let’s get into it. Click here.