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Mission Statement 

The purpose of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce shall be to advocate the common business interests of its general membership, to foster and promote a healthy, competitive business climate, and to enhance the quality of life throughout the City of Walnut Creek, County of Contra Costa, State of California and the United State of America.

History

Founded in 1926, the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce has grown into a major grassroots, member-driven association of businessmen and women. As is stated in its mission statement, “the Chamber advocates common business interests, fosters and promotes a healthy, competitive business climate and enhances the quality of life in Walnut Creek.”

Comprised of approximately 800 firms representing more than 3000 employees, the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest accredited Chambers in the Bay Area. Accreditation by the US Chamber of Commerce requires the Walnut Creek Chamber to meet high standards of performance in planning, programming and conducting a well-balanced program of work.

The Walnut Creek Chamber is composed of hundreds of dedicated volunteers and a seasoned, professional staff. The 20-member board of directors is responsible for the goals, policy and direction of the organization while the staff coordinates the accomplishment of those goals. At the heart of the Chamber are energetic committees and a variety of task forces, undertaking a wide range of projects in a variety of areas. Certainly no business in Walnut Creek is complete without a membership in the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce.

 

Chamber Ambassadors

"A friend suggested I join the Chamber, as it might be a good place to network with the business community and aid in my job search. We had no idea that would lead to my next position as a membership sales representative with the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce. Now, a Realtor with Remax Accord I continue to work this position part time co-chair the Chamber Ambassador Committee as a volunteer.  I love the staff and consider them like family.  I have made many long lasting contacts and friends by being a part of this organization. I would highly recommend the Walnut Creek Chamber to anyone."- Wanda Wallis, Real Easte Consultant, Remax Accord

 




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