January Chamber Happenings

January 2017

Happy New Year! As we begin 2017, we want to gather as much feedback from our members as possible.
Your input is valuable to us in making sure we deliver the programs and services that support you and your business. In an effort to gather member input for our 2017 Strategic Planning Session in January, we have three basic questions to ask our members. Please respond by January 15, 2017. Please take a quick moment to fill out our 3 question survey here.

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22nd Annual Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Leaders Awards 
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 22nd Annual Celebration of Leaders Awards. This year we honor the following:

2017 Celebration of Leaders Honorees
  • Ambassador of the Year: Mike Kasperzak
  • Outstanding Business Person: Sarah Astles, OPAL Nightclub
  • Outstanding Young Business Person: Sophie Alcorn, Alcorn Immigration Law
  • Outstanding Organization: CONCERN: Employee Assistance Program
  • Outstanding New Member: Eureka! Mountain View
  • Outstanding Small Business: Interiors & Textiles
  • Outstanding Large Business: Kaiser Permanente
  • Lifetime Achievement: Rick Meyer
  • Special Recognition: Terry Allie, California Artists
Participating Non-Profits Honoring their Volunteer of the Year
  • Community Services Agency: Tom Smith
  • El Camino YMCA: Adrian Gonzales
  • Friends of Stevens Creek Trail: Tom Bornheimer
  • KMVT Community Television: Nick Borda
  • Leadership Mountain View: TBA
  • Mountain View Public Safety Foundation: Cliff Del Carlo
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Jan 26: Tri-City Chamber Expo: Mountain View, Los Altos & Palo Alto
Please join the Mountain View, Los Altos and Palo Alto Chambers for the Tri-City Business Expo.

This huge event attracts over 250 attendees and 30 exhibitors. Bring plenty of business cards!

RSVP today to build your business contacts within the chamber. 

AVAILABLE: Promotional Tables!
Put your business on display at the Tri-City Business Mixer! Act fast as there are only 10 tables available per chamber! Call your Chamber 650-968-8378 
Participation Fee: $200 per 6' table (tablecloth included)

Jan 10: Ribbon Cutting: Dong Lai Shun  
Dong Lai Shun invites you to their ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, January 10 at 12:00 NOON! 
Dong Lai Shun was established in Beijing over 100 years ago and is recognized as one of Beijing's leading restaurants with branches all over China. It has been operating for over 100 years and served the royal families of the Qing Dynasty.
Dong Lai Shun has plans to expand to North America and selected Mountain View for its first restaurant location in the U.S. 
Best known for Asian Hot Pot cuisine, Dong Lai Shun will offer guests the best of Beijing cuisine in a setting that reflects the rich culture and history of the city. Its dining room features authentic Chinese furniture, carved panels and glass work designed to transport guests to the capital of China where the Emperor and his court enjoyed the best of everything. 

We're Hiring! Government Affairs & Business Advocacy Liaison 

The Chamber is seeking a positive, enthusiastic, flexible, creative Government Affairs & Business Advocacy Liaison to hit the ground running in assisting the Chamber's advocacy efforts. Interested parties, please send your resume with cover letter and writing sample to: jobs@chambermv.org.

Job Description

Grand Boulevard Initiative Task Force Selects Award Winners 
Six Peninsula cities recently received top honors for development projects and plans in the El Camino Real corridor that exemplifies the Grand Boulevard Initiative (GBI) Guiding Principles . The Grand Boulevard Initiative is a coalition of private and public entities aimed at improving El Camino Real, and policy makers from the public and private sectors make up the GBI Task Force.

This year, two awards were granted - a 2016 Grand Boulevard Initiative Award and 10-Year Legacy Award, which commemorates a previously awarded project as an exemplary legacy project of the 10 years of the Grand Boulevard Initiative... Read More 
Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Business at Little to No Cost Through Our Partnership with Study.com  
Mountain View Working Scholars

Accelerating local workforce development via technology-education-community partnership.

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation and Mountain View technology company, Study.com, are thrilled to announce an unprecedented workforce development initiative. Together, we are offering the opportunity for anybody working in Mountain View to earn a Bachelor's degree in Business - at little to no cost. Read More
Incredible Results Happen When Your Partner with TriNet    
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with TriNet, a leading provider of full-service HR solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs) to bring you a one stop shop for your human resource needs. We recently signed on with TriNet for our HR and immediately realized the increased employee satisfaction in the array of benefits. Read More