Welcome Localites + Travelers

On this site, we bring Oakland's independent business community to you. Search and sample Oakland's businessesentertainers, and artists with our member directory. We keep a calendar of public events, such as sales, festivals, and fundraisers. You can also hear the news and stories behind the local businesses that you love. And you'll learn why it matters.

Welcome Business Leaders + Entrepreneurs

This site offers you a calendar for upcoming professional development: conferences, meetings, workshops, and seminars. We host a business blog to inform and inspire you. You'll find out about marketing opportunities to help you grow your audience and sales potential. You can search business service providers that are based right here in Oakland – we know you source locally, too. You'll find good capital to help your business grow. Oh, and you can become a member of Oakland Grown, and enjoy its many benefits!

Welcome Localization Nerds + Policy Wonks

We love you because we are you. Enjoy our ever-growing Resource Center and check out some of our allies in the movement.