There are two types of chambers: 3C chambers and 3P chambers. 3C Chambers are catalysts for business growth; they are conveners bringing people together and champions of a thriving community. They make a big impact in even the smallest of places. Meanwhile, the 3P chambers focus on parades, pageants, and parties. No one except the “stars of the shows” flourish with 3P chambers; even then, the results are temporary. 3P chambers often run their teams ragged, chasing after the next pageant, leaving their business community forgotten. The difference between these two chambers is staggering, and it is easy to see which creates a lasting positive impact for their community. 

Each community that a chamber serves is different, with unique needs. Chambers across the country are diverse, but there’s a running thread between all impactful chambers. They all focus on the 3Cs and tailor them to local businesses’ needs. That’s what the Atascadero Chamber team strives to do. Every day, our team acts as a catalyst in developing initiatives and programs like the Get Your Business Online!, Jr. C.E.O., Shop Local Bonus, Workforce Development, and more that help our community. We regularly bring people together through events like our Membership Mixers, The State of Atascadero, Sip & Shop, and more, connecting businesses with customers. Our Chamber has regularly spoken out on behalf of local businesses, acting as a champion to serve their best interests and our community’s. 

Our Chamber is making a difference in our community! But don’t just take my word for it. At the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.) This year, our Chamber was recognized with four different awards for our impact. We won first place for our website, which speaks to our ability to connect residents and visitors with local businesses online. Then, we won the Outstanding Achievement Video award for our series #AtascaderoUncovered, telling the stories of incredible Atascadero businesses. Our Get Your Business Online! program that helps local businesses get started with a free website, won the award for Outstanding Chamber Program. Last but not least, our newsletter informing our community and local businesses of updates received a second place, Special Merit award. 


Our Chamber is a 3C chamber. Our team loves working every day to help empower our business community. But we couldn’t do it without you! Your support and participation in our programs, events, and member opportunities make our work possible. By working together, we can continue to grow and thrive!

New February & March Chamber Members

5 Star Medical Inc. 

 Aspire Institute for Contractors

Atascadero Athletic Booster Club

Atascadero Auxiliary VFW 2814

Atascadero Tanz 

(805) 460-6249 

Bodega de Edgar 

Central Coast Carriage Co.

Cohen Legal

Covelop, Inc.

James Renfro Patterson (Civic Member)

Kinetix PT 

Queen Bee Caramels 

(805) 720-5992 

SLO Credit Union 

SLO Ranch and Sea Realty 

Struxture Central Coast

The Ravine Waterpark 

Tachi Palace and Casino Resort

The Gala Pride & Diversity Center

Trailer Hitch RV Center

Truly Gifted 

TS Interiors

HBA Members

Braiding and Hair Supply

Burritos Express Atascadero 

Casita de Justica

Elegant Bridal Alterations/ Central Coast Tuxedos

Miramar Western Wear & Feed Atascadero 

Miramar Western Wear & Feed Paso Robles

Upcoming Events

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Women of Influence North County (wINC) Mixer

Tuesday, May 28 | 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Location: Wild Fields Brewhouse

Connect and meet other incredible women on the Central Coast during our quarterly wINC Mixers! Hosted at Wild Fields Brewhouse in partnership with AAUW in downtown Atascadero, admission is completely free and is open to everyone. 


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