FOSTERS A THRIVING AND INFORMED BUSINESS COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING INNOVATIVE EDUCATION THAT IS TIMELY RELEVANT AND BALANCED
CoChair / GAC Liaison
City of Novato (retired)
Bank of Marin
MTR Event Design
Soroptimist In'tl Novato
The Witherington Group
Pini Ace Hardware
The BEC is pioneering new and creative ways to keep your busy business connected. By utilizing technology and modern communication capabilities, ALL business and community members can stay up to date.
We are a mobile and active network. Some of our seminars and events take us on location. Venue changes help keep the events lively and diverse.
The BEC proudly brings you informative political discussions including candidates forums, city-addresses and more. It is our policy to present balanced speakers aimed to help inform the businesses community about policies and civic discussions that may affect our community.
From intimate seminars to large-scale networking events, the BEC aims to foster your business' competitive edge. Keeping you one step ahead of the game makes our economy strong, nimble and creative.
Learn from experts! The BEC connects you with experts in all fields related to business and community. From HR to marketing; the resources available to your business can help support our local economy.
Community & Business
Gain a strong grasp on projects coming to town as well as the potential business partnerships that could develop for you and your organization. By connecting business with the plans of the future, your organization can prepare and build strong strategic plans.
Staff Liaison & Secretary
Committee Members serve 2-year terms; they may serve 2 consecutive terms and then they must observe a mandatory 1-year break. The Committee Chair is elected to a 1-year term and may serve 2 consecutive years as chair before a mandatory year off as Chair is observed. The committee shall not have more than 10 members not including staff.
If political discussions are brought up, the aim is to present information with the goals of understanding a deeper appreciation and grasp of the topics. The goal is not to influence or coerce. The BEC works to provide balanced views and help the business community understand the fallout from political topics.
Each year,the Novato Chamber hosts the region's largest public festival. Bursting with music, food, wine, family fun and of course...Art...this festival has become a cornerstone in the region's social calendar. Enjoy microbrews, live bands, and SO MUCH MORE....oh and ADMISSION FREE!