Employer Sponsored Housing Consortium Community Workshop

Join us for the Employer Sponsored Housing Consortium Community Workshop hosted by the Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 24 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at Direct Relief (6100 Wallace Becknell Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93117). This event welcomes South Coast employers, developer partners, County and city representatives from Goleta, Santa Barbara, and…

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Chamber Celebrates Drybar Montecito Grand Opening

The Chamber was thrilled to host a memorable ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the official grand opening of Drybar Montecito. It was a fantastic event filled with excitement and community spirit as local leaders, residents, and supporters gathered to mark this special occasion. Drybar Montecito, known for its exceptional hair styling services and bright atmosphere, promises to…

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Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber Unveils Vision for Revitalized State Street

The Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce unveiled its immediate vision for State Street, paralleling ongoing efforts with the City, stakeholders, and community partners to enhance downtown economic vitality. As the State Street Advisory Committee focuses on a 20-year master plan, the Chamber advocates for actionable programs that can be implemented now to bolster…

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New Workforce Development Resource Hub Launches

The Chamber is thrilled to announce the launch of a new Workforce Development Hub, a comprehensive online resource designed to streamline the process for employers and job seekers. Through collaboration with industry leaders, education partners, and training providers, the Chamber is shaping resources that meet the demands of businesses for workforce training, recruitment, and retention. We…

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Chamber Hosts Tech Roundtable with Umesh Mishra

The Chamber’s Technology and Manufacturing Committee hosted the June 13 Tech Roundtable, featuring Umesh Mishra, Ph.D., co-founder of Transphorm. Local representatives gathered to hear Mishra’s insights on the future of the region’s high-tech manufacturing industry. Joining him in this discussion was President and CEO Kristen Miller, who emphasized the importance of the Chamber’s TechTopia initiative…

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Chamber Welcomes Delta Airline Passengers

Last week the Chamber was on standby to welcome the new Delta Airlines service at the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). The Chamber’s Visitor Center Manager offered visitor recommendations and information to passengers alongside complimentary swag from SBA and exclusive giveaways from Delta. The addition of this new service connects Santa Barbara (SBA) to Atlanta (ATL),…

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Cox Communications Onsite Solar Energy System Launches in Goleta

The Chamber was invited to celebrate the launch of Cox Communications Onsite Solar Energy System, which officially went live in Goleta on June 12. Spearheaded by First Edison, this solar photovoltaics project is now fully operational at Cox Communications corporate office located in Old Town Goleta. By harnessing solar power, Cox Communications is not only…

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County Board of Supervisors Joins in Support of the Community Benefit Improvement District

On Tuesday, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to support the formation of a Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID) in downtown Santa Barbara. As a significant property owner within the proposed district, the County now joins the City of Santa Barbara and other property owners in backing this initiative to provide much-needed services…

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