ADVOCACY

As the leading voice for business in the Capital Region since 1895,
we advocate at the local, state and federal level for the environment that business needs to succeed.

The Metro Chamber at the local, state and federal levels that advocates for policies and endorse candidates that support the growth of a ready and skilled workforce and strong business environment. We play an active role leading economic development policies to protect your right to do business, improve business conditions and grow your business. Our efforts amplify the voices of our Members and speak collectively on behalf of the largest business community in Northern California.

ANNUAL ADVOCACY PROGRAMS

Each year, the Metro Chamber organizes advocacy programs that focus directly on improving the business and economic climate and the livelihood of the Capital Region.

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State Legislative Summit: This year’s new and innovative format is designed to offer you intimate access to key legislative leaders and capitol staff, engaging sessions diving into forward-thinking topics essential to the success the business community, and fun networking opportunities to rub elbows with the elected & civic leaders of the region.

Sponsorships are still available but selling out soon. Please contact Mindy Johnston for details.

 

The Capitol-to-Capitol (Cap-to-Cap) program originated nearly 50 years ago and has since brought participants from all six-counties to Washington, D.C. to meet with our federal representatives in Congress and Administration and agency officials on regional topics that improve our economic livelihood.

The work for next year’s 50th anniversary program has already begun. Mark your calendars – April 25-29, 2020 – for a program that will celebrate the Capital Region, advocate for a prosperous future, and look back at 50 years of collaboration.

PARTNERSHIPS

We help drive policy in every area critical to economic growth by playing a leading role in partnerships with other advocacy groups, trade organizations, and area chambers and through collaboration with public agencies, county offices, and our local colleges and universities.

Our well-established relationships with the community and business leaders enhance and strengthen our members’ ability to succeed and drive job growth.

The Sacramento Metro Chamber is our policy engine for the region, this is where it all happens.

Rob White Sierra Energy

I joined the Chamber because I saw this group as the strongest leaders in the greater Sacramento area for advocacy of business concerns, and fostering community development. I have been so pleased by the welcome I have received and remain highly impressed with the difference we are making.

Virginia A. Varela Golden Pacific Bank

Thanks to the Metro Chamber for their effort and dedication to help and support local business in the Sacramento Region.

Jad Douhab Ameriprise Financial, Elliot, Mason & Associates

The Chamber is the center of the business community. They do such a good job representing my interests as a business owner with legislative and regulatory issues.

Rita Gibson Rita Gibson Insurance

The Sacramento Metro Chamber lets us leverage new business opportunities, keeps up-to-date with local events and gives us a voice on issues that involve our community.

Alberto B. Ayulo Johnson Controls Inc.