In This Issue:
Upcoming Events
Annual Membership Meeting
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Join us for our Annual Membership Meeting at KARL STORZ Imaging. Come hear the Chamber's plans and priorities for 2020. The event will celebrate our outgoing board members, welcome our new Board Members, recognize our Ambassador of the Year and present the Chairman's Award.

Ribbon Cutting at Aerotek Goleta
Thursday, January 16, 2020
4:00-6:00 p.m.
5425 Hollister Ave., Suite 180

Join us to welcome new member Aerotek to Goleta and celebrate their new office! The Ribbon Cutting will be at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact
January Issue and Policy Roundtable: Public Safety Power Shutoffs
Friday, January 24, 2020
Glen Annie Golf Club

Are power shutoffs or the threat of power shutoffs affecting your business? Come to January IPR with Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson to contribute business feedback on this important issue. 

2020 B2B Breakfast
B2B Breakfasts will kick off with "We Love Our Members" on Tuesday, February 4th. 

 January B2B has been cancelled.

The following are B2B Dates for 2020:  February 4, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1. 

Save the date!
2020 Goleta State of the City
Thursday, April 16, 2020
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara

Kathy Odell, Peter Brown and Riley the search dog lead an all-star
group of honorees making a difference in the community

Individuals, volunteers, businesses, organizations and others were recognized for the outstanding contributions they have made to enhance Goleta during a ceremony at  The Ritz-Carlton Bacara  on November 23rd. 

The Goleta Chamber of Commerce's 70th Annual Goleta's Finest community gala honored individuals and businesses who go above and beyond to make Goleta so special. 

The honorees make a difference in the Goleta community and they have a positive contribution to society. The awards were given to all walks of life and people of all ages.

Goleta kicked off the holiday season at the 4th Annual Old Town Christmas Parade on Saturday night.

More than 50 entries participated in the nighttime procession traveling on Hollister Avenue, between Orange and Kinman avenues in Old Town. Nonprofit and community organizations, schools, sports teams, clubs, businesses, marching bands and other lively groups from around the city were represented in the half-mile cavalcade.
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The City of Goleta has created a community survey on homelessness. It takes 5 minutes or less to complete. We urge business representatives to participate in this important process.
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We welcomed two new members in December: Zia Group (Todd Shea) and Chevron (Sara Dearmin).  

We welcomed three new members in November: Strauss Wind Project (Michael McCormick and Daniel Duke), Miramar Group (Geoffry Carter), and Aerotek (Rick Garcia and Corey McElliott)  

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Christmas Day Brunch on the Bluff
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara
Wednesday, December 25th
10:30 am and 1:00 pm (two seatings)
8301 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara
Celebrate this holiday season with family and friends on The Bluff. Executive Chef Umit Kaygusuz's extensive brunch buffet will feature traditional offerings including slow roasted ginger glazed ham, herb-crusted bone-in prime rib, winter seasonal offerings inspired from local farms, tartare and ceviche bar. Chef Don will construct a decadent dessert hall, and guests can sip on bottomless bubbles and a special holiday beverage. Live holiday music and a visit from Santa makes this a uniquely memorable event.  Fee: $175 for adults, $80 for children 2-10 years old (plus tax and gratuity).  For reservations, please phone 805-571-4220 or  email .

World of Pinot Noir 2020
March 5 - 7, 2020
Ritz-Carlton Bacara
8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA
The 20th Anniversary of World of Pinot Noir takes place at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara, from Thursday, March 5 through Saturday, March 7, 2020. The annual event gathers the planets foremost Pinot Noir wineries and winemakers, renowned chefs, sommeliers and leading wine scholars in a weekend-long seaside celebration of this delicious and storied wine.