Membership Benefits

Networking

Monthly Membership Luncheons (1st Wednesday of each month)

  • Meet other chamber members, average attendance is from 55-70 each month.
  • Display your promotional material at the networking table
  • Informative and educational speakers
  • Catered lunch
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Networking
  • Sponsor a luncheon in 2016 ($250)
  • Please RSVP for this event each month.
  • Mini Expo Table – Members will now have the opportunity to feature their business during Mini Expos offered at every monthly Business Connects Luncheon. Expos will feature 4 rotating EDH Chamber members. To enter your business for a Mini Expo, bring your business cards to lunch.
  • Microphone Time at lunch – This new activity will offer one luncheon attendee winner time to shine and practice your 30-second elevator speech to our members at lunch. Bring your business cards to win.

Monthly Mixers (2nd Wednesday of each month)

Monthly Breakfast Mixers (4th Wednesday of each month)

  • Bring your business cards and meet other members and guests
  • 7:30 am – 9 am
  • Breakfast menu at Early Toast Mimosa House in EDH
  • Networking
  • Please RSVP for this event each month.

Annual Events

Holiday Tree Lighting

The Annual Holiday Tree Lighting is held at Upper Theater Plaza in Town Center. (Vine and Town Center Blvd.) Take your photo with Santa at the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills. Enjoy hot cider, cocoa, and cookies at the Welcome Center, then watch the beautiful tree come to life!

Holiday Sponsorships at the California Welcome Center

Do you want to reach over 3,700 guests who visit the California Welcome Center during the Holiday Season? Promote your business with Goody Bags that will be distributed to visitors of the CA Welcome Center! Call (916) 933-1335 for more information!

Santa visits the California Welcome Center from November - December. Santa draws in thousands of locals to have pictures taken with their family. Call the California Welcome Center for info on Santa's hours of operation. (916) 358-3700.

Annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner

February 2017
The Annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner is celebrated each year at the beautiful Serrano Country Club. Meet staff, incoming board, volunteers, members and guests. Business Awards are acknowledged!

Annual Chamber Charity Golf Tournament  (Serrano Country Club)

  • Enjoy a day of golf while networking with other leaders in the community.
  • Meet business owners.
  • Golf awards, swag bags, sack lunch, dinner, raffles and silent auction prizes.
  • Complimentary drinks on course!
  • Wine tasting!
  • Food sampling booths

Saturday Night in the Park

September 10, 2016.  From 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the CSD Community Park in El Dorado Hills

  • Presented by The El Dorado Hills Chamber & Community Services District
  • Business showcase! Children's activities! Bounce houses! Face painting!
  • Delicious food! Free giveaways! Live music!
  • Register your booth and/or sponsorship ›

Biz Walk & Post-Walk Reception

March of 2017
The annual El Dorado Hills Business Walk will begin at the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills, with a Pre-Walk Meeting at 1:00 pm. Sign up to walk with us today! The Walk is from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and concludes with a Post-Walk Reception from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the California Welcome Center.

Can't walk? Be a sponsor! Members get great exposure just through the postcard that will be mailed to 1,000 businesss in EDH!

Promote Your Business

The 2016/2017 Business Directory

Only Members' businesses listed both alphabetically and by type of business (Search the online version). The Directory is mailed to all El Dorado Hills businesses and residents.  It is distributed by Realtors, included in relocation packages, handed out at the California Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills, and by local welcoming services. This distribution is unique among Northern California's Chambers of Commerce. Advertising may be purchased by members only.

Chamber e-News (Bi-Monthly Online newsletter)

Receive updates and news from the Chamber regarding business and community issues via email. Features special events hosted by our members and community - an excellent forum to highlight products and services. New members are welcomed with special mention in e-News monthly. e-News features local business news, grand openings, ground breaking, expansion and news provided by members. Sign up for e-News. e-News email sponsorships are available for $100.00 per mention. (Click here for registration and information).

Advertising - Exclusively by members: Members only may purchase advertising in:

  • Website Banner Ads
  • Village Life - 50% off first ad for members
  • Folsom EDH Style - 5% off on ads anytime for Chamber Members
  • El Dorado Hills Telegraph - 50% off first ad for members
  • EDH Chamber Map
  • Sponsor a Luncheon
  • Place ad in 2016/2017 Business Directory
  • Put your business Discount/Coupon on our website- FREE!
  • E-News Sponsorship. The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce provides bi-monthly (two times per month) communication through an e-News (electronic email) to members & community. Members can sponsor only one (1) month per year unless there is availability (un-filled month) for additional sponsorships during the year. Sponsorship includes: An advertising blast in the e-News distributed to over 850+ made up of members & the community. The charge is $150 per blast paid in advance with logo and copy material. Click here for more information and a registration form.
  • Event Sponsorships. Only members can have their business featured as a sponsor for various Chamber events where their business is spotlighted at the event as well as in event publicity, advertising, luncheons and mixers.Click here for Advertising and Marketing opportunities. 
  • Member Plaque. Simply displaying your Chamber plaque announces your membership in an organization recognized for its positive contribution to the community. New members receive a plaque when they attend their first monthly luncheon.  Need a plaque? Call (916) 933-1335.
  • Logo Display. Place the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce logo on your website.  Call 916-933-1335.
  • Keep It Local Window Cling/Sticker

Education

  • Business Workshops. Sessions on topics of interest to business owners. Please refer to our online Chamber calendar for updates on upcoming Workshops in relevant subjects. 
  • Member Orientation. Get the most out of your membership by attending this informational presentation.  Meetings are quarterly. Introduce your business, network with fellow members, and learn about your benefits of being a member.
  • High School Scholarship Fund. Three $750 scholarships were awarded in 2016 with funds from events specifically earmarked for the fund.  (from raffle proceeds from monthly mixers). When the El Dorado Hills Chamber contributes to these causes our members are giving as well.

Representing You

Joint Chambers. Representatives from the County, Cameron Park/Shingle Springs and El Dorado Hills Chambers join to review various legislative issues and voice to our representatives at the local, state and national level how the pending issues affect our members.

Government Relations Committee. The Government Relations Committee (GRC) provides a basis for the Chamber to act on local, state and federal government issues, thus creating a favorable and profitable business climate. The GRC reviews proposed legislation and issues which might have ramifications for local businesses.  The evaluation shall also take into account prior Chamber positions adopted by the Board of Directors.

California Legislative Calls. The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is hard at work advocating on behalf of businesses to local, regional and national decision makers on policies that directly impact businesses.

US Chamber of Commerce, California Chamber of Commerce. The El Dorado Hills Chamber is a member of these groups to share ideas, education and share a voice on issues affecting our members.

Services

  • Business Card Display. Members may display business cards at the Chamber office.
  • Certificates of Origin. Validation available through the Chamber. Must be a member.
  • Member2Member & Member2GeneralPublic Coupons. Coupons offered to members from fellow members. Contact Laura to promote your discount!
  • Grand Openings, Ribbon Cutting, Ground Breaking Ceremonies. Chamber staff will help members celebrate openings and expansions.
  • Member Lists. A set of member names & address labels. Available at $50 to members only.
  • Bulk Mail. Members have access to the Chamber Bulk Mail Permit through the Folsom Post Office.  This exclusive member benefit can save lots of money on mailings.  Must obtain paperwork at the Chamber. 
  • Referrals. Incoming inquiries from the public are referred to members only with an electronic follow up to notify members of the referral.

“Thank you Debbie for your support of business’ in El Dorado Hills!  I am continually impressed by the excellent service the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce provides.  I always know who to speak with to resolve any situation.”

Jenna Hoyt, General Manager

Holiday Inn Express, El Dorado Hills

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El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce

Home of the California Welcome Center

916-933-1335

2085 Vine Street, Ste. 105
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 (map)

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