Mission Statement

“To promote the economic vitality and long term prosperity of business and tourism throughout the desert region.”

We are committed to building a stronger local economy by actively promoting and supporting the overall business community; by fostering the growth and strength of our member organizations, and by engaging federal, state and local officials on behalf of business interests.

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Who We Are

Since 1947, the Chamber of Commerce has worked to provide businesses with the resources for success. A strong, educated, dynamic business community benefits everyone in the Greater Desert Hot Springs trade area. The Chamber connects local businesses, service organizations and all levels of government to create an environment where people want to live, work and play.

The Chamber of Commerce is supported by businesses throughout the Coachella Valley.

Your membership in the Chamber of Commerce could be one of the smartest business decisions you’ve ever made. You will find that the return on your dues investment is tremendous. In the short-term, in the form of business referrals and  directory business listing, to the long-term, in the form of advocacy, awareness and business-friendly legislation, your Chamber of Commerce provides exceptional benefits.


Where Your Money Goes

The financial investment made by members like you, in the form of dues and sponsorships allows your Chamber of Commerce to make a significant impact on critical business and community issues. The maintenance of an adequate level of support from all business and professional interests in the community is essential to finance the programs that are vital to community growth and development. By leveraging the talents and resources of our members we can improve the economic opportunities for everyone in the Greater Desert Hot Springs area.


Core Competencies

The Chamber surveyed members like you. Your needs came through loud and clear, and we selected our Core Competencies based on filling those needs.
Our Core Competencies are:

  • Creating a Strong Local Economy
  • Promoting the Community
  • Providing Business Referrals
  • Representing the Interest of Business with Government
  • Promoting Political Action to Ensure a Favorable Business Climate


The Chamber of Commerce’s professional team of dedicated volunteers work diligently to provide resources for your success. The Chamber works closely with the City of Desert Hot Springs and neighboring communities, the County of Riverside, businesses and local service organizations to promote the economic health of our community. Your Chamber is the primary source for businesses and individuals seeking information on the business climate in our community. The Chamber promotes the Greater Desert Hot Springs trade area as an economic, financial, educational and cultural destination for the Inland Empire.