2017 Summer Bash at Patrick Ranch honoring Made In Chico and Bird In Hand

When you're a part of the Chico Chamber, you have access to Business Building Opportunities designed to connect you with fellow members of the business community.

  • Chamber Business Connections
  • Mixer Events
  • Business Celebrations
  • Let's Do Lunch!
  • Business Crawls
  • Lunch Hour Events
  • Signature Events (Annual Dinner, Business Summit & State of the City Address, Summer Bash, YPO E.P.I.C. Event)

Chamber Business Connections

Our popular networking program held each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at a member business. This event is designed so people can be out and on with their business day by 8:30 a.m. For a small investment, it is a great way to showcase your company and expand relationships with fellow Chamber members. All members are welcomed to join us at CBC!  A great way to start your day. Attendance of children is discouraged.

We're looking for CBC sponsors! As a CBC sponsor, you will receive: · Recognition on Chico Chamber online calendar ( · Recognition in Weekly Headlines and Chamber Minutes on KPAY · Recognition at Chamber Business Connections · Opportunity to display company information at Chamber Business Connections. Contact Heather Ugie for sponsorship information or to schedule a Chamber Business Connections at your business location!

Mixer Events

We're mixin' it up here at the Chamber! Join us for our mixer events, a chance to unwind after work, network with your friends and end the day with a little fun. Keep an eye out on the Chamber calendar so you don't miss these quarterly events! Interested in hosting a mixer at your business? Contact Heather Ugie to learn more!

Business Celebrations

Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings and/or Anniversary ceremonies are all offered to members of the Chico Chamber. Contact Heather Ugie to schedule yours today!

Let's Do Lunch!

Chamber Members + 1 Local Restaurant + 1 Hour = Great Networking Opportunity!  Every first Friday of the month we welcome Chamber members to join us for a casual noon-time event where we pair you with other members to spend your lunch hour with.  Pre-registration is required and members are responsible for paying for their own lunches.  Contact Heather Ugie to sign-up for an upcoming Let's Do Lunch!.  

Business Crawl

Launched in September of 2013, we offer Chamber members an evening tour of a select few local member companies. Network, get an inside view of local businesses, and meet the teams that make them successful.  This is a great opportunity for our member businesses to tell their stories, extend hospitality, and connect with new faces.  Shuttle service & refreshments provided. Contact Heather Ugie to sign-up as a Business Crawl event host or sponsor!  

Lunch Hour Event Series

The Chamber's Lunch Hour program gathers together city officials and Chamber members for an hour of casual Q&A on our community. These events are free to attend and open exclusively to members but RSVP is required. Watch for these quarterly events to be announced.

Signature Events

80th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony: January 18, 2018 - The Chico Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony draws Chico business leaders together each January. The event features a reception, silent auction, dinner, installation of Officers and Directors, business and community awards, and scholarship presentations. In 2017 we celebrated “A Beacon for Chico - 110 Years of guiding progress, 1907 - 2017" in The Big Room, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. on Thursday, January 19, 2017 as we recognized the outstanding 2016 individuals and businesses who help make Chico so special! ---- Thank you again to all who attended our 79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony! Help us congratulate the 2016 Award Winners. All photo's from the event are available for viewing on the Chico Chamber of Commerce Facebook page

Business Summit & State of the City Address - Thank you to the community members who came out Friday January 27th and supported our new mayor. This annual event, co-hosted with the City of Chico, was held at the CARD Community Center located at 545 Vallombrosa Avenue in Chico.  Mayor Morgan delivered the State of the City Address, and City and community leaders report on Downtown Chico and share their economic outlook for 2017.  We also reviewed our business climate progress report and provide a Q&A session with our civic leaders.

55th Annual Community Celebration: Summer Bash Honoring the 35th Anniversaries of Bird in Hand and Made in ChicoJune 1, 2017 the 55th Annual Community Summer BASH will be honoring the 35th Anniversaries of Bird in Hand and Made in Chico! Join us for an evening under the stars at Patrick Ranch - 10381 Midway, Durham - enjoying local music by The Kelly Twins Dueling Pianos sponsored by North Valley Eye Care, a Yo-Yo Demonstration by Gentry Stein, 3 time National Yo Yo Champion, a Hawaiian style dinner catered by New Hock Farm Catered Events, and other surprises. Click here for Summer Bash 2017 photo's! 

YPO E.P.I.C Event: Emerging Professionals Inspiring Connections - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 come support the Chico Chamber Young Professionals Organization by attending this annual celebration of leadership, professional development and camaraderie! Join us at Tres Hombres - Blue Agave Room in the induction of 2017/2018 YPO Committed Leaders and the announcement of the 2017 "Mover & Shaker" Award (Sponsored by MC2 Design Group). Click here to register today!

Chamber Events Cancellation Policy

The Chico Chamber of Commerce must maintain a cancellation policy for events in order to properly plan for catering, venue expenses and marketing efforts. Unless stated otherwise, Chamber reservations must be cancelled 5 days prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. All refunds will be issued 10 days after the event. No refunds will be issued for non-attendance. You are welcome to send another member of your staff in your place.