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Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am to 5 pm
Thursday 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
- Website mnchamber.com
- Presidents nameDoug Loon
- Ribbon cuttings in last year52+
- Has members2300+
- Employees it represents5000+
- Last year events200+
- Approximate attendees4000+
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Focus Area of the Chamber
Business Advocacy, Business Development
About Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is a leading state chamber located in Saint Paul. It connects Minnesota’s family of chambers into a “chamber of chambers” that promotes state business climate by sharing information and collaborating on business events, training and advocacy. Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is much different from local and regional chambers of commerce, as it work on state level as well as federal level issues impacting the business community. It is a registered member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - The organisation will proactively lead the business community statewide to: Advance pro-business, responsible Minnesota public policy that creates jobs and grows the economy and provide member services to address evolving business needs.
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is the unified voice of Minnesota’s business and premier advocacy organization in the state. The organization helps local and regional chambers with lobbying for pro-business initiatives. It promotes statewide economic growth, and globally competitive workforce. Staff lobbyists make sure that laws and regulations will promote an economic climate that will allow companies to thrive, grow, and provide jobs.
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Business Advocacy, Business Development. It leverages the expertise of state government and work with their Governor, state representatives, state senators, US congressional leaders and US Senators with representing the entire business community to enhance and advocate for a better business environment. For strengthening, referring and connecting state level businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).
The association helps in giving access to a Policy Clearinghouse which enables member chambers to share knowledge internally about state and local public policy issues and strategies being employed in various regions to deal with those issues. Assisting with professional training, arranging conferences and meetings held throughout the year which provides information as well opportunities for exchanging ideas, networking with fellow chamber executives, staff and volunteer board members. Providing access to technical assistance and resources on a variety of topics including operational issues, board management, career development, governance, fundraising and others. Also committee provides its members with a network of like-minded individuals who are ready to assist. Members receive discounted pricing for events as well as access to a variety of revenue sharing services that can save local/regional chambers and its members money while generating additional revenue for their organization.
The business network has many benefits, services that it offers to its subordinates and membership holders. Some of the benefits include networking opportunities with other business leaders who share concerns about policy issues that affect their companies, meeting elected state policymakers and discussing business concerns with them, helping them elect pro-business legislators to the State’s General Assembly, monitoring regulations according to what’s best for business, providing market information, making sure that business pays no more than its fair share of taxes, cutting state government red tape, serving as a coordinating entity for chambers of commerce throughout the state, communicating business concerns statewide to the news media, local chambers of commerce, trade associations and local government officials, advocating for a pro-business state government, increasing the quantity of educated, skilled workers, strengthening states critical infrastructure (roads, water, telecommunications and energy) and many more.
The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Session Priorities, Business Day at the Capitol, Manufacturers' Summit, Business Conference, Women in Business, Chamber 101, Leadership Minnesota, Leadership Lab.
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has partnered with many reputed companies and organisations for the economic development and growth of Minnesota.