June 2017

We have a unique opportunity to be featured in our widely distributed publication. Join Strata Hotel, Casto Roofing, Foothill College, and other local businesses and be a part of the Chamber Directory & Community Guide. The print version of the Directory is distributed to hotels, new residents, visitors and business owners. See 2016-2017 Community Guide.

5 Reasons you should be advertising in the Mountain View Community Guide.
  1. Connect with thousands of visitors, new residents and fellow chamber and community members to help grow and market your business to Mountain View and beyond.
  2. Increase brand recognition for as little as $1 a day.
  3. Advertising in the guide will position your company as a strong supporter and leader in the community....

iMarketing Made Simple
Mountain View Police Activities League
Yamaha Motor Ventures
YOGA is Youthfulness 

Community Events
How do I post an event on the Chamber's community calendar?
Local organizations are encouraged to submit their events to be added to our community calendar on a regular basis. Please adhere to the following guidelines for all event submissions.

Preference will be given to those events taking place in the cities of Mountain View, Los Altos, Sunnyvale and Palo Alto. Large scale events of influence outside the city of Mountain View will be considered for inclusion on an individual basis.

June 14: Business Mixer at Gilman's Kitchen

Join Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and Gilmans Kitchens & Bath for our June Business Mixer!

RSVP today to build your business contacts within the chamber. 

June 20: FuELSV Meetup

New to the workforce? Join our relaunched Emerging Professionals group at the next meetup. Details below.

June 13: 3 Marketing Mistakes Local Businesses Make & How to Fix Them
The competition surrounds you. You've got everything running the way you think it should. Customers love you. But there is only one problem; you are unsure how to get more customers to love you and spread the word. Stop making the same marketing mistakes over and over again.

Join iMarketing Made Simple to learn 3 Marketing Mistakes Local Businesses Make & How to Fix Them. Event is free to attend, continental breakfast provided.

Technology Showcase 2017
Technology Showcase is back! We've partnered with the City of Mountain View to present the 3rd Annual Technology Showcase. 
Event will be held on July 12th from 11:30am to 3pm at Civic Center Plaza 500 Castro Street. 
  • Product demonstrations
  • Opportunities for business-to-business partnerships
  • Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs
If you or your company would like to participate or showcase your product or service in the Technology Showcase click below .

Giving opportunity through Education and Scholarships
Scholarship Mountain View 
We are so excited to announce that this year the MVCOC Education Foundation gave $55,500 in scholarships to 13 Mountain View resident High School students.  These students:
  • Have displayed academic excellence
  • Are committed to community service (participated in projects and activities outside the realm of work and formal education or shown a willingness to serve their school, friends, family or community
  • Have demonstrated that they are developing a sense of purpose in their life, as well as for the future by setting goals and objectives focused on a career path
  • Shown
  • financial need  
We are extremely grateful to all of our generous donors who made these scholarships possible.. Read more.
Leadership Mountain View  
Helping Good People Become Great Leaders
If you are looking to:
  • Expand your network
  • Enhance your leadership style
  • Activate your passion to serve
Then Leadership Mountain View is for you!
Complete the online application
by July 31, 2017.   We recommend that you apply early to be sure to get a spot, limited seats are available for this 9 month program, beginning September 2017 and ending May 2018. 
Mountain View Working Scholars 
We are very excited to announce that Mountain View Working Scholars was awarded the $100,000 Inspire Mountain View Grant on May 3rd.   All of these funds will be given in scholarships to people who live and work in Mountain View and who are working towards a Bachelor's Degree through the Mountain View Working Scholars program.

A 4 year Bachelor's degree is within reach for everyone.  If you have some college credit or are just getting started on a degree, Mountain View Working Scholars is for you.  
Take advantage of this opportunity to earn more, be promoted and stay in Mountain View. |  Learn More  | Apply Here |
The Chamber acts as a custodian of donations that are made to Mountain View Working Scholars, which makes college level education accessible for everyone .  Your donation to this program can help raise the tide of economic success for everyone in Mountain View and beyond.   Donations for Mountain View Working Scholars can be made  here .

I Love Mountain View 
I Love Mountain View is the virtual "Visitor Center" for the City of Mountain View.  We are committed to educating the community about all that Mountain View has to offer.  Get the insider's perspective on all that is happening and what to do in Mountain View by visiting ILoveMV.org.
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