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Event Highlights
Wednesday, September 9:

Tonight, Tuesday, July 28:

Thursday, July 30:

Marin All County Chambers Mixer
Friday, August 7:

Coffee with the Police Chief, Board Chair & CEO
Monday, August 10:

Wednesday, August 12:

Mixer at Audio Video Integration
Please see important parking information below
Saturday, August 22:

Wednesday, August 26:

Thursday, October 29:

Tuesday, November 17:

Third Annual Women of Industry Luncheon

Chamber Events
Exhibitor Space for the 2015 San Rafael Chamber Business
Showcase is Selling Out Quickly!
Providing Quality Networking Opportunities

When: Wednesday, September 9, 4-7pm
Where: Peacock Gap Clubhouse, San Rafael
Cost: Click here for exhibitor space & sponsorship pricing

Don't miss the 27th annual San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase! This award-winning business expo is the best way to get directly in front of local residents, other business owners, neighbors and friends in the community!

This year's event takes place on Wednesday, September 9 from 4:00-7:00pm at the Peacock Gap Clubhouse in San Rafael. Due to the event's popularity and success, we moved to a new venue that offers more exhibitor space, lots of parking and the ability to host a larger audience.

Also, in our continued efforts to bring you quality events that help you gain the greatest exposure to the Marin community at large and to interact with a variety of local businesses, the San Rafael Chamber is proud to announce our partnership with both the Sausalito and Novato Chamber of Commerce.

Sponsorships are available for additional business exposure!

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Chamber Night at the Pacificspacifics
Promoting & Connecting the Community

When: Tuesday, July 28, 7-9pm
Where: Albert Park, San Rafael Pat Tillman Foundation
Cost: $10 using code 'chamber' (purchase here)

Join Chamber staff and fellow members for our annual night of fun at the San Rafael Pacifics! This year we will be playing against the Vallejo Admirals and former Oakland Athletics player Eric Byrnes will be playing to raise money for the .

We plan on having a big group out there to help our San Rafael Pacifics to yet another Champ ionship this year!
Use the code "chamber" to get discounted tickets for the game.

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All County Chambers Mixerallcomixer 
Providing Quality Networking Opportunities

When: Thursday, July 30, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael
Cost: $5 for members; $20 for future members

Connect with hundreds of business people and grow your network! This fun annual event gives you the chance to meet business people from the Hispanic Chamber of Marin and the Corte Madera, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, Sausalito, Tiburon and San Rafael Chambers.

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Coffee with the Police Chief, Board Chair and President & CEOcoffeepolice
Featuring Weavers Coffee and Panera Bread
Representing Business to Government

When: Friday, August 7, 9-10am
Where: Chamber offices, 817 Mission Ave., San Rafael
Cost: Free. Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 4.

Please join Police Chief Bishop, Board Chair Mark Carrington, and Chamber President and CEO Joanne Webster for coffee, pastries and conversation.

We will provide a brief overview of the Chamber and give you a chance to connect with your fellow members and Chamber Ambassadors. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and share your ideas. We look forward to hearing about how to help the Chamber better serve your business.

Event is limited to 20 attendees. Please email your RSVP to [email protected] by Tuesday, August 4.

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Police Chief Diana Bishop

President & CEO Joanne Webster
Board Chair Mark Carrington

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Mixer at Audio Video IntegrationAVI
Providing Quality Networking Opportunities

When: Wednesday, August 12, 5-7pm
Where: Audio Video Integration, 647 E. Francisco Blvd.
Cost: Free for members; $20 for future members. 

Join us for another great networking opportunity! Make valuable new contacts and show your support for our local economy. Visit Audio Video Integration's beautiful showroom and experience some demonstrations of their powerful home theater technology.

Please note that parking is extremely limited at this locationPlease park in the lot behind Kelly Moore Paints (601 Francisco Blvd. East) on Harbor Street. Click here to view a map.

Please contact Leonard Weingarten if you would like to add someone to the guest list: 415-454-4163 x10; [email protected]

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Adopt a Highway Clean Upadopt
Promoting and Connecting the Community

When: Saturday, August 22, 8:00am
Where: Meet at Chamber parking lot, 817 Mission Ave.
Cost: Priceless!

Help us keep San Rafael beautiful by taking a little time to help clean the southbound 101 exit into downtown San Rafael. We meet at the Chamber parking lot at 8:00am on the 4th Saturday of every month. It usually takes less than an hour.

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Green Briefs: Waste and Water Strategiesgreen for Building Business Value
Promoting and Connecting the Community

When: Wednesday, August 26, 6-8pm
Where: Marin Recycling Center, 535 Jacoby Street
Cost: Free. RSVP Requested.

Boost profitability, enhance your reputation and minimize regulatory risk by making zero waste and water conservation practices an integral part of your daily operations.

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Forecasting the Future Marin Economic Conferenceftf
Representing Business to Government

When: Thursday, October 29, 7:30-10:00am
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael
Cost: $45 for members; $65 for nonmembers

Join us at this not-to-be-missed annual event and learn about data and trends that will be crucial to the success of your business in 2016 and beyond. Program topics include: Drought, Elections and the Economy. Co-presented with the Marin Economic Forum. Tickets on sale now; sponsorships are available for additional business exposure.

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Forecasting the Future
Third Annual Women of Industry LuncheonWOI
Providing Quality Networking Opportunities

When: Tuesday, November 17, 10:30am-2:30pm
Where: Peacock Gap Clubhouse, San Rafael
Cost: $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Ticket price includes one raffle ticket.

The Women of Industry Luncheon is held in recognition of the important contributions of women business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs here in Marin County. At our third annual Luncheon, the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce will honor a woman chosen by her peers for her exemplary leadership in the Marin business community. The "Women of Industry Award" goes to a businesswoman who exemplifies extraordinary leadership in her industry or company and has made a significant impact on the Marin community. 
Please submit your nominations for this year's Women of Industry Award honoree! Click here for the nomination form. Nomination deadline is Monday, August 10.

Sponsorships are also available now!
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Chamber Announcements
Apply Today for the 2015-2016
Leadership Institute

Registration for the 2015-2016 San Rafael Leadership Institute is now open. SRLI is Marin County's premier leadership development program for professionals seeking to make a difference in their community, expand their network, and understand Marin from the ground up. SRLI has been offering a singular opportunity to develop leadership and team-building skills while learning about current issues that impact Marin County for nearly 30 years. The program brings together many of Marin's policy makers and provides participants the chance to build relationships with key stakeholders in the county.

Application deadline is Friday, September 25.

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Chamber Partners with California Film Institute on That's The Ticket! Program

Sign up today to offer Mill Valley Film Festival patrons a discount at your business. MVFF will encourage traffic to your business in exchange for your business offering a discount or special offer to MVFF ticket buyers starting in mid-September and going through October. 

In 2014 MVFF attendance exceeded 60,000 and they expect even bigger crowds this year! Working with local restaurants and retailers, the Festival and TTT! will create a dynamic program encouraging MVFF patrons to visit local businesses. By signing up, your business will be promoted to festival-goers when tickets go on sale starting September 13. The promotion will continue through the month of October. And you can create your own in-store promotion. There are no fees to participate.

Membership Referral Program: Help Strengthen the Chamber and Support Your Fellow Members!

The Chamber is excited to announce that our NEW membership referral program offers you a $50 gift card to participating Chamber members when you refer a business that joins the Chamber.

A big thank you to the following members for joining the program and offering gift cards: Amici's Pizza, Extreme Pizza, Hand & Stone Spa, Il Davide, Lotus Cuisine, Marin Ace, Pleasures of the Heart, San Rafael Joe's, Sol Food, Taste Kitchen & Table, Taylor Maid Farms Coffee, and Whole Foods.

Learn more about the new program and download our referral form 

Member2Member Program - Featured Deal of the Month

Apex Suites: 15% off Penthouse view conference room rentals

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Member Announcements
New Member: Mary Alice C�rdenas, Reverse Mortgage Specialist

Mary-Alice C�rdenas has been a reverse mortgage specialist for over ten years and has supported financial independence for seniors throughout her career. She has helped over 400 seniors remain in their own homes through reverse mortgages.


As an advocate for seniors, Mary-Alice speaks for audiences of financial planners and real estate agents interested in learning about options for their senior clients.  She is available for phone and in person consultations with seniors, family members and their representatives. To discover if you, a loved one or client can benefit from a reverse mortgage, contact Mary-Alice C�rdenas.

Visit reversewithmary-alice.com
Community Events
The Artisan's Rep
Second Saturdays of the Month, June through December: Artisan Fair Courtyard at Northgate Mall
Wednesday, July 29, 5-6:30pm: Upgrade Your World Microsoft 10 launch event. 

To celebrate the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft stores will host Upgrade Your World events with food, giveaways, and fun activities to showcase the power of Windows 10. Upgrade Your World celebrates Microsoft's commitment to being part of the fabric of the local communities in which they operate. RSVP to [email protected]
About Us

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Leonard Weingarten
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Management Strategy Analyst
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Our Core Values
  • Strengthening the Local Economy
  • Promoting and Connecting the Community  
  • Providing Quality Networking Opportunities
  • Representing Business to Government
  • Political Action