SANTA MONICA
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE


The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce advocates and represents business’ interests and issues facing the community.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tech Talk Tuesday

When:
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Time:
11:45am – 1:00pm

Where:

Expert Dojo
395 Santa Monica Place, Unit 308
Santa Monica CA 90401

Networking Breakfast

When:
Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Time:
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Where:

The Victorian
2640 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA

Speed Networking

When:
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Time:
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Where:

Capital One Cafe
401 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 

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Membership Orientation

When:
Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Time:
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Where:

2425 Olympic Blvd, Suite 160 E, Santa Monica CA 90404

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New Heroes Celebration

When:
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Time:
4:30pm – 7:00pm

Where:

St. Monica’s Grand Pavillion

725 California Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Sustainable Biz@Sunset

When:
Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Time:
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Where:
Back on the Beach Café
445 Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica CA 90402

COMMITTEES

The best way to forge long-term business relationships is by working closely with people to accomplish goals that help the community. At committee meetings and events, you will have the opportunity to network and talk face-to-face with government officials, business owners, and community leaders.

Membership Development

Education

Young Professionals

Sustainability Business Council

Government Affairs

Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival

Land Use

State of the City

SMADA

Hotel Council

Organization of Women Leaders (OWL)

Installation Dinner

Santa Monica Tech Council

ABOUT US

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce advocates and represents business’ interests and issues facing the community. We provide the environment to help our members prosper and succeed through a proactive working partnership with all levels of government and community organizations to achieve a healthy local economy and quality of life.

Mission, Purpose and Vision

Through our efforts in membership, economic development, and advocacy, we create the environment to help our members prosper and succeed.

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Board Members

The Chamber’s Board of Directors consists of community leaders that help influence and support the Chamber’s strategies and initiatives.

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Past Chairs

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce acknowledges and thanks its former chairpersons for all of their dedication and service.

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SANTA MONICA CHAMBER FOUNDATION

The Mission of the Santa Monica Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is to provide educational opportunities through programs, funding, and mentorships that will improve the quality of education in our schools along with providing professional development opportunities to the business community.

THE TEAM

Meet the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Staff

About

Laurel Rosen oversees the Chamber, ensuring that the Chamber is an effective advocate for the business community. In addition, Laurel is directly responsible for strategic planning, staff supervision, the Chamber budget, and media relations.
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Laurel Rosen

President/CEO
P: 310.393.9825
E: president@smchamber.com

About

Gigi produces all signature events for the Chamber, including the State of the City, Sustainable Quality Awards, Installation Dinner, Wellbeing Festival featuring Buy Local Santa Monica, New Heroes Celebration, and all Business @ Sunset mixers. She is responsible for sponsorship solicitation, marketing, registration and production, all event committees.
 Gigi de Pourtales

Gigi de Pourtales

Director of Events
P: 310.393.9825 x 114
E: events@smchamber.com

About

Matt manages the Chamber’s relationships with local, state, and federal government leaders and tracks public policy issues as they emerge to ensure an environment in which entrepreneurs can thrive in Santa Monica.
Matt Stauffer

Matt Stauffer

Executive Vice President of External Affairs
P: 310.393.9825 x 116
E: govaffairs@smchamber.com

About

Susan is in charge of taking care of the membership and making sure that all members are informed about their benefits and upcoming events. She is responsible for the monthly networking events including Tech Talk, Speed Networking, Membership Orientation and the Networking Lunch and Breakfast events.
Susan Hojer

Susan Hojer

Director of Membership
P: 310.393.9825 x 115
E: Membership@smchamber.com

About

Margot assists with the marketing, planning and production of all signature events and Biz @ Sunset Mixers. She aids in sponsorship solicitation, exhibitor support, raffle donation, helps members market their businesses through the Chamber, and writes copy for promotional materials, website content and social media posts.
Margot Amzallag

Margot Amzallag

Marketing & Events Coordinator
P: 310.393.9825 x 113
E: marketing@smchamber.com

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Rhonda Dans

Rhonda Dans

Executive Assistant
P: 310-393-9825 x 110
E: info@smchamber.com

MEMBERSHIP

The Santa Monica Chamber offers businesses a local platform to tap into the power of an already established community of business owners and entrepreneurs. Members of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce are a part of a community of over 800 member organizations.

Overview

Reasons to Join

Join the Chamber

Meet our New Members

Member Login

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MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

Learn what our members have to say about the Chamber!
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Santa Monica Chamber has afforded me the networking infrastructure that I just wouldn’t have found anywhere else. I’m grateful for the enormous lift it provided as I launched my new career in Santa Monica!

Sydney Sigman - Insperity

In addition to keeping me informed with all aspects of the City, The Chamber is a great medium for cultivating relationships with local businesses.

Evan Pozarny - Muselli Commercial Realtors

We support the Chamber to have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of people who are interested in making Santa Monica a better place to live, work, and play for residents, visitors, and businesses.

John Maceri - OPCC

The chamber staff has been most helpful in getting my business built by being a wonderful liason on city and building matters.

Jonathan Chu - The Independence

BE INFORMED

Starting a Business

Business in Santa Monica

Buy Locally

Health Care

Business Greening

Disaster Planning And Recovery

Industry Specific

Frequently Asked Questions

SANTA MONICA

The Chamber connects you to many resources for your business development and needs.

Click Here to View Business Guide

Visitor Information

Santa Monica contains the best of the California coast, on the westside of Los Angeles, a diverse business economy and an unequalled quality of life for visitors and residents.

Accommodation Guide

There’s no end to the wonderful items and gifts you can find in many of Santa Monica’s world famous shopping districts.

Dining Guide

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce presents a guide of the best restaurants, cafes, delivery, catering and coffee shops in Los Angeles.

Retail Guide

There’s no end to the wonderful items and gifts you can find in many of Santa Monica’s world famous shopping districts.

Non-Profit Guide

The Chamber is proud to count many nonprofit organizations as its valued members.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Government Affairs Committee

Monday, November 4th at 4:00pm

Monday, December 2nd, at 4:00pm

Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 4:00pm

 

City Council

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CONTACT US


Santa Monica
Chamber of Commerce

2425 Olympic Blvd, Suite # 160E
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 393-9825
Fax: (310) 394-1868
info@smchamber.com


JOIN THE CHAMBER
Our staff at the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce makes it a priority to serve as a valuable resource to your business. Here are the top four reasons to join today!

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ADVOCACY

The Chamber is your voice in ensuring the continued growth and vitality of our local economy.

Policy Pillars

Local Government Representatives

Advocacy Letters

Business Roundtable

Watch City Hall Meetings Live

Santa Monica Alliance

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