Chamber Programs

Tap into the best networking in San Francisco through the Chamber’s robust roster of business development events and programs to boost your business and economic success.

Download the Programs & Events Guide

The Chamber’s Programs & Events Guide is a comprehensive oversight of all of our programs, including advocacy, business development, and economic development, as well as our Signature Events.

The Ambassadors Club

Ambassadors Club:
No one makes more connections than Chamber Ambassadors. Ambassadors are member volunteers who help engage new and prospective members, while actively extending their own business contacts and the visibility of their company. Ambassadors attend Chamber events and monthly Club meetings every third Tuesday of the month at the Chamber from 4-5:30 pm. Learn More
Next Ambassadors Club Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Business After Hours:
The Chamber’s high-energy mixers bring together hundreds of professionals from small, mid-size and large Bay Area companies and organizations from a variety of industries to network, build relationships and have fun. Events are held at an exciting new location each month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Learn more

SF Up

San Francisco Up-and-coming Young Professionals (SF Up):
SF Up is the Chamber’s exciting new initiative to help engage, develop and empower our next generation of business leaders through professional development, networking, volunteerism, philanthropy and public policy education. Learn more
Next SF Up Event: Tiki Thirsty Thursday, Thursday, Oct. 19 @ 6 p.m.

The Job Forum

The Job Forum:
The Job Forum is a community service sponsored by the Chamber providing career resources for those seeking employment or planning a career change. The Job Forum meets Wed.evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 in the mezzanine conference room at 235 Montgomery St. People looking for jobs are helped by our panel of local managers. They receive advice and networking opportunities. Learn more

Partner Orientation

Partner Orientation:
All current and prospective partners are encouraged to attend a partner orientation to learn how to get the most out of your Chamber partnership. Orientations also provide partners with opportunities to network and introduce yourself – and your company – to fellow partners. Next Partner Orientation: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:30-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Business Summits

Neighborhood Business Summits:
The Chamber brings together local merchants, their elected Board Supervisor and city officials in each of the San Francisco’s 11 supervisorial districts to network, strengthen neighborhood business ties and dialogue about issues of concern. Summits are held quarterly in different San Francisco supervisorial districts.

Small Business Programs

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Small Business University:
Through workshops, panel discussions, and presentations geared to help small business, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business University helps small businesses thrive in San Francisco. Learn best practices from fellow small businesses in San Francisco.

Small Business Committee:
Small businesses are the backbone of the San Francisco economy, and the Chamber is a champion of small business. The Small Business Committee (SBC) is the small business voice of the Chamber designed to celebrate and support local, small business in San Francisco. Read more

Advocacy Programs

Public Policy Forum

Public Policy Forum:
The Chamber’s monthly Public Policy Forum, sponsored by Safeway, help partners understand and engage in key issues impacting the business community. Forums feature elected representatives, city department heads, subject-matter experts and community leaders in a facilitated dialogue on issues of concern. View Upcoming Events
Next Public Policy Forum: Adult-Use Cannabis with State Senator Mike McGuire, Tuesday, Oct. 17 @ 12 p.m.

Supes for Lunch

Supes for Lunch:
The Chamber’s popular Supes for Lunch series, sponsored by San Francisco Soup Company, brings partners together with a different member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors each month in an informal discussion focused on pressing policy issues. Luncheons provide opportunities for partners to introduce themselves to city Supervisors and ask questions about key issues facing your business and our city.
Next Supes for Lunch: District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen, Thursday, Oct. 19 @ 12 p.m.

BuildSF:
The Chamber’s BuildSF Council is an economic development initiative supporting economy-boosting projects in San Francisco. Convening partners in the building and construction industry, the BuildSF Council identifies and rallies behind projects that grow the economy, improve the city’s sustainability, and deliver housing and transportation infrastructure meeting the needs of the growing region. Learn more

SF Forward

SF Forward Political Action Committee:
The voice of San Francisco business is made loud and clear through the Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) SF Forward. SF Forward supports initiatives that strengthen the local economy, improve the business climate, streamline the operation of government and promote sound economic policy in San Francisco.
Learn more.