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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.

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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
Supporting Small Businesses During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Small local businesses have been hit hard by the global pandemic. The Oakland Chamber of Commerce’s own Ashleigh Smallwood, Small Business and Workforce Manager, explains the Chamber’s approach to helping these businesses survive and thrive.
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In Memory of Tom Guarino
It is with a very heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Tom Guarino on December 30th from COVID. Having worked in Public Affairs for PGE for close to 20 years as well as CEO of not one but two Chamber’s in Northern California, Tom was a dedicated member of our Chamber family and a giant presence in Oakland.
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Check out our partnership with Oaklandish!

The Oakland Metro Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the release of its mask in partnership with Oaklandish. 100% of proceeds will go to the Alameda County Community Food Bank. Masks are available for purchase on the Keep Oakland Alive website— check them out below! 

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