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Partner Spotlight: Clark Neubert LLP

September 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Clark Neubert LLP
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Ten years ago, when the term “cannabis business attorney” was considered an oxymoron, Ariel Clark devoted her practice to this emerging industry. She joined forces with Nicole Howell Neubert, who practiced law at some of the most respected corporate law firms in California,

Chamber Members Named 2018 SFBT Best Places to Work

May 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Chamber Members Named 2018 SFBT Best Places to Work
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Congratulations to the 11 San Francisco Chamber of Commerce members that were honored by the San Francisco Business Times as the Bay Area Best Places to Work for 2018! This prestigious annual ranking shines the spotlight on local companies that rise to the top in terms of having a happy and engaged workforce.

Partner Spotlight: BKW Partners

February 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: BKW Partners
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BKW Partners (the agency formerly known as Rassak) has been based in San Francisco for a decade, working worldwide and across sectors. Addressing communications issues in smart, creative, proactive ways can often bring big, meaningful change to an organization.

Partner Spotlight: Implants Pro Center

November 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Implants Pro Center
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Overlooking San Francisco’s Union Square, Implants Pro Center provides dental services that are unparalleled in quality and aesthetics. With a team that is not only tremendously talented, but also holding the best credentials, patients can expect nothing but the best in terms of technology and results when visiting our dental office.

Partner Spotlight: Adam Jacobs of Disney’s Aladdin

October 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Adam Jacobs of Disney’s Aladdin
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Adam Jacobs is a Broadway actor currently starring in the title role of Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical which opens at SHN’s Orpheum Theatre today, Nov. 1, 2017, and runs through Jan. 7, 2018. Read more about Adam’s background as a Bay Area native who is now the lead in the timeless story of Aladdin,

Chamber Members Give Back to Northern California Fire Evacuees

October 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Chamber Members Give Back to Northern California Fire Evacuees
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As the Bay Area continues to reel from the effects of fires spreading across Northern California, we have been humbled by many of our members who have reached out in an effort to help.

Below, you will find various resources on how you and your organizations can support those affected by the fires,

Partner Spotlight: Catholic Charities

September 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Catholic Charities
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Founded in 1907 and rooted in our faith traditions of charity and justice, Catholic Charities supports families, aging adults and adults with disabilities, and youth through social services and opportunities for healthy growth and development. Read more in our Partner Spotlight below.

Partner Spotlight: SHN

August 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: SHN
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SHN is the preeminent theatrical entertainment company in the Bay Area, bringing live entertainment experiences to San Francisco’s premier venues. SHN presents current hits fresh from Broadway, original Broadway cast productions, pre-Broadway premieres and one-of-a-kind events that are at the forefront of the national theater scene.

Partner Spotlight: Hebrew Free Loan

August 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Hebrew Free Loan
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Hebrew Free Loan is a nonprofit that promotes self-sufficiency and financial responsibility in the Northern California Jewish community. The organization provides interest-free loans to Jewish individuals and families throughout Northern California. Loans help people overcome challenging financial situations or realize lifelong dreams.

Partner Spotlight: Safesite

August 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Safesite
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Safesite is a data driven safety management platform that leverages the latest mobile, IoT and wearable technologies to facilitate safety communication, improve compliance and reduce incident rates on construction worksites. Their mission is to make every worker a safety champion.

Partner Spotlight: Cengage

July 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Cengage
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Cengage is the education and tech company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide by creating learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.

Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: D’Maize

June 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: D’Maize
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Luis and Zenaida Estrada came to San Francisco from El Salvador in search of better opportunities, including the chance to start their own business. After taking MEDA’s Core Business Training startup course with his wife Zenaida in late 2011,

Partner Spotlight: Flora Springs Winery

June 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Flora Springs Winery
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Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards is family owned and operated, committed to hand-crafting wines of distinct style and superior quality. Their wines, and the manner in which they operate, reflect an understanding of tradition and a tireless quest as innovators.

15 SF Chamber Members are LinkedIn’s Top U.S. Companies of 2017

June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Fifteen members of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce were named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies of 2017 in the United States. The Top Companies list is based on the billions of actions taken by LinkedIn’s 500+ million members and looks at three main pillars: interest in a company’s jobs,

Chamber Members Named SFBT Bay Area Best Places to Work

May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations to the 12 San Francisco Chamber of Commerce members that were honored by the San Francisco Business Times as the Bay Area Best Places to Work for 2017! This prestigious annual ranking shines the spotlight on 130 local companies that rise to the top in terms of having a happy and engaged workforce.

Partner Spotlight: TOTO

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: TOTO
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For nearly 100 years, TOTO has been the recognized leader in performance innovation and design products that enhance the luxury bathroom experience. Concept 190, A WASHLET Studio located in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco, is TOTO’s first experiential showroom.

Partner Spotlight: National Brain Tumor Society

March 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: National Brain Tumor Society
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National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) is the largest nonprofit organization in the U.S. dedicated to the brain tumor community. NBTS drives a multi-faceted approach to influence and fund strategic research, as well as advocate for public policy changes to better support brain tumor patients.

Partner Spotlight: OUM & Co. LLP

March 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: OUM & Co. LLP
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OUM is one of the leading CPA firms in California, with offices in San Francisco and Carlsbad, CA. Since its formation in 1976, OUM has grown to over 85 professional staff members by providing a diverse range of client services to individuals and public and private companies across multiple industries.

Partner Spotlight: SXSW

March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South by Southwest is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States. It began in 1987, and has continued to grow in both scope and size every year.

Partner Spotlight: EvoShare

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
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EvoShare works with companies in the Bay Area and beyond to help customers get the most out of their purchases. The company partners with local businesses and quality online vendors, helping them expand their customer base by enabling certain customers to use part of what they spend toward their retirement earnings or student loan repayment.

Partner Spotlight: Portola Grocery Outlet

January 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Portola Grocery Outlet
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Grocery Outlet is the nation’s largest extreme value grocery store with more than independently operated stores in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington. The chain just opened its third location in San Francisco, independently owned and operated by Raymond Ng,

Partner Spotlight: Hood & Strong

January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Founded in 1917, Hood & Strong LLP is one of Northern California’s oldest, largest and most respected public accounting firms, providing audit, business advisory, tax, and information technology services to nonprofit organizations and privately held businesses throughout the United States.

Chamber Members Honored at Corporate Philanthropy Awards

August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Twenty-eight Chamber partners were named in the San Francisco Business Times’ list of Top 80 Corporate Philanthropists for 2016, including seven of the top 10.

The top 80 Largest Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists gave more than $287 million in cash to Bay Area charitable organizations in fiscal year 2015,

Chamber Partners with 49ers to Bring Training Camp to Kezar Stadium

June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The San Francisco 49ers will begin the celebration of its 70th anniversary by returning to its roots at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco on Wednesday, August 10th, for a team practice and youth football exhibition.

The return of the 49ers to Kezar Stadium is being orchestrated in collaboration with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber Partners Honored as 2016 Best Places to Work in Bay Area

April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations to all 14 Chamber partners that were listed as the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for 2016 by the San Francisco Business Times!

The list is produced annually by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal to honor Bay Area companies that have exceptional workplaces and value the contributions of their employees.

San Francisco Tops ‘American Cities of the Future’ for Economic Potential, Second in Foreign Direct Investment

April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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San Francisco Bay - Skyline from the high point of Twin PeaksWith 26,000 patents granted in a decade and recent growth in foreign investment, San Francisco ranks No. 1 overall for economic potential for 2015-16, according to fDi Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times.

Check out these upcoming events at our Chamber partners!

November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Books Inc. in The Marina welcomes actress and author Evangeline Lilly on Monday, November 24, in celebration of the first volume of her eccentric and visually stunning cautionary tale, The Squickerwonkers! Learn more.bsw-pour_red

Bluxome Street Winery – a winner at this year’s Excellence in Business Awards – will host its Holiday Bazaar on Sunday,

The Inn at the Presidio

October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Inn at the Presidio recently won Historic Hotels of America’s 2014 Award of Excellence as “Best Small Historic Hotel/Inn.”

City National Bank announced that it is now accepting applications for grants to support literacy and financially-based literacy projects at public and private elementary,

Chamber Member to Sing at the Italian Heritage Parade

October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Debra Mugnani Monroe, the owner of Monroe Personnel Services LLC as well as Temptime, will serenade the crowd while riding an antique garbage truck at the Italian Heritage Parade on Sunday, October 12 in North Beach. The truck, called Big Red,

Business and Tech Come Together

October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Chamber hosted our monthly President’s Roundtable at Hack Reactor, a 12-week immersive JavaScript coding school whose graduates consistently place as mid- to senior-level engineers at top Bay area tech companies. Hack Reactor CEO Tony Phillips welcomed the group, noting the growing need for talented software engineers to make their voices heard in business.

Chamber partner and owner and founder of Rickshaw Bagworks Mark Dwight

September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chamber partner and owner and founder of Rickshaw Bagworks Mark Dwight was honored as the “Small Business Advocate of the Year” by the CalChamber.

Chamber Partners Host Golf Event for Charity

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and The Olympic Club are hosting a special golf opportunity for the public to benefit the “Kids in the Klinic” endowment which helps provide oral healthcare for underserved children throughout Northern California. 

Golden 1 Credit Union Joins AIDS Walk

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Golden 1 Credit Union employees from throughout the Bay Area took part in the 2014 AIDS Walk. Read more.

United Airlines Awards 2014-15 Scholarships

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The United Airlines Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to 730 employees and their children for the 2014-15 academic year. Read more.

PG&E Sponsors ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Event at White House

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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PG&E and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ event as part of a partnership with The White House to address long-term unemployment and to aid unemployed veterans. Read more.

Bar Association of San Francisco Expands Service

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Bar Association of San Francisco has expanded its lawyer referral and information service to Marin County. Read more.

Chamber Partners Make Philanthropic List

August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Many Chamber partners were featured in the San Francisco Business Times’ “Top 75 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists” list, including: Wells FargoGoogleCiscoPG&E,Citi

PG&E Recognized for Clean Energy Programs

August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Pacific Gas & Electric Company was recognized as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs by leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization, Ceres, and clean-tech sector firm Clean Edge. Read more.

Levi’s Stadium Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Levi’s Stadium, the LEED Gold certified official home of the San Francisco 49ers, opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration. Read more.

University of the Pacific Opens Dental Clinics

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry opened its new state-of-the-art dental clinics at 155 Fifth Street. Read more.

Mechanics Bank Announces Strong 2nd Quarter

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mechanics Bank announced its second quarter earnings of $6.1 billion. Read more.

Bay Area Red Cross Assists in Washington State

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Members of the Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross traveled to Washington State to assist individuals affected by the wildfires. Read more.

JVS Lauded By White House

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) was highlighted by the White House as an example of a successful reemployment and training program. Read more.

UCSF Appoints New Chancellor

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sam Hawgood was appointed as Chancellor of UCSFRead more.

SD Mayer Among “Best Places to Work”

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SD Mayer was ranked second on the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” list. Read more.

Mandarin Oriental Makes “World’s Best” List

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco has been named in the Top 25 of the Top Large City Hotels in the Continental US in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2014. Read more.

Northwestern Mutual Receives Accolades from Standard & Poor’s

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Northwestern Mutual was highlighted as a “strong and respected” brand by Standard & Poor’s who also reaffirmed the company’s AA+ financial rating. Read more.

Dick’s Last Resort Opens S.F. Location

July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chamber partner Dick’s Last Resort opened its first San Francisco location this week with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Representatives from the Chamber were in attendance and helped welcome the new restaurant. “This is going be a good place for us here,”

SF Honda named “Best Auto Mechanic”

June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SF Honda was named the “Best Auto Mechanic” in the Bay Area Reporter’s 2014 Best of the Bay reader’s poll. Read more.

Happy Birthday, Southwest Airlines!

June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Southwest Airlines celebrated its 43rd birthday. Read more.