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Founded more than one hundred years ago, the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce remains one of the most influential forces in local government and regional economic development. The mission of the Chamber is to secure the economic future of our community, and to enhance the quality of life in the city of Oakland. 

With some 1,000 members, the Chamber is actively involved in public policy and provides valuable resources to members.


Creating dynamic events and programs to connect Chamber members and local partners.


Convening the community to bring together diverse voices that help Oakland thrive.


Facilitating dialogue between members, residents, and the community.


Leading the East Bay in advocacy, research and data, and philanthropy.

About Oakland Chamber

The Chamber proudly offers unprecedented benefits – advocacy, research, small business and nonprofit programming, special member – to – member discounts, award-winning publications and communications platforms, and numerous opportunities to help make local businesses connect and prosper.

Join us to help make Oakland, and the metropolitan area, an even better place in which to live, work, and play.

Oakland Chamber's 116th Annual Meeting and Awards

On June 29, the Chamber convened Oakland/East Bay leaders to honor members of our community and plan for the year ahead. During the event we highlighted Oakland’s resiliency and honored those making significant impacts in our community, particularly during these unprecedented times.

We also heard from keynote speaker California’s newest U.S. Senator, the Honorable Alex Padilla.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Oakland is Rooted in Diversity

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce believes diversity, equity and inclusion are integral to the economic future of our community. We see DEI as a necessary tool for enhancing the quality of life for everyone. By connecting businesses, creating opportunities to convene, and cultivating community, the Chamber is committed to lead a sustainable and equitable path for businesses.

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The Latest

COVID-19 Resources
As COVID-19 continues to impact Oakland’s economy, the Chamber will continue to provide resources and programming to support our small businesses and nonprofits through this difficult time. Check back regularly for updates and opportunities as we weather this storm together.
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Recent News
Standing together as crime rises in Oakland, the five Oakland multicultural Chambers of Commerce, representing thousands of local and small businesses across our great city, stand united against hatred, misinformation and divisive rhetoric.
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Chamber Hosts Conversations on Supporting Oakland’s Unsheltered Population
The issues contributing to homelessness are as complex as the solutions needed to address this growing crisis - and we know this is the number one issue for Oaklanders. What we also know is no one person, organization, or elected body can solve this independent of others. This crisis impacts our entire community and we need to come together, find what is working and what isn’t and focus our collective efforts.
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