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  • Air Show Gala

    Join the El Centro Chamber of Commerce for its Annual Air Show Gala held in February, a black tie event unlike any other in the Imperial Valley. This event is in support of the men and women of the Naval Air Facility El Centro in their efforts to produce the Annual Air Show. The Air Show Gala consists of a four-course dinner, silent auction and dancing. Show your support of the Air Show, Naval Air Facility and the military by joining us at this one of a kind event. For ticket and sponsorship information, contact the Chamber at (760) 352-3681.
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    Spring Mega Mixer

    The El Centro Chamber New-Member & President's Circle Co-Op Mixer, is held in April; vendor space for this event is focused towards members who have joined within the previous twelve (12) months. This event provides an opportunity for chamber members who do not have the adequate space to host a mixer, to exhibit their business and display their products and services. Festivities include appetizers, refreshments, business card & prize drawings, networking, and much more. For booth space or more information, contact the Chamber at (760) 352-3681.
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    Annual Dinner

    The Chamber holds its Annual Dinner Meeting every June as the official ceremony for the “Presidential Passing of the Gavel.” Join us for dinner and a silent auction. Contact the Chamber for ticket and table prices, as well as sponsorship opportunities, (760) 352-3681.

    The Duflock Award honors leaders who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and serve as a role model for other professionals. The citizen of the year award will be presented annually to an individual (or couple) whose volunteerism and outstanding service and dedication have made a significant contribution to the community.

    In 2019, our Annual Dinner Meeting will be held ONE WEEK EARLY on Thursday, June 13, 2019.


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    CLICK HERE FOR DUFLOCK BUSINESS/CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINATION FORM

     

    Summer Bash Mixer

    The Summer Bash Mixer is held in August of every year and provides an opportunity for chamber members who do not have the adequate space to host a mixer, to exhibit their business and display their products and services. Festivities include: business card & prize drawings, appetizers & refreshments, booth exhibits, networking and much more. For more information on participation and booth space contact the Chamber at (760) 352-3681.
    CLICK HERE FOR VENDOR AGREEMENT

     

    Welcome Back Teachers Breakfast

    The Chamber and our member businesses welcome back teachers to the new school year with breakfast and goodie bags. We visit the El Centro Elementary, Heber Elementary, Central Union High School Districts and Imperial County Office of Education.  If you would like to sponsor this event or donate supplies, contact the Chamber at (760) 352-3681.

     

     

    Air Show Gala Fashion Show & Ladies' Night

    Grab your girlfriends and enjoy a ladies night with champagne & wine tasting. Preview and purchase the hottest trends in casual and formal wear, shoes and accessories. Get tips and demonstrations on hair and make-up styles perfect for the Chamber's Annual Air Show Gala.  Contact the Chamber for ticket prices, as well as sponsorship opportunities, (760) 352-3681.
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    CLICK HERE FOR VENDOR AGREEMENT

     

    Christmas Parade

    Join the El Centro Area Chamber, Rogers & Rogers Auto Group and Los Vigilantes as we celebrate the Christmas Spirit with the Annual Christmas Parade. This parade boasts more than 100 entries that include marching bands, school dance & drill teams, equestrian teams and various Christmas themed floats from local residents and businesses. Some 5,000 people attended the parade last year and attendance just keeps growing. Don’t miss out on this fun time, bring the whole family and enjoy the festivities. For applications and information on participating in the Christmas Parade contact the Chamber at (760) 352-3681.
    PARADE ENTRY FORM
    PARADE DIVISION SPONSORSHIP


    El Centro Chamber Travel

    SPOTLIGHT ON NEW YORK CITY
    SEPTEMBER 26-SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

    Experience the best of “the Big Apple” in this spectacular tour. From Rockefeller Center to Greenwich Village, New York City is a destination that will dazzle even the most seasoned traveler. Spend four nights in the heart of Midtown close to Central Park and Times Square. Take your seat and watch the curtain rise for two exciting Broadway shows. Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. See the Empire State Building and Central Park. Visit the poignant 9/11 Museum and Memorial. Enjoy plenty of free time to shop and explore this fabulous city on your own. Get ready to “start spreading the news!” Book Now Rate Double $2,999pp / Reg $3,199 Single $3,999pp/Reg $4,199 Triple $2,969pp/ Reg $3,169. Included in Price: Round Trip Air from San Diego Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers. Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $110 per person. All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change based on air inclusive package from SAN. Book Now Rate ends Mach 26, 2019  / Final Payment due July 16, 2019. For more information contact Vicki Zamora at (760) 352-3681 or vicki@elcentochamber.com ATTN: Spotlight on New York City.
     

    CLASSICAL GREECE
    NOVEMBER 3-12, 2019

    Discover the magnificent ruins of ancient Greece in their tranquil Mediterranean settings. This comprehensive journey explores Greece's most important ancient monuments, like the famed Temple of Zeus, archeological site of Olympia and ancient artifacts of Delphi. Explore Athens your way – choose a tour of the incredible Acropolis, or embark on a walking tour of some of the city’s hidden gems. Visit a local farm in the countryside to see how olive oil and wine are produced. Learn how to cook traditional Mediterranean cuisine during a cooking demonstration. In Athens, enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and entertainment at a family-owned taverna in the lively Plaka district. Learn the history of this fascinating country from local experts on guided tours of Athens, Meteora, Delphi, and Olympia. Book Now Rate Double $3,349pp / Reg $3,449; Single $3,869pp / Reg $3,969; Triple $3,319pp / Reg $3,419.  Included in Price: Round Trip Air from San Diego Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers.  Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $315 per person.  All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change based on air inclusive package from SAN Book Now rates valid until May 03, 2019/ FINAL PAYMENT DUE SEPTEMBER 4, 2019. For more information contact Vicki Zamora at (760) 352-3681 or vicki@elcentrochamber.com  ATTN: Classical Greece 2019.

     

    SPOTLIGHT ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA

    April 04 — April 12, 2020 • 9 Days • 11 Meals
    Pricing - Book Now Rate Double $3,599pp Single $4,299pp Triple $3,569pp
    For bookings made after 10/4/2019 call for rates. Included in Price: Round Trip Air from San Diego Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
    Not Included in Price: Travel Protection of $329 per person. All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change based on air inclusive package from SAN
    Uncover the chic resorts, sun-soaked beaches and elegant allure that attracts the rich and famous to the exquisite French Riviera. Unpack for a leisurely multi-night stay, embracing the luxury and breathtaking beauty of the French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur. Spend time in the fairy-tale principality of Monaco. Discover the opulence of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and Gardens. Watch artisans create fragrant perfumes. Get a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous in Cannes and St. Tropez. Enjoy leisure time to explore on your own. Shop like a local at Nice’s colorful flower market. It’s time you lived a little bit of the good life. SPECIAL PRESENTATION MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH AT 5:30PM AT EL CENTRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. To RSVP or for more information contact Vicki Zamora at (760) 352-3681 or vicki@elcentochamber.com


    IMPERIAL CITIES with OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY

    Departing: August 29, 2020 • 11 Days • 16 Meals

    Featuring Budapest, Vienna & Prague
    Pricing - Double $6,349pp ; Single $7,249pp
    Included in Price: Round Trip Air from San Diego Intl Airport,Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers.  Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $500 per person
    Reservations made after the deposit due date of December 30, 2018 are based on availability.Final payment due by May 15, 2020.
    Highlights
    Budapest, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion, Bratislava, Vienna, Grinzing Evening, Schoenbrunn Palace, Cesky Krumlov, Prague, Hradcany Castle, Oberammergau Passion Play, Munich
    Great sightseeing, traditional entertainment and fabulous cultural elements define an amazing tour of the Imperial cities of Central Europe. A city tour of Budapest features the Matthias Church, where many kings have had their coronations. Travel back in time with a visit to a 14th-century castle, where knights with colorful costumes and authentic weaponry recreate the days of chivalry. In the grand city of Vienna, the baroque marvels of Schoenbrunn Palace, the summer retreat of the Habsburg dynasty, are revealed. See Prague’s Hradcany Castle and its famous Golden Lane. Your tour concludes with a memorable and moving performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play; the origins of this historic event date back to 1634. For more information contact Vicki Zamora at (760) 352-3681 or vicki@elcentochamber.com ATTN: Imperial Cities 2020

     

    TREASURES OF EGYPT

    November 11 — November 23, 2020 • 13 Days • 22 Meals
    Pricing - Book Now Rate: Double $4,699pp; Single $5,399pp
    For bookings made after 5/12/2020 call for rates. Included in Price: Round Trip Air from San Diego Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
    Not Included in Price: Travel Protection of $399 per person. All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change based on air inclusive package from SAN
    The mysteries and treasures of Egypt unfold before you on your journey along the intriguing Nile River. Begin by spending time at the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza – one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Stand in awe at the iconic Great Sphinx. Travel to ancient Memphis, with its nearly 40-foot statue of Ramses II, and Sakkara. Embark on a leisurely paced 4-night cruise on the Nile, the world’s longest river. See Luxor’s impressive Temples of Karnak. On the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor, uncover countless ancient treasures including the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon. Partake in a special evening and dress up and join the fun during a traditional galabaya party. Choose to sail to the lush oasis of Kitchener Island aboard a felucca (wooden sail boat) -OR- experience Nubian culture past and present during a visit to a fascinating museum. Egypt's fascinating story waits to be discovered. For more information contact Vicki Zamora at (760) 352-3681 or vicki@elcentochamber.com