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Throughout the year there are any number of high-value touch points not only with more than 1,400 member businesses and community leaders that frequent Chamber-sponsored events, but also local, state and national representatives, international business leaders, manager training specialists and employee engagement professionals.

Every month we help to connect our members to local businesses and resources through Membership Mixers; we give updates on new businesses, regulations and trends through e-Insider and e-Newsletter; and strive to inspire and educate at Good Morning San Luis Obispo and Insight Studio. Throughout the year we facilitate candidate forums and inform members on new key issues and decision makers that affect them with our Legislative Luncheons, and twice a year we motivate and encourage through our Think Green and State of the State events.

Each day we advocate on behalf of the business community on a wide range of issues. Whether we are trying to bring in a new airline, helping to draft more thoughtful regulations or working to protect open space, we advocate to sustain and create a better business environment. Behind each SLO Chamber public policy decision is an extensive volunteer-driven committee system.

Some of the benefits of a membership include:

  • Work with community and business leaders to affect the city and influence Chamber policy on Chamber committees.
  • Connect with more than 300 local professionals and meet potential clients at monthly Membership Mixers, hosted by Chamber members.
  • Gain insight into business, community and legislative issues and hear from those making a difference at Good Morning San Luis Obispo every month.
  • Share your news on the news section of SLOChamber.org and Chamber social channels, and put your story in front of more than 3,500 locals.
  • Get your sales materials seen by more than 76,000 annually in the Visitor Center.
  • New member? New location? Host ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Chamber and get featured in SLO City News.
  • Participate in the largest business-to-business trade show on the Central Coast. The EXPO at the Expo puts local businesses in front of more than 3,500 attendees.
  • Gain a free listing in the membership directory, distributed annually to Chamber members, in relocation packets and available for purchase.
  • Host your own page on the newly redesigned SLOChamber.org
  • Get featured on the newly redesigned www.visitslo.com which receives more than 250,000 annual visitors.
  • Stay up to date on local, state and national business legislation at regular Legislative Lunches.
  • Meet the local, county, state and national candidates and legislators at the Chamber’s Meet the Candidates lunches.
  • Access community and business information such as the Community Economic Profile.
  • Stay informed on local legislative issues with the Chamber’s e-Newsletter and be in tune with what is happening around the city and county.
  • Receive member only deals and offers through the Chamber’s monthly e-Flyers.
  • Only members can purchase the Chamber’s mailing list of 3,500 business and government leaders.