• 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 …

Volunteers Needed at Community Partners in Caring

CPC is looking for volunteers who are available one or two hours a week.
Just an hour a week of someone’s companionship or assistance with simple tasks can make a world of difference to a person living alone, sick, dependent or for someone who needs a rest from caring for an ill parent or spouse. With …

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 …

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 …

AHC Launches Online Manufacturing Safety Course

The demand for machining and other manufacturing-related employees is expected to increase by 22 percent through 2020 in Santa Barbara County according to the California Employment Development Department.  Allan Hancock College is joining the effort to help supply high-skilled workers to the growing industry.
The college has launched an online manufacturing safety course this fall.  Introduction …

SMV Historical Society Ribbon Cutting Launches New Event

The Santa Maria Valley Historical Society was thrilled with the community turnout for its recent  Chamber of Commerce and Visitor and Convention Bureau Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, July 2nd to announce their new event; the Antiques, Art and Americana Show. The ribbon cutting was a lively affair that included all American hotdogs grilled tailgate style …