calexicochamber
calexicochamber

Benefits

Here’s what the
Calexico Chamber of Commerce Does for You!

1. MONETARY INFORMATION

a. Bad checks and counterfeit warnings to Chamber Members
b. Peso/Dollar Exchange Rate information
c. Counterfeit Bills Workshops and Seminars

2. TOURISM

a. Distributes Calexico and Imperial Valley Maps and Brochures
b. Distributes Hotel, Housing, Restaurants, Schools and Church listings
c. Distributes Community Profile
d. Distributes Mexicali Maps and Brochures
e. Organizes social and community events for Visitors
f. Works closely with Mexicali Tourism & Convention Bureau

3. INDUSTRY

a. Distributes industrial information and statistics
b. Works with City of Calexico Redevelopment Agency
c. Works with City of Calexico Economic Development Commission
d. Works with CANACINTRA, Mexicali’s Chamber of Industry
e. Works with Mexicali Maquiladora Association

4. RETAIL & WHOLESALE

a. Works with Calexico Downtown Revitalization Program
b. Promotes Calexico as a “Unique Shopping District”
c. Organizes special events and distributes promotional flyers
d. Organizes Business Lecture Series
e. Participant & Organizer of the Joint Chamber Business Showcase
f. Organizes Mardi Gras & Business Expo
g. Works with local media for Business Promotion and Advertising
h. Organizes Ribbon Cuttings and Business Mixers

5. COMMUNITY EVENTS

Calexico Annual Christmas Parade
Annual Mariachi Festival Sin Fronteras
4th of July Freedom Fest
Welcome New Teacher’s Luncheon

16th of September Mexican Independence Day Celebration
Calexico Annual Farmworker’s Breakfast
City of Calexico Anniversary Celebration
Chamber Annual Membership Dinner & Lava Lamp Awards

6. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Works with all media
b. Promotions & Advertising
c. Personal appearances & presentations
d. Business liaison with elected officials
e. Chamber Newsletter
f. Chamber Web Page

7. NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

a. Works closely with Elected Officials in U.S. and Mexico
b. U.S. Customs and Border Protection /Ports of Entry
c. Mexicali Mayor’s Office & Tourist Bureau
d. Member of the Border Trade Alliance
e. Member of the California Chamber of Commerce
f. Member of the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
g. Member of the Better Business Bureau
h. Member of the U.S. Ports of Entry Committee

8. LEGISLATION

a. Informs Chamber Members of laws that can affect businesses
b. Works with elected officials on legislation to benefit Calexico and business community

9. NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

a. Membership dues are tax-deductible
b. Ribbon Cutting, Grand Openings and Promotional Events are organized for Chamber members.
c. Chamber Members are listed on Web Page
d. Chamber Members listed in Business Directory