The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, a 501(c)6 non-profit organization, was established in 1947 as the leading business advocate for the Big Bear community. The Chamber represents and serves 340 business and non-profit organization members in the Big Bear Valley. It is governed by a 12-member elected Board of Directors.
The staff is led by full-time Executive Director Ellen Clarke. Part-time Office Manager, Patricia Gallagher, works Monday through Thursday.
Our mission is to be an assertive, independent advocate of business interests for our diverse membership, exercising our influence to promote a strong local economy; promote the business community; represent the interests of business to government; provide networking opportunities; and political action.
Chamber Office Hours
Closed on Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day, New Years’ Eve and New Years Day.
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The Chamber offers its members personalized service and benefits that serve not only our individual members, but speak to our Mission of growing business to sustain and grow our local economy.