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UPCOMING EVENTS

Signature Event

2024 Stockton Chamber Golf Tournament

Monday, April 8, 2024

Sponsorships still available

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Signature Event

2024 State of the City

Thursday, April 18, 2024

You’ll definitely want to be part of the exciting festivities to hear Mayor Kevin Lincoln’s State of the City address and get an update on the State of the Port of Stockton from the Port Commission Chairman.

Tickets and Sponsorships available

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PREVIOUS EVENTS


Business Education Alliance Breakfast Symposium – Jan 23, 2024

Programs

Verve IT – February 1, 2024

Networking Mixers

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

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Hedy Holmes Staffing Services

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Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery

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SJC Child Abuse Prevention Council

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Collins Eletric Co. cars from 1924

Collins Electric Co.

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LOCAL / MEMBER NEWS

Hedy Holmes Staffing Services celebrating 45 years of service

02/26/2024

Hedy Holmes Staffing Celebrates 45 Years in the San Joaquin Valley

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Mango Crazy drinks

02/22/2024

Mango Crazy Celebrates Birthday Month with Special Deals Every Tuesday

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Downtown Stockton mural

02/16/2024

Stockton Arts Commission to Host First Art Exhibit – March 12th

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KTJ Design Co. 50% off sale

02/16/2024

KTJ Design Co Announces the Leap Year Showroom Sample Sale

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Grand View Village sign

02/08/2024

Become a Certified Business With the State of California

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Grand View Village sign

02/08/2024

Grand View Village: A New Beacon of Affordable Housing and Community Support in Downtown Stockton

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Eric Dudley

02/07/2024

Conservatory professor of voice notches second prestigious Grammy

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Valley Strong Credit Union

02/07/2024

Valley Strong Credit Union Releases 2023 Impact Report

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Regent Leticia Robles (far right) speaks with students at Noche de Bienvenida.

02/07/2024

Pacific designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, becomes nation’s highest-ranked private HSI university

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STATE / FEDERAL NEWS

A ship sails through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

01/25/2024

California court ruling could threaten key source of funding for disputed giant water tunnel project

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12/21/2023

2024 California State Laws

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BUSINESS INSIDERS

Two employees shaking hands at a table with other coworkers

02/26/2024

Navigating Talent Turnover and Fostering a Thriving Company Culture

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A person putting money into a tip jar

02/20/2024

The New Tipping Culture and the Effects on Consumer Behavior & Business

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SBA logo

02/16/2024

What You Need to Know about the SBA’s New Subcontracting Rules

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A man smiling while on a video call on his laptop

02/12/2024

Break the Ice, Break the Stress: Making Remote Meetings Fun

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Grand View Village sign

02/09/2024

Why Your Best Employees Leave

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Productivity

02/05/2024

Unlocking Productivity: The Case for a Four-Day Work Week

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LEADERSHIP STOCKTON CIRCLE

On Friday, February 9, 2024 the Leadership Stockton Class had their Community Serving Community Day. The class got to learn a lot about local non-profits and how they serve the community.

Thank you to all of our non-profit host organizations:

  • Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin
  • Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin
  • Family Justice Center
  • Family Resource Center
  • Gospel Center Rescue Mission
  • PREVAIL
  • St. Mary’s Community Services

Thank you to all of our speakers:

  • Kristen Birtwhistle, (LS Class of ’85), United Way of San Joaquin
  • Peter Johnson (LS Class of ’02), University of the Pacific Westgate Center
  • Karen Amestoy, (LS Class of ‘17)

What an eye opening and inspirational day!

Leadership Stockton 2023 at Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin
Leadership Stockton 2023 at Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin
Leadership Stockton 2023 at Family Resource Center
Leadership Stockton 2023 at Gospel Center Rescue Mission
Leadership Stockton 2023 at PREVAIL

GRC / ADVOCACY UPDATE

Stockton Takes Action Against Retail Theft (STAART) has begun!

Frank Ferral at the STAART Task Force Meeting
Stockton Takes Action Against Retail Theft Task Force meeting

The purpose of the STAART program is to address the serious epidemic devastating our business community, costing our business community a tremendous amount of money, time, and future revenue. Moreover, public and employee safety is compromised. Accordingly, the STAART program will leverage existing efforts in combating retail theft is Stockton by proactively engaging in activities and actions to mitigate crime. STAART activities will include educational workshops and conference, simplifying incident reporting through the development of an App, and producing PSAs for social media platforms.

The Chamber is the largest business organization in Stockton and San Joaquin County, The Chamber’s mission is to aggressively promote an economically vibrant business community. The STAART program strengthens the Chamber’s efforts, for business security and prosperity, to determinedly pursue solutions to this paramount obstacle to an economic vibrant Stockton, is consistent with the Chamber’s Charter.

Thus, the STAART program objective is to optimize the existing Business Watch program through total business participation and innovation. Again, as the largest business organization in Stockton and San Joaquin County, the Chamber is uniquely positioned to administer the STAART initiative in partnership with law enforcement and other stakeholders.

Get involved! The next STAART Task Force meeting will be on Friday, March 8 at 8:30 a.m. in the Chamber Conference Room. Contact Frank J. Ferral, Chief Policy Officer at frank@stocktonchamber.org for more information.

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RIBBON CUTTINGS

San Joaquin County Economic Development Association ribbon cutting

SJC WorkNet

01/31/2024

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Peachy's Food To Go ribbon cutting

Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) 25 Years

01/24/2024

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