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Election Day Proves to be Positive for Business in the Capital Region

The results are in and it was a great night for the Metro Chamber! The Metro PAC supported 28 candidates and measures throughout the region with 25 of those coming out on top. This is the culmination of months of hard work by Metro Chamber leadership and the PAC board. 

Below is a statement from our President & CEO, Amanda Blackwood following the results of election day.

“The Metro Chamber and its Members are energized by last night’s regional election results. Voters chose candidates supported by the Metro Chamber and the Metro PAC who are for business and committed to creating an environment in which our businesses grow and our workforce is in demand. In addition, voters sided with the Metro Chamber in overwhelming support for Measure U, which will provide the City of Sacramento significant new funds to bring catalytic economic and inclusive development. We will continue the momentum of last night’s victories through our ongoing engagement with civic leaders, including accountability for Measure U funds, to ensure it provides the greatest impact for a vibrant community.” 


Amanda Blackwood 
President & CEO
Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce 

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Khaim Morton hired as vice president of Public Policy and Economic Development

We are excited to announce that we are growing our team and have hired Khaim Morton as our new vice president of Public Policy and Economic Development.

He will be bringing his 17 years of experience in state and local government to lead our advocacy and policy strategy, as well as supporting our annual programs. Most recently he has served as an appointee of Governor Brown as the deputy secretary of legislation for the Government Operations Agency...

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Join us For Our Annual Holiday Mixer!
Come celebrate the holiday season with the Sacramento Metro Chamber for our annual Holiday Mixer on Tuesday, December 4. This year we will be celebrating in the Raley Field Legacy Club. Network with peers and members of our Board and toast to a successful 2018!

We have selected the Sacramento Sheriff's Toy Project to help less fortunate children and families in the Sacramento area. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for donation and receive a raffle ticket for some great prizes.

For event information please contact Mindy Johnston, 916.319.4269.
For sponsorship opportunities please contact Susan Harris Brazelton, 916.826.5410.
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Learn How to Set Your Business Up for Success
Have you heard the saying, "businesses don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan?" It’s true – whether you are just starting out or are growing your business -- having a well thought-out, written business plan can help you stay on track for success.

This second workshop in the series of three will prepare your business for success by laying out a road-map complete with timelines and financial projections.

When: November 15, 9 am - 12 pm

Where: Placer Business Resource Center, 1000 Sunset Blvd Suite 105, Rocklin, CA
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November In the Mix: Franks and Steins

Come and relive the happiest of hours!

Sacramento Public Library invites you to leave work behind, grab a pint and step into some of the best moments of childhood — those hours spent at the library

  • Be entertained during drag queen story time.
  • Search for homegrown treasure in the famed Sacramento Room.
  • Challenge an otter to a life-size game of Jenga.
  • And don’t forget to take a selfie with Frank — that is, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Franks and steins (free beer!) will be served as we showcase some of the lessor-know features available at the Sacramento Library and celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein in the beautiful Tsakopoulos Library Galleria.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 13 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Where: Tskapoulos Library Galleria, 828 I street, Sacramento, CA
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Celebrate Patelco's 1 Year Anniversary!
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Stockton’s Next Chapter
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We Need a Local  Manufacturing Revolution
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October 29, 2018
IN THE NEWS
Here’s what happened in California’s election while you were sleeping
Sacramento Bee
November 7, 2018


Election recap: Measure U sales tax increase appears headed for victory
Sacramento Business Journal
November 7, 2018

Davis voters support development plan
Sacramento Business Journal
November 7, 2018

Road closure in Roseville next week to proceed as part of $50M Highway 65 improvement
Sacramento Bee
November 7, 2018

Sacramento to consider increasing limit on storefront cannabis dispensaries
Sacramento Business Journal
November 6, 2018

New Davis chamber CEO has economic development background
Sacramento Business Journal
November 6, 2018

Jump Bikes service area to nearly double in Sacramento
Sacramento Business Journal
November 2, 2018
MEMBER & CHAMBER EVENTS
Wells Fargo Wednesday
November 7 | More Info

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Early Stage Alzheimer's
November 7 | More Info

Arden Arcade Business Council
November 8 | More Info

PurpleStride Sacramento 2018
November 10 | More Info

Effective Communication Strategies
November 13 | More Info

Business Basics
November 13 | More Info

Metro Chamber Orientation
November 14 | More Info

2018 Power Lunch Series: Relles Florist
November 16 | More Info
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