ADA Workshop: Accessible Websites
Tuesday March 5 | 9:30 to 11:00am
Online ZOOM Workshop
Accessibility issues extend far beyond physical barriers. With the ever-evolving technological society we live in, serial ADA plaintiffs are heavily targeting website accessibility issues to earn thousands of dollars in litigation. Learn what your businesses can do to prevent costly and time-consuming litigation from two local attorneys deeply connected to the Berkeley community.
This Workshop will be led by experienced ADA Attorneys, Stuart Tubis and Christopher Whang, from Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP.
Register on ZOOM
2024 Mayoral Candidate Forum
February 22, 2024 @ The David Brower Center
On February 22nd, the Berkeley Chamber hosted the first Mayoral Candidate Forum for the upcoming 2024 election. This structured event included opening and closing statements from the candidates, along with discussion questions from Moderator Beth Roessner, the Chamber's CEO.This event is organized by the Berkeley Chamber, the Downtown Berkeley Association, and the Berkeley Alliance of Business Organizations.
Couldn't make it? Watch an event recording, courtesy of Berkeley Community Media.
Business Forum: New Regulations & Resources to Support Berkeley's Nightlife Economy
Learn how the City's proposed regulations can enhance the vibrancy, management and safety of Berkeley's nightlife economy, featuring a a demonstration of the latest technology implemented in other cities.
Panel features Kieron Slaughter, Berkeley's Chief Strategist of Economic Innovation, and Michael Gibson from Patronscan.
Berkeley Business Forum:
Berkeley Measure L, Pros & Cons
The Berkeley Chamber hosted a Measure L Campaign Forum in OCT 2022 to discuss both the PROs and CONs of the $650 million general obligation bond measure for affordable housing, streets and infrastructure:
Berkeley Business Forum w/ EDD:
State Disability Insurance Webinar
Review two important benefits offered by The Employment Development Department (EDD):
Berkeley Business Forum w/ AC Transit:
2022 Small Business Participation Plan
AC Transit invites local small businesses to speak with their small business advocates about how we can better serve your needs. Please join us to discuss: our small business participation plan, women and minority owned small business engagement, upcoming opportunities, and how to register on our website for contracting notifications. We hope to see you there.
Berkeley Business Forum w/ Alameda County Transportation Commission:
Making Berkeley Safer | I80/Gilman St. Interchange
Tess Lengyel, Executive Director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission, shared information about the Interstate 80/Gilman Street Interchange Improvements project in the City of Berkeley. This vital project, with the support of state, federal and local funds, will enhance safety and provide multimodal accessibility for all. Work includes a new, elevated pedestrian/bicycle bridge, two roundabouts on either side of I-80 and it will close the gap along the Bay Trail.
ARCHIVE: Berkeley Business Forum
SBA Resources & PPP Loan Forgiveness
As our economy recovers from the pandemic, SBA remains committed to supporting small business. Join the Chamber and SBA to get the latest on COVID-19 relief options and additional resources. If you were a beneficiary of the Paycheck Protection Program, learn about applying for PPP forgiveness. Register today!
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