The Chamber promotes and strengthens our local businesses and community in San Mateo and beyond

PROGRAM COMMITTEES

Fundraising

(Meets prior to events as needed)

Develops events for the Chamber. Discusses ways to improve our yearly fundraising events: Business Awards Dinner, Bowling for Business, and Bacon and Brew Festival. Helps coordinate advertising, staffing and other logistical issues.

 

S.M.A.R.T (Technology Committee)

(Meets prior to events as needed)

Founded in 2016 by the San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce, SMART addresses the challenges and needs of high-tech companies including Peer-to-peer level roundtable discussions to help facilitate a simpler working relationship with the City of San Mateo, local government, and utility companies with keynote presentations on topics that matter to your organization.

Ambassadors

(Meets Monthly prior to Business After Hours at 4pm)

Calls on Chamber members, reviews services of members, generates a friendly atmosphere at Chamber functions, welcomes new and old members, helps staff reception/registration tables. The Ambassadors are the “Cheerleaders” for the Chamber of Commerce and to the community.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Newly launched!

The mission of the San Mateo Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Committee is to maximize Hispanic business and economic development in San Mateo County by serving as an advocate and resources for its members, business owners, professionals, students, and the community in general by being the premier voice for Hispanic and minority businesses.

Health and Wellness

(Meets prior to events as needed)

Acts as a health and wellness resource for the community in order to educate and empower individuals to seek a healthy lifestyle. Discusses current challengers in health care. Organizes health fairs and educational programs with private and public sectors. Creates connections among health industry members of the Chamber to collaboratively develop a strong health resource hub in our community.

Development and Public Policy

(Meets monthly on 4th Tuesday, 7:30am at Barker and Blue, 363 N. Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo)

Advises and informs on Public Policy Issues that promote a positive business environment. Responsible for encouraging businesses to locate in San Mateo. Works with area developers, realtors, and others to encourage the influx of business, and works with community groups to promote a favorable business climate in San Mateo.