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Benefits of Membership

The Chamber’s primary mission is to ensure a strong environment for economic growth, job creation, and to attract new capital investments into the City of Ventura.

We are, “Making Business Happen” – FOR YOU!





Having the Chamber of Commerce in your corner providing business support means that you have the power of the Chamber network on your side. The Ventura Chamber of Commerce also has a Political Action Committee  with a mission to elect  pro-business candidates.

Creating a Strong Local Economy

A membership with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, you will get support in:

  • Navigating City Hall to advocate for and expedite business needs
  • Ongoing communication with our Education Partners on required work force skills and training
  • Identifying and securing critical services to support business growth
  • Offering leadership and professional training through committee programs like the Young Professionals Group (YPG)

Providing at no additional cost to members the latest information on:

Representing the Interest of Business

  • Impacting laws that affect your business through awareness and advocacy
  • Connecting you to City, County, and State elected leaders
  • Bringing you the influence of over 700 employers and over 25,000 employees in promoting business friendly legislation
  • Representing you and your interests to government as your personal liaison
  • Saving you time by providing information on business friendly candidates






There are multiple ways to market your business, your event, your press-release, and your deals/discounts with the entire database of Chamber members that is included for free with your membership.

  • Your Company added to our online directory.
    • Increasing your visibility through your Chamber website listing that links potential customers directly to your business
  • Add your company news in our weekly e-newsletter!
    • Submit an event, or company news to our staff and it will be included in our e-newsletter that reaches over 4,000 people!
  • Add your event to our online calendar!
    • With your member log-in credentials,  you can add your events directly onto our online calendar that reaches 1,200 people each month!
  • Add your press-releases to our website homepage!
  • Display a member discount on our website and have it featured in our e-newsletter!
  • Join our closed facebook members-only page to further market your business.







Being a member of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce gives you the opportunity to be involved in the community by participating in our many community events and programs like the Chamber Ambassadors or the Young Professionals Group!

We also have other committees that Chamber members can join including the Green Task Force (for certified Green businesses or people who want to support green business) and Books & Brews!





As a member of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce you are eligible to join one of our BIZ Connect groups, where you can create a stronger, more personal connection with a group of business owners and representatives in the community.

Networking with business leaders, City leaders, education partners, public safety personnel, and other key business constituents at Chamber events is a proven way to get your business in front of the right people.

For more information please email Ashley@ventura-chamber.org.






There are many events available to members through out the year offered for free or at discounted rates only for members!  We have monthly connection breakfasts, where you can share your message with the local business community, MIXers where you can network while enjoying drinks, foods, and new contacts. We also have a number of major events where you can make valuable connections and expand your brand.

Below is a list of other events that can be enjoyed with a Chamber membership.

  • Connection Breakfast
  • The MIX
  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Spring & Fall Business Expo
  • Poinsettia Awards
  • Economic Outlook Breakfast
  • State of the City
  • Principal for a Day
  • State of Education
  • Toastmasters
  • Happier Hours
  • Lunch Mobs
  • Ribbon Cuttings


Plus a dedicated staff:  Chamber staff is always available as a resource to our members. We assist with business issues, act as a source of information, create programs to provide the best information, navigate City Hall, and provide essential links to the business community, whatever the need is. We are committed to the Chamber’s motto, “Making Business Happen.”

Join Now!

For more information on Chamber events, please contact events@ventura-chamber.org.