As the oldest business organization in Santa Cruz County, the Santa Cruz Area Chamber of Commerce has been a local voice on behalf of business and the community since 1889. The Chamber works to bring together businesses, workers, residents, organizations, citizens, and local governments, continually focusing on increasing and sustaining the county's economic vitality.
The Chamber has played a key role in many of the major economic endeavors over the last century and a quarter:
The Chamber dedicates its efforts to matters in which it can have the greatest influence at our local Santa Cruz County level. To learn more history about the Santa Cruz Chamber and economic development in Santa Cruz county, see Chamber Complete History.