The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce, formed in 1910, is an independent association of business members. The Chamber welcomes business of every size and service. The Chamber represents the collective, but diverse, businesses to support the economic vitality of all businesses in our community. The Chamber has offered advocacy, marketing and community involvement to our businesses for more than a Century.
The Palo Alto Chamber:
Why become a Chamber Member?
Membership in the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce allows a stronger, collective voice for the business community. Chamber Members are able to discuss the implications of proposed legislation or other issues shared by all businesses in the area with local, county, regional and state regulators. When given a choice of which company‘s services or products to buy, Chamber Members choose to buy from other Chamber Member companies. The Chamber provides an opportunity to network with other Chamber Members and a low cost marketing channel. Studies show 59% of consumers think community involvement via a Chamber of Commerce is an intelligent business strategy; depending upon the type of business are 44% to 63% more likely to purchase from companies that are Chamber Members. Chamber Membership provides branding, promotion, positive media, publicity, legislative representation and community involvement at a bargain price.
Chamber Members Competitive Advantage*:
Being active in the Chamber of Commerce is the most effective business strategy to show your business is reputable, uses good business practices, care about its customers and its community.
59% of consumers think community involvement in a Chamber of Commerce is an intelligent business strategy
44% of consumers think more favorably about Your business if you are a Chamber Member
63% of consumers that think more favorably about Your business are more likely to buy from Your business
Talk to our Membership Director Today about joining the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce
Contact the Membership Director Jilka Pollack at 650-324-3121 for more information or scan and email your application to her at
*Shapiro Group ACCE Report
Please download our membership application: Membership Application
Or contact our staff with any questions you may have:
Phone: (650) 324-3121x3
Fax: (650) 324-1215