“By simply attending a monthly mixer, a monthly breakfast or an annual
legislative and event, you will meet entrepreneurs that you can help as they try to build
First Friday Breakfast: 7:30 - 9am
their businesses. This area I ﬁnd as my biggest reward.”
government affairs –Dave Robbins, President,
First Friday of the Month. A great way to start your
L. & N. Linen and Uniform Sales
communications day. A morning business development/networking
A monthly meeting to review and discuss current legislative
ANAHEIM BUSINESS DIGEST
Features: Networking, 30-second commercials, guest
/government affairs issues within priority areas.
Bi-monthly Printed Publication. Circulation: 1,200. speaker, presentations by local organizations, door
Second Friday of each month from 7:30-9:00am.
Informs the Anaheim community of issues that affect or are of prize drawing.
Provides information to Membership, public ofﬁcials
interest to businesses, and promote Anaheim and the business Cost: $10 per Member with reservation, $12 per
and the public. Provides options for Member actions
Member without reservation, $15 per prospective
community. Ads: as little as $50 per month.
in priority areas.
THIS WEEK IN ANAHEIM member.
Compliance Seminars Lead$ Lunch: 11:30am -1pm
Weekly Electronic Publication. Circulation: 1600. do you believe in your potential to grow?
Business development opportunities to train and Second and Fourth Wednesday of Every Month.
Informs the Anaheim business community, while
inform Membership in relationship to regulation and An opportunity for businesses to build relationships
encouraging networking, through a weekly electronic
and referrals in a comfortable, mid-day atmosphere.
compliance issues. In partnership with other business
update from the Chamber and other local organizations’
Features: 30-minute networking prior to lunch,
development and governmental affairs organizations.
events and services. Ads: as little as $100 per month.
two 5-minute presentations from Chamber Members,
Political Action Committee Chamber Website 30-second commercials from all attendees, door
Advocating for Anaheim business-friendly candidates,
www.anaheimchamber.org. Approximately 15,000 prize drawing.
initiatives and legislation. Identiﬁes business-friendly
visits per month. Provides information to businesses, Cost: $10 per Member with reservation, $12 per
candidates, initiatives and legislation. Informs the Member without reservation, $15 per prospective
residents and visitors about the Chamber and its
Membership and the public of the identiﬁed candidates, member.
Member Directory with hotlinks to your website and
initiatives and legislation. Involves local and regional After Hours Mixers: 5:30 - 7:30pm
email, as well as promoting Anaheim and the business
businesses in advocacy efforts. Last Thursday of Every Month. An informal,
after-hours networking and business development
opportunity for Anaheim businesses.
Published Every 18 Months. Circulation: 5,000.
Features: Approximately 100 attendees, informal YOUR PARTNER IN BUSINESS
Welcomes businesses and visitors to the City of Anaheim,
networking time, hors d’oeuvres and drinks,
providing information on Chamber Members, the City of
entertainment, door prizes and opportunity drawings.
Anaheim, businesses, transportation, history, shopping,
Cost: $8 per Member, $10 per prospective member.
lodging and dining.
“As a Member of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, we are pleased
that the Chamber takes a stand on important issues affecting the business
community such as housing and transportation and works diligently to
promote business in Anaheim.”
–Paul Hernandez, The Irvine Company
201 E. CENTER ST., ANAHEIM, CA 92805
(714) 758-0222 - anaheimchamber.org
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CREATED NETWORKING THROUGH How Can I Get Involved?
THE CHAMBER’S MISSION INCLUDES
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
FIVE INITIATIVES. Through the guidance
• Offered business expo opportunities at several high
of these initiatives, the Anaheim Chamber of ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
STATE OF THE CITY
proﬁle events, including the Anaheim State of the
Commerce has achieved astounding results,
A keynote address by the Mayor of Anaheim CONFERENCE
City Luncheon, Anaheim Business and Economic
discussing the city’s accomplishments in the past year Provides information and tools for business leaders
Development Conference, Business Links Golf
BUILD A STRONG LOCAL ECONOMY and the plans and goals of the future. to capitalize on emerging trends, and to develop and
Tournament and Taste of Anaheim.
market their products and services.
Features: Networking with Elected Ofﬁcials, Business
• Held the Anaheim Business & Economic
• Increased average attendance to more than 100
Development Conference to inform the business Features: Keynote Speakers, Breakout Sessions,
Leaders and the public, Sponsorship Opportunities.
attendees at Chamber’s monthly networking mixers. Business Expo., Sponsorship Opportunities.
community on important local and regional issues. BUSINESS LINKS GOLF TOURNAMENT
REPRESENTED BUSINESS INTERESTS
• Created partnerships with developers and local TOWN HALLS
A business-to-business networking opportunity
public and private industries to provide the First to meet city ofﬁcials and other business owners / A forum for today’s industry leaders to exchange
• Supported the development of additional workforce
Look Anaheim Procurement program to assist local ideas supporting current local and regional issues that
employees at a casual event.
housing in Anaheim through The Irvine Company’s
businesses with obtaining service contracts. affect Anaheim’s businesses.
Features: 18-hole golf tournament. Business Expo
Mountain Park project and Lennar’s A-Town project.
Features: Keynote and/or panel, discussion with
PROMOTED AND BRANDED THE ANAHEIM and Reception. Restaurant and Business tables on the
• Held Town Hall and Legislative Forums on Orange attendees, networking opportunities, Sponsorship
COMMUNITY course, Sponsorship Opportunities.
County’s Measure M renewal, the November 2005 Opportunities.
• Created the new Chamber publication “This Week AWARDS GALA
Governor’s Reform Agenda and the June 2006 INDUSTRY COUNCILS
in Your Community,” to highlight Member events Recognizes businesses and business leaders who
Groups of Industry leaders who guide the
within the Anaheim region.
have made contributions to the local and regional
POLITICAL ACTION TAKEN development of Chamber products and services,
• Achieved record attendance and participation with
• Attended Cal Chamber Legislative Summit in directed to serve the needs of the speciﬁc industries.
more than 3,000 people and 35 restaurants at the 10th
Features: Business Awards, Business Leader Awards,
Sacramento to meet Anaheim’s state legislators and Features: Industry-speciﬁc action for business
Annual Taste of Anaheim.
development, legislative action, and networking
Business Advocate Awards, City Advocate Awards,
discuss Anaheim’s business climate.
opportunities, industry and business promotion.
Networking Opportunity, Sponsorship Opportunities.
• Lobbied on behalf of business in support of the
CONTRACT BIDDING SEMINARS
TASTE OF ANAHEIM
November 2005 Governor’s Reform Agenda.
A premier dining and entertainment event Provides information on large upcoming developments
• Attended speaking engagements and press conferences and the business opportunities created from them.
promoting the City of Anaheim and it’s food and
held by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Provides Anaheim businesses with procurement packet,
including a summary of all services needed for projects
United States President George W. Bush.
Features: Restaurant Booths, Business Expo, Live and procedures for making a bid.
Entertainment, VIP Networking Reception, Sponsorship Features: Partnership with Anaheim developers and
Opportunities. public and private entities. Also includes bidding page
on Chamber website www.anaheimchamber.org
“With the continued guidance of the Chamber’s Mission,
as well as your input and recommendations, the Anaheim
Chamber of Commerce will maintain an excellent climate
“To see what we can do,
for business in Anaheim.”
take a look at what we’ve done.”
Chamber President and CEO “With all the networking opportunities and becoming involved in the
Chamber, I began to experience the growth in my practice and in the
community. Being involved in the Chamber has been a great experience
for more than 23 years now. The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is one
of the greatest chambers in Orange County.”
–Gerald L. Majer II, DC
Majer Chiropractic Ofﬁces
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