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San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and Airbnb partner to create new economic opportunities for local businesses

July 17, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, the largest and most influential business membership organization in San Francisco, and Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality marketplace, announced a partnership to create new economic opportunities for local businesses and broaden the range of Airbnb Experiences available in San Francisco.

Partner Spotlight: Airbnb Experiences

June 26, 2019
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Airbnb Experiences are activities designed and led by inspiring locals. With Experiences, Airbnb offers unprecedented access to local communities and interests through 40,000+ unique, handcrafted activities run by hosts across 1,000+ markets around the world. They are also powerful drivers of entrepreneurship,

Partner Spotlight: Safeway

June 5, 2019
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Safeway has been serving San Franciscans since 1926 and operates sixteen locations across the City.  Safeway is a union represented employer with nearly 2,000 employees in San Francisco, led by District Manager Elena Arroyo. Read more in our Partner Spotlight with Safeway’s Wendy Gutshall,

San Francisco Chronicle: Supervisors need to pass conservatorship legislation

June 3, 2019
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The Chamber’s President & CEO Rodney Fong, in partnership with the Hotel Council of San Francisco and the San Francisco Travel Association authored an op-ed published June 3rd in the San Francisco Chronicle requesting the support of the Board of Supervisors for conservatorship legislation.

SF Chamber President Rodney Fong’s Statement on the Mayor’s Budget Proposal

May 31, 2019
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“Today Mayor Breed announced her budget proposal which allocates funds to the city and the Chambers greatest priorities – housing, homelessness, behavioral health, small business, transportation and clean streets. The Mayor understands these are the most critical areas for our city to ensure equity,

SF Chamber Applauds Mayor Breed’s Small Business Budget Funding

May 30, 2019
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Today Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Vallie Brown joined community and small business leaders to announce increased investment in the city’s programs to help small businesses.

“The Mayor clearly recognizes that having a thriving small business community and merchant corridors is crucial for continuing the diversity and economic vitality of San Francisco,” said Rodney Fong,

Small Business Partner Spotlight Sponsored By American Express: Pet Camp

May 21, 2019
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Pet Camp has been providing care for San Francisco’s dogs and cats at its Main Campground in the Bayview neighborhood and at its Cat Safari location in Presidio Heights since 1997.  Started with the basic premise of “what would we want for our pets,” Pet Camp is not only the largest family owned pet care provider in San Francisco,

SF Chamber and Accenture Modern Workplace Survey

May 15, 2019
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Accenture and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce released new data on May 15th, 2019 to show the readiness of Bay Area-based businesses to develop, grow and adapt as Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Intelligence and Automation become prevalent in the modern workplace.

Wrap Up for SF Chamber #CityTripDC 2019

May 8, 2019
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On May 1–3, a delegation of 35 of Bay Area business and civic leaders joined the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce for our annual advocacy trip to Washington DC.  This year’s CityTrip focused on San Francisco’s top issues: innovative solutions for reducing our homeless population,

15th Annual San Francisco Small Business Week Kicks Off May 6

April 25, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — San Francisco Small Business Week 2019 (#SFSBW2019) kicks off May 6, celebrating the 120,000 and growing small businesses and entrepreneurs who call San Francisco home.