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May 9, 2022
Tradeshow Mixer this Wednesday at OMRON
Attendee admission complimentary
Table-top tradeshow • Open to everyone • Food, drinks, prizes

Everyone is invited to join the Pleasanton Chamber at the spring tradeshow mixer hosted by OMRON Robotics and Safety Technologies on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Companies and organizations can promote themselves, connect with local business and community leaders and grow their customer base by participating as a vendor. The event features food tastes from local restaurants as well as beer, wine and appetizers and the opportunity to network with businesses in a fun and interactive setting.

$300 for members, $450 for non-members.

Includes 2 drink tickets, open to everyone in the community. Add your name to the guest list here. Click register, then choose general admission.

The tradeshow will be held in the cafeteria area of OMRON’s building. All guests will enter the building through the side gate, and through the side door of the building. Please enter the parking lot off of Gibraltar Drive and you will see the gate and entrance for the tradeshow. 
The event features wine and beer tastes as well as delicious food tastes from the following participating restaurants.
1st United Credit Union
ACE - San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
Ballistic United Soccer Club
Beautycounter - Nancy Morehead
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Digital Biology Group
Boisset Collection - Shelley Goldblum WinePro
California Business Technology
Chaat Bhavan Restaurant
Chabot-Las Positas Community College - OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Commute with Enterprise
Corporate eWaste Solutions
CreekView Health Center
Dr. David Wong, DC
Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl
Eddie Papa's American Hangout
Elation Real Estate
Goodness Village
Income Tax Services
Jeanette Schaub Health & Wellness by Design
John Muir Health
Meowcarons Pawtisserie
Nina Pomeroy Photography
Pet Supplies Plus
Pleasanton Garbage Service
Poppy Bank
PUSD WorkAbility and Adults with Disabilities Paid Internship Programs
Richert Lumber Ace Hardware
Row House Pleasanton
ScannX, Inc.
The Joint Chiropractic
The Parkview Assisted Living
The Specific Chiropractic Centers
Toshiba Business Solutions
UNCLE Credit Union
Zachary's Chicago Pizza
Business Connection Newsletter for May is here
Read it now
Take a look at our bi-monthly publication that is inserted into the Pleasanton Weekly, and reaches 11,000 in the community. Our print newsletter officially came out on Friday.

Look for your copy of our newsletter inside the current Pleasanton Weekly or in news racks around town.
Stanford-Valley Care Educational Presentation
This Thursday - Strokes/Neurosciences
Everyone in the community is invited to join the local chambers of commerce and Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare for this upcoming educational presentation on Strokes/Neurosciences.

Thursday, May 12, at 1:00 p.m.
-Recognizing signs and symptoms of stroke
-What to do!
-Overview of stroke and neuroscience program at Stanford Health Care/ValleyCare

These are part of a series of educational presentations by Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare in partnership with the Chambers of Commerce of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon.
Pleasanton Young Professionals Professional Development
Learn, grow, empower
The Pleasanton Young Professionals (PYPs) is the premier networking group for emerging and established young professionals ages 21-40.

PYPs Professional Development
Monday, May 16, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Porky's Pizza Palace
Featuring Darcy DeCoite of One Resource
Learn a little about a lot of HR.
Chamber members are $10. Guests are $20. Register here.

Learn more about the PYPs on our website, on Facebook and on Instagram.
ADP CalSavers Lunch & Learn
Free, educational seminar presented by ADP
The CalSavers deadline is quickly approaching. California now requires that small business owners offer a retirement plan.

All employers with 5 or more California-based employees are required to offer a retirement plan, if they are not doing so already.
Regardless if employees are interested or not, employers still need to have a retirement plan in place to meet the state compliance.
You have retirement plan options available to you to meet the state’s criteria.
The deadline is June 30, 2022.

ADP CalSavers Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
At the Pleasanton Chamber Conference Room
777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton
Community of Character Luncheon
Honoring the Juanita Haugen award winners
The Pleasanton Community of Character Collaborative invites you to the 13th annual Community of Character luncheon honoring the Juanita Haugen Community of Character award winners.

This award is named in honor of a longtime community volunteer and Pleasanton Unified School District Board Member, Juanita Haugen. Haugen, a co-founder of the Pleasanton Community of Character program, believed that part of Pleasanton's success is due to its compassionate citizens, folks who exhibit good character traits and those people who volunteer throughout our community. There will be drawings at the luncheon to raise funds for the Juanita Haugen Community of Character Scholarships.

The luncheon takes place on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Pleasanton Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. and tickets are $40 per person.
Featured Members and Events
Beer Brats and Bingo
presented by
American Legion Post
Saturday, May 21, 2022  
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and Bingo starts at 6:00 p.m.
at the Veterans hall.
Shredding Event
Sunday, May 15, 2022
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
337 Earhart Way, Livermore
$5 a box
All proceeds benefit Girls Soccer Worldwide
Empowering girls to rise out of poverty through sports, education, and leadership opportunities.
Not able to attend and would like to donate?
Big Bay Ray at the Silicon Valley Horse Show
Buy a bag and save a horse or a donkey
Saturday, May 14, 2022
Pleasanton Fairgrounds Equestrian Center
Cyber Made Simple Lunch & Learn
Free, educational seminar
Cyber Made Simple is a collaboration of award-winning Farmers Insurance Agent Wallace Wong and Seana Fippin of Red Box Business Solutions. Their goal is to provide valuable information and practical tips on cyber security awareness, technology and insurance in a simple, relaxed format. Get educated on this critical topic and meet some great local professionals.

Cyber Made Simple Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. 
At the Pleasanton Chamber Conference Room
777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton
Register to reserve your seat today at CyberMadeSimple.Eventbrite.com
Pleasanton Chamber names James Cooper as next President/CEO
Begins on June 1
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce announced that its Board of Directors has named James Cooper as President/CEO of the organization. Cooper succeeds current President/CEO Steve Van Dorn, who recently retired after a 25-year career as a chamber executive. Cooper will begin on June 1, 2022.

“We are confident that James will represent our business community with compassion and professionalism. His experiences not only make him well-positioned to lead our chamber, but also complement the economic initiatives our city has been focusing on,” said chamber board chair Kim Damiani of Summit Financial Group.
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Annual Golf Outing at Callippe
Start your weekend early
The Pleasanton Chamber Golf Outing 2022 returns to Callippe Preserve Golf Course on Friday, September 23, 2022. This is the Chamber's one true fundraising event of the year. Jump on this fantastic opportunity to start your weekend early. This event is a fun-filled afternoon of golf, great food, drink and fantastic prizes, with lots of great networking, business promotion and contacts to be made.
Event Sponsorship Opportunities
For you and your business
The Pleasanton Chamber is organized to benefit business by being the catalyst for business and economic growth, the convener of leaders and influencers, and the champion for a stronger and healthy community. In line with our mission, we are pleased to present to you our 2022 event sponsorship opportunities. We have put these together to fit all business sizes, and we encourage you to consider making an investment in any or all of these events.
Advertise with the chamber
Print, website and electronic ads available
Jump start your outreach with a targeted campaign to a very active business community and vibrant community of readers. With options ranging from a one-time print ad to having a regular presence in all of our publications to a banner ad on our online directory, we invite you to give consumers the knowledge of what your business is known for.

Contact us today to find out how you can be included.
Learn more about our travel program
Thinking about taking a trip in 2022-2023?
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has traveled to more than 30 destinations over the past decade. From river cruises and trains to ancient ruins and sandy beaches, the chamber partners with top tour companies to offer a wide variety of destinations for both domestic and international travel. We take care of the details to ensure a smooth planning process and a great trip.

2022 travel destinations include Western Canada's Rockies, Lakes & Wine Country, Alaska and Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria. 2023 destinations include Costa Rica, Ireland and Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains.
News from our members
Museum on Main to see a Leadership Transition

Pleasanton Chamber names James Cooper as next President/CEO

Shredding event benefiting Girls Soccer Worldwide