“The Modesto Chamber of Commerce is a local business association. We solve problems and speak out for commerce. As a member, you join 1,100 other businesses in our efforts to make a difference.” While you’re busy running your business, the Modesto Chamber of Commerce is taking action to improve the local business climate. Staff and volunteers keep this door open between the Chamber and our local, state and federal elected officials. We testify before councils and boards and maintain a constant dialogue, so our voice is heard. We also have representation on numerous advisory groups and committees, addressing topics such as waste water treatment, business license tax, utility users tax, utility costs and various local ordinances.