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The Winners of the 2018 Ebbies Are…

November 9, 2018
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Announcing the 2018 Ebbies Finalists

October 12, 2018
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We are excited to announce our list of Award Finalists for the 2018 Excellence in Business Awards! Join us on November 7th to honor the great work of these finalists and celebrate the diversity and strength of the San Francisco business community.

SF Chamber CEO Announces Resignation

October 3, 2018
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San Francisco, October 2, 2018: Tallia Hart, President & CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, has resigned from her role with the organization to pursue other opportunities.

Hart, who lives in Marin County, has led the organization since a nationwide search led to her hiring in January 2017. 

November 2018 Voter Guide

October 2, 2018
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Announcing our November 2018 Voter Guide. Take a look at our stances on key issues and state and local measures that could impact San Francisco businesses this coming election.

Partner Spotlight: Clark Neubert LLP

September 19, 2018
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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,

SF Chamber Members Honored as Glassdoor Top CEOs

July 3, 2018
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Glassdoor, a website that helps its users find the perfect job, has announced their list of this year’s Top CEOs from large, medium, and small companies. We are ecstatic to recognize the awarded honorees from our member companies!

SF Chamber Members Celebrate Pride 2018

June 26, 2018
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Nearly one million spectators gathered at the San Francisco Pride Parade for its 48th annual march up Market Street.

As one of the oldest and largest LGBTQ+ parades in the world, the San Francisco Pride Parade’s mission of celebrating and commemorating LGBTQ+ culture began in 1970.

June 2018 Election Results Recap & November Election Forecast

June 20, 2018
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The June election results are all finally in. We’ve broken down the outcomes and how each of the measures that passed will impact the business community.

Measure Chamber Position Outcome Effect on the Business Community
State Measure 68 (Beautiful Parks and Clean Water) Support Passed Increased funds for parks and water system improvements using dollars raised from bond
RM 3 (Bay Area Traffic Relief) Support Passed Increases bridge tolls to fund highway and public transit improvements to reduce traffic congestion
Prop A (Power Facilities Revenue Bonds) Oppose Passed This measure could be used by the City to remove from the voters final authority on municipalization of San Francisco’s power facilities
Prop B (Appointees Running for Office) Support Passed Requires that candidates seeking local or state office resign from City Commissions or Boards
Prop C (Tax Increase for Childcare) Oppose Passed Increased commercial rent costs that may lead businesses to relocate out of San Francisco
Prop F (Legal Representation for Evicted Tenants) Oppose Passed Decreased general funds dollars due to the program costs and increased private costs to address tenant issues

Props D (Tax Increase for Housing and homelessness),

Partner Spotlight: Trade and Invest, British Columbia

June 8, 2018
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Trade and Invest British Columbia works with international enterprises to help them build strong links to the resources, skills, and businesses that make British Columbia an attractive place to work and invest. They support international organizations who want to do business with British Columbia’s innovative and competitive manufacturers and service providers.

Partner Spotlight: Cala Restaurant

May 25, 2018
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Cala Restaurant strives to exceed expectations in service and to provide guests with food and drinks prepared with the best ingredients. Cala is passionate about improving our skills and the experiences of their guests, knowing that attention to the smallest details of their restaurant and genuinely caring for their team,