October 7, 2020
News and Events
Virtual Happy Hour
Please join us tomorrow night for a Virtual Happy Hour with OC Wine Mart featuring selections by Justin Winery. Order your wine flight for pick up by calling (714) 202-5886.
Bottle Logic Brewing
Founded in 2013 by Wes Parker, Steve Napolitano, and Brandon Buckner and is located at 1072 N. Armando St. in Anaheim. Bottle Logic's mission is to brew the highest quality craft beer available, without compromise. They sell an incredible array of fresh beer, hard seltzer, and barrel-aged Stasis Project beers filled in growlers for your to-go enjoyment from 12:00 - 10:00 PM daily. They are also open for outdoor patio dine-in seating from 12:00 - 10:00 PM with a final daily seating at 9:15 PM. Enjoy Mayor Pro Tem Steve Faessel's visit to this District 5 establishment.
The City of Anaheim Launches New Coronavirus Website
Last week the City of Anaheim launched a new and easier to use website for coronavirus information.
New California Equity Metric System Makes It Harder For Orange County To Reopen
Under another set of changing guidelines, an equity metric system, Orange County must show a decrease in COVID-19 cases in disadvantaged neighborhoods before indoor activities can resume. Until testing positivity in impacted communities drops below 5.2%, Orange County will remain in the red tier for “substantial” risk.
Governor Extends CCPA Exemption, COVID-19 Workplace Notification Bills
Governor Newsom recently signed two bills of significance to the business community. AB 1281 extends the exemption of employee and job applicant information from the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) until January 1, 2022. This broad bill requires all public and private employers to notify state agencies and all of their employees within 24 hours of employee exposure to COVID-19.
OCTAX’S Save California: No on PROP 15 — No Tax Increase Now
OCTax hosted the virtual event, Save California, that featured a special guest, Wing Lam, Owner and Founder of Wahoo’s Fish Tacos, to discuss on the economic downfall small businesses will face if the Proposition 15 initiative passes. Sharing every aspect of your life will be more expensive.
Governor Gives More Time To Newspapers To Meet New Labor Regulations
AB 323 exempts newspaper distributors, like the Southern California News Group, from burdensome mandates of AB 5 (2019) for an additional year. The Anaheim Chamber supports REPEAL of AB 5, its 150+ exemptions, for a more collaborative legislative approach to worker classification.
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Business Resources
Join The SBA In The 13th Annual Connecting Faith And Business Summit! Special Remarks Will Be Made By Adalberto Quijada, District Director Of OC/IE District Office
This year’s theme is Pray, Pivot, Prepare and Persevere in the Pandemic! The goal of the Connecting Faith & Business Virtual Symposium is to bring business leaders and faith-based leaders together for education, inspiration, and value-added networking to make communities better and families stronger. Join the SBA for the special 2-day virtual event on Oct. 8th & Oct. 16th from 10am - 12pm PST.
Join The SBA For UC Riverside’s 2nd Annual SoCal SBIR/STTR CON
Federal SBIR/STTR programs provide $3.6 Billion in capital funding every year to help small business entrepreneurs bring transformative innovations to market. Join program officers from 19 federal agencies and 6 expert special topic workshops for this incredible two-week virtual conference to learn Federal Agency interests, pertinent proposal requirements, vital funding-decision criteria, plus how to obtain early-stage funding to commercialize your idea. Sign up now for special workshops on topics vital for funding success.
Webinar – Funding Options For Hispanic Owned Businesses
On Thursday, October 29, join funding expert Hannah Fernandez, in conversation on the challenges that small business owners face receiving capital, alternative funding options for minorities in the “missing middle” gap, and the best way to increase the ability to receive funds.
Find out the actions your business can take to reduce your 2020 tax bill, recoup taxes paid in previous years, approaches for possible tax changes, and required steps to prepare for 2021.
Join the SBA & CSUSB on October 8th: Global Access Program - Philippines
The Global Access Program (GAP), now in its 7th year, was designed to accelerate the entry of export-ready businesses to global markets. This year's focus is on select markets in Singapore, South Korea and the Philippines. This year, we are taking the program virtual.
Virtual Career Development Master Class, Saturday, October 10, 9:00 – 11:00 am. The Master Class will feature a presentation on virtual interviewing and provide two opportunities for Orange County job-seekers to participate in mock interviews and resume/LinkedIn review with professionals from different industries.
Visit Anaheim
Visit Anaheim Destination Update with Jay Burress
This week’s Destination Update takes you to the Honda Center – a world-class venue located in the heart of the Platinum Triangle area of Anaheim. Jay is joined by Tim Ryan and Dan Young of ocV!BE and discusses the ocV!BE project, Honda Center preparing for in-person voting, JT Schmid's recent reopening, and Halloween events in the community.
Congratulations To The Anaheim Convention Center On Being Named 2021 Center Of Excellence By Exhibitor Magazine!
Member Spotlight
ResourceMFG Anaheim
Manufacturing Workforce Specialists in Anaheim is currently hiring for over 150 jobs. Employees of all skill levels are needed. They are hosting a JOB FAIR October 8th from 2pm-6pm at Nellson Nutraceutical located at 5115 E. La Palma Ave, Anaheim. Nellson Nutraceuticals has 71 positions available for QC, Blenders, General Labor/Warehouse, Forklift Operators and much more!
For more information or to apply for a job, visit www.resourcemfg.com, or reach out to a local branch 714-632-0110 or 714-463-6985.
Small Business Development Center Online Events
Member Discounts
Office Depot and OfficeMax

Our members can save up to 55% off every time they shop Office Depot. That means they get more of what they 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.