• Community Partnerships Celebrated at Annual Business Appreciation Luncheon

    The Santa Maria Valley Industry Education Council and the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce once again join forces to put on the annual Business Appreciation luncheon. The event, held January 25 at the Elks Lodge in Santa Maria, reflects both organizations continued effort to show appreciation for partnerships in the local community.
    “The Business Appreciation …

  • Chamber Welcomes New Members In December

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in December:
    Crumbles Cafe & Bake Shop
    Tracy Guggia
    1635 S. Broadway
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 925-0860
    Hilton Garden Inn – Lompoc
    Opening Spring, 2017!
    Monica Bristow
    1201 North H Street
    Lompoc, CA 93436
    Pappy’s Restaurant
    Tracy Guggia
    1275 E. Betteravia Rd.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 922-3553
    Sugar Daisy Bake Shop
    Stacy Murray
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (858) 761-2824
    www.sugardaisybakeshop.com
    The …

  • New California Earned Income Tax Credit Notice

    California employers who provide unemployment insurance must notify all employees that they are eligible for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). AB 1847, a new law effective January 1, 2017, requires these employers to also notify employees that they may be eligible for the California EITC.
    The specific language for the required notice regarding the federal …

  • Help us give back to local military!

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud of it long-standing relationship with Vandenberg Air Force Base. The personal and economic impacts on our community have insured that this positive partnership continues.
    The base will host its Annual Awards Banquet on February 18th and during the ceremony, honorees will receive a plaque and gifts from …

SCORE Workshops: January 16-31

A service brought to you by your local SCORE Chapter serving San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Maria Valley.  We offer Face to Face Mentoring Sessions, Workshops and On-line Resources.   All our Chapter services are Free to our clients.  Call (805) 547-0779 or Email us to set up an appointment.
HERE ARE SCORE’s JANUARY 16-31 …

In a world where audiences are deeply immersed in content, marketers need to adapt to this changing landscape. This has led to the rise of content marketing as a storytelling vehicle, with brands shifting from simply crafting messages to creating experiences.
B2C marketers seem to have generally embraced this shift earlier in the days, prioritizing content …

Chamber Welcomes New Members In December

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in December:
Crumbles Cafe & Bake Shop
Tracy Guggia
1635 S. Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-0860
Hilton Garden Inn – Lompoc
Opening Spring, 2017!
Monica Bristow
1201 North H Street
Lompoc, CA 93436
Pappy’s Restaurant
Tracy Guggia
1275 E. Betteravia Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 922-3553
Sugar Daisy Bake Shop
Stacy Murray
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(858) 761-2824
www.sugardaisybakeshop.com
The …

Happy Holidays from the Discovery Museum!

Looking for the perfect last minute gift? Give the gift that keeps on giving all year long!

New or Renewing Memberships get 10% off, a free T-shirt and discount passes to the SLO Children’s Museum and the Central Coast Aquarium through
January 15, 2017!
Sign up online, or better yet, come see us in person! You will receive …

In a world where audiences are deeply immersed in content, marketers need to adapt to this changing landscape. This has led to the rise of content marketing as a storytelling vehicle, with brands shifting from simply crafting messages to creating experiences.
B2C marketers seem to have generally embraced this shift earlier in the days, prioritizing content …

Ribbon Cutting: People’s Self Help Housing

The Chamber recently helped People’s Self Help Housing celebrate the ground breaking on their latest project in Santa Maria with a ribbon cutting.
The project is the third phase of a longterm effort to provide more affordable housing options in Santa Maria. The site is located near the intersection of South Russell Avenue and West Boone …