For over 65 years, the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce has been welcoming visitors, new residents and providing forums for our members businesses to flourish. We collectively make a difference through partnerships with government, education and associate organizations to help make Simi Valley a better place to live, work and play. We continue to maintain a strong core of membership, develop new programs and react to the ever-changing economic and social environment.
Simi Valley offers quality education, an array of shopping sites, numerous family parks, varied recreational opportunities, great climate and an extremely low crime rate. Community leaders and city government have created an environment where people and businesses can prosper.
The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce serves a valuable role as a liaison between business and the city and state government. From lobbying to maintaining a Governmental Review Council, The Chamber keeps abreast of current legislation and continuously works to improve the business climate. Additionally, The Chamber serves a vital role within the business community providing business development programs, support services and marketing, and networking.
The partnership between the City of Simi Valley and The Chamber of Commerce plays an important role in enhancing and improving the level of products and services provided to local residents. The Chamber of Commerce also serves as a liaison between the city and local businesses on issues regarding expansion, relocation, conforming to legal guidelines, etc. Each year The Chamber hosts the “State of the City” address presented by the Mayor, and a “Meet the Candidates Forum" every election year, providing an opportunity for the community to come face to face with their government leaders.
The City of Simi Valley is governed under the council/manager form of local government most responsive to the needs and wishes of its citizens while providing maximum efficiency in conducting the affairs of a general law city. The City Council is comprised of five elected officials and works closely with The Chamber of Commerce to maintain a business climate supportive of the business community.