GCVCC Newsletter
News for the Coachella Valley Business Community
2021 Chamber Invitational Announced
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2021 Chamber Invitational Golf Tournament. This unique event brings together local business leaders to enjoy fresh air and friendly competition on the greens. Sponsorship foursomes and individual golfers are welcome to participate. The tournament will be held Monday, May 10th, at Eagle Falls Golf Course at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. The event is brought to you by Title Sponsor AT&T. Shotgun start is at 7:30 AM. Registration and Sponsorship information can be found by clicking below.
GCVCC Recognizes Local Elected Leaders for Legislative Efforts
The GCVCC annually tracks legislation at both the state and federal level important to the local small business community and broader regional economic interests. Beginning this year, the Chamber will recognize local elected leaders who vote in-line with the chambers legislative platform and bill positions at least two-thirds (2/3rds) of the time. 
Second Application Round Open for COVID-19 Relief Grant Program
The $500 million program is intended for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. Grants range in size from $5,000 to $25,000. Approximately half of the available funds were awarded in Round 1, with disbursement beginning January 22, and the remainder will be awarded to eligible businesses in this second round.
CVEP Releases 2020 Economic Report
The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) has released its 2020 Economic Report for the Coachella Valley. The report includes insights from noted economist Manfred Keil, Ph.D.
GCVCC Asking Congress for COVID Liability Protection for Small Business
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce has joined a broad collation of business and industry organizations asking for the United State Congress to include targeted and temporary liability protections as part of President Biden’s COVID relief package.
GCVCC Upcoming Events

Feb. 5, 11:30 AM - Chamber Connect – Network Like A Pro! HERE
This weeks Presenters:
Lorie Loftis, The Shops on San Pablo
Belinda Olvera, Forest Lawn

Feb. 10, 11:30 AM - Lunch Bunch Pueblo Viejo Grill in Indio HERE

Feb. 17, 10:00 AM - Town Hall with State Superintendent Tony Thurmond HERE