About the Chamber

Association of Local Businesses

The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is a local business association comprised of individuals and businesses. The organization seeks to protect, foster and enhance the commercial success of the community of San Marcos and North San Diego County through a focused, collaborative effort. The Chamber is the preeminent partner and resource for area businesses and the leading advocate for business in the community.

The Chamber is dedicated to improving the community’s economic and business environment by fostering and supporting a healthy business environment. The Chamber strives to work with the City of San Marcos Elected Officials, City Staff and the community to support business friendly policies and job growth. The Chamber offers business and education opportunities for Chamber members and upholds pro-business ideals through the advancement of sound public policy.

Benefits of Chamber membership include heightened credibility, image enhancement, community involvement, information access, networking opportunities, political advocacy, business profile pages, listings and links on the Chamber’s website, opportunities for member promotion, business referrals, digital lead generation, business card distribution, ribbon cuttings, grand opening recognition, committee involvement, government affairs, promotion of member deals and special offers, member to member discounts, coupons, classifieds, job openings, banner ads, email marketing and social media promotion.

Core Initiatives

Improving the economic environment by supporting business friendly policies that contribute to a healthy community, economic growth, and job creation are part of the Chamber’s core business initiatives.

Group Participation

Committees such as Ambassadors, Budget & Finance, Government Affairs, Corporate and Small Business Membership and Special Events, provide networks for peer learning, the chance to demonstrate leadership skills, and an opportunity to solidify new and strong relationships with local community businesses and leaders.

Largest Network

As the preeminent and largest business network in the City of San Marcos and leading advocate for businesses in the San Marcos community, the Chamber’s outreach has expanded and multiplied through a wide variety of Chamber alliances. These include strong relationships with local sister Chambers of Commerce in the following: North San Diego County communities, Greater San Diego County, southern California region, the State of California, western United States, and nationally, to permit business representation at the local, district, county, regional, state and federal levels.

Support Local

The Chamber supports initiatives to sustain economic growth, shop local, increase jobs and keep tax revenues in the community. The benefits of investing in a Chamber membership include heightened credibility and image enhancement, information access, networking, advocacy, enhanced business listings on the Chamber’s website with off-page SEO features, options for member promotion and marketing campaigns, business referrals, lead generation, business card distribution, ribbon cuttings, and building new and stronger relationships.