Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter




Week of July  22, 2019

To learn more about these new member businesses, visit their websites.
David Wong*
Greenlots
Matthew Miller
Petra IQ
Marci Bertuzzi
Johnson Controls
Hayes Gorecki
Learn to Swim!

COMING THIS SUMMER!
to the Shadelands
American Swim Academy
2650 Shadelands Drive, Suite C
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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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New Member Orientation Meeting
Wednesday, July 24 |  4pm - 5pm
Walnut Creek Chamber Office
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 and events, public policy initiatives and activities, sponsorship opportunities, networking, and ways to get involved.  Register here 
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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! 
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 CHAMBER WEBSITE

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Walnut Creek
First Wednesdays
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Free Outdoor Concert Series
Diablo Ballet

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Upcoming Concerts

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See What's Playing  Click here 

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Step Up to Leadership
Leadership Contra Costasm
Accepting Applications for the 2019 - 2020 Season

PROGRAM INTERVIEWS IN PROGRESS

Sponsored by the  Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Leadership Contra Costa sm (LCC), the Bay Area's premier countywide leadership program, accepts 28-32 individuals from throughout the county with diverse backgrounds to participate in the program. LCC is geared to people who want to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work.  
For more than 30 years Leadership Contra Costasm has been helping identify and prepare community leaders. With an alumni roster of more than 800 graduates, including Mayor of Walnut Creek Cindy Silva, former Mayors Loella Haskew, Justin Wedel, and Kathy Hicks, former Assemblywoman Lynne Leach, former Concord Mayor, Lou Rosas; Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder; and Ret. Superior Court Judge Harlan Grossan, this program has proven to be an asset to the community and society. 

If you are interested in finding out more about the program,contact Marcie Hochhauser, SVP, Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau on (925) 934-2007. 

If you would like to submit an application for the 2019-2020 class, please click here .
Fall Into a Great Opportunity
  
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, Walnut Creek Downtown
and Presenting Sponsor

warmly invite you to participate in the
Fifth Annual
 Walnut Creek Oktoberfest
 Civic Park, Walnut Creek
Saturday, October 19 | 11am-6pm
 
The fifth annual Walnut Creek Oktoberfest returns Saturday, October 19 to beautiful Civic Park in downtown Walnut Creek. This popular community event offers fun for the entire family and attracts nearly 10,000 attendees from all over the East Bay to enjoy a robust Bier Garden, international music and top local bands, gourmet food, arts and crafts booths, Kinder Platz/Kids Zone, Autobahn, and special attractions.
 
We are very excited about this year's Walnut Creek Oktoberfest and the opportunities it offers our Chamber and community members to showcase their business, products and services. 
 
Exhibitor and Vendor  Registration Forms:  Walnut Creek Chamber members  and
members of the Downtown will enjoy the benefit of discounted exhibitor fees.

If you have any questions or want additional information, please contact the staff at
TeamPro Events415 326-5057  |  info@teamproevent.com
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Sponsorship Opportunities | Click for Brochure
Outstanding sponsorship opportunities for your brand and company.   For additional information, please contact  Jay Hoyer, President, Walnut Creek Chamber  of Commerce
(925) 934-2007 or email   jhoyer@walnut-creek.com
Member in the News
Pretty Little Liars Star Brant Daugherty Weds Actress Kim Hidalgo in Sweet California Celebration
By  Melody Chiu, June 15, 2019 

"Our favorite wedding moments were seeing each other down the aisle and discovering that we wrote almot the same exact vows," says Hidalgo, who chose to keep her Pronovias bridal gown hidden from Daugherty until she walked down the aisle on June 15 at the Ruth Bancroft Garden  in Walnut Creek, California. Read more
What are They Searching For?

Keyword Research Essentials: How to Find the Search Terms Your Customers Use
by  Casandra Campbell, SEO, Mar 20, 2019

The goal of  keyword research  is to unearth opportunities to generate traffic based on what your potential customers actually search for online. It's the foundation of any SEO strategy.  If you can optimize your webpages and the content you create with the right keywords, you can potentially generate high quality passive traffic to your site by showing up organically in relevant search engine results. Click here for tutorial
Mobility Matters
Rethinking Mobility:  Share your thoughts!

Have an opinion on traffic, transit or parking in Walnut Creek? Here's your chance to share your feedback directly with City Planners. Take the  online survey on the topic of "Rethinking Mobility."  To learn more about the plan, visit our  Rethinking Mobility website.
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