February 2, 2022
Chamber News and Events
2022 Anaheim Business Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2022 Anaheim Business Award Winners! Registration and sponsorship opportunities are available for this March 16th event.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Noon - 2:00 PM
at the
Hilton Anaheim
Join Us for Networking in February
Join us in February to meet other Chamber Members and exchange business information! Our events will be Good Morning Anaheim Breakfast this Friday, February 4th followed by Leads Lunch 9th! RSVP is required.
Good Morning Anaheim

Friday, February 4th
7:30 AM
at the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
Leads Lunch

Wednesday, February 9th
11:30 AM
at Roxy's by Zov's

Exciting Upcoming Events
Mark Your Calendars
Angels Baseball Luncheon
May 20th 
 State of the City | July 27th


The Salvation Army Orange County Celebrates
Groundbreaking of the Center of Hope
On Monday the Mayor, Council Members, and city leaders joined The Salvation Army Orange County in celebrating the groundbreaking of the Center of Hope, a comprehensive homeless care campus.

The Center of Hope, made possible in part by a generous donation from the Anaheim Ducks owners the Samueli family, will include shelter beds, permanent supportive housing, and wrap-around services to help people get on a pathway out of homelessness.

Representative Lou Correa, Mayor Sidhu, Council Members Jose Diaz, Avelino Valencia, and Gloria Ma'ae were amongst those on hand to thank the Salvation Army for their continued dedication to our city.
Black History Parade in Anaheim
The 42nd annual Black History Parade will be held this Saturday, February 5, 2022, in Downtown Anaheim.
Free Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Seminars
Anaheim Public Utilities is sponsoring a series of free seminars to help Anaheim businesses learn about new technologies to save energy and money. Classes are available in person or online, from 9–11 am. Continental breakfast will be provided for in-person attendees. 
Classes start on February 16.

U.S. Labor Costs Grew at Fastest Pace in Two Decades
as Inflation Picked Up
Employers spent 4% more on wages and benefits last year as workers received larger pay raises in a tight labor market, rebounding economy, and period of accelerating inflation, marking an increase not seen since 2001.
Employers Must Post OSHA Form 300A Beginning February 1
Beginning February 1, 2022, California employers must post their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (which includes COVID-19-related injuries) in a visible and easily accessible area at every worksite. The Form 300A summary must remain posted through April 30. 
Human Resources/Health and Safety
My Employee is COVID-19 Positive, Now What?
Question - "What am I required to do when an employee tests positive for COVID?"
Answer - Notify employees and employers of subcontracted employees who were on the same worksite as the worker diagnosed with COVID-19 during the infectious period in writing within one business day of the notice of potential exposure.
Strong Opposition Stops Single-Payer Health Care Bill and
2 Other Job Killers
Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills, including one that would have raised taxes by more than $160 billion annually to fund a single-payer health care system, were stopped in the state Legislature yesterday and are likely dead for the year.

New Member Welcome
The Trough Sandwich Kitchen
The Trough Sandwich Kitchen prepares top-quality sandwiches filled with flavor and an exciting twist! Coming soon to Anaheim!
Member Spotlight
STC Foundation Promotes Lunar New Year Celebration with Disneyland
STC Foundation Artistic Director of Dance Impressions Productions and CEO of STC Foundation, Ms. Anne Ma, a former professional dancer at Disneyland, has returned to reprise her role as Artistic Director and Coordinator for the 2022 Disneyland Lunar New Year Celebration Procession. This year’s event includes a new float, dance, martial arts, dragon dances, and other wonderful performances brought by a cast of 60+ dancers including guest performers and STC Performing Arts. 
Access California Services - Save the Date – Gala 2022
Visit Anaheim
Authentically Anaheim
Photo courtesy of @downtownanaheim on Instagram
Photo courtesy of @downtownanaheim on Instagram
For this Authentically Anaheim, we visited CENTER STREET ANAHEIM to check out the weekly Farmers Market. Every Thursday, Downtown Anaheim hosts this event which is full of goods, crafts, produce, and eats, all from local vendors. For an extra special treat, check their calendar for their themed Farmers Markets. January’s theme was Totally Tiki, and February’s will be themed to Valentine’s Day.
Small Business Administration & SCORE Upcoming Events
Counter Actions Against Ransomware For Small Businesses
by Henry S Teng

Tuesday February 8th | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM PST 
Back in May 2021 a cyber-attack known as ransomware shut down the fuel supplies of Colonial Pipeline for American Airlines and the northeast region for almost a week. The shutdown caused the rescheduling of hundreds of air flights and panic lines at the gasoline pumps in the northeast region of the United States. Darkside, the perpetrator, demanded $4.4 Million from Colonial Pipeline before they would provide a key to unlock the frozen control and billing systems.
SBA'S Live Webinars
The SBA’s Orange County / Inland Empire District office invites you to learn about SBA resources and funding options for your business for this new year! Our SBA team will deliver engaging live webinars focusing on a variety of relevant topics. Bring your questions - we are here to help!
Thursday, February 10:
11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST
Topic: SBA Funding for Your Business with US Bank &
Enterprise Funding Corporation
Tuesday, February 15:
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST
Topic: Ask the SBA: EIDL, PPP, SBA Loan Programs

Word Press Part 1, 2, 3, & 4

Women's Business Center
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 6:00pm PST
Resource Partner
Registration Required
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Women's Business Center
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 10:00am PST
Resource Partner
Registration Required
Business Resources
Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery
Download easy-to-use business planning, finance, sales, marketing, and management templates to help you plan for a new business or grow your existing business.
Set Your 2022 Financial Business Goals in 5 Easy Steps
The best way to ensure success for your business is to plan ahead. If you want to grow and bring in profits, you need a strategy. Outline your goals and what steps you’ll take to achieve them. Have a plan to track your finances throughout the year and a method of evaluating your success.
How to Change an Existing Business Name
Changing a business name may sound intimidating, but the process shares more similarities with naming a small business than one might think. If you are ready to change the name of your small business, focus on the following areas as you make the name change.
Member Discounts
Office Depot And OfficeMax

Anaheim Chamber members can save up to 55% off every time they shop at Office Depot. That means you get more of what you need and love for a lot less! Make sure you're signed up to take advantage of this incredible program too. Your Mobile Member Code is AnaheimCard OR text the code to 844-446-6358 to receive the card on your phone.
UPS Discounts

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring you valuable discounts on the products and services you need. Make the most out of your membership and take advantage of competitive rates on UPS shipping services. Plus, with the UPS one-driver advantage and more than 60,000 drop off points, there's no need to sort your air and ground shipments.