• All Businesses, Organizations and Business Representatives are Invited to Participate in a
    Business Confidence Survey for the Santa Maria Valley
    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and its Economic Development Commission are inviting all businesses, organizations and representatives to participate in a Business Confidence Survey. The economic data gained from the survey will help to …

  • Business Development Forum 1/21/15: Top Employment Law Updates

    Business Development Forum – January 21, 2015, 12p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Santa Maria Fairpark’s Fountain Pavilion.
    Cost for Chamber members is $17
    Cost for Non-Chamber members is $22
    Top Employment Law Updates for 2015
    Once again, California is rolling out a long list of new laws and regulations impacting how you interact with your people and how …

  • The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently approved the addition of two local business leaders to serve as members of the Board.   Dr. Kevin Walthers, president/superintendent of Allan Hancock College, and Jean-Luc Garon, general manager of the Historic Santa Maria Inn, will serve as voting members of the board effective immediately.
    “Our …

  • Chamber Helps Local Businesses Avoid Costly Penalties

    AVOID POTENTIAL FINES AND PENALTIES … ORDER MANDATORY 2015 CALIFORNIA AND FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT POSTERS TODAY.

After nearly 15 years as General Manager of Local Copies Etc., Sandy Stewart is retiring. James Jepsen, her longtime co-worker and second-in-command has been chosen to fill the top slot at the popular local print and copy center.
Sandy and James have a long history. They started working together in 1991, at a former independent chain …

All Businesses, Organizations and Business Representatives are Invited to Participate in a
Business Confidence Survey for the Santa Maria Valley
The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and its Economic Development Commission are inviting all businesses, organizations and representatives to participate in a Business Confidence Survey. The economic data gained from the survey will help to …

Please join us is welcoming our newest Chamber Members who joined in November 2014 as follows:
Chuck E. Cheese
Debora Templeton
2254 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria
(805) 614-6801
S761@chuckecheese.com
www.chuckecheese.com
Fit Body Boot Camp
Sue La Coe
1777 S Broadway, Santa Maria
(805) 287-9240
sue@fitbodysm.com
www.fitbodysm.com
Lineage Logistics
Tony Caetano
1349 W La Brea Ave, Santa Maria
(805) 760-1644
nfrontella@lineagelogistics.com
www.lineagelogistics.com
Old Town Mexican Cafe
Dina Rangel
140 E Clark Ave, Orcutt
(805) 937-5000
Santa Maria All-American …

Special Projects Grant Program

Twice annually,  the Santa Maria Valley Visitor and Convention Bureau (VCB)  offers event organizers the opportunity to apply for marketing assistance in support of their events, programs and projects through the Special Projects Grant (SPG) program.  The goal of this program is to increase overnight stays in the Santa Maria Valley.
This month, nearly $30,000 was …

How to receive part-time teaching position at AHC workshop

Community members interested in becoming part-time college instructors now have their opportunity. Allan Hancock College and the Part-Time Faculty Association are hosting a free workshop called “How to Get a Part-Time Teaching Position at Allan Hancock College” on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. in the Forum (C-40) on the Santa Maria campus.
Topics range from …

Yoga for Mankind Studio 3rd Anniversary & Open House in Orcutt

Yoga for Mankind Studio opened its doors on January 3, 2011 in the historic old town section of Orcutt. On January 8, 2015 at 4pm the Yoga for Mankind studio was honored to join with the Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce to celebrate our 4th year of business with a ribbon cutting and open house.
The …