New Year’s Resolutions to Grow Your Business with the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce!

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As you plan your business strategies for 2015, we hope you will continue to include the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce and Convention-Visitors Bureau on your list of organizations to become more engaged with to assist you in achieving your goals and growing your business.

Even though 2014 was an upbeat year for most business sectors and 2015 is predicted to have continued growth, we hope you will take advantage of these great opportunities to grow your business even more with the Santa Clara Chamber.  Here are a just a few to kick off your 2015:

Employment Law Update January 21, 2015 from 8:30-10:30am at the Chamber office.  Your presenters will be attorneys Brian Nagatani and Mary Wang, who are partners of the law firm Hixson Nagatani LLP.  Hixson Nagatani LLP advises and represents employers in a wide range of employment law matters.  Registration is $45 for members and $60 for non-members.

Attend our January 29, 2015 “Mixin’ in the New Year” connection event.  This is a NEW joint mixer with the Campbell and San Jose Chambers of Commerce.  You’ll have the opportunity to mix and mingle with members of each chamber, all while enjoying the hospitality of Lunch with Tony @ The Tech Cafe.  Also meet with our exhibitors during the mini-business expo. Members who RSVP by Friday, January 23 will attend at no charge; those who RSVP between January 24-28 will be assessed a late registration fee of $10; non-members and any on-site registration are $20.

Learn about what’s new in Santa Clara at Outlook 2015 on February 18, 2015.  Mayor Matthews will give his “State of City” presentation and key Santa Clara developers will give us an update on their projects.  Networking begins at 5pm and program concludes by 7pm and will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  Registration is $30 for members and $45 for non-members.

Block your calendar on April 23, 2015 for our second annual Silicon Valley Chamber Business Xpo!  This very successful XPO will return in 2015.  We expect over 100 exhibitors and over 1,000 attendees.  The XPO will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  More information will be available in the new year.  This is a must attend event in 2015!

Use Save Local Now.  This app is a great way to showcase deals and events that you are offering at your place of business.  And best of all, it’s FREE to members!  To learn more about how to utilize Save Local Now to bring more people to your business, contact Alice Martinez at (408) 454-1253 – it only takes 15 minutes!

For all of these events, please register online at www.santaclarachamber.org/events.  Look forward to seeing you in 2015.  Please reach out to me at steve.vandorn@santaclara.org for any other suggestions you have on how we can work together in growing your business!

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