5 Reasons to Attend BizTalks Speaker Series with Jeff Savage

Our June 2nd BizTalks Series will give you the opportunity to hear from and meet Sacramento River Cats’ President Jeff Savage. Here are the reason’s why you should attend. Register here.   1. VIP Tour of Raley Field 2. Meet and participate in a Q&A Session with one of the region’s most...

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99 Ranch Market

  We are beyond excited to have Ranch 99 as a member of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce! Check out their new location in Folsom at 25000 Blue Ravine Road! “We are 99 Ranch Market was established in 1984, with its first store in Westminster (Little Saigon), California. With the...

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I am a Catalyst for…

I am a Catalyst for…mitigating risk and leading with others to establish direction and alignment.   Name: Amie Ichiho Catalyst Class: III (2009-2010) Current Position: Senior Human Resources Consultant for Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs. I regularly consult and work with regional and local Human Resources Leaders and Federal...

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Meet The Team: Maria K.

Name: Maria Kettle Title: Business Development Manager  What do you do at the chamber? I was hired to outreach to the community as an outsource person, to know our community and follow up on our membership and events. What has been your most memorable experience at the chamber? The success of Networking Nexus has...

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Call to Action: Support the Earthquake Relief Effort in Nepal

According to today’s Sacramento Bee report, the death toll resulting from the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated Nepal this past Saturday has topped 4,000. The American Red Cross is helping to provide emergency humanitarian assistance by mobilizing disaster specialists and funds. According to their website, efforts are part of a larger...

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I am a Catalyst for…

I am a catalyst for…my team at PRIDE and the organizations I serve. I am a SACC Catalyst for life!   Name: Jeff Dern Catalyst Class: III (2009-2010) Current Position: VP Finance & Accounting, PRIDE Industries. I oversee corporate finance and accounting operations, including treasury, lending relationships, planning & forecasting,...

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SACC 101: A Sneak Peek of the Swag

Why do we attend Chamber events? The networking opportunities? Yes! The invaluable insight to the best strategies in your industry? Absolutely! To meet good-natured, intelligent people that care about you and your long-term success? No doubt! But there’s another reason that we all go to Chamber events that’s often left...

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Join the Conversation: Tweet against the poaching of California businesses!

Barry Broome of the Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council, known locally as Greater Sacramento, wrote a wonderful op-ed this week in the Sacramento Bee that showcased California’s economy versus Florida’s economy, in advance of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s visit to California. Greater Sacramento is taking a stand on behalf of California,...

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Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar

In 1976, the first Scott’s Seafood Grill and Bar opened at the corner of Scott and Lombard in San Francisco, hence the name. The tiny 40 seat restaurant was an immediate success, becoming one of the top ten restaurants in the United States in volume per seat in just a...

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Meet The Team: Krystal

Name: Krystal Inman Title: Events and Programs Coordinator What do you do at the chamber? I make sure the events run smoothly and since we have so many different events, it’s a lot of logistics! What has been your most memorable experience at the chamber? The 21st Annual SACC Dinner (2014) was the...

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I am a Catalyst for…

I am a Catalyst for… Exceptional patient care. Name: Darin Tankersley Catalyst Class: III ( 2009-2010) Current Position and Responsibilities: Assistant Medical Group Administrator, Kaiser Permanente-South Sacramento. Responsible for multiple departments, initiatives and organizational strategies for the medical group.

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JS21: Equipping College Grads with Skills for the Modern Workforce

The Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (SACC) wrapped up its Jumpstart 21 (JS21) Internship Boot Camp last month. The four-day boot camp provided Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates with education and training to meet current and future workforce needs.  Over 140 applicants applied and only...

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Capital Dime

Centrally located in the Handle District of the Sacramento, which is the Farm to Fork Capital of America, Capital Dime is quickly becoming a favorite of the culinary scene. The restaurant specializes in New American style cuisine and wants to make farm to fork food accessible and affordable. Capital Dime...

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Sponsor Q&A with Jim Alves of SMUD

Q&A with Jim Alves, Program Manager of Economic Development and Partnerships at SMUD   As part of the SACC’s sponsor highlight series, the Chamber tours the Sacramento region and gives sponsors the opportunity to share how exactly SACC benefits their business. This journey first begins at the headquarters campus of the...

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Laughs and learning at SACC’s Executive Series Seminar

The gathering was quite intimate. Every mahogany-accented seat was filled in Seasons 52’s Napa room on a bright Wednesday morning. Custom-built wine racks framed the projection screen, the audience hushed over fresh fruit and bagels. The warmth of its rustic décor was matched only by Gordon Fowler’s bright laughing eyes...

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Networking short game at SACC’s 20th Annual Bamboo Classic

Imagine replacing the muted beige walls and lacquered wood trimming with the golden hills of the Northern California Valley; the blare of ringing cellphones silenced by the soft footsteps of wild turkeys crossing lush green grass; good food and good weather being the apex of a sales pitch rather than...

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