Welcome Our New Member “Photography by David Wong”

A Ribbon Cutting was held on September 12th at David Wong’s Photography Studio in Grass Valley.

I am a passionate photographer and I travel the world teaching and leading photography workshops and tours. I specialize in artful photography whether in portraits, events, sports, commercial, or art reproductions in my studio or at your location. Large format printing services on site up to 4′ x 6′ and larger. Additionally, I offer twenty plus years in high tech and corporate video production.

Welcome to the Nevada City Chamber!!

Stay Informed About All Nevada City City Council Actions & Proposals

To all NC Chamber Members: To stay informed about all Nevada City City Council actions and proposals please sign up for E-Notifications from the city. Simply follow this link and enter your email address. Be sure to check the boxes for “All Agendas” and “City Council”, along with any other items you may be interested in. Every time you receive an agenda by email please take a few moments to read through all the items listed and note anything that might be of interest or have an impact upon your business. Here is the link to follow: https://www.nevadacityca.gov/notify.aspx?id=20697&catid=565

AirMedCare Network – Nevada City Chamber Membership Special

AirMedCare Network is America’s largest air medical membership network. AMCN provides coverage across 320 locations in 38 states, including Hawaii and Alaska.

Expenses for emergency air medical transport can put stress on your finances. With an AirMedCare Network membership, you will have no out-of-pocket expenses if flown by an AMCN provider. And with a special discounted rate for Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, memberships start at just $65 per year.

 Nevada City Chamber’s DISCOUNT Plan Code of 15102-CA-BUS. Enrollment is easy: 1) Use application, 2019 Nevada City Chamber AirMed Application 2) Online at www.AMCNRep.com/SONJA-CONKLIN OR by phone 530-648-6455.


2019 Chili Cook Off and Client Appreciation Day

“Together with the Nevada City & Grass Valley Chambers of Commerce, Stanford Mortgage and Select Property Management, Century 21 Cornerstone invites you to join us for an evening of Chili Tasting, Food & Drinks, Live Music & Raffle Prizes. We are taking a special day to say “Thank You” to clients and local businesses who have supported us throughout the years. We are also asking if anyone would like to donate a raffle prize to promote your own business! Please reach out directly to Kalli Brzezinski at Century 21 Cornerstone with prizes or any inquiries.”

If you would like to participate in the Chili Cook Off download the application

Chili Cook Off Entry Form

Kalli Brzezinski 530-470-1163 or email her at Kalli.Brzezinski@C21Cornerstone.com

2019 Annual Economic Summit Luncheon

Doing Business in Rural California

Nevada County California : Nevada County Economic Resource Council today announced Christopher Thornberg PhD will be the featured presenter at the annual economic summit,

Date:   Thursday September 12, 2019

Time: 11:15 – 1:30

Place: Grass Valley Veterans Hall   – 255 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley, California

Seats:   $45.00   Table of 8 $ 360

Topics: The national, state, and local look at the economy and what the future might hold

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is committed to ensuring a thriving, attractive business environment in Nevada County.

existing businesses, attract new businesses, and contribute to the overall prosperity of the community. Our prime focus is businesses, entrepreneurs and talent that draw from the national and global market, workforce and economy to grow investments and revenue in Nevada County.

Our organization provides a platform for dialogue and collaboration to create strong, informed strategies for Nevada County’s economic ecosystem. Leaders from local public, We support scalable ventures that create quality jobs, promote entrepreneurship, help private, and major industry sectors represent different facets of that ecosystem on our board of directors and executive team.

Go Nevada County App

The Go Nevada County Mobile App delivers a dynamic connection to the shop, dine, and play activities found in Western Nevada County! The App operates under Snaptown®, a powerful mobile marketing platform that when teamed with local marketing programs captures customer interest and promotes sales!

The platform currently has over 100,000 members in the greater Sacramento and Sierra Foothills region. It functions as if it were a mobile billboard, prompting members to join the Go Nevada County Group as they travel toward Grass Valley and Nevada City.

Membership is easily established and FREE to visitors and local residents alike! Simply text GoNC19 TO 63975. As an added bonus members will receive ongoing updates about new businesses, special offers, shop local awards, games and events in the area.

The Nevada City, Penn Valley Area, and South Nevada County Chambers of Commerce and the Grass Valley Downtown Association are partnering to launch the project and fund the cost of monthly listing fees for area businesses. This optimized mobile directory has the ability to not only drive traffic to businesses, but also provide the resulting statistics; views, actions and redemptions. Who are the customers and where did they come from? All information that helps a business strategically grow its customer base!

Compliments of (Nevada City, Penn Valley, South Nevada County, Grass Valley Downtown Association) your business is listed on this local guide to the Nevada County’s best!  We will assist with your submission of a “deal” or special feature about your business that will help draw customers in the door. Offers and special messages can be changed quarterly! All at no cost to you!

COMPLETE YOUR COMPLIMENTARY SHOP LOCAL LISTING: https://www.snaptown.biz/goncbiz.html

Or contact us and we will add it for you! (Contact person + number)

Workshop dates?

Your contact information:

Optional Verbiage:

Businesses may at their option to enhance their listings with premium autopilot programs.

For more information simply contact:

Randy Custeau



With simply a click and at no cost, a member relationship can be established. Down load it FREE today! TEXT GoNC19 TO 63975

Cathy Whittlesey, Executive Director
Nevada City Chamber of Commerce
132 Main Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Phone: (530) 265-2692
Toll Free: (800) 655-6569
Fax: (530) 265-3892


Nevada City Basic Sales and Use Tax/Tax Return Preparation Workshop on 9-4-2019

Gain an understanding of sales and use tax, district tax, taxable and nontaxable labor, as well as foreign and interstate taxability. Learn if you need a seller’s permit and how to complete a resale certificate. Discover what exemptions and deductions are available and the formula for selling items “tax included.” Get a solid foundation on recordkeeping and filing requirements. See all the online services now available including registration, filing, payment, and free industry tax guides and publications related to your business. Then, get step-by-step instructions on how to file your Sales and Use Tax return electronically using the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s new online services system.

Two Little Birds Ribbon Cutting – Welcome!!

On Thursday, August 22, the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Two Little Birds, a new baby & children’s shop in Nevada City. You can find them at 234 Commercial Street, Nevada City (530) 615-6994  www.

We are a baby and children’s boutique specializing in eco-friendly clothing, accessories, and gifts. We are owned and operated by two local mama’s both with two little birds. We source organic, natural, and sustainable materials from earth conscious brands around the world. We are active in the community and opened our store to give our amazing community better access to beautiful, affordable, eco-friendly fashion for our favorite little people! We would love to see you all soon in our sweet little shop!


We are organizing information on October Nevada City events.

If you are interested in doing a special event, offering a unique meal, spooky beverage or promotion—let us know by August 10, 2019. We will be reaching out through press, social media and printed rack cards—can we include you?

You can drop by the office or email us at info@nevadacitychamber.com.

Note: This opportunity is provided through a limited grant from the City of Nevada City and is available to all Nevada City businesses.

Nevada City Chamber Hamburger Booth Schedule at the Fair – We Need Your Help!

Nevada City Chamber Hamburger Booth Schedule
August 7 – 11, 2019

Everyone looks forward to the Nevada County Fair!  We are so blessed to have the prettiest fairgrounds in the state.

We are in need of help in our hamburger booth.  It is fun to get your own crew of friends, family, co-workers or sign up to work yourself and make new friends!!

When you volunteer, we provide entrance to the fair, coupons for a cheeseburger, drink and root beer float!

Please look over the schedule and email or call with times that you are able to help us out!! 530.265.2692