About Us

What does the Santee Chamber do?

  • Works with the City of Santee to create a business friendly environment
  • Represents members interests with federal, state and local government
  • Organizes the Santee Street Fair 
  • Refers members exclusively
  • Hosts networking opportunities to build relationships with other businesses
  • Offers business training and planning services through the Small Business Development Center
  • Offers members free services in recruiting, On- the- Job training, labor market information and layoff services through the East County Career Center.
  • Supports the Santee Santas, the Santee Food Bank and several other local non-profits

 

    • Chamber Website & Online Membership Directory

The Chamber website is a catalyst for business in Santee, every member receives a display page on the Chamber’s online Directory. Just send us your the content, images/logos, business details, and links to your company’s website.

    • Business Resources

Free one-on-one, personalized business planning sessions take place weekly with counselors from the Small Business Development Center and Contracting Opportunities Center. These services provide guidance and options on marketing, finance, international trade, or any aspect of establishing and updating a business plan.

    • Community Involvement

Assists local clubs and organizations in the promotion of their events and activities.

    • Economic and Demographic Information

The Chamber serves as a reference point for members when they seek the latest statistical and demographic information for business planning purposes.

    • Chamber Advertising

Getting the word out about your business is vital to your success. Chamber marketing includes member discounts for Event Sponsorship, Articles in the Weekly Update, Ads in the Santee Magazine, Interactive Display Page on the Chamber’s website.

    • Networking

The Morning Buzz, Morning Mix, Business After 5 Mixers, and other events help you meet new people and keep in touch with friends.

    • Referrals from the Chamber

Members are referred to hundreds of citizens and visitors inquiring about goods, services, shopping, and recreational options in and around Santee.

    • Grand Openings

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies are attended by Chamber Ambassadors, Board Members, State and City Officials, and are publicized by the Chamber and other local media.

    • The Santee Street Fair

More than 30,000 people attend this annual event. Members participate at a discounted rate.