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)…

Most Admired CEO Honoree: Amanda Blackwood

By Metro Chamber|September 9, 2020

Metro Chamber president and CEO Amanda Blackwood was honored by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of a select group of Most Admired CEOs for the region. An award ceremony was held virtually on September 3, 2020, and the winner showcase can be viewed here. Blackwood was interviewed by the…

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…

Twenty-six Sacramento Bars and Restaurants Receive Micro-Grants

By Metro Chamber|April 21, 2020

A coalition of organizations within the city of Sacramento, including the Metro Chamber, announced 26 recipients that will receive micro-grants from the Emergency Response Micro-Grant Program for Sacramento Restaurants & Bars. The recipients represent a diverse array of independent food and beverage establishments across seven of the eight Council districts…

Sacramento Metro Chamber Launches Rapid Response Tool for Businesses

By Metro Chamber|April 1, 2020

In response to the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic and the rapidly evolving set of challenges it presents for businesses and workers, in addition to public health, the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce has launched a Rapid Response tool on its website... Find more coverage from Comstock's Magazine HERE.

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…

Amanda Blackwood: 125 Years & Counting

By Metro Chamber|January 8, 2020

The Sacramento Metro Chamber is — and will always be — the voice of business in the Capital Region. For the past 125 years, the Metro Chamber has advocated for and supported the inclusive economic prosperity of our region by leading efforts on behalf of the business community. The Metro Chamber…