Your input and participation contributes significantly to the success of your business, Benicia's business community and to our City. Listed below are active Benicia Chamber of Commerce committees and/or partnerships that encourage participation from our members and their employees. Please call Chamber staff (707) 745-2120 to signup or request more information.AMBASSADORS
Serving as the public relations arm of the Chamber, the Ambassadors assist with a variety of Chamber functions including special events, ribbon cuttings, monthly mixers, and community events. Additionally, Ambassadors play a significant role in fundraising for the Chamber. The Ambassadors Committee offers an opportunity to meet new people, promote your business and network. Please call Chamber staff for additional information or to schedule an orientation. Ambassadors meet the second Tuesday of each month, 8:00 a.m., at the Chamber office.
Julia Allen, Debbie Amaro Ravin Bhatia, Glenda Crossen, Jon DeGuzman,
Chief Ambassador DSA HR Solutions Coldwell Banker Berkshire Hathaway Land Home Farmers-Allen Solano Pacific Drysdale Properties Financial
Insurance & Services, Inc. Financial Services
Matt Lunsford, Richard Mann, Lisa McVeigh,
Vallejo Insurance Richard P. Mann Griffin Fitness
Associates & Associates
Denise Saletta Tami Schreiner Patty Small,
Berkshire Hathaway Gavin & Schreiner Fairway Independent Drysdale Properties Insurance Mortgage Corporation
August 2016 Ambassador Expo December 2016 Holiday Potluck
(click above for a list of BizNet members) A networking committee, this group of highly motivated and
committed business people network to increase the the success of each members business through education, support and referrals. Each member represents an exclusive business category within the committee (a wait list is available for categories currently taken). Members provide business updates and share viable leads. Applications are available by contacting the Chamber office. BizNet meets every Thursday, 7:30 a.m., at the Chamber office.
Committee Mixer May 2016
Members serve as a research and advisory committee for the Benicia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Its primary purpose is to meet with elected officials and city staff, review and monitor legislative matters that may impact local business, present recommendations to the Board, and assist in the initiation of the appropriate action. BAC members (formerly the Legislative Affairs Committee) meet the fourth Tuesday of each month, 8:00 a.m., at the Chamber office. All Chamber members are invited to attend.
BENICIA INDUSTRIAL PARK ASSOCIATION (BIPA)
BIPA membership is limited to businesses located in and/or having interest in the Benicia Industrial Park. Benicia Chamber of Commerce membership is required, plus an additional $50 annual fee to become a member of BIPA. BIPA Meetings are scheduled periodically based on timely topics of interest.
SOUTHAMPTON SHOPPING CENTER MERCHANTSMerchants meet to identify and address needs in the Southampton Shopping Center, including tenant matters, improvements and promotional/marketing activities. The committee setting provides an opportunity for the merchants to communicate and network on a regular basis. Southampton merchants meet the third Tuesday of each month, 8:30 a.m., at Round Table Pizza-Benicia.