SLO Expo 2018

Let us get the word out.

Whether you want more eyes on your company, need to promote a non-profit event, are in need of web designer or want to advertise a special offer, chances are you need a little help advertising. As a member of the SLO Chamber you have all channels available to talk up your business.

From the largest business-to-business tradeshow on the Central Coast to the most popular monthly breakfast event, we are here to help you succeed in your marketing.

Learn more about how we can help promote your business and find a summarized list of marketing opportunities here.

Good Morning SLO Soapboxes, Flyers & Promotions

Nearly 300 local business and community leaders attend the Chamber’s monthly Good Morning SLO program. Members can buy their way onto the stage through a Soapbox, get a Promotional Table or share Flyers. Please note that due to popularity, members are limited to one soapbox per six months.

Soapboxes: $225

  • Two minutes on “stage”
  • Audio intro (log-in at 7:20 a.m.)
  • Any visuals must be approved prior
  • One soapbox per six-month period
  • View examples of past Soapboxes

Good Morning SLO Flyers: $85

  • Digital distribution to that month’s attendees the morning of the event
  • Display in the SLO Chamber Visitor Center for one week
  • Physical distribution at Good Morning SLO on registration table as attendees leave event (in-person only)

Annual Passes: $250 (After Jan passes are $275)

  • Available Nov-Jan to secure your seat for the year
  • Reserve your seat for 11 programs and get one free 

(In-person only) Promotional Tables: $135 (Promotional Table with soapbox $65)

  • A max of eight tables are available each month; outside in courtyard
  • Available before and after GMSLO
  • Includes one breakfast
  • Tables are first come, first serve and can be used for event ticket sales and/or marketing materials

Please note:

  • All Good Morning SLO registrations, and marketing opportunities are non-refundable within seven days of the event
  • Only sponsor materials are permitted on attendee seats and tables
  • The opportunities listed above are only available to SLO Chamber members in good standing

Registration prices          Member: $25     Future Member: $35

Press releases and social media

Got news? Let us help spread it. Did you move, hire someone new, win an award or simply have a unique story to tell about your business? Write up a press release, send it along to the Chamber and we’ll post it to the member news section of SLOChamber.org. We’ll also feed it out to our social media channels and get a couple thousand eyes on it.

No experience writing a press release? We have a link for that. How to write a press release.
Email releases to news@slochamber.org

EXPO at the Expo

The largest business expo on the Central Coast. Meet more potential clients in three hours than most will see in three months. Join 150 local companies and nonprofits and put your business in front of more than 3,500 attendees. To sign up and reserve your space as an exhibitor at EXPO at the Expo in 2022. Stay tuned for additional event details.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Contact Dusty Colyer-Worth at (805) 786-2767 or dusty@slochamber.org.

Sponsorship Program

The sponsorship program allows Chamber members to highlight their company at key Chamber events throughout the year and to support the business community as a whole through programs that help to inform, educate and inspire leaders and employees alike.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for all major events including: Annual Dinner, Good Morning SLO, EXPO at the Expo, Insight Studio, Legislative Events and more.
Learn how your company can be involved and find a complete list of sponsorship benefits here.
Contact slochamber@slochamber.org at (805) 781-2777.

Visitors Guide

The County’s premier travel guide features all the sights and attractions of the Central Coast and has an annual distribution reaching more than 100,000 readers. View the latest guide here. Advertisers also receive exposure on Chamber’s website.

Display ads start at $550.

For more information, view the media kit with ad prices and guidelines.
Contact Kaila Anderson at (805) 786-2774 or kaila@slochamber.org.

Official City/County Map

Sold through the Visitor Center and included in relocation packets, more than 30,000 City/County maps are distributed annually. The map features local bike paths as well as hiking trails and camping. View our 2021 Official City and County Map, here.

For more information, view the media kit with ad prices and guidelines.
Contact Kaila Anderson at (805) 786-2774 or kaila@slochamber.org

Relocation and Referral Guide

The 2021 Relocation & Referral Guide will be distributed digitally for the first time ever. In addition to printed copies, we will be promoting the digital version through email and social media receiving an additional 246,000 impressions annually.  Use it to attract prospective employees looking for information about schools, home values, crime rates, where to live for warm nights, where to look for arts and culture and where a trailing spouse can look for either employment or coffee shop options. Also mailed with all Chamber relocation packages. Get more information or view the 2021 guide.

Display ads start at $415
Contact Kaila Anderson at (805) 786-2774 or kaila@slochamber.org.

Online Advertising

With close to 500,000 annual visits, our website is one of the highest trafficked sites in the county. Consistently updated with new editorial, images and video content, SLOChamber.org continues to serve as one of the most thorough and up-to-date directories and informational resources available.

Ads start at $85/month.
Contact Kaila Anderson at (805) 786-2774 or kaila@slochamber.org.

Enhanced Website Listings

An Enhanced Website listing puts your business at the top of Chamber Directory search results and allows for more information to tell your company’s story along with greater image options. Enhanced listings increase your impressions and exposure on SLOChamber.org.

Enhanced listings are $30/month.
Contact Kaila Anderson at (805) 786-2774 or kaila@slochamber.org.

Monthly e-Blast

Looking for an easy way to reach more than 3,500 locals? e-Blast is a monthly email advertising blast sent to the Chamber’s membership. All you have to do is send us your flyer and accompanying URL and our staff will take care of the rest.

2021 e-blast flyer

Host a monthly Membership Mixer

On the third Wednesday of each month, a different Chamber member hosts the Membership Mixer. The free networking event is attended by about 300 members.  If you are interested in hosting a mixer, please review the guidelines.

$450 to the Chamber; additional costs apply.
Contact Kaila Anderson at (805) 786-2774 or kaila@slochamber.org.

Political Candidate Members

  • Candidates are eligible for two complimentary spaces in our monthly e-Blasts and more for purchase up to the election ($175 each) in lieu of Tribune Ad
  • The Chamber will post up to two news release per month in the Member News section on our website.
  • Candidates may purchase one Good Morning SLO soapbox every six months, following the same soapbox guidelines as other SLO Chamber members ($225). Best to reserve the month of September or October early as they will sell out.
  • There is no limit on how many times a candidate can purchase the option to distribute flyers digitally and on the registration table at Good Morning SLO ($85 each, see above).
  • If candidates wish to distribute campaign materials (yard signs, etc.) at Good Morning SLO, they must also book a promotional table in the courtyard ($135 each).
  • Distributing political campaign literature or promotional material at a mixer or other Chamber event (with the exception of the paid Good Morning SLO spot, see above) is not allowed.
  • Candidates may provide informational rack cards and event posters for display in our Visitor Center, but we cannot post campaign signs. All rack cards will be on display on the resource wall, but not on the front counter.

Visitor Information Packets

Thousands of tourists come through the Chamber’s Visitor Center every year, and hundreds more call for information. The Chamber offers a ‘Visitor Packet’ to those inquiring about the area and looking for materials to plan their trip. Members can have their collateral included directly in these packets.
$475 for year
Contact Dusty Colyer-Worth at (805) 786-2767 or dusty@slochamber.org

Relocation Packets

More than 400 requests from potential residents looking to relocate to SLO come into the Chamber every year. The Chamber provides a comprehensive packet of materials for these potential new residents. Members interested in reaching potential new residents can insert their collateral in the packet.
$475 for year
Contact Dusty Colyer-Worth at (805) 786-2767 or dusty@slochamber.org

Membership Mailing List/Labels

The Chamber does sell a list of all the current members’ address contacts to members only. They can be purchased on self-adhesive label or Excel spreadsheet. They are one-time use only. We do not sell email contacts.
$150 per use
Contact Lori Silva at (805) 786-2772 or lori@slochamber.org