Is our workforce ready for tomorrow’s jobs?
One of the top issues we hear from employers in Oxnard is a lack of trained and educated workers and this is happening throughout the U.S. Chamber Chair Stacy Miller takes a look at the issue and what's being done locally and around the country.

Oxnard Leadership: Go behind-the-scenes to understand the city's past, present and future
There's only one program that will introduce you to the people, businesses and organizations that keep Oxnard moving. Apply before November 22 to be part of the 2020 Oxnard Leadership Program.

Reminder: Please take a moment to rate the Chamber's performance
Are you the primary contact for a Chamber member? If so, then look for last week's email with a brief survey from W.A.C.E. (Western Association of Chamber Executives). Please make time to respond to help us understand your needs, which offerings you value most, and how effectively we deliver on our mission.
Upcoming Events & Meetings
Don't miss your chance to hear insights from the state's top economic and business advisor. The Chamber will welcome Lenny Mendonca, Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor  Gavin Newsom  and Director of  GO-Biz , at the 2019 Oxnard Business Outlook on November 15. Sponsorships are available.

Paradise Chevrolet is celebrating 40 years in business and inviting everyone to the party! Network with members from five chambers and enjoy food, drinks, music, a ribbon cutting and more at a mega-mixer on Wednesday, October 16.

Did You Know?
The mission of the Oxnard Chamber Political Action Committee is to seek out, evaluate qualifications of, and endorse candidates for public office who support the ideals of our free enterprise system. The Oxnard Chamber’s PAC generally evaluates candidates for local, county and state offices.
5 Things the Chamber Did for You Last Week
  1. Convened the Chambers of Commerce Alliance of Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties in our office. The CCA is a coalition of chambers of commerce and business organizations that act as a watchdog for business.
  2. The Board of Directors meeting was held at The Port of Hueneme and included discussion about the five local ballot initiatives, which the Board voted to oppose.
  3. OXYP connected young professionals during a networking breakfast at The Pierpont Inn, where they learned the hotel's history, toured the newly renovated Austen's Restaurant, and enjoyed a delicious breakfast.
  4. The Leadership Steering Committee met to finalize the last session of 2019 and discuss ongoing recruiting efforts for the 2020 class.
  5. Provided networking opportunities during happy hour hosted at the Ventura County Credit Union and featuring wine from Herzog Wine Cellars and food from Main Course California.
Welcome New Members!
(805) 275-3734

2350 E. Vineyard Avenue, Suite B3
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 322-8360

1891 Ventura Boulevard
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 983-6656
Red Tandem Brewery
1009 Harbor Boulevard
Oxnard, CA 93035
(805) 832-4023

500 E. Esplanade Drive, Suite 700
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 604-4472

1093 E. Main St, Suite 243
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 955-9433
Thank You Renewing Members!
The following members have reinvested in the Oxnard Chamber at the "Business Builder" level or higher. We sincerely appreciate your support!
Procter & Gamble Paper Products (46 years)
Community Memorial Health System (25 years)
SeaView IPA (12 years)
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage (4 years)
Clear Channel Outdoor (3 years)
From the Earth (1 year)
Toro Enterprises Inc. (1 year)
We also are so grateful to these members for renewing their commitment to the local economy and business climate!
Alert Real Estate Services, Inc. (51 years)
Oxnard College (37 years)
Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors (33 years)
American Cancer Society (24 years)
California Strawberry Festival (22 years)
Well-Pict Berries (20 years)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County (13 years)
Industrial Park Associates (13 years)
Canteen Food & Vending of Coastal California Inc. (12 years)
McDonald's #12993 (12 years)
McDonald's #13046 (12 years)
Golden State Storage (11 years)
Guild Mortgage Company (11 years)
Gold Coast Health Plan (8 years)
Law Office of Marc L. Charney (6 years)
SERVPRO of Oxnard (5 years)
Valley Care IPA (5 years)
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (4 years)
Santa Clara High School (4 years)
Brusco Tug & Barge Inc. (2 years)
ColourPop Cosmetics (2 years)
El Concilio Family Services (2 years)
Star World (2 years)
Actionpac Scales & Automation (1 year)
California Recycling Services Corp (1 year)
Golden Corral (1 year)
PURETEC Industrial Water (1 year)
Member Messages
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