• It’s time to RSVP for our Annual Dinner!

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Major Sponsor Aera Energy LLC invites all Chamber members and guests to attend our 9th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner to be held at the Elks Lodge, Wednesday, Aug 13
    Dinner is semi-forma. Cocktail hour begins at 6pm, Program/Dinner at begins 7.
    At this event we will honor outstanding businesses …

  • 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 …

Dignity Health Central Coast Announces Neuroscience and Stroke Program Affiliation with Stanford and Telemedicine Robot Media Day
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH), French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) and Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC), which are Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals, is hosting a Media Day to announce our Stanford affiliation and introduce the Dignity Health Telemedicine …

At the time of hiring, employees must present documents demonstrating their identity and their eligibility to work in the United States, and employers must honor documents that appear to be valid. In a recent case, the California Supreme Court ruled that an employee who presents fraudulent eligibility documents is not barred from later pursuing a …

Did You Know?
Mission City Fumigation of Santa Maria is the ONLY Fumigation Company in the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce!!
It’s true. We have been Members since 2009 and we are locally owned and operated. We are Mary and Ed Hernandez and we work, play, eat, shop, and spend our money locally here in our …

The approaching August issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine highlights the best of California wine and food.  As part of this special issue, Wine Enthusiast magazine awarded Lucas & Lewellen’s 2012 Estate Vineyards Chardonnay with a 91 point score. The popular food friendly style and acclaim of this score has spurred interest in this Chardonnay at …

Hancock to Host “Community Day” Open House August 2

From a look inside the 100-yard shooting range to a spin around the high speed track to a stop at the six-story burn tower, Allan Hancock College is offering a rare glimpse behind the gates of the college’s new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Complex.  The college will host a free “Community Day” at the facility …

Moxie Cafe Celebrates Official Opening

Jay Hardy, President of Hardy Diagnostics, and Ron Lovell, General Manager of the Moxie Cafe along with members of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce (SMVCC) gathered to commemorate the grand opening of the Moxie Cafe.  The official ribbon cutting ceremony was sponsored by the SMVCC.
The Moxie Cafe is owned and operated by Hardy …