Public Policy Events

Stay Informed and Connect with Civic Leaders & Officials

As the leading advocate for business in San Francisco, the Chamber provides information, analysis, and programs to keep members informed of public policy issues and connect with elected officials and civic leaders at the local, state, and federal level.

Previous Events

CityTripDC | March 27-29, 2023

The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce will lead a delegation of business, government, and labor leaders to Washington DC to advocate for San Francisco's key priorities. This trip is recognized as one of the Bay Area's leading legislation efforts at the nation's capitol.


2023 Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator, California
  • Adam Schiff, U.S. Representative, California
  • Eric Swalwell, U.S. Representative, California
  • Kristina Costa, OCEII Deputy and Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Herb Tyson, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, NTIA

CityTrip DC allows delegates to participate in the Chamber's federal advocacy agenda and gain access to leading government officials. This year's trip is focused on: economic development, infrastructure and sustainability investments, and boosting international travel and commerce in San Francisco. The Chamber meets yearly with top elected officials, federal department heads, and other policy leaders.

Activities Included:

  • Welcome Reception and Dinner at Kimpton George Hotel
  • Breakfast at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Presentation on Economic & Political Outlook from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Lunch and Presentation on Investment in National Tourism with U.S. Travel
  • Delegation Dinner and Reception at Wharf
  • Group Tours, Museum Visits, and more!
  • Meetings with Representatives on Capitol Hill

Sustainability in Business | February 14, 2023


Love was in the air during our Valentine’s Day Public Policy Sustainability in Business Forum! SF Environment Department’s Interim Director, Tyrone Jue, and Climate Program Manager, Cyndy Comerford, led a presentation on San Francisco's Climate Action Plan and the impact it will have on the business community.

The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is working to provide the City with practical business feedback to aid the implementation of the sustainability policies and initiatives outlined in The Plan. If you are interested in attending more sustainability-focused events at the Chamber, please reach out to our team.

Thank you to our sponsors: Kilroy Realty, Deloitte, and Recology!

Watch the event recording here
For more information, please contact our Public Policy Team here.