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Member Benefits

Networking

Meet and network with Chamber members and community leaders at networking breakfasts, mixers, and special events.

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Promoting Your Business

We refer only our members when people call or visit the Chamber. Only members may purchase our membership mailing list and advertise in the Vista Magazine and e-mail newsletters, map, business directory, and website.

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Expos and Festivals

Our Business Expo is held every fall; and last year's event included a hiring fair, only our members are allowed to participate. We also host the Strawberry Festival on Memorial Day weekend with huge crowds (100,000+ in 2019) and more than 450 vendors; members qualify for substantial discounts.

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Free Web Listings and Links

Every member is listed in our online Business Directory by business name, category, and contact person. We link to your website at no charge.

Business Directory

Free Job Listings and Coupons

We post your job openings and coupons on our website at no charge.

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Business Advocacy

We are the "Voice of Vista Business" at City Hall, the State Capital, or wherever we are needed. Members can meet public officials at our Government Affairs Committee and other events.

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Community Connections

Meet and interact with business and civic leaders by participating in our special events and 5 committees ranging from technology to education.

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Business Resources

Our knowledgeable office staff can provide you with information and referrals to help grow your business, including free business counseling, informative speakers, and more.

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Ribbon Cuttings

The Chamber will help you organize a ribbon cutting if you are a new business, new owner, if your business had moved, or celebrating a special anniversary.

Five Suits

Fun and Fellowship

Yes, the Chamber is a business organization, but we also like to have fun! You will, too - at our mixers, expo, parade, street fair, special events, and just about everything we do.

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Committees

Joining a committee is a great way to get involved, meet some members and make new connections. If you are interested call the Chamber and we will email you a reminder before each meeting.

Ambassador Committee

Organizes Business Mixers, attends ribbon cuttings and chamber events, and actively reaches out to new members.

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Government Affairs Committee

Holds meetings with government officials and their staff members. Studies and recommends positions on business issues, organizes State of the Community Luncheon and candidate forums.

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Events Committees

Helps in organizing and putting together the following events:

  • Strawberry Festival
    • Entertainment or Contests
  • Heroes of Vista
  • Christmas Parade
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Education Committee

Focuses on connecting business and education in Vista, including the Rising Star of the Month breakfast in which high school seniors are chosen by their schools and honored with this breakfast.

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Membership Committee

Organizes networking breakfasts, member orientations, visits prospective members to explain Chamber benefits.

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