• Economic Vitality Committee

  • Monterey County Labor Market Snapshot, November 2016

    Vice Chair
    Dr. Shyam Kamath, College of Business, California State University, Monterey Bay

    Meetings
    First Friday of the month, 2:30pm

    Monterey Herald
    2200 Garden Rd.
    Monterey, CA 93940

    The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Vitality Committee serves as the focal operating platform from which all Chamber economic vitality and development initiatives are explored, planned, launched and sustained to benefit members and sustain the Monterey Peninsula’s economic and business environment.

    It develops collaborations with local and regional businesses and organizations to help keep companies on the Peninsula and grow jobs. This operating platform recognizes and values our member’s time, special interests, areas of expertise and professional objectives. It also consolidates its actions and activities to a singular focus: the economic vitality.

    10 ways the committee promotes the Chamber’s mission by supporting its member success and the development of the regional economy through its action and activities:

    1. Promote economic vitality in the Monterey Peninsula region
    2. Generate value for members and the Monterey Peninsula community
    3. Strengthen the local and regional economy
    4. Enhance the Monterey Peninsula’s quality of life
    5. Facilitate a stable and healthy business environment in the region
    6. Attract, retain and expand businesses in key economic sectors
    7. Influence the Monterey Peninsula region’s economic development as a global hub for key industries
    8. Expand the Monterey Peninsula’s tax base to ensure long-term fiscal stability
    9. Promote high quality job opportunities and provide a highly skilled and competitive workforce/talent
    10. Support entrepreneurship and small business opportunities

    For more information about how to get involved, call Dr. Shyam Kamath at (925) 683-4220 or email at skamath@csumb.edu.