Metro Chamber Hires Jenna Abbott as Leader of Strategic Initiatives

By Metro Chamber|May 4, 2022

Sacramento, Calif. – The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (Metro Chamber) announced today the hiring of Jenna Abbott as Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. Her official start date with the organization is June 1. Prior to joining the Metro Chamber team, Ms. Abbott served the River District as Executive…

Led by the Metro Chamber, Interested Local Business Leaders Can Help Shape the Region’s Future by Attending Cap-to-Cap, April 30-May 4

By Metro Chamber|April 18, 2022

Federal Advocacy Effort to Take Place In-Person in Washington D.C. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A powerful and impactful advocacy program presented by the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Capitol-to-Capitol (or Cap-to-Cap) is returning in-person April 30-May 4, 2022. An institution for more than 50 years (since 1970), the much-anticipated advocacy program…

Sacramento Metro Chamber Launches the MetroBusiness Center that Provides Comprehensive Free Resources for Small Businesses

By Metro Chamber|April 13, 2022

Businesses throughout the region have access to a suite of customized resources including one-on-one consulting services, technical assistance & more SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento Metro Chamber is proud to announce the MetroBusiness Center officially launches today, serving the six-county Greater Sacramento Region. The in-house Metro Business Center offers one-on-one…

Metro Chamber Supports Proposed Ballot Measure to Reduce Homelessness

By Metro Chamber|March 15, 2022

Sacramento, Calif. – The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has announced its public support of a local proposed ballot measure to reduce homelessness in the region. The Emergency Temporary Shelter and Enforcement Act of 2022 demands an immediate and urgent response from the city of Sacramento, requiring the city to increase shelter space…

Bob Swanson of Boutin Jones Inc. named as Chair of 2022 Board of Directors

By Admin|February 14, 2022

The Sacramento Metro Chamber has named Bob Swanson, Shareholder at Boutin Jones Inc. – one of Sacramento’s largest business law firms – as Chair of the 2022 Board of Directors. Swanson follows Dave Roughton, President & CEO of SAFE Credit Union, who served the Metro Chamber as Chair throughout 2021.…

California lawmakers work to bring back COVID-19 sick pay for employees

By Admin|January 28, 2022

State lawmakers are working to keep small and large business doors open amid the omicron variant surge. Their latest effort is bringing back COVID-19 sick pay and reimbursing employers. With restaurants and other kind of businesses facing never before seen staffing shortages, employees are making up for absences by working…

Townhall with Mayor Steinberg: Homeless Master Plan

By Metro Chamber|March 31, 2021

On January 5, 2021, the Sacramento City Council approved the Master Siting, Programmatic, Operations and Financing Plan to Address (Homeless Master Plan). The Council continue to lead workshops with the community, providers, and expert partners to identify site locations, operational best practices, programs and services, and financial resources to be…

2020 Annual Report

By Metro Chamber|December 22, 2020

2020 was a major milestone year in the history of the Metro Chamber. While our tactics may have changed we celebrated 125 years of leadership by serving as the unequivocal voice of business in bold and meaningful ways. In a time of unprecedented volatility we have served more people, helped…