The Ambassadors are the goodwill arm of the Chamber of Commerce.They help coordinate ribbon-cutting ceremonies, grand openings, BASH events and other Chamber functions, such as special events, which include the opening of the Ice Skating Rink and Ethics Day for students. An important role for the Ambassadors is to provide friendly “buddy” assistance to new members and thereby help them better understand and utilize their chamber membership.

Your Walnut Creek Ambassador committee is a fantastic way for you to meet people in our business community. You will have great opportunities to grow your business by making contacts in the Chamber and participating in Chamber activities. All this is available to you while you have fun making new friends and seeing your friends!

Key Benefits of being an Ambassador include:

    • Recognition at Luncheons, BASH and networking events
    • Features in the chamber emailings
    • Special invitations to events in the business community
    • Mentoring new chamber members to networking success
    • New contacts for new, renewing and prospective chamber members
    • In the know briefing by the Chamber for events happening in our community

Business Links is a lively non-compete networking and business development opportunity for business professionals offering the power of high-speed connectivity with the personal touch of a handshake. Business Links is about building relationships, sharing business growth ideas, and generating leads by connecting professionals with other professionals and linking them to prospects and power partners.

“Growing Your Business” is the focus of member business presentations, guest speakers, and round-table brainstorming sessions about reaching business success.”

Membership in a Business Links group is open to Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce members and meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Registration and fee required. Please email if you have questions or would like more information.

Business advocacy is the heart of the Civic Affairs monthly forums and critical to the mission of the Chamber. From growth management to business enhancement, from parking meters to parking structures, from the general plan to site-specific plans, the Civic Affairs Steering Committee is engaged and brings lively and informative forums to the business community.

Please contact Lynn Pauline for more information.


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