What is the Chamber of Commerce?
The Millbrae Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based 501(c)6 non-profit association of businesses organized and united to ensure a robust local economy. Chamber staff is dedicated to seeing that the interests of local business are served by advocacy on the local, state and national level. The Chamber helps local businesses succeed through promoting Millbrae merchants, representing the interests of our business community to policymakers and ensuring that new economic development projects will also benefit existing businesses.
The Chamber sponsors and hosts many events that help bring our community together. We care about Millbrae and strive to make it the best place on the Peninsula to live and work.
Who belongs to the Chamber?
Our members include retail merchants, corporations, home-based businesses, legal, medical and dental professionals, service industry professionals, property owners, commercial developers, private instructors, civic and non-profit organizations and residential members of our community. The common thread among our members is that they care about Millbrae’s economic health and want to support commerce in Millbrae. Supporting the Chamber lets our members support the work we do for the community. 23.03
Why join the Chamber?
PROMOTION. ADVOCACY. STRENGTH. We are dedicated to promoting Millbrae as an excellent place to do business. Not only do we sponsor a variety of business and community events, we also act as advocates, representing Millbrae to local, regional, and state officials.
By becoming a member, your business or organization can take advantage of the county-wide promotional, educational and networking opportunities we curate for our members.
Studies prove that businesses who join their local Chamber enjoy greater public trust and are perceived by customers to be more engaged in their communities.
Chamber membership gives your business a higher public profile. You gain introductions to other business owners, City officials, even county and state elected officials frequent Chamber events.
When you’re part of a Chamber, influential people get to know you and your business. People who know you are more likely to do business with you and recommend you to others.
Non-Profit Organization Information
The Millbrae Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation that was established on May 19th, 1949. Membership dues are not charitable donations but can be deducted as business expenses.
The Chamber is guided by a volunteer board of directors made up of representatives from local businesses and managed by a paid President/CEO.