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SAN FRANCISCO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD CHAIR, MELINDA YEE FRANKLIN

January 15, 2020
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San Francisco, CA – This Thursday, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce announced their new board chair, Melinda Yee Franklin. She succeeds former Chair John Gingrich, Chief Revenue Officer at Humu.

Melinda Yee Franklin is a thought leader and legislative strategist with a sustained track record of successfully enhancing corporate reputation to generate sales revenue and drive business development.

SAN FRANCISCO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CEO RODNEY FONG DENOUNCES ROGUE SCOOTER COMPANY GO X AND ITS FRAUDULENT USE OF SF CHAMBER LOGO

January 14, 2020
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San Francisco, CA – As first reported by the San Francisco Examiner on January 7th, the e-scooter company Go X recently used the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce logo inappropriately and without permission, mischaracterizing itself as a company that had received a “Private Scooter Rental Permit” from the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.

SAN FRANCISCO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, REDWOOD CREDIT UNION TO HOST SCREENING OF ‘5 BLOCKS’ FEATURE FILM

January 10, 2020
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San Francisco, CA – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce will host a director’s discussion and screening of ‘5 Blocks’, a film that takes a candid look at the Central Market Street neighborhood where income disparity and changing demographics pose one of the most challenging questions facing major cities across the United States—Is it possible to create a neighborhood that works for everyone?

Partner Spotlight: AppyHere

December 18, 2019
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AppyHere is the platform that connects candidates and recruiters for the perfect match! Easy to use and inexpensive, AppyHere optimizes the sourcing process in real time using AI and geolocation.

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Mayor London Breed, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco Travel, Hotel Council, and Small Business Come Together to Commit to Improving Street Conditions

December 16, 2019
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***PRESS RELEASE***

Business leaders join Mayor London Breed to call upon City Departments and the Board of Supervisors to commit every spare dollar towards behavioral health, street cleanliness and street safety, announce new efforts to clean downtown streets and merchant corridors

San Francisco,

Partner Spotlight: 2020 PGA Championship

November 13, 2019
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The 2020 PGA Championship and its local Head of Corporate Engagement, Everett Jacobs

The PGA of America is grateful for Bay Area sports pioneers leading the charge in world class experiences, which is why are so thrilled to bring our very own next May with the 102nd playing of the PGA Championship.

Partner Spotlight: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

November 6, 2019
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Voted ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America for three years in a row by USA Today, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe, California. The resort spans 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains,

Partner Spotlight: Odoo

October 30, 2019
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Founded in 2005, Odoo is an open-source ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software company that believes business software should cover complex needs without being complicated. Odoo’s mission is to provide software that is intuitive, full-featured, tightly integrated, and effortless to upgrade,

Announcing the 2019 Ebbies Finalists

October 30, 2019
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We are honored to announce our list of Award Finalists for the 2019 Excellence in Business Awards! Join us on November 14th to honor the great work of these finalists and celebrate the diversity and strength of the San Francisco business community.

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.