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 Vicente Sarmiento delivered the 2022 State of the City at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge Mayor Vicente Sarmiento delivered the 2022 State of the City at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge

    Mayor Vicente Sarmiento delivered the 2022 State of the City Address on Wednesday, January 26. He looked back at the challenges and accomplishments of the past year, highlighted all of the great work happening in Santa Ana, and outlined his vision for the future of our city.

    The 300 guests in attendance were welcomed by the sounds of MONTAGE! String Quintet of the Orange County School of the Arts as they entered the main ballroom of the Santa Ana Elks Lodge.

    As the event started the Ballet Folklorico Las Estrellas led Mayor Sarmiento and members of the City Council into the ballroom. Tiesh Townes sang a beautiful rendition of our national anthem and guest were welcomed by Dave Elliott, the President and CEO of the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce.

    Speakers included US Senator Alex Padilla, Monk Quank Kieu, David Crockett, VP of the RSCCD Board of Trustees and of course featured speaker Mayor Vicente Sarmiento. The event ended with an extraordinary performance by the Santa Ana High School and Santa Ana Valley High School Drumline.

    If you missed the 2022 State of the City, you can view the event in its entirety by clicking on the video below. 



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