Dear Members & Friends,
The Chamber Thanks You
Your support this year has enabled us to accomplish a stronger voice for the business community, thank you!
On behalf of the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff we wish you a blessed holiday season! Merry Christmas, and may your New Year be filled with family, friends, good cheer and business growth!
Please note - The Chamber office will be closed on Dec. 24 and will re-open on Jan. 2, 2013!
UniversityNow, a social venture committed to transforming higher education, has announced the debut of the College Works Scholarship Program in Northern California. Through this groundbreaking program, working adults in partner cities of Oakland and Sacramento, as well as San Francisco, who qualify for tuition benefits, now have the opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree from one of UniversityNow's accredited universities at no cost. For more information, click here.
SAVE THE DATE
"Building a Strong Economy: A Vision for 2020," the Chamber's annual economic development summit, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Oakland Convention Center. Hear a keynote address on current trends in city building and a vision for moving Oakland and its neighbors forward by 2020. Then attend one of three breakout sessions on Oakland's strong economic sectors - trade, transportation and logistics; arts and entertainment; or health care. The entire group will also be provided an additional option to convene early in the morning for an "Insider Update + Forecast" real estate market briefing to get up to speed on current developments in the East Bay marketplace. More details to follow. For more information visit www.oaklandchamber.com or contact Amanda Medina at (510) 874-4800, ext. 319 or at email@example.com
See the parade at home
Did you get a chance to see our 13th annual America's Children's Holiday Parade? If not, Click Here for the broadcast schedule.
Travel to Tuscany? Click here
Interested in visiting Ireland? Click here
God Bless America!