Leaders Circle:

  • Marin Independent Journal San Rafael
  • Infiniti Marin San Rafael
  • Nissan Marin

  • North Bay Biz Magazine San Rafael

  • Pacific Gas & Electric Co San Rafael

  • Marin Sanitary San Rafael

  • Toyota Marin San Rafael

  • Mercedes-Benz Marin San Rafael

  • Linbro Inc. San Rafael

  • Embassy Suites San Rafael

  • Kaiser Permanente San Rafael

  • Bank of Marin San Rafael

  • CPI_RGB_web

  • MV Transportation San Rafael

  • California Film Institute San Rafael

  • Redwood Credit Union San Rafael

  • Marin General Hospital San Rafael

  • Whistlestop San Rafael

  • Autodesk San Rafael

  • BioMarin San Rafael
  • com college of marin
  • craig communications logo

  • Comcast San Rafael

  • North Bay Business Journal San Rafael

  • Peacock Gap Golf Club San Rafael

  • Montecito Plaza San Rafael

  • San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Club

  • Seagate Properties San Rafael

  • Insite Networks San Rafael

  • San Francisco Chronicle San Rafael

  • Bank of America San Rafael

  • Marin Clean Energy San Rafael

  • Western Health Advantage San Rafael

  • Sutter Health Novato San Rafael

  • Eckhoff CPAs and Advisors San Rafael

  • San Rafael Airport LLC
  • fairview capital square
  • Wells Fargo - LC homepage

State of the City/Best of San Rafael 2017

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Name: State of the City/Best of San Rafael 2017
Date: March 16, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

We listened! New format this year -- no waiting in long lines.

"THE BEST OF SAN RAFAEL"  will include appetizers of culinary creations by the BEST Chamber member restaurants and caterers. Dinner will be a plated meal served by the wait staff at Peacock Gap. Cocktails are served at a no-host bar along with dinner and program. Wine and food are both included in the event ticket price.


Special Entertainment by Broadway Performers from Best of Broadway Under the Stars and Transcendence Theatre Company

This annual event will continue to feature the State of City address by Mayor Gary Phillips and an awards ceremony to celebrate Citizen of the Year, Employee of the Year, and the Small and Large Businesses of the Year and Green Business of the Year.

Last year, the State of the City brought together nearly 500 business owners, organization presidents, CEOs, elected officials, regional community leaders, and Chamber Board members. At this event, you will hear firsthand the key issues important to San Rafael and Marin County businesses from Mayor Gary Phillips.

At the State of the City Event you will:

  • Connect with 400+ local, top San Rafael business leaders and key elected officials from all parts of Marin County

  • Meet new people and make connections while networking with other Chamber members and San Rafael residents

  • Taste from the BEST Chefs in San Rafael  in just one place by sampling appetizers from local Chamber restaurants and caterers

  • Become a knowledgeable, and well-connected member of the San Rafael community!

Sponsorship opportunities- that will promote your business to this influential crowd.

Print Registration Form 

Business of the Year Nomination Forms:
Large and Small Business of the Year
Joe Garbarino Green Business of the Year


Peacock Gap Clubhouse
333 Biscayne Drive, San Rafael

Date/Time Information:
Thursday, March 16
5:00 pm - Appetizers, Wine Tasting and Networking
6:30 pm - Program begins
7:00 pm - Dinner is served
8:00 pm- Entertainment
8:15 pm -State of the City Address by Mayor Phillips
8:30 pm- Awards
Contact Information:
Emily Maloney (415) 454-4163 X 104
$125 per person before March  2
$140 per person after March 2
Ticket includes appetizers and plated meal, entertainment and wine
Registrations must be received by Friday, March 10
Please note that all fees for this event are non-refundable due to commitments to our vendors
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