August Newsletter
Upcoming Events
8/7 Business ConneXions Group Meeting
8/14 Business Issues & Public Policy Meeting
8/21 Business ConneXions Group Meeting
New Members
Renewing Members
Business Issues & Public Policy Meeting
August 14, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | Chamber Boardroom

 Identifies and acts on key issues of interest to Mountain View businesses. Areas of focus include local, state and federal legislative issues, as well as business and industry related issues such as transportation, development, regulation and business trends. The committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the Mountain View Chamber.

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ICYMI: Technology Showcase 2019 Wrap Up & How To Be An Exhibitor Next Year
In case you missed it, Technology Showcase 2019 was well attended and we’re already planning next year’s event. This was the 5th year that we have partnered with the city and had this wonderful tech festival on the plaza in front of city hall.
We had 43 Mountain View tech companies showing their products to residents, possible investors, the media, and perhaps even their competitors. It was truly a diverse crowd. Around 1750 people wandered through the booths, asking questions, watching demos, and trying out the technology. It’s really the only chance most of them get to interact directly with the inventors and decision makers, so the event is always a favorite of Mountain View locals... read more
Get the Shift You Want! Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Volunteer Applications
No plans in September? No Problem! Come out to a festival like no other! The 48th Annual Art & Wine Festival in Mountain View takes place on September 7th and 8th and we need volunteers! Do you like hanging out with your friends and talking to people? Grab your friends and work a booth at the biggest event of the year in Mountain View. 

Help us reach our goal of 400 volunteers. For every 50 volunteers we receive, we will unlock a new must-see video!  See what Ashley did when we reached 150 volunteers! Click the first highlight on Instagram to see.

There are four shifts that have openings:
Saturday 9/7: 10:30am- 3pm and Saturday 9/7: 2:30pm-7:15pm
Sunday 9/8: 9:30am-2:00pm and Sunday 9/8: 1:30-6:15pm
Business ConneXions Leads Group Meetings
August 7 & 21, 2019 | 11:30am - 12:30pm | Chamber Boardroom

Please be our guest at the only Mountain View Chamber-affiliated networking group! Benefits of joining the group include making business connections within the CoC, practicing speaking about your business, benefiting from the expertise of others, expanding your referral network, and being more connected with the Chamber's goals and influence.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Chamber Conference Room
580 Castro Street, Mountain View

Maximize Your Membership: Tools for New & Renewing Members
August 13, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Mountain View Chamber - 580 Castro Street, Mountain View

-Are you using our website & social media to showcase your business?  
-Are you or your team participating in the over 90 events that the Chamber hosts each year? 
-When was the last time that you visited
-Where IS the Mountain View Visitor Center? 

Join us for information speed sessions on mastering the member portal, leveraging our marketing & communication tools, understanding how our Government Affairs efforts impact your business and understanding which of our programs and events are the best use of your time.
Future Emerging Leaders of Silicon Valley (FuELSV): First Republic

August 20, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm | First Republic Bank, Mountain View
FuEL MeetUps create social engagement opportunities to help young professionals build relationships and develop professionally in Silicon Valley.

Join us for refreshments and games at First Republic Bank's beautiful patio! We will bring our giant Jenga and cornhole again!

This MeetUp will feature a few local nonprofits who are excited to share their cause. So grab a drink, eat some light bites, challenge someone to cornhole and learn how you can help someone else in the community!

This MeetUp is FREE!
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Congratulations to our Members who made the Best of Mountain View 2019 list!
Congratulations to the 2019 Best of Mountain View winners. We are thrilled that many of our Chamber Members are on this list! See Chamber Member Winners
Need Access to a Qualified Pool of Talent? Exhibit at Nova's Technology Job Fair
There is no cost to exhibit! Exhibitors must have current job openings.

Leverage NOVA for your talent needs. Over 80% of NOVA job seekers have a bachelor’s degree or higher with skill sets focused in the technology industry and/ or technology occupations such as software engineering, systems admin, software quality assurance, data analytics, project management, and many others. 

To learn more, contact Rhonda Pryor, NOVA Business Liaison - or 408-730-7249

Concerts on the Plaza | Aug 16
The Community Services Department proudly presents Concerts on the Plaza! The concert series will take place on the first AND third Friday of the month April through September from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Join your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for a variety of musical performances. In addition to the music, there will be a food truck, a “Pop Up Park” area for children and for adults, beer and wine. 
Series Sponsor:
Friday, August 16 - The Swingin' Blue Stars

KidStock - a kid's music festival series
The City of Mountain View launched a brand new event series - KidStock! KidStock brings to you live children's music from popular Bay Area performers, games, arts and crafts, and more! All events are 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and take place on the Civic Center Plaza. 
July Sponsor:
Saturday, August 3 - The Raytones