• Profit Connection Lunch

    Looking to generate business and meet people who will support your growth? This group has referred roughly $4M to one another!

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  • The Heartbeat of Business in the Desert

    The Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates 65 years in 2019 because of YOU, our member businesses.

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  • Business Breakfast

    Members or non-members: join us each month at Desert Willow Golf Club for an interactive networking breakfast.

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Welcome to the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

The only 5 Star Accredited Chamber in the valley!

I invite you to take full advantage of this resource to assist you in streamlining your search for reputable companies and services. You will discover a strong business community poised to meet your professional and personal needs.


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Meet A Chamber Ambassador

 Cale Vinzant – Forest Lawn Memorial Park Tenacious and persistent, Cale Loren Vinzant is a Survivor of many experiences that most of us can only imagine.  As a child, Cale ran away from home, sued his parents to become an emancipated minor, was placed in a foster home, and later adopted.  He is grateful for …

January 2, 2019

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Fire Insurance In California: What You Need to Know

Here in California, we’ve had one of the worst fire seasons ever. Property damage has been concentrated in the Camp Fire (northern CA) and the Woolsey Fire (Malibu). Total insurance payouts are expected to near $20 billion. Yet for many individuals, that won’t be enough to rebuild because the dwelling limits in their homeowner’s policy …

December 27, 2018

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W-2 or 1099? California Implements the ‘ABC Test’ to Guide Employers

As the new year begins, many employers consider expanding their team. In the settlement of the California Supreme Court case “Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court,” it is imperative to understand the difference in classification between an employee and an independent contractor. The State has developed the “ABC Test” to guide employers as

December 27, 2018

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Legislative Action Team Positions and Results to California Propositions

Legislative Action Team Positions and Results to California Propositions November 6, 2018   The Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Action Team read, reviewed, and discussed the eleven ballot measures on the November 6, 2018 ballot. The Team took their positions to the Executive Board for approval and presentation to our members. Below is

December 26, 2018

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Palm Desert Area Chamber Announces Director of Programs + Events

WELCOME, LYNN FRASCHETTI! The Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Lynn Fraschetti as our new Director of Programs + Events out of 200+ applicants. Lynn brings 20+ years of successful business experience in the corporate world, as an entrepreneur and in event production to this position. You might recognize Lynn as …

December 3, 2018

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Looking For Easy Ways To Advertise? Our CEO Has You Covered!

Are you interested in having your business featured in the 2019 Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce Member Directory? The deadline to reserve ad space is next Friday, December 7th. Below are the specifics for the printed directory with a distribution of 5,000 copies mailed to 850 member companies, featured in the Chamber Lobby, the …

November 30, 2018

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Roy Corby Joins Spa Resort Casino As Senior Vice President And General Manager

Corby To Oversee Operations For Downtown Palm Springs Property Palm Springs, Calif. (November 14, 2018) – Spa Resort Casino is pleased to announce that respected gaming industry veteran Roy Corby has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager of the downtown Palm Springs property. Reporting to Agua Caliente Casino Resorts Chief Operating Officer

November 30, 2018

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Meet a Chamber Ambassador

MEL ROBERTSON – DE-CLUTTERING SPACES EXPERT + HAPPINESS COACH A Massachusetts native, Mel has experienced an unusual life: “I was on a race track and came in 1st place before I ever came out of my mother’s womb! – My father raced stock cars, and so my mother competed in an all-women’s “Powder Puff Race” …

November 30, 2018

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Tips for Keeping Up With Home Maintenance

Words of advice from Home Inspector and Member, Dean Rivale with Rivale Construction. Not many people enjoy doing home maintenance tasks, but deferring those chores can add up when it comes to selling your home. Many of my inspection findings are directly related to deferred maintenance, and those findings create lots of tension for buyers, …

November 8, 2018

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Protecting Yourself Against Cybercrime

Cybercrime is much more dangerous than some irritating pop-ups on your PC…think technology-based identity theft. Your e-mail or cell phone is hacked and you or your advisors are impersonated. With your personal data compromised, criminals can access credit in your name (which will not likely result in a financial loss, but will be a big …

November 1, 2018

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