Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce



About the Chamber



MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

EXCLUSIVE RESOURCES FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Benefits to Increase your Business Visibility

Online Business Directory in Six Categories, including your own Webpage: Increasing Your Visibility
Chamber of Commerce members can now list their business in up to six categories on our website, making it easy for your potential customers to find you and all your services. We also link your company website to all six of your business listings. This user-friendly Chamber Business Directory provides your business with a free web page with your logo, a company biography, and seven photographs and captions, explaining in detail all your services.

Business Expos Free to Members:
Increasing Your Visibility
These are mini business expos for Chamber of Commerce members only and are free to the first 30 registered participants. Non-members may not participate. The events are held at Lockheed Martin, and Juniper Networks. We provide the venue, an eight-foot table and two chairs. The expos last approximately three hours and take place during the busy lunch hours. Our Business Expos take your business to the corporations. Your participation is another way to help you get more exposure and more customers. Make your display interesting by using a company table cloth, displays or backdrops, handouts, giveaways, or business card drawings.

Joint Chamber’s Business Networking Mixers:
Networking – Building Your Referral Base – Increasing Your Exposure
The Sunnyvale Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce allows you to expand your networking community by attending our joint membership mixers with other Chambers of Commerce. There is no extra charge to attend these mixers. Most commonly we partner with our adjacent cities of Mountain View and Santa Clara, however we also have events with the Los Altos, Palo Alto, and Cupertino Chamber of Commerce. These mixers give you an opportunity to meet other business owners and develop new relationships.

Sunnyvale Networking Mixers:
Networking – Building Your Referral Base – Increasing Your Exposure
These local membership mixers are a great opportunity to meet other local businesses and potential clients in an informal atmosphere. Getting to know other Chamber of Commerce members is one of the most successful referral tools for your business. Your objective is to attend as many mixers and events as possible so that our members know who you are and can become your sales and referral team.

Business Partner Pass for your Guest:
Supporting Other Businesses
Bring another non-chamber business to our mixers and we will waive their $20 non-member fee on a one-time basis. Un escorted non-members must pay $20 to attend our mixers and may only do so once before joining.

Lunch & Learn Networking Series:
Networking – Building Your Referral Base – Increasing Your Exposure
Networking Luncheons are held throughout the year and include informative speakers. More important, each attendee will be given an opportunity to talk about their business for two to three minutes. This format makes sure that everyone in the room knows about you and your business. $20 for members includes a full lunch. Non- members may attend on a one-time basis for $40.

$100 Credit in our Weekly e-blast:
Increasing Your Visibility
We will advertise your business promotions or event to our entire Constant Contact list. Your membership gets you four (4) free e-blast each year, a $100 value. Additional e-blasts exceeding four are $25 each. Send us your brochure, flyer, or announcement in PDF format. The e-blast goes out once a week.

Small Business and Corporate Sponsorships:
Advertising & Marketing - Increasing Your Visibility
Sponsorships provide maximum business and corporate exposure. Our highest visibility and advertising value is available to those members who sponsor major Chamber of Commerce events, such as the Art & Wine Festival, the Murphy Awards, and Networking at Noon. There are multiple attractive sponsorships to choose from in a variety of price ranges that give you maximum exposure at the events as well as year-round exposure on our website.

Business Exhibitor Discount at Art & Wine Festival:
Marketing Your Business - Increasing Your Visibility
Business exhibitors space at the Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival is limited to 30 businesses. It is a first come first serve basis. With 150,000 local attendees, the Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival gives your business maximum exposure during this two-day event. The Chamber member participation fee for a 10 x 10 space is $1,650. Non- members pay $2,150. Early sign up is recommended.

Member-to-Member Discounts:
Increasing Your Visibility
This program is a free service to members and offers your discounts to Sunnyvale Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce members. Your discount will be posted on the Chamber of Commerce website. As a result, you will increase your exposure and promote patronage from other Chamber members at no additional cost.

Community Collaboration with Charitable Organizations:
Community Outreach
The Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce works closely in supporting and promoting our community organizations such as; Sunnyvale Community Services, Home First, The Sunnyvale Cold Weather and Hot Weather Shelter, Leadership Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale Community Players, RotaCare and Dinner at the Dump Charity event. Our annually holiday mixer is held with Sunnyvale Community Services at their Annual Auction and Fundraiser.

Future Emerging Leaders of Silicon Valley (FuELSV):
Increasing Your Visibility
This Young Professional Networking Group. FuELSV (Future Emerging Leaders of Silicon Valley) organizes social events for young professionals to connect through networking, community involvement, and professional development. This is a program of the Los Altos, Mountain View & Sunnyvale Chambers of Commerce.

In-House Business Referrals:
Increasing Your Visibility
When someone is looking for your business, they call the Chamber of Commerce. We only refer and recommend businesses that are members of the Sunnyvale Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Community Advocate for Business:
Supporting our Business Community
The Chamber is the voice of the business community in local, county, state, and federal issues with regard to problem solving, promoting economic development, and legislation. We do not endorse political candidates.

SCORE Business Counseling:
Improving your Business – Business Development
As a partner of the Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce, S.C.O.R.E is America’s premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses. They offer free business mentoring and low or no-cost workshops. They specialize in mentoring new and existing businesses in developing business plans, feasibility studies, cash flow, and marketing principles to help small business move forward and succeed.

Certificates of Origin:
Exporting Made Easy
The Sunnyvale Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce will certify Certificates of Origin for our members for free. Certificate of Origin are required to export to many countries. Non-members must pay $25 for each certificate of origin.

Free Weekly E-Blast Subscription:
Staying Informed
A continuous subscription to the Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce E-Blast is included with your membership. The E-Blast is sent out weekly and will keep you updated on all our events, announcements, and business promotions.

Grand Openings - Ribbon Cuttings:
Increasing Your Visibility
These ribbon cutting ceremonies increase the visibility of new or expanding businesses and are provided free of charge to new Chamber members.

Restaurant Guide Display Ad:
Increasing Your Visibility
Restaurant members receive one half page color ad in our restaurant guide for free. Please provide a PDF full color, 4x5 inches horizontal. Non-member price $550.

Health Care Guide Display Ad:
Increasing Your Visibility
Healthcare provider members receive one-half page color ad in our Health Care guide for free. Please provide PDF full color, 4x5 inches horizontal. Non-member price $550.

Chamber of Commerce Lobby Display
Increasing Your Visibility
Only Chamber of Commerce members may prominently display their business card, flyers, and brochures in the Chamber of Commerce lobby.

Office Depot Discounts:
Increasing Your Visibility
Go to our home page and sign up for big Office Depot discounts. No cost to sign up. Savings up to 80%.

Nova Employee Service:
Finding Employees
(North Valley Job Training Consortium) Looking for employees? Use the free services of NOVA conveniently located in Sunnyvale to access their extensive list of employees.

Tax Deductibility:
Membership in the Chamber is deductible as a business expense.

 

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