May 19, 2020
We Got This LG!
Giving credit...
Thank you to Maya Holton, a 2018 LGHS grad and her mom Whitney for providing the inspiration for the We Got This LG! campaign. We first saw this handmade sign, "We Got This LG" on a sign affixed to the Los Gatos Theatre and the rest is history. Thanks Maya and Whitney!
Support the Chamber
With your support we will be able to keep our doors open and continue to fight for the business community and Los Gatos.

The Chamber of Commerce, just like every business, is experiencing financial impacts due to COVID-19. Our ability to generate revenue has been greatly diminished due to the protocols necessary to control this pandemic. Despite all of these challenges, we have made our resources, webinars, and public policy advocacy available to the general public during this challenging time. 

If you are interested in supporting our efforts to be a convener and a champion for stronger communities, we would be grateful for your financial contribution of any size. We look forward to continuing to serve our businesses and the community.
We are excited to be moving through the phases. Phase 2, curbside pick up, starts on Friday!
The most current information is always on the Chamber website. Click the links below to find out what businesses are open for business - either virtually or open as essential services.
Limited to 20 registrants. 
Virtual Networking Mixer
Thursday, May 28 at 4:30pm
Join us via Zoom for a Virtual Networking Mixer! One of our greatest strengths as a Chamber of Commerce is connecting the business community. We can still connect and network - even though we can't do it in person!
Shop LG Local Raffle
2 Winners Each Week
Only one more week!
Support a local business and get a chance to win gift cards to other (or the same!) Los Gatos businesses! We can't wait to see all of your entries.


How to Enter:
  1. Purchase items or services from a local Los Gatos business or get takeout/delivery from a Los Gatos restaurant.
  2. Either post a photo of you holding your purchase to Instagram, add the hashtag #wegotthislg, and tag the Chamber (@losgatoschamber) and the business. (Private accounts, DM us a screenshot of your post!)
  3. OR - not on Instagram? Send a copy of your receipt to chamber@losgatoschamber.com
Where's Waldo?
Learn something about the Town's Budget
Los Gatos Community Alliance (LGCA) is hosting a game to educate our residents on the Town budget. Be the first to find Waldo and receive a $100 gift certificate to a Los Gatos Restaurant.

LGCA is interested in making town finances more transparent and easier for the average citizen to understand. But there are other urgent matters at hand. LGCA is concerned about all of the Los Gatos businesses and their employees who have been slammed by CV 19, so they created a "game" which can easily be played from the comfort of home. It will educate and inform about the Los Gatos budgeting process and help our local restaurants. There will be 6 winners, each will receive a $100 gift certificate to a Los Gatos Restaurant. It's a way to get more people interested in the town budget and to help some of the local restaurants.

Go to the LGCA homepage ( www.lgca.town ) for the rules and learn how you can win a gift certificate to one of our many fine restaurants. 
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Embodied Recovery
Social/ Emotional Health Sessions
Digital Marketing Workshops
While you are sheltering in place, now is a great time to learn about digital marketing. Sofya Elperin-Smirvov is an expert in small business marketing. Sofya offers digital marketing training, consulting and full marketing management. She is an expert in paid search ads, email marketing, social media, content creation, website optimization and all digital and traditional marketing channels.
Below are a few webinars that she is presenting. Take advantage of these opportunities.

Email Marketing - Friday, June 5, 1:00-2:30pm - FREE

Learn from start to finish, how to set up your email marketing. Even if you have never sent an email for your business this is a great starting point. We will use the MailChimp email system for the demonstrations.
  • Different Mail Platforms - MailChimp, iContact, ActiveCampaign, ConstantContact
  • Plan and prepare lifecycle market strategies.
  • Types of Emails - Promotional, transactional, behavioral
  • Map email content to your customers' lifecycle
  • Plan, execute and measure email marketing campaigns
  • Craft a subject line, A/B testing, content buidling
  • Gain basic familiarity with common tools of the trade, i.e. MailChimp
  • Understand email marketing metrics
Wed May 20th, 3- 4:30pm - $20
  • Why is it called Pay to Play?
  • What is an Ad Campaign?
  • Campaign Structure
  • Setup - picking an objective or goal
  • Targeting - who are you targeting, how do you target?
  • Tracking - how can we see if this campaign worked?
  • Ad Creation and Design Resources
Facebook Ads (Intermediate) Friday, May 22nd, 1-2pm - $20
This is the follow-up to the Beginner level Facebook Ads workshops. You will learn:
  • Custom/ lookalike Audiences
  • Tracking pixels
  • Deeper analysis
  • And more...
Registration require for all webinars
2020 Census
Shape Your Future
Be counted! Make sure Santa Clara County and California receives our fair share of federal funds.
Town of Los Gatos website
The Town of Los Gatos has compiled a very comprehensive page of Covid-19 messages and resources. It outlines how all the Town departments are functioning throughout this crisis. In addition, it has resources for businesses and individuals, as well as ways you can volunteer.
Coronavirus Update
For the latest updates, please visit Santa Clara County Public Health.
Resources For Individuals
For Business Resources go to the Chamber website
  1. The Order and Appendices, effective May 4
  2. The Health Officer Indicators
  3. Press Statement
Facebook Live Public Health Briefings The Public Health Department continues to provide Santa Clara County residents with informational updates each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00 a.m. on its  Facebook Page
Extension of the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order : Deputy County Executive David Campos talks with County Counsel James Williams about some of the top questions and concerns related to the latest Shelter in Place Order.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange   - bikes for essential workers in need of transportation during shelter in place. The program accepts bikes that are ready-to-ride or need minor repairs and gives them to essential workers who need a bike but can’t afford one. Interested residents can sign up as a recipient, donor, or volunteer  here .  
FAQs about the Local Health Officer Shelter in Place Order
  1. Shelter in Place FAQ-English
  2. Shelter in Place FAQ-Chinese
  3. Shelter in Place FAQ-Spanish
  4. Shelter in Place FAQ-Vietnamese
  5. Shelter in Place FAQ-Tagalog 
Any business, faith, nonprofit, labor or community leader with questions should contact  cboliaison@eoc.sccgov.org .
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