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17th Annual Latin Comedy Jam! Benefiting the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

                 Prepare to Laugh the night away this Friday, October 21, 2016 

Join us for the 17th Annual Latin Comedy Jam
at Sally Tomatoes!
Proceeds benefit the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
What a better way to end the work week with humor from some of the Bay Area’s Top Comedians!
Headliner: Rudy O – Producer of “Comic Sense” & “Rare Form Comedy” also KNBR Co-Host of “The Audible”
Our Line-Up Also Includes:
*Anthony Medina – Founder/CEO of “True Hustle Entertainment” also host of “Pick Me Up Radio” & “Good Times In The Grotto”
 *Juan Carlos – Sonoma County’s home grown comedian who has also starred in the film “The Mendoza Line” and featured in “Trattoria”
 *Larry “Bubbles” Brown – star of the documentary “Still Standing”, Larry has over 35 years as a comedy veteran and has starred in over 25 T.V. shows.

For more information, contact our office at: 707-575-3648.

Business Workshops

Small Business Workshops in English & Spanish
Small BusinessThe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Sonoma Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Napa-Sonoma Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce a series of small business workshops in both English & Spanish for 2016! Workshops range from creating a business plan, finance to marketing and communications.  Visit Business Workshops for more information.

10/26:16: Build A Better Business – Plan Basics
10/27/16: Prepare Your Pitch
8/18/16: Tasting Room Sales Pt 1 – You Had Me At “Hello”
10/31/16: How To Purchase A Restaurant & Negotiate A Lease
11/2/16: Build A Better Business – Start-Up Orientation
11/10/16: Kitchen to Market For Food Entrepreneurs


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Meet Our New Members!


The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sonoma County is proud to announce the following members to the HCC Family!

Click New Members to welcome them!

Upcoming Mixer Event

 2016 October Networking Mixer Event!

thumb_family-justice-centerFamily Justice Center Mixer
Thursday, October 20, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
2755 Mendocino Ave Ste. 100
Santa Rosa, CA

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Stop by with a friend and take advantage of this great opportunity to see what the Family Justice Center is all about. !

Click October Mixer for more info!

Member Spotlight: Aaction Rents

Aaction Rents is a model for other family owned businesses to follow.  It is a true testament of what hard work, perseverance and focusing on a community environment for both customers and staff can create brand loyalty amongst its clientle as one of the key factors to their success.

Founded in 1974, seeing the need to think outside of the box and create opportunities during the recession, one of the founding brothers Mark Grill who was working at another equipment rental company seized the moment and purchased the inventory from his former employer. Along with his brother Paul, the brothers started Aaction Rents & Equipment with a vision to community, staff and excellent customer service. A few years later, their brother Paul joined the team and together they made Aaction Rents a household name in Sonoma County. Aaction Rents’ commitment to customers is simple.. . Read More Here

Business Tip Of The Month:

Build Community Around What You Do

A successful brand is one that is trusted and respected by customers – building a strong community online and off can help you achieve this.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to do this. In fact, many successful brands concentrate almost exclusively in online and offline community building as opposed to traditional advertising. Facebook and Twitter are great outlets for this, as is your blog. Offline participation in community activities such as local events, fundraisers, charities, as well as hosting your own events such as workshops or loyal customer events, can all help you build community and extend the trust you’ve earned to your brand.