My sincere apologies to my loyal readers – at least the countless many kind enough to tell me they’re reading my column when they actually aren’t — but our tireless work at the Napa Chamber of Commerce has literally not allowed me the time to be a consistent Register column contributor.
With the much-anticipated November elections out of the way, it’s time to begin nominating – and then voting for — your favorite local customer service person, large and small business and member of the year for the 2018 Napa Chamber of Commerce January meeting and awards.
If there’s one thing the staff here at the Napa Chamber of Commerce (NCC) can be proud of, it’s the very business-like atmosphere we’ve managed to create for our members with our programs/events.
Carlos Salazar and Berta Delgado, husband and wife owners of 707 Embroidery Zone since 2007, recently moved into a new space to increase production and accommodate a recent growth in business.
Summer has arrived, and typically that means things would slow down a bit here at the Napa Chamber of Commerce, as vacation plans and summer activities take center stage.
Ayesha Curry and her sister-in-law, Sydel Curry, visited Napa this past weekend, enjoying an overnight stay at the Archer Hotel and dinner at Charlie Palmer Steak Napa.
I applaud the effort of a new local task force — called Rebuild Napa —which was formed to lend a helping hand to those forced to rebuild their homes/lives following the October fires.
Kudos to Managing Partner Ken Tesler and team at the Blue Note Napa as they firmly establish themselves as the best nightly live music venue in the Valley, and have become a huge hit among jazz aficionados throughout the Bay Area.
If you haven’t had a chance to see the Feb. 13 issue of ESPN the Magazine, please pick it up at a local newsstand. Or if you must, go online to enjoy it.
The Napa Chamber of Commerce is collaborating with Chamber Explorations to provide two great trips — one domestic and one international — scheduled for fall 2018.
The message on the winery website reads, “We are passionate people. We have extended ourselves at times — physically, emotionally, financially. But the hard work and dedication has been worth it. We are raising our daughter and son on the land that we’ve so carefully, diligently—and yes, pas…
It drives me just a little crazy that once a year American Express has chosen to invest so much in a nationwide marketing platform that encourages local support of small neighborhood entrepreneurship, for exactly one day out of the calendar year with the Small Business Saturday campaign.
The Napa Chamber of Commerce (NCC) is giving the local community a little extra time to nominated and vote for your favorite new/old existing business; favorite owner, manager, employee, server or concierge, etc.; or favorite NCC member.
One of the highlights of my three-year stint as President/CEO of the Napa Chamber, has been the opportunity to get to know — and develop a friendship with — Mike DeSimoni, Sr., a highly respected, but very low-key local developer.
2.8 percent: the vacancy rate for class A office space in Napa. That’s lower than in Fairfield (21.6 percent), Vacaville (21.1 percent) and Vallejo (70.7 percent).
Thanks to the longtime efforts of Napa County resident Johnny Miller, all eyes of the professional golf world will be focused on Silverado Resort and Spa beginning Thursday morning at 7:20, the official first tee time at the 2017 PGA Safeway Open.
While thousands of individuals, families and communities continue to deal with the reality left behind by Hurricane Harvey, I remain overcome with feelings of despair and helplessness as the reports, videos and pictures of one of the most catastrophic natural disasters events remain vividly …
Congratulations to Napa Chamber members Comcast and Aegis Living, our randomly selected winners of VIP tickets to see Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at the Wine Train “Rock the Rails” Concert Series.
Wikipedia describes urban planning as “a technical and political process concerned with 1) the welfare of people, 2) control of the use of land, 3) design of the urban environment including transportation and communication networks and 4) protection and enhancement of the natural environment.
A significant member event took place last week and reaffirmed the new mantra and mission of the Napa Chamber of Commerce that has our organization trending in the right direction.
I’m not certain of the early operation methods of the Napa Chamber of Commerce, which was established in 1887. But I think it’s safe to say that without a foundation similar to the 20 NCC Hall of Fame business members I’m about to mention, this organization may not exist today.
The Napa Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors unanimously voted to prioritize a renewed focus of the organization’s advocacy outreach efforts with the formation of the Government Affairs and Policies Committee (GAP).
The Napa Chamber of Commerce is fortunate to have a core group of members – new and renewed – as we continue to evolve during our almost three-year organizational transition – or transformation as many refer to it.
I attended a great event last weekend at the St. Regis San Francisco as a guest of hotel General Manager Toni Knorr and longtime friend and Director of Sales and Marketing Lilian Wagner.
There’s a valiant effort being spearheaded by a local Chamber member to provide one Christmas gift each for the 940 veterans currently residing at the Veterans Home of California at, Yountville.