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Founded more than one hundred years ago, the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce remains one of the most influential forces in local government and regional economic development. The mission of the Chamber is to secure the economic future of our community, and to enhance the quality of life in the city of Oakland. 

With some 1,000 members, the Chamber is actively involved in public policy and provides valuable resources to members.


Create, currate, and produce numerous events and programs to connect our members and local partners.


Convene our members and the greater community to bring together diverse voices and experiences to help Oakland and the region thrive.


Sustain multiple, cross-platform communication channels to facilitate dialogue between members, residents, and the community.


Leads the East Bay in business advocacy, coalitions, research and data, partnerships, and philanthropy.

About Oakland Chamber

The Chamber proudly offers unprecedented benefits – advocacy, research, small business and nonprofit programming, special member – to – member discounts, award-winning publications and communications platforms, and numerous opportunities to help make local businesses connect and prosper.
Join us to help make Oakland, and the metropolitan area, an even better place in which to live, work, and play.

The Latest


homelessness: What to do about it in Oakland.

The Chamber held the 2019 Pulse of Oakland Voter Poll Breakfast the first week of November. Read about this year's findings in the President's Message from Barbara Leslie, Chamber President and CEO; the Nov/Dec issue of the Oakland Business Journal; and in the 2019 Voter Poll Key Results.
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Recent News

Climate change is a priority for oakland Businesses.

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Bernard J. Tyson. 1959-2019

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce mourns the loss of Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman & CEO, Kaiser Permanente. Compassionate Changemaker and Community Champion. This was the life and will be the legacy of Bernard Tyson; one that will be felt here in Oakland and well beyond for decades to come.
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Oakland Events

Dec 14

Healing Harmonies - Oakland Youth Chorus 45th anniversary winter concert

Jan 3

Oakland Chamber ToastMasters

Jan 8

Cantare Con Vivo: Star of Wonder, Star of Night

Chamber Marketplace

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