State of the City

    Each year the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce hosts and promotes the annual State of the City event. The Mayor of Santa Ana joins the Santa Ana community and business leaders to share Santa Ana's accomplishments and outlook for the future.  Similar to the President’s State of the Union address, the State of the City includes a talk given by the Mayor where there is a review of the previous year’s events and achievements as well as looking ahead at the many exciting business and political changes coming in the year ahead. The event features prominent local politicians and business owners together as they look towards the future.

    After the mayor’s speech, recognition will be given to the many sponsoring businesses that made the event possible. The event will finish with a meal which will provide a networking opportunity for local business people. The city’s top leaders and politicians will all be there, making this a can’t miss event for entrepreneurs.

    Sponsorships are available through the Chamber of Commerce and include perks like inclusion of the business name and logo design on the flyers and marketing materials as well as a mention on stage for higher tier sponsors.

    Please contact us at 714-541-5353 for more information. 

  • Mayor Amezcua Delivers Her First State of the City Mayor Amezcua Delivers Her First State of the City

    The Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce proudly presented the "2023 State of the City", where we came together to celebrate the remarkable achievements and exciting future of our beloved city. This year's theme, "I Love Santa Ana" captured the boundless affection we hold for our vibrant city. It's was an opportunity to showcase our unity and commitment to building a prosperous future for all who call Santa Ana home.

    During the 2023 State of the City address, Mayor Valerie Amezcua shared important updates that highlight the progress we're making in our community. Mayor Amezcua  was pleased to announce that our Parks and Recreation Agency has received a proposed grant award of $6.69 million for youth programs from the California Department of Social Services, Child Care and Development Division.

    This grant will contribute significantly to the expansion of youth programs across our city, providing valuable opportunities for our young residents. In addition, Mayor Amezcua revealed that the City has commenced the acquisition of land surrounding City Hall, with plans to revitalize our civic center. This endeavor presents various development possibilities, including the potential construction of a new City Hall.

    We extend our gratitude to all the event sponsors for making this event possible and express appreciation to all those who attended, as their presence made this event meaningful. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for next year's event, we encourage you to reach out to the Santa Ana Chamber at (714) 541-5353. They will provide you with more information and discuss potential sponsorship opportunities. We look forward to collaborating with you to create impactful experiences and contribute to the ongoing progress of our community.

    If you missed the 2023 State of the City, you can view the event in its entirety by clicking on the video below. 


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