California’s entertainment and culture began and continues to thrive through collaboration, innovation, and communication. CMAC keeps its members connected to the industry and local action through its exclusive online Member message board, monthly electronic newsletter, networking mixers and events, and public relations. Please contact our press and public relations team for media inquiries by emailing info@cmacsf.org or at (415) 863-1565.

Supervisors Campos and Chiu Debate

 

Come hear Supervisors David Campos and David Chiu debate their vision of entertainment if elected Assemblyman. 

 

Really important stuff like: 

 

  • Affordability:

                Many of SF’s creative class can’t pay the rent.  What have you done and what will you do to help San Franciscans afford to stay?

 

  • Preservation:

                Iconic venues are being threatened by encroaching developments.  What’s your position about the anti-speculator tax on November’s ballot? Will you author a state Historic Venue Preservation Act?

 

  • Local Control:

                If elected, what would you do to make sure the ABC respects local control such as our noise ordinance?

 

Help Save San Francisco Popular Culture!  Let your voice be heard! 

 

The California Music And Culture Association (CMAC) is an alliance of venue owners, industry professionals, artists, and fans dedicated to the preservation and enrichment of music and culture in the State of California.  Join today!

Aug. 2014 Newsletter

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www.cmacsf.org | Linkedin.com/CMACsf Aug. 2014

 

ACTION ALERT!




CMAC PRESENTS

 

District 17 Assemblyman Seat   

SUPERVISORS CHIU & CAMPOS DEBATE

ENTERTAINMENT AND NIGHTLIFE ISSUES


MODERATED BY THE LEGENDARY JOURNALIST/AUTHOR BEN FONG-TORRES

 

   AT THE FILLMORE

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH, 6pm


To achieve lasting legislative reform at the State level it is imperative that we have pro-entertainment and culture office holders in Sacramento. This is an important opportunity to hear the candidates positions on our issues and to make our concerns known.

                     
Send in your questions for the candidates here!

A Message from our President

Natasha Koral,
CMAC President

To Be, Or Not To Be

Don't be lulled into a false sense of security just because your club is "insured." Many of our members are under-insured or lack a vital piece of coverage only because they are relying on a broker who is not adequately experienced in our industry. As a CMAC member you are entitled to receive a no obligation insurance package review and may be eligible for premium credits that can ultimately save you thousands of dollars year over year. Read more to find out how...

CMAC Empowers The Other 9-5!


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Just Ask Guy!

Unsolicited advice for the Industry from CMAC's Executive Director, Guy Carson.

Your Community Can Help You Push Back Against Developers!

 

Nowadays, with cranes looming over our heads at nearly every corner, it is essential to be alert to new developments in your neighborhood. Any new building project within 300 feet of your establishment poses a potential threat to your on-going operations. Your community can be your best ally when it comes to winning business-saving concessions from the developer. READ MORE



From The San Francisco Bar Owners Alliance...

Ben Bleiman,
Founder,
SF Bar Owners Alliance

An Update on the Mayor's Minimum Wage Proposal

 

The Mayor's proposal for a San Francisco minimum wage increase sailed through the Rules Committee and is headed for the November general election without any mention of a much needed exemption for tipped employees. CMAC fights on.. READ ON



Members, Members, Members

As always it's something about Membership... The bigger we are, the bigger our voice! AND we ALWAYS need money... So if you're an existing member we ask for you to re-up now, and if you're new to the game, become a member and get involved.

It's the small investment that pays off big, for if the past has taught us anything, it is that it pays to be organized!

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May 2014 Newsletter

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www.cmacsf.org | Linkedin.com/CMACsf May 2014

 

A Message from our President

Natasha Koral,
CMAC President

Night Schooled!

“Night School” founders Alex Kaufman and Seth Capron where thinking outside of the box when they gave us the most innovative solution in forty years to our late-night Trans-Bay transportation problems. Perhaps, it's time we do too.  Let’s think BART 2.0! READ MORE...

 

CMAC Empowers The Other 9-5!


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Just Ask Guy!

Unsolicited advice for the Industry from CMAC's Executive Director, Guy Carson.

What You Don't Know Will Close You!

 

According to reliable sources within the SFPD, the ABC is investigating drug sales in San Francisco’s nightclubs. This could be sales by patrons of the establishment to other patrons, or by employees.

Either situation will usually mean that the offending club’s liquor license will be revoked. We have been told that there are five “large clubs” that will have charges filed against them... READ MORE



HRA And The Vanishing Nightclub

We were able to turn back the clock on Supervisor Campos’ “irrevocable HRA” ordinance, at least for a while...READ MORE



From The San Francisco Bar Owners Alliance...

Ben Bleiman,
Founder,
SF Bar Owners Alliance

An Update on HRA Legislation and Minimum Wage Proposals

 

For anyone who doesn’t already know, SF City Hall is currently putting forth measures to change the rules on Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) and to raise the minimum wage to $15 or above. There are a lot of unknowns in these processes, but we have been following them both very closely. The following is what we know... READ MORE



Members, Members, Members

As always it's something about Membership... The bigger we are, the bigger our voice! AND we ALWAYS need money... So if you're an existing member we ask for you to re-up now, and if you're new to the game, become a member and get involved.

It's the small investment that pays off big, for if the past has taught us anything, it is that it pays to be organized!

Join Today!

 

 

 

 

 

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