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Chamber Trip to Portugal
Portugal, October 20 – 28, 2019
Join the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce as we head to Lisbon, Porto, and the scenic coastal towns in between! Pre-trip to Barcelona and post-trip to Northern Spain available. Questions? Please call Lynn Pauline at (925) 934-2007. Click here for a brochure.
Art & Wine Festival Voted Best Community Event
Walnut Creek Magazine recently released their Best of 2018 Reader's Choice Awards issue, and the Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival won Best Community Event. The Chamber is honored to receive this recognition for the third consecutive year. We sincerely thank the generous sponsors and all the hard working Chamber members and community volunteers who have helped bring this event to our city for 37 years.
Meet Our Ambassadors
Meet our wonderful team of Ambassadors! Be sure to check back as we continue to add more profiles.
Access the Digital Map
Click here to view the digital version of the Chamber's map of Walnut Creek.
Have you been waiting to host a Chamber Business and Social Hour? Now's your chance to let us know. The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce is accepting member requests to fill our 2019 calendar. Hosting is a great way to showcase your business to Chamber members, non-members, government officials, educators and local businesses. Click Read More for hosting details & application. For more information, contact Linda Vesneski, Chamber Membership Director, (925) 934-2007.
The Civic Affairs committee represents the Chamber and the business community in local, state and governmental issues and meets once per month, generally every second Tuesday at the new time of 9 a.m. Read on to find out this month's information.
Presented by the Contra Costa Chambers of Commerce and held at Boundary Oak Golf Course was attended by over 150 business and civic leaders. The Mayors’ of Walnut Creek-Cindy Silva, Concord-Carlyn Obringer, Lafayette-Mike Anderson, Martinez-Rob Schroder, and Pleasant Hill-Ken Carlson shared and reviewed the highlights and challenges facing their respective communities in issues such as housing, homelessness, infrastructure, congestion and economic development. Summit Moderator and Walnut Creek Chamber Chair-Elect, Matt Guichard, probed each of the topics from a business perspective. This year the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau took the lead in facilitating the Summit.
Be sure to check out all the deals Walnut Creek Chamber members are offering to other Walnut Creek Chamber members. Want to see all your member benefits? Go to the Member Benefits menu on the top right of this page.
Yours Humanly, a Northern California-based nonprofit that provides underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education, was named 2018-2019 Outstanding Volunteer Organization during the 7th annual Mount Diablo Education Association (MDEA) Academy Awards, held May 9, at Centre Concord and attended by 200 educators, staff, and volunteers. Yours Humanly was recognized for its long-term volunteer partnership with the Mount Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) and its positive impact on thousands of MDUSD students. Read the full story here. In the picture from (l-r) Yours Humanly board members Kevin Hennessy, Rhea Johnson, Founder Sunny Singh, John Duarte, Linda Rimac Colberg.
State of the City 2019
Salon Hanover Ribbon Cutting
We joined Salon Hanover for their ribbon cutting ceremony on April 30th to celebrate their grand opening in Walnut Creek with great ambiance and delicious food from Sunrise Bistro & Catering! Salon Hanover is an independent salon dedicated to offer an unparalleled menu of salon services to their clients. Do check out their variety of services for kids, women and men.Welcome to Walnut Creek!
June BASH Join US!
Our June BASH hosts have a wonderful event planned with our following members: Ruth Bancroft Garden & NurseryChairs for AffairsCatering from Heritage Eats Beer from Calicraft Brewing Co.Wine provided by F & M BankDebuting the new Bubbles and Brews Prosecco & Craft Beer bar truck. Click here to register.
Tap House Ribbon Cutting
We joined Tap House for their ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their Grand Opening at the Boundary Oak in Walnut Creek with an all new ambiance and a new menu-makeover. Tap House is great place to hangout and enjoy a local craft beer or handcrafted cocktail. They are committed to offering a rotating selection of local craft beers! Enjoy their fantastic Walnut Creek location with some of the best views in the city...