Monthly Membership Luncheons (1st Wednesday of each month)
- Meet other chamber members, average attendance is from 75-90 each month.
- Display your promotional material at the networking table
- Informative and educational speakers
- Catered lunch
- 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
- Sponsor a luncheon in 2013 ($250)
- Please RSVP for this event each month.
Monthly Mixers (2nd Wednesday of each month)
Holiday Tree Lighting - Coming November 2013!
The Annual Holiday Tree Lighting will be held on a Saturday in November 2013 at Lower Theater Plaza in Town Center. (Vine and Town Center Blvd.) Next to the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills. Enjoy hot cider, cocoa, and cookies at the Welcome Center, then watch the beautiful tree come to life!
Holiday Sponsorships at the California Welcome Center
Want to reach over 3,700 guests who visit the California Welcome Center during the Holiday Season? Sponsor a brochure, snowflake, or mini tree and promote your business! More details coming later in the year!
Click here for the registration form
Deadline is October 31, 2013.
This Holiday Season Santa visits the California Welcome Center from November - December 2013. Santa draws in thousands of locals to have pictures taken with their family. Call the California Welcome Center for info on Santa's hours of operation. 916-358-3700.
Installation & Business Awards Dinner (Annually in January)
Coming up January 2014
The Annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner is celebrated each January at the beautiful Serrano Country Club. Meet staff, incoming board, volunteers, members and guests. Business Awards are acknowledged!
Annual Chamber Charity Golf Tournament (Serrano Country Club)
June 17, 2013
- Enjoy a day of golf while networking with other leaders in the community.
- Meet business owners.
- Golf awards, swag bags, sack lunch, dinner, raffles and silent auction prizes.
- Complimentary drinks on course!
- Wine tasting!
- Food sampling booths
Saturday Night in the Park
Presented by The El Dorado Hills Chamber & Community Services District
Coming August 2013.
5:00 - 9:00 pm at the CSD Community Park in El Dorado Hills
Business showcase! Children's activities! Bounce houses! Face painting!
Delicious food! Free giveaways! Live music!
Biz Walk & Post-Walk Reception
Coming Spring 2014
The annual El Dorado Hills Business Walk will begin at the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills, with a Pre-Walk Meeting at 1:00 pm. Sign up to walk with us today! The Walk is from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and concludes with a Post-Walk Reception from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the California Welcome Center.
Can't walk? Be a sponsor! Members get great exposure just through the postcard that will be mailed to 1,000 businesss in EDH!
The 2013/2014 Business Directory
- Only Members' businesses listed both alphabetically and by type of business (Search the online version)
Directory is mailed to all El Dorado Hills businesses and residents.
Also distributed by Realtors, included in relocation packages, handed out at the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills, and by local welcoming services. This distribution is unique among Northern California's Chambers of Commerce. Advertising may be purchased by members only
Chamber e-News (Online newsletter)
Receive updates and news from the Chamber regarding business and community issues via email. Features special events hosted by our members and community - an excellent forum to highlight products and services. New members are welcomed with special mention in e-News monthly. e-News features local business news, grand openings, ground breaking, expansion and news provided by members. Sign up for e-News (click here).
e-News email sponsorships are available for $100.00 per mention. (Click here for registration and information)
Advertising - Exclusively by members
Members only may purchase advertising in:
Website. Members are listed and links to their email and/or website are included at no charge - for members only. Banner ads are available for purchase. Over 3,600 views daily! Pricing starts at $200 and goes up to $1,000.
Event Sponsorships. Only members can have their business featured as a sponsor for various Chamber events where their business is spotlighted at the event as well as in event publicity, advertising, luncheons and mixers. Click here for Advertising and Marketing Opportunities for 2013.
Member Plaque. Simply displaying your Chamber plaque announces your membership in an organization recognized for its positive contribution to the community. New members receive plaque when they attend their first monthly luncheon. Need a plaque? Call 916-933-1335.
Logo Display. Place the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce logo on your website. Call 916-933-1335.
Chamber Advantage. (Member2Member Discounts) Discount program offered to members from fellow members. View the list of participating businesses or sign up your business now.
Business Workshops: Sessions on topics of interest to business owners. Please refer to our online Chamber calendar for updates on upcoming Workshops in relevant subjects.
Member Orientation: Get the most out of your membership by attending this informational presentation. Meetings are quarterly. Introduce your business, network with fellow members, and learn about your benefits of being a member.
Free Small Business Counseling with SCORE: Meet with experienced counselors to assist you with your business. Scheduled sessions take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Contact S.C.O.R.E. to schedule your appointment or ask for advice. 916-635-9085.
When the El Dorado Hills Chamber contributes to these causes our members are giving as well:
High School Scholarship Fund - Two $750 scholarships were awarded in 2012 with funds from events specifically earmarked for the fund. (from raffle proceeds from monthly mixers)
Friends of the Library - The Chamber contributes to the realization of the El Dorado Hills Library and has given profile to the progress in various Chamber events.
Firefighters Association - The Chamber is a major supporter of the Firefighters, particularly in promoting their fundraisers with members.
The Chamber partners with the Rotary Club to promote local wineries and eateries at this lovely annual event. Tickets available at the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills. (Coming June 2013)
Wine At Town Center
Economic Development Task Force. Created by the Chamber in 2002 with outside funding obtained from the County and PG&E. One outcome expected is our " Buy El Dorado" campaign.
Joint Chambers. Representatives from the County, Cameron Park/Shingle Springs and El Dorado Hills Chambers join to review various legislative issues and voice to our representatives at the local, state and national level how the pending issues affect our members.
US Chamber of Commerce, California Chamber of Commerce. The El Dorado Hills Chamber is a member of these groups to share ideas, education and share a voice on issues affecting our members.
Business Card Display Members may display business cards at the Chamber office.
Certificates of Origin Validation available through the Chamber. Must be a member.
Chamber Advantage Program (Member2Member Discount) Discount program offered to members from fellow members. Contact Laurie to promote your discount!
Grand Openings, Ribbon Cutting, Ground Breaking Ceremonies Chamber staff will help members celebrate openings and expansions.
Member Lists A set of member names & address labels available at $50 to members only. Want an electronic version? $75 for members only.
Bulk Mail Members have access to the Chamber Bulk Mail Permit through the Folsom Post Office. This exclusive member benefit can save lots of money on mailings. Must obtain paperwork at the Chamber.
Referrals Incoming inquiries from the public are referred to members only with an electronic follow up to notify members of the referral.
CSD KIOSK Display members only promotional material in the Chamber kiosk at the Community Services District.