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THE OAKLAND METROPOLITAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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.

Connect

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

Convene

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

Communicate

Facilitating dialogue between members, residents, and the community.

Lead

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

SMALL BUSINESS NEWS

100 small businesses owned by women and people of color in Oakland have the opportunity to receive $10,000 from Comcast RISE. For more information and to apply (available October 3rd), click here.

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 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

Noteworthy
Oakland Chamber Advocates For Long-Term Business Sustainability
In late May 2022, the Oakland City Council voted to place a ballot measure on the November 2022 ballot that will change the City’s current business tax structure from a flat tax to a progressive tax structure. The new structure increases tax rates on Oakland businesses in selected industry categories and gross receipt revenues.
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Recent News
Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Releases Annual Survey of Voter Attitudes
The Chamber is finding new ways to continue providing our members and the community with events and briefings to keep Oakland informed and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. From Town Halls with the Mayor to Small Business Administration webinars, you can peruse an archive of selected event recordings and materials online.
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Update on Oakland’s Encampment Management Plan
Each year, in any poll or survey homelessness is the most pressing concern on the minds of Oakland residents and voters. The Oakland Metro Chamber has been deeply engaged in fundraising and direct support of our City's unsheltered residents, as well as convener of policy leaders and community members on this issue to ensure alignment of all efforts.
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