2017 Summer Bash at Patrick Ranch honoring Made In Chico and Bird In Hand

When you're a part of the Chico Chamber, you have access to Business Building Opportunities designed to connect you with fellow members of the business community.

  • Chamber Business Connections
  • Mixer Events
  • Business Celebrations
  • Let's Do Lunch!
  • Business Crawls
  • Lunch Hour Events
  • Signature Events (Annual Dinner, Business Summit & State of the City Address, Summer Bash, YPO E.P.I.C. Event)

Chamber Business Connections

Our popular networking program held each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at a member business. This event is designed so people can be out and on with their business day by 8:30 a.m. For a small investment, it is a great way to showcase your company and expand relationships with fellow Chamber members. All members are welcomed to join us at CBC!  A great way to start your day. Attendance of children is discouraged.

We're looking for CBC sponsors! As a CBC sponsor, you will receive: · Recognition on Chico Chamber online calendar ( · Recognition in Weekly Headlines and Chamber Minutes on KPAY · Recognition at Chamber Business Connections · Opportunity to display company information at Chamber Business Connections. Contact Heather Ugie for sponsorship information or to schedule a Chamber Business Connections at your business location!

Mixer Events

We're mixin' it up here at the Chamber! Join us for our mixer events, a chance to unwind after work, network with your friends and end the day with a little fun. Keep an eye out on the Chamber calendar so you don't miss these quarterly events! Interested in hosting a mixer at your business? Contact Heather Ugie to learn more!

Business Celebrations

Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings and/or Anniversary ceremonies are all offered to members of the Chico Chamber. Contact Heather Ugie to schedule yours today!

Let's Do Lunch!

Chamber Members + 1 Local Restaurant + 1 Hour = Great Networking Opportunity!  Every first Friday of the month we welcome Chamber members to join us for a casual noon-time event where we pair you with other members to spend your lunch hour with.  Pre-registration is required and members are responsible for paying for their own lunches.  Contact Heather Ugie to sign-up for an upcoming Let's Do Lunch!.  

Business Crawl

Launched in September of 2013, we offer Chamber members an evening tour of a select few local member companies. Network, get an inside view of local businesses, and meet the teams that make them successful.  This is a great opportunity for our member businesses to tell their stories, extend hospitality, and connect with new faces.  Shuttle service & refreshments provided. Contact Heather Ugie to sign-up as a Business Crawl event host or sponsor!  

Lunch Hour Event Series

The Chamber's Lunch Hour program gathers together city officials and Chamber members for an hour of casual Q&A on our community. These events are free to attend and open exclusively to members but RSVP is required. Watch for these quarterly events to be announced.

Signature Events

80th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony “Rising to the Occasion”: January 18, 2018 -  THANK YOU TO ALL who attend our 80th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony. The evening included a spectacular awards dinner, installation of our 2018 Officers & Directors, 2017 Business and Community Awards, and Scholarship Presentations. Event photo's will be posted shortly to our Facebook page!

Business Summit & State of the City Address: January 26, 2018 - This annual event, co-hosted with the City of Chico, will be held at the CARD Community Center located at 545 Vallombrosa Avenue in Chico.  Chico City Mayor will deliver the State of the City Address, and City and community leaders will report on Downtown Chico and share their economic outlook for 2018.  We also will review the business climate progress report and provide a Q&A session with our civic leaders. This event is free and open to the public but RSVP's are required. At this time, the Business Summitt is SOLD OUT, click here to be added to our wait list.

56th Annual Community Celebration: Summer Bash Honoring the 80th Anniversary of Shubert's Ice Cream & Candy: May 31, 2018 - The 56th Annual Community Summer BASH will be honoring Shubert's Ice Cream & Candy 80 years in business! Join us for an evening under the stars at Patrick Ranch, 10381 Midway - Durham, and enjoy local music by The Kelly Twins Dueling Pianos. Click here for additional details!

YPO E.P.I.C Event: Emerging Professionals Inspiring Connections - Wednesday, August 15, 2018 come support the Chico Chamber Young Professionals Organization by attending this annual celebration of leadership, professional development and camaraderie! Join us as we induct the 2019 YPO Committed Leaders and announce the 2018 "Mover & Shaker" Award. More details to come!

Chamber Events Cancellation Policy

The Chico Chamber of Commerce must maintain a cancellation policy for events in order to properly plan for catering, venue expenses and marketing efforts. Unless stated otherwise, Chamber reservations must be cancelled 5 days prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. All refunds will be issued 10 days after the event. No refunds will be issued for non-attendance. You are welcome to send another member of your staff in your place.