What to Watch: July

With its creative population, Marin County is a place for innovation, design and entrepreneurship. Marinnovation highlights Marin’s vibrant, Creative culture and showcases technologies and ventures developing right here, right now. Marinnovation is an event where Marin County businesses show off their new ideas and cutting edge technologies.

Event Details

Tuesday September 15, 2015
4:30 – 7:30pm
Location: San Rafael

Cost: No fee to attend or exhibit

Complimentary food and beverages
Door Prizes!

Please join us, as Entrepreneurs, Designers and Innovators exhibit their product or service. A networking opportunity for investors, entrepreneurs, business professionals, municipal leaders, and anyone interested in innovation and entrepreneurship in Marin.



North Bay iHub Collaborative & Sustainable North Bay


The 2nd Annual North Bay Innovation Week


September 14-19 throughout Sonoma & Marin Counties


Celebrate innovation in the North Bay

Experience the variety and quality of North Bay innovations in

a week long calendar of day and evening events including: the

North Bay Innovation Summit, Marinnovation, and

Napa-Sonoma SBDC’s Access to Capital.  Other events

include tours through innovative factories and farms, and

brewery and wine-tastings

For information about including your event in

Innovation Week, email the organizers here.

How Sonoma County Area Businesses Can
Apply for Tax Credits:
GO-Biz California Competes


Monday, July 20, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Finley Community Center: Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks
2060 West College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting a workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit. Small, medium, and large businesses are encouraged to attend the workshop and receive instructions on how to apply for this tax credit program.

The California Competes Program has approximately $200 million in tax credits available during the 2015-16 fiscal year for businesses that want to expand in or relocate to California.

Come and learn how your business can apply for millions in available tax credits. The workshop and the program are free and available to businesses of all sizes throughout the state.

Click here for more information


ACWA Region 1 Event


Marin Water Forum

July 24, 2015

10am – 2:30 pm


The Lodge at Tiburon

1651 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon, CA 94920

Registration and details here


Don’t miss the 27th annual San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase! This award-winning business expo is the best way to get directly in front of local residents, other business owners, neighbors and friends in the community! 

This year’s event takes place on Wednesday, September 9 from 4 – 7pm at the Peacock Gap Clubhouse in San Rafael. Due to the event’s popularity and success, they moved to a new venue that offers more exhibitor space, lots of parking and the ability to host a larger audience.


Also, in their continued efforts to bring you quality events that help you gain the greatest exposure to the Marin community at large and to interact with a variety of local businesses, the San Rafael Chamber is proud to announce our partnership with both the Sausalito and Novato Chamber of Commerce.

Sponsorships are available for additional business exposure!


More information on Sponsorships and Registration here

Save the Date
Thursday, October 8, 2015
5 – 7pm
October 29, 2015