Welcome to the
Barstow Chamber of Commerce
Forge Their Own Path
Need a new cleaning service? Looking for a carpenter? Want to expand your business and service area?
Expand your professional expertise with low cost, high quality seminars with workshops led by experts.
Take advantage of our extensive business resources at the local and state level.
Grow your business organically with monthly networking events.
Join our yearly events bringing together new and established businesses.
Tourism and area statistics for your next visit or when expanding operations.
Who We Are
We’re a voluntary organization of businesses and professionals with mutual interests in promoting commerce and tourism throughout the region. The chamber’s strength is in it’s membership, accomplishing together what no one business could do alone. We also serve as a conduit between the community and the military population at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow and the National Training Center (NTC) Fort Irwin.
To facilitate relationships between those organizations and individuals that want to make Barstow and the surrounding communities a better place to live and work. Our goal is to create an inclusive platform that allows businesses and organizations better market their products and services. We also help organizations navigate business law, economic changes, and new marketing techniques now and into the future.
Through a variety of platforms we bring businesses together, referring customers and creating goodwill as a welcoming committee to new businesses. We leverage our decades of collective experience to further drive economic growth in the Barstow and surrounding regions.
Monthly meetings and mixers are great opportunities to establish new business connections. The Chamber Breakfast Program combines networking opportunities with obtaining valuable local and state business information.
Our audience is a unique market of business owners, employers, and business leaders as well as active community people. Our weekly eblasts, social media, and newsletters offer expanded visibility for your business.
Expand your professional expertise with low cost, high quality seminars with workshops led by experts on a variety of business topics including legislative updates, social media, sales, marketing, customer service, and more.
Human Resource materials and workshops, flyer programs, and job postings are available. Additonally, we recieve thousands of calls each year for business referrals and host a public directory of all members.
Located along freeways I-15 and I-40, and state highways 58 and 247 our corridor serves millions of travelers each year headed to and from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and Palm Springs, with access to many National Parks, including the Mojave National Preserve, Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Sequoia, and the Grand Canyon. Nearby military and space installations include Fort Irwin National Training Center, NASA’s Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex, Marine Corps Logistics Base-Barstow, and MCLB-Yermo Annex. Combined, each host numerous contracting and business opportunities.
You’ll find everything from the nostalgia of Route 66 and popular havens for off-road vehicles to fashion outlets and historic old west outposts. Unique geological areas, amazing evening skylines, and the night-time milky way offer unrivaled photography and viewing opportunities.
Barstow and Fort Irwin populations top 40,000 while neighboring municipalities of Yermo, Newberry Springs, Hinkley, Lenwood, Hodge and Helendale add over 17,000 residents to our area of coverage.
Bringing together fresh new ideas with tried and true strategies, we encourage new growth and networking across a variety of areas. What are you waiting for? Join a committee today!
Promote landmarks, events, museums and visiting centers in collaboration with community stakeholders.
Foster support for military members and families who are assigned or retired in our area.
Conduit between the business community and the municipal government.
Good-will representatives for the enhancement of the community.
B.I.G. Town Hall Meeting
You are invited to come and learn about two important issues for Barstow - BNSF's B.I.G. Project and Place Works' update on the City of Barstow's General Plan.
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