The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce is an independent business advocacy organization that is not affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce or any other Chamber of Commerce.

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Insight Studio
Insight Studio, the Chamber's new business series, has been created to provide educational, inspirational and relationship building opportunities to our members. Click here for more information.

Employment Notice posters still available 
Whether you have one employee or 1,000, California employers must post all required state and federal employment notices in a central location and provide certain pamphlets.
The SLO Chamber has one convenient poster with all 16 notices to keep your business compliant with the 2014 California and Federal Employment Notices. Click here to order

Visit Prague, Budapest and Vienna 
Join SLO Chamber and community members on a tour of three of Europe's most beautiful and historic cities. This 10-day trip includes roundtrip airfare from SLO, first class hotels in each city, breakfast, three group dinners, two musical events and half-day guided tours. Click here for more information

Growth and Challenges: 2012 Tech Survey
Since 2005 the SLO Chamber’s Technology Advocacy Committee has performed a biennial technology survey to measure the successes, challenges, advantages, weaknesses, obstacles and opportunities of the tech sector on the Central Coast. The 2012 survey report found growth in the size and number of tech businesses, an upward trend in hiring and a strong desire for more skilled workers. Click here to view the report

Chamber Member News

Cuesta gets energy efficient with new LED fixtures
Cuesta College has developed an energy savings project that will make the San Luis Obispo Campus more energy efficient for the next 20 years and save the District hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy savings costs. The project is the result of funding from Proposition 39: California Clean Energy Jobs Act and will come [...]...
“Opening Minds” art show announces featured artist
Alicia Mueller does not consider herself to be an artist, but uses art as a form of therapy. “Creating art is an emotional process for me and I tend to get lost in it,” Mueller said. Her chalk and charcoal piece titled Rainbow Snail has been chosen as the featured work for Transitions-Mental Health Association’s [...]...
The Leadership Course: Being a leader and the effective exercise of leadership
How does one teach leadership in a way that not only informs them about leadership but also transforms them into actually being leaders? The Leadership Course follows a rigorous, phenomenologically based methodology where participants have the opportunity to create for themselves a context that leaves them actually being a leader and exercising leadership effectively as [...]...
WS Packaging Group names new CEO
WS Packaging Group, Inc. has announced today that Fred C. Tinsey has been appointed CEO effective March 31, 2014. Tinsey, a former WS Packaging director, joins the company from OE Quality Friction Corporation where he currently serves as chairman, previously serving as CEO. From 1999 to 2005 Tinsey was president of Murray’s Discount Auto Stores. [...]...
Idler’s Mom & Apple Pie contest reaches 30-year milestone
Idler’s Mom & Apple Pie contest, an event that began as a way to celebrate family and connect with the community, will mark its 30th annual year beginning Saturday, April 12. The preliminary contest will take place in San Luis Obispo on Saturday, April 12th and another preliminary contest will take place in Paso Robles [...]...


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USA Today and Rand McNally recently partnered up on a program called ‘Best of the Road’ and set out on a nationwide search for the best towns in America.  San Luis Obispo was visited by the group as well as by the Travel Channel as part of the 'friendliest town in America'. Click here to see the Travel Channel's video of their road trip to San Luis Obispo.  

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