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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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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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Meet An Ambassador

NATALIE ANGRISANI Brooklyn native with multiple educations: Brown’s Collegiate Business Institute, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, The New School for Social Research, currently in an online MBA Maryville University program;careers in New York and California: Office Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator for a Non-Profit; A & R manager

November 1, 2018

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Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Voted TOP 10 ‘BEST CASINO OUTSIDE OF LAS VEGAS’ In USA TODAY’S 10BEST READERS’ Choice Awards

Rancho Mirage, Calif. (October 1, 2018) – Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa received top 10 honors in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards, coming in at No. 9 in the category of “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” after the resort was nominated by industry experts and ultimately voted on by USA TODAY readers. …

November 1, 2018

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PDACC Announces New Director of Marketing & Communications

The Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Abigail (Abby) Sturgeon as our new Director of Marketing & Communications. Abby is Canadian-made, Coachella Valley raised and is a walking billboard for The Desert. Abby comes to us from Renova Energy where she previously served as their Marketing Manager. Abby sits on local …

September 28, 2018

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Three Unparalleled Advantages of Family-Owned Businesses

Nike, Walmart, Porsche—what do these companies have in common? Outside of being globally recognized brands and generating billions in revenue, they are also family-owned businesses. Though family businesses definitely aren’t for everyone, and come with some unique challenges, for those who are able to make them work, they offer an array of benefits that

September 25, 2018

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Embezzlement

If you own a small company where you personally know and interact with everyone who works for you, it can be hard to fathom that one of those people would ever steal from you. But the fact is, embezzlement happens all the time, even at small, family-owned businesses. According to a 2017 study on white-collar …

September 12, 2018

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Sales Tax Changes – Is Your Business In Compliance?

Author: Robert Hendrix, CPA, MBA, Audit Manager Company: Osborne Rincon CPAs The world is getting smaller; and for businesses, that means it’s getting more expensive. In June, the Supreme Court ruled that states now have the authority to require businesses to collect sales tax on ALL purchases – even from purchases in states where they …

September 6, 2018

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Steps You Can Take Tomorrow to Become More Productive in Your Business

The daily grind can be a real challenge. It can be difficult to stay motivated at work and focused on the right things, particularly when financial times are hard, or deadlines are compressed, and the pull of social media can be so strong. Taking a step back and reorienting yourself regularly can help increase your …

September 6, 2018

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Does Your Pet Need Health Insurance?

If you have a pet, take a moment to consider how much you would pay to save it from a life-threatening condition. If that number is so high you wouldn’t feel comfortable writing a check for it, you should learn more about pet insurance. Veterinarians can do some amazing things today with medical technology borrowed …

August 31, 2018

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