Join the Clovis Chamber to get access to our networking events and seminars. Membership Director Beth Bridges, a nationally known networking expert, shows businesses how to promote their companies as well as leverage technology and social media. Members are also eligible for generous marketing and event discounts.
The Chamber influences the legislative process through its Advocacy Task Force and ClovisPAC by taking stands on legislation and candidates affecting business.
BIG Hat Days and ClovisFest, the largest two day events in the Central Valley, bring over two hundred thousand visitors to Old Town Clovis. They provide great family fun and contribute over $5 million to the local economy.
In addition to adding value to the local economy through our events and members, we support our award winning Clovis Unified School District and city government that make Clovis the leading city in the Central Valley and a great place to live.
When looking at the inaugural 2014 Class of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, YEA!, it's easy to see why the US Chamber of Commerce chose the Clovis Chamber to be the first to present the program in California. These 11 students have the drive and passion to become successful business owners.
If these are the faces of our economic future, we can all relax.
And now, without further ado, we introduce the 2014 YEA! students.
Sean Bailey, Buchanan High School
Abagail Bonjorni, Clovis East High School
Alex Ewing, Buchanan High School
Andrea Gong, Clovis West High School
By Mark Blackney
There was only one topic I had to write about this month - the Affordable Care Act, aka: Obamacare. I'm not going to address the program itself. The Clovis Chamber has always opposed its premise of mandates that will have a negative effect on business and employment. We made that point clear in 2004 when we led the charge in the Central Valley to turn back California's attempt at mandated health care.
Instead I'm going to discuss the devastating creation, promotion and roll out of Obamacare considering the process and the mindset of the people…
The "Care for Clovis" initiative is a partnership between the Clovis Chamber of Commerce and the City of Clovis that was first unveiled by Mayor Lynne Ashbeck at the annual Mayor’s Breakfast in May. The idea behind the initiative is that those who live and work in Clovis can all do things that make a difference and help make this a great community.
The types of things that can be done include; meeting your neighbors, volunteering, shopping local, picking up trash that you find when you’re out for a walk, reporting graffiti to the City’s graffiti hotline,…