The Chamber strives to make Los Gatos a better place to work, live, and play. Through our many programs and events, we strengthen and promote member businesses while enhancing the unique quality of life in our community.
Chamber membership offers members a way to become part of a larger business network, providing opportunities for meeting and interacting with new contacts, and gaining additional exposure. It also gives consumers a positive perception of the business.
As a Chamber member, you’re listed in the newsletter, e-Newsletter, on Facebook, and more. You can also grow your business using additional advertising opportunities afforded exclusively to Chamber members.
2. Networking Opportunities.
The Chamber offers members many ways to network with other business professionals and community leaders, including monthly mixers and quarterly luncheons.
3. Access to Community Leaders and Elected Officials.
The Chamber meets regularly with Town officials regarding business issues.
The Chamber represents the local business community at Town Hall and other venues, giving a voice to the members' ideas and needs. The Chamber focuses on the needs of small businesses, offering specialized training for small business owners.
5. Cost-Effective Advertising.
The Chamber has targeted, effective, and affordable advertising in its publications and at chamber events. This allows members to effectively advertise on a small budget. You receive effective advertising in a variety of ways - the weekly e-Newsletter (which goes out to over 4,500 subscribers), on our website (with over 2,000 unique visitors every month), in our Annual Directory (17,500 magazines annually), and with our friends on Facebook.
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and we recommend Chamber members. In person, on the phone or online, The Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce is a great referral source for member-businesses each day.
7. Professional Development.
The Chamber has opportunities for members to attend workshops and seminars that will help your business succeed. Members also have access to free business counseling and use of the Chamber conference room for meetings
Increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you are identified as a member of a chamber of commerce. Many members of the community consider Chamber of Commerce membership to be a sign of a reputable, solid business.
9. Stay Informed
By being involved with the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, you can have an “ear to the ground” on what is going on in our local community. The Chamber utilizes several media outlets including broadcast emails, our weekly e-newsletter, the Chamber’s Facebook fan and profile pages, Twitter account, and LinkedIn group provide opportunities for members to stay informed and get connected with other like-minded professionals.
10. Get Involved
Opportunities for involvement have always been a key element of the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce. Whether it is through an event committee or one of the service groups such as the Ambassadors, you can contribute to the work of the organization and the progress of our community. In addition to helping to make a difference, your involvement can also expand your business contacts.