• Trade Show: American Pride

    This year’s highly anticipated Trade Show event comes on Thursday, September 11  - Don’t miss your chance to reserve a booth!
    All exhibitor booths are 10′ x 10′ and come with 8′ table, 2 chairs, back, slide and table draping in red, white & blue and access to electricity. Wi-fi is available on site for $10. …

  • To Honor Bob Hatch…

    To Honor Bob Hatch, President and CEO of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce
    Retiring June 30, 2014 after 20 years of service and dedication to the Santa Maria Valley
    -by Gina Keough
    I hold the position of Visitor & Convention Bureau Manager at the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Convention Bureau. It was …

  • Chamber Annouces Morris as new President and CEO

    After an extensive search, The Board of Directors of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor and Convention Bureau has announced the selection of Mr. Glenn Morris to succeed Bob Hatch as the President and CEO of the organization.
    Based on the qualities desired, Mr. Morris was selected from an outstanding field of candidates …

Car enthusiasts can soon check out dozens of classic cars and fund scholarships for Allan Hancock College students at the same time. The Santa Maria Model A Ford Club is hosting its 12th annual All Ford Car Show in Old Town Orcutt on Saturday, September 13, 2014.
The car show will celebrate the 50th anniversary of …

Business in the Age of Social Media, A Networking 3.0 Story

by Frank J. Kenny
Once upon a time, there was an eager, young businessman who was ready to take on the world and be a success.
The elders in his industry told him that he needed to go out and network to get clients and sales. “Beat the bushes for prospects,” they said.
They taught him such networking …

Altrusa of Golden Valley
Linda Cordero
Santa Maria
American Business Machines
Bryan Rohrbac
373 Front St, Ste A, Grover Beach
Elisabet Romero
4221 Woodland St, Orcutt
Martian Ranch & Vineyard
Patti Rogers
9110 Alisos Canyon, Los Alamos
(805) 344-1804
Michelle Horenberger Central Coast
1975 S Braodway, Ste H
(805) 348-1665
Bill Macrfadyen
1327-A State Street, Santa Barbara
Roy LaPlante
837 Century St, Ste B, Santa Maria
(805) 934-4665
Photo-Scan of Los Angeles
Gary Hoffner
743 E Cochran …

Gear up in your Super Hero best!

Join the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum for its 1st annual Super Hero Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 28!
This  5k/1 mile run/walk is a benefit for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the SMV Discovery Museum. Following the run, stop in to the Fit for Fun street fair with activities, booths, food, and a raffle. The focus is living …

The Orfalea College of Business will soon partner with local businesses to support projects for undergraduate students studying human resources and management. The affiliations will support BUS 386: Employee Training and Development, offered during fall 2014 and spring 2015.
Businesses in the region can still participate in the project by reaching out to Cal Stevens, adjunct …

Edward Jones Grand Re-Opening

The Orcutt Edward Jones branch has moved! The office, formerly located at the corner of South Bradley and Clark, has reopened in Old Town Orcutt at 195 South Broadway Street, suite #212. The branch’s financial advisor, David Michels, and branch office administrator, Megan Fay, will continue to offer personalized financial solutions and great customer service …