Business and Industry

Rosemead continues to be at the hub of economic strength in Western San Gabriel Valley, given its location, strong municipal finances relative to current times and a “can do” attitude of both the public and private sectors, as supported by an active Chamber of Commerce. The Rosemead community uniquely includes established and new cultures; large, mid-size and small businesses; primary, secondary, university and adult educational organizations; and, very importantly, several impacting nonprofit enterprises serving the needy as well as disadvantaged. At it nexus, the Rosemead Chamber provides market data and facilitates development, location identification, regulatory permitting and financing consulting. Its members and board include representation of several banks, which are active within the community.


Numbers to Know

City Hall:
(626) 569-2100

Rosemead Chamber
(626) 288-0811

Post Office:
(800) 275-8777

Rosemead Library:
(626) 573-5220

Community Center:
(626) 569-2251 (Rosemead)
(626) 569-2212 (Garvey)

Public Safety Center:
(626) 569-2272

LA County Sheriff:
(626) 285-7171

So. CA Edison:
(800) 655-4555

The Gas Company:
(800) 427-2200

SBC:
(626) 569-2145

Water Service:
(626) 569-2100


Recreation

There are plenty of opportunities for both active and passive recreation in the city. With six local parks, several recreation complexes, two municipal swimming pools, several tennis courts and ball diamonds, plus numerous other outdoor activities, there is no excuse not to take advantage of Rosemead’s ideal climate.

While in the area, don’t miss out on the recreational opportunities at Whittier Narrows Dam Recreation Area. Fishing, hiking and picnicking are all popular pastimes here. The area is also equipped with a nature center, an equestrian facility, trails, a multi-purpose athletic complex, a military museum, soccer fields, volleyball courts, a golf course and much more. Excellent amenities include a pro shop, equipment and car rentals, lessons, a lighted driving range, practice putting greens, a practice chipping green, a banquet facility, a coffee shop, a patio and a clubhouse cocktail area.


Shopping and Dining

Part of Rosemead’s appeal resides in its hometown ambiance. Local stores exemplify this idea with personal attention and reliability, giving shoppers that extra “something” when it comes to service.

Several shopping districts enable shoppers to find just what they need. For everyday necessities, a number of convenience stores, pharmacies, hardware shops, discount stores and grocery stores are available to keep homes and offices well stocked. Service providers are numerous as well, including salons, financial institutions, florists and consulting agencies.

Rosemead also offers a world of culinary treats to sample. Local flavors include the very best in California cuisine, from fresh Mexican cooking to authentic Asian cuisine and national chain restaurants. But the options don’t stop there! Rosemead has a variety of restaurants, fast food eateries and family-friendly diners to satisfy nearly any palate.


Tourism and Accommodations

Visitors from all over come to Rosemead throughout the year to enjoy a variety of activities and attractions. The year-round, agreeable climate opens a world of outdoor recreational opportunities. Local attractions include the Santa Anita Race Track, the Irwindale Speedway, the Huntington Library, the Botanical Gardens and, of course, the annual Pasadena Rose Parade. With its location in the San Gabriel Valley, Rosemead is also within a short distance of several popular southern California destinations such as Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.


Welcome to Rosemead

Welcome to the new Rosemead Chamber of Commerce Directory.

The Rosemead Chamber of Commerce is the voice of Rosemead’s business community. Our Chamber is one of the oldest in the state, originally founded in 1924 as the Rosemead Improvement Association to promote growth and development. The Rosemead Chamber of Commerce is now in its 90th year, having been formed under this name in 1927. While Rosemead has evolved, the Chamber has been continuous in its supporting our members by promoting commerce and business in Rosemead and being an effective liaison with the City of Rosemead government. Today, our Chamber is storing and working together for a better Rosemead.

Most of our members are engaged as small businesses and know what it means to be an entrepreneur and be involved with entrepreneurial challenges.

The purpose of Rosemead Chamber of Commerce is to preserve and strengthen the private enterprise system. Rosemead is a geographically desirable and business friendly community with hometown appeal. We welcome business and industry and continue to encourage growth and promote revitalization and business investment in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the private sector. We welcome the opportunity to show members and non-members alike the advantages of membership in the Chamber of Commerce.

Your Chamber is ready, willing and able to assist you with your opportunities and challenges! We serve community leaders as the voice of businesses and liaison with the Rosemead public sector. Let this be an open invitation to members now in the Chamber and new members who are about to enter this association of business leaders to become active in the decision-making process by selecting an area of interest, meeting with others who have similar goals and assisting in developing an even stronger Rosemead Chamber of Commerce.