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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.

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,