Upcoming Member-Exclusive Event with Mayor Steinberg on Measure A

By Metro Chamber|September 14, 2020

Mayor Steinberg will address members of the Sacramento Metro Chamber on September 24, 2020, at 1 PM PST about Measure A, the Sacramento Mayoral Accountability and Community Equity Act. This is a Metro Chamber member-exclusive event. Measure A aims to promote an equitable Sacramento, increasing citizen participation in establishing budget…

Metro Chamber Awarded $1.46M Contract to Provide Business Technical Assistance Services

By Metro Chamber|September 10, 2020

After securing significant CARES Act funding for the City of Sacramento Small Business Recovery Forgivable Loan Program, the Metro Chamber has also successfully secured $1.46 million in funding for small business technical assistance services. The Metro Chamber will utilize the expertise of our Capital Region Small Business Development Center (SBDC)…

IRS Notice on Payroll Tax Deferral Effective for September 1

By Metro Chamber|August 31, 2020

On Friday evening, August 28, the IRS released its first notice regarding implementation of the president’s executive order on payroll tax deferral. The document, which is just over two pages, can be found HERE. While the guidance leaves more questions unanswered than it answers, here is what we now know:…

Preventing COVID Litigation Threats For Businesses

By Metro Chamber|August 25, 2020

On August 21, Fox News reported on businesses’ worries about COVID-related lawsuits as they reopen. “Anytime there’s uncertainty in business, there’s an element of fear that’s naturally introduced,” Joe Shamess, owner of Flags of Valor and a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council member, told Fox News. “It doesn’t…

Sacramento County Approves $45M for Public Health via CARES Act Funds

By Metro Chamber|August 21, 2020

In a special meeting on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, $45M was approved to go towards the following in public health via CARES Act funds. This would not have happened without the coalition of outreach from our business community and community partners that expressed…

Metro Chamber Supports The Mayoral Accountability and Community Equity Act.

By Metro Chamber|July 23, 2020

Amanda Blackwood, CEO of the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, participated in an online press conference where she outlined the Metro Chamber’s support of the Mayoral Accountability and Community Equity Act.  In her comments, Blackwood stated that the Mayoral Accountability and Community Equity Act holds the Chief Executive -- in…

Past Chair Mac Clemmens talks Cap-to-Cap

By Metro Chamber|March 2, 2020

The ties that bind the Capitol Region are incredibly deep and interwoven. Everyone seems to know everyone. Mac Clemmens is no exception. Maybe it’s because, for the past 15+ years, Mac has been the CEO of Digital Deployment, a Sacramento-based firm that designs and builds websites. As co-founder and CEO, he…

2020 Census Is Coming – How it Affects Businesses

By Metro Chamber|February 19, 2020

In mid-March, households throughout the Sacramento County region will receive a letter with instructions on how to complete the 2020 Census. That’s important news for everyone who has a stake in the local economy. Census information plays an essential role in commerce. Companies use it to locate factories, warehouses, and…