The Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Greater Santa Barbara Lodging & Restaurant Association, will be holding a City Council Candidates Forum at the Fess Parker Resort from 4 – 7pm on Wednesday, September 25th. An RSVP is required as limited seating is available. Admission is $25 for GSBLRA or Chamber Members, and $35 for non-members.

The forum will be moderated by Steven Amerikaner, whose experience in this role includes the Chamber/GSBLRA forum in 2011. Council Candidates have been issued invitations to join us at the forum based whether they are required to submit campaign finance statements. All questions will be asked through the moderator, but attendees may submit questions in writing either before the forum, or during the first hour of the forum.

The Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce is the regional leader in Creating a Strong Local Economy, Providing Networking Opportunities, Promoting the Community, Representing the Interests of Business with Government, and Political Action. To join the Chamber or find out more, check out our website at, or contact Scott Ericson at (805) 965-3023 or

The Greater Santa Barbara Lodging & Restaurant Association is an association comprised of hotel, motel, and restaurant owners and operators. The association represents establishments throughout the county of Santa Barbara. The Mission of the Greater Santa Barbara Lodging & Restaurant Association is to represent the interests of the hospitality industry through education, advocacy, and member benefits that serve to promote and enhance our industry and our community.


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