WEEKLY HEADLINES

Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter  




Week of  December  16, 2019

The Chamber office will be closed from December 24 through
January 1, 2020.

T he staff of the 
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau 
wishes you a wonderful holiday season and a new year filled with health, happiness, and spectacular success!


Welcome New Members

To learn more about these new member businesses,
visit their websites.
McGrail Reynolds

Kristina Kaleta

Lincoln
Kirsten Melton

AT&T Business
Josh Petersen

Write That Down
Valli Hilaire

American Swim Academy NOW OPEN!
American Swim Academy
2650 Shadelands Drive, Suite C
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

NOW OPEN!  
For Tours & Enrollment
American Swim Academy has been teaching the Bay Area to swim since 1973. Our goal is to promote water safety, comfort and stroke technique for all ages and abilities. View flyer  here  & visit our  website.

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Marketing & Advertising 
A variety of effective marketing opportunities are available through the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce. They include Web Advertising, e-Broadcast Advertising, and more! 
Click here.
For Members Only
  


Job Postings


See What's Happening
Visit the
 CHAMBER WEBSITE
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GET YOUR SKATE ON!
HOLIDAY OUTDOOR ICE RINK
NOW - JAN. 20, 2020

CLICK HERE
FOR ALL THE COOL DETAILS

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Stars to the Rescue XXIX
Lesher Center for the Arts 
For details, click here.
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Diablo Ballet

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Upcoming Concerts

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See What's Playing  Click here 

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CLICK HERE
 FOR ALL EVENTS
  
An Elite Street



DON'T DELAY, BOOTHS ARE LIMITED
EXHIBIT HALL ALWAYS A SELL OUT


Spaces Limited, Always a Sell Out
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To inquire about conference reservations, please call the Chamber. (925) 934-2007  
Come On Over to Our House
HOST A CHAMBER BASH  (Member Opportunity)
Have you been waiting to host a Chamber Business and Social Hour? Now's your chance to let us know. The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce is accepting member requests to fill our 2020 calendar. For h osting details & application, click here . For more information, contact Linda Vesneski, Chamber Membership Director, (925) 934-2007.
RAIN OR SHINE, WE HAVE YOU COVERED
Walnut Creek On Ice!
Open Now through January 20, 2020
RAIN OR SHINE...
SKATING IS ALWAYS FUN AT THE PARTIALLY COVERED RINK
 
Whether you continue a tradition or begin a new one, Walnut Creek On Ice is the perfect destination for holiday fun. The rink is open for night skating under the stars and is available for birthday parties, skating lessons, private parties, & fundraisers.

For all the COOL DETAILS, CLICK HERE or call 925.935.SNOW (7669).
  
Walnut Creek On Ice is brought to you by the  Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and  Walnut Creek Downtown . The community and skaters from all over the Bay Area look forward to this holiday tradition, now in its 15th season, but it would not be possible without its sponsors: 

Fun With Frosty & Friends
Frosty & Friends
January 11, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Civic Park, Walnut Creek
 
Walnut Creek On Ice  invites you to skate with Frosty & his friends!  A variety of fantasy characters including princesses and furry friends will be at the ice rink to take pictures, skate, and visit with throughout the morning.


 
 
 
PETER PAN FOUNDATION 
Learn More About Us
New Member Orientation Meeting
Wednesday, December 18  |  4pm - 5pm
Walnut Creek Chamber,  1280 Civic Dr. #100, Walnut Creek

Join us at our orientation for new members, existing members and prospective members. This meeting offers an overview of the Chamber, programs & events, public policy initiatives and activities, sponsorship opportunities, networking, and ways to get involved.    To register,  click here .

The Perfect Gift
History & Culture - Culinary Superpower -  Amazing Landscapes - Thrills & Chills
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Adventure Awaits! Vietnam April 21 - 30, 2020
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Join the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce as we travel to Vietnam. Journey to Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Hue, and Ho Chi Minh City. Choose options for a pre-tour to Cambodia April 17 - 22, 2020, and a post-tour to Singapore April 30 - May 3, 2020.  For travel brochure, click here .  | FAQ's, click here  .  Questions? Call Lynn Pauline,Walnut Creek Chamber (925) 934-2007
Wine, Women & Shoes | Coming September 2020
Wine Women & Shoes  (also affectionately known as WW&S)   is an engaging and exciting fundraising event where community-minded, philanthropic women (and a few good men) gather to sip, shop, savor, and support a worthy cause in a chic, fun, and innovative way.  For a look-see at this exciting event, click here.

Chamber members who would like to add their time and talent to this newly forming committee, please contact Chamber SVP Marcie Hochhauser, at  mhoch@walnut-creek.com.
Purchase Power
We're Committed to 
Local and Diverse Suppliers
 


At Kaiser Permanente, we want local economies to thrive. That's why we leverage our purchasing power to buy goods and services from local, small, and diverse-owned businesses.
 
Kaiser Permanente spent almost $2 billion with diverse suppliers last year. If you would like to raise your visibility for future procurement opportunities, register your business in our Supplier Portal today!
 
How to Register :  Visit our website: supplierdiversity.kp.org

Create a login for your Business: Kaiser Permanente Supplier Portal

Keep Your Finger on the Pulse
5 Hit Business Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020
 
In order to stay on top, you need to have your finger on the pulse of modern technology and keep up with the latest innovations. With that in mind, here are five unique trends that are expected to drive business growth in the coming year and beyond.
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