Want to Grow Your Business?
Find your perfect opportunity as a member of the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce.
Rainbow Chamber is the very best place to connect your Sacramento small business with the prosperous and brand-loyal LGBT consumer market!
My business has always come from getting to know people and developing relationships, and I have received many excellent referrals as part of Rainbow Chamber. But even more important to me is being part of a movement to build a prosperous and powerful LGBT community and to make Sacramento a better place for everyone to do business.Bonnie Osborn
Being a member of the Chamber is more than a pin on your lapel. You will have access to many events, networking opportunities, workshops & trade shows. Not to mention a role in our political action committee (PAC). As with any member-based organization, we’re only as strong as our participating members. So get the most out of your membership investment. You get out of it what you put into it—and we hope a lot more. Below is a quick look at your Chamber Benefits.
Welcome to our Newest Members!
AFTER HOURS MIXERS Our monthly mixers are the best business networking events in town. Attend these popular networking events hosted by members that want to showcase their businesses, and you will build a foundation of professional relationships. Food, networking and door prizes are all part of the mix.
CHAMBER and MEMBER ORIENTATIONS Whether you are a veteran member of Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce or brand-new, register for an upcoming Member Orientation to learn how to make the most of your membership.
ANNUAL GALA AND BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD Our Annual Dinner showcases not only what we do as a Chamber, but also all the important things our members do for each other and the community. Committees and volunteers are highlighted, as well as outstanding businesses.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY Scheduled for the second, rather than the third, Tuesday—to avoid the holiday rush—this festive holiday-themed party is a great way to celebrate the season with other business professionals.
BUSINESS EXPO Showcase your business or connect with displaying vendors at our large-scale Business Expo.
RAINBOWPAC EVENTS Rainbow Chamber’s non-partisan political action committee hosts numerous candidate meet-and-greet events, policy forums and endorsement meetings.
RAINBOW CHAMBER FOUNDATION EVENTS Our non-profit 501(c)3 Rainbow Chamber Foundation hosts various fundraising events in support of our scholarship program
ANNUAL LGBTQ+ ECONOMIC SUMMIT Multi-day event hosted by a different Western Business Alliance (WBA) Chamber each year in March.
VARIOUS BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce participates in various festivals and expos throughout the year, including Sacramento Pride in June, Rainbow Festival on Labor Day weekend, SacPAC’s Connecting Point, Davis Pride and the LGBT Wedding Festival. Rainbow Chamber members are invited to work a shift at the Chamber’s booth, display their own business materials and interact with event guests and potential customers.
WEBSITE With tens of thousands of visitors each year, your message will be front and center in web searches on our website. Market your business with this valuable advertising tool. In addition to a listing in our online business directory, we encourage you to post job listings and hot deals.
BUSINESS CARD AND FLYER DISTRIBUTION Members can display business cards at mixers and the Chamber booth at many community events. VIP members can distribute flyers.
E-NEWSLETTERS Our e-newsletter gives you an economical way to advertise your event or special promotion to our large mailing list. Use this vehicle to enhance your marketing.
DIRECT MAIL Purchase the Chamber’s mailing labels of Chamber businesses for your marketing purposes.
NGLCC PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES Members have access to conference calls with federal policy-makers, corporate supplier diversity pipelines, and participation in NGLCC’s annual National Business & Leadership Conference.
EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS on topics such as Alternative Lending, Internet marketing, how to network, and tax and estate planning issues for same-sex couples.
CERTIFICATION AND CONTRACTING RESOURCES including How to Do Business with SMUD, participation in the annual Connecting Point business conference, and how to be certified as an LGBT Business Enterprise (as well as discounted certification fees).
Our partnerships with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce as well as local companies with supplier diversity programs open the door to corporate contracting opportunities like never before.
CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS Get LGBTBE Certified, SEED Certified or SBE Certified!
The Rainbow Chamber of Commerce has been a valuable resource to me, both personally and professionally. The monthly mixers and the additional business seminars have provided perfect opportunities to meet with other business owners and learn new ideas to grow my business. I have made so many friends as well as new clients, which would not have happened if it had not been for my membership with the Rainbow Chamber.Stephanie Slagel
Thank you to our Corporate Partners
See all our corporate partners and find out how your organization can be one. For information on how your company can be involved in the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce, check our corporate partner levels.