I don't know about you, but I can't wait for 2018! I'm a big fan of civic engagement and there's no better time to get involved than an election year. We'll get the conversation rolling in January when we publish the results of our inquiry into City revenues and expenditures at our Business Summit & State of the City Address on January 26th from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the CARD Center. It's free, open to the public, and we want you there!
Tri Counties Bank President & CEO Rick Smith joins our President & CEO Katie Simmons and 2017 Chairman of the Chamber Board Rick Anderson for an afternoon conversation centered around the evolution of Tri Counties Bank, millennial banking needs, how ...
Message From Our CEO Katie Simmons: Businesses make data-driven decisions; the Chamber is no different. When our Board of Directors formed the Task Force on City Revenues & Expenditures earlier this year it was with the express intention of leaving no stone unturned.
80th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony
January 18, 2018 we invite you to attend the premier business and community event of the year! Walk down the red carpet to a pre-dinner reception and a Silent Auction. Click here for more details.
Message From Our CEO Katie Simmons: Airport Manager Sherry Miller recently commissioned a Catchment Area Study, also known as a Passenger Demand Forecast, to give us insight into the feasibility of restoring commercial air service in Chico. The results are used by carriers to determine their potential success in the Chico market.
After releasing the 2017 Community Vision Report, President & CEO, Katie Simmons, Chair of the Chico Chamber Board of Directors, Rick Anderson and Mark Francis, Golden Valley Bank, Legacy Partner sat down for a candid conversation about the status of our Community Vision for our Chico Chamber Podcast.
"Chico >> At this point, there aren’t any plans in the works for establishing 24-hour restrooms in Chico. There’s no funding identified right now to purchase a 24-hour restroom facility, but city staff is still “brainstorming the feasibility and most appropriate location,”said Erik Gustafson ...
Message From Our CEO Katie Simmons: Boom! Our 2017 Community Vision Report was intended to kickstart a conversation about the future of Chico - and, wow, did it ever! A handful of members instantly thanked us for our candor and offered to be part of the solution ...
On behalf of our Board of Directors, we offer you the 2017 Community Vision report to kick off an important community conversation about taking responsibility for Chico's future. Major businesses tell us we're at a tipping point.
"Chico >> The City Plaza restrooms are no longer open 24 hours now, but when they were, downtown businesses noticed a reduction in urine and feces on their stoops. In January, the city opened the restrooms 24/7 to address issues with public defecation and urination downtown.
April 17, 2017 (CHICO, CA) Tomorrow, businesses, property owners and community members in the Mangrove and Vallombrosa Ave, Bidwell Park business district are encouraged to attend a special meeting with the Chico Police Department: Tuesday, April 18th , 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Chico Area Recreation & Park District located at 545 Vallombrosa Ave. in Chico.
April 4, 2017 (CHICO, CA) Tickets are now on sale for the Chico Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Bash honoring the 35th Anniversaries of Bird in Hand and Made in Chico Thursday, June 1, 2017. This event will be held at Patrick Ranch on the Midway in Durham from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with attendance expected to reach 400+.
March 28, 2017 (CHICO, CA) The Chico Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch Hour event with guest Assemblyman James Gallagher this Thursday, March 30, 2017. This event will be held in the OMB Conference at the Old Municipal Building at 441 Main Street in Chico from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
February 15, 2017 CHICO, CA: Tomorrow, Thursday, February 16th, the City of Chico, Chico Chamber of Commerce and Valley Contractors Exchange will host a Community Development Update from 12-1p.m. in the Old Municipal Building Conference Room, 441 Main Street Chico.
December 13, 2016 CHICO, CA The Chico Chamber of Commerce will co-host the official 2017 Business Summit & State of the City Address with the City of Chico on Friday, January 27, 2017, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the CARD Community Center located at 545 Vallombrosa Avenue in Chico.
"In celebration of the Pleasant Valley Vikings Division 4-A Football State Championship win, the City of Chico is permitting the closure of several streets in Downtown Chico on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, for a Viking Victory Parade. The street closures will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a parade start time of 3:30 p.m.
November 1, 2016 CHICO, CA: Next Thursday, November 10th, the City of Chico, Chico Chamber of Commerce and Valley Contractors Exchange will host a Community Development Update from 12-1p.m. in the Old Municipal Building Conference Room, 441 Main Street, Chico.
Chico Chamber of Commerce Now Accepting Applications for Business & Professional Advancement Scholar
October 20, 2016 (CHICO, CA) The Chico Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for their educational scholarship, spearheaded by the Chico Young Professionals Organization (YPO) in 2012.
October 19, 2016 (CHICO, CA) Reservations are now open for the Chico Chamber of Commerce’s 79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony. The event, celebrating “A Beacon for Chico – 110 years of guiding progress, 1907-2017” within Chico’s business community.
October 19, 2016 (CHICO, CA) Tomorrow businesses, property owners and community members in the Hegan Lane, Otterson Drive and Midway business district are welcome and encouraged to attend a Community Safety Meeting with the Chico Police Department: Thursday, October 20th , 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at FAFCO, Inc located at 435 Otterson Drive in Chico.
"Chico - On Saturday October 15th, 2016 at 7:30pm the 27th Chico Parade of Lights will be holding its annual night time parade in the beautiful Downtown Chico. The parade will start at 3rd St. and Salem, will head to Main St., and continue to 6th Street ending at 4th St. and Broadway..
"CHICO, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2016) – UnitedHealthcare employees in Chico today donated more than 3,000 pounds of food and dozens of boxes filled with everyday necessities to Catalyst Domestic Violence Services’ emergency shelter in Butte County.
Thursday, September 30, 2016: This week, at their regularly scheduled September Board meeting, the Chico Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to oppose Proposition 57, the Public Safety & Rehabilitation Act of 2016, and strongly urges members and citizens to take note.
September 8, 2016 (CHICO, CA) Next Friday, businesses, property owners and community members in the Nord Corridor and South Campus business district are welcome and encouraged to attend a Community Safety Meeting with the Chico Police Department: Friday, September 16th , 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the Azad’s Martial Art Center located at 313 Walnut Street #150 in Chico.
September 16, 2016 (CHICO, CA) For the second time in 2016, Chico State officially signs on to partner with the City of Chico on major community priorities. In January of 2016, Chico State and the City of Chico, and both police departments, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase public safety in the mile radius around campus.