Virtual Events Archive​

Virtual Events Archive

Convene and connect - remotely!
The Chamber is finding new ways to continue providing our members and the community with events and briefings to keep Oakland informed and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. From Town Halls with the Mayor to Small Business Administration webinars, you can peruse an archive of selected event recordings and materials online.

All-Chamber Town Hall


Briefing: State of the Economy II – May 13, 2020

The Chamber’s economist Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics gave a second presentation on May 13 about what the future recovery might look like. The session is available here.

Metro Chamber Town Hall = April 22, 2020

Mayor Libby Schaaf and incoming City Administrator Ed Reiskin spoke to a members-only gathering of businesses and nonprofits on April 22. The video is available here.

Briefing: State of the Economy I – April 14, 2020

The Chamber’s economist Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics gave a presentation on April 14 about what the COVID crisis is likely to do to our economy and how and when it might recover. The session is available here.

Stimulus for Small Business

On April 9 the Chamber hosted a webinar with Julie Clowes, Director of the Small Business Administration District Office, to help small businesses and nonprofits navigate the federal stimulus package and other options. Both Chamber members and nonmembers can view the recorded webinar here and access the slides here.

115th Annual Meeting and Awards Brunch

Video of the Metro Chamber’s 115th Annual Meeting – conducted this year via Zoom – can be seen here, with the program starting at minute 20:55.