Make Plans Now to Attend Economic Summit on February 6th
Weekly News Update Presented by the Oakland Metro Chamber
January 2, 2013
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Dear Members & Friends,


Happy New Year


On behalf of the Chamber staff and Board of Directors, we wish you and your business a healthy and prosperous New Year. Let's make this the finest business community in Oakland in years!



Make plans now to attend Economic Summit on Feb. 6


The Chamber's annual economic development summit, this year entitled "Building a Strong Economy: A Vision for 2020," will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Oakland Convention Center. Hear a keynote address and then attend one of three breakout sessions on Oakland's strong economic sectors - trade, transportation and logistics; arts and entertainment; or health care. Event participants will revisit the strong regional sectors of the East Bay economy identified by the Oakland Partnership work, and envision a plan with regional partners that will result in a strong economy, a dynamic logistic center, and a world-class city the year 2020. For more information visit or contact Amanda Medina at (510) 874-4800, ext. 319 or at  





God Bless America!

Joseph Haraburda, President and CEO