Bridging the Gap: New Educational Series for Business and Community Improvement

  While planning the 2021 calendars last fall, we recognized the need for a platform to discuss topics not often associated with traditional business development. To fill this gap, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a new educational series for the 2021 calendar. We are delighted to introduce our newest educational offerings: The […]

Our Shared Route Forward Follows Many Paths

Published in the Duluth News Tribune, January 1, 2020 The Chamber’s Board of Directors recently distributed a survey to our 980 members asking them to share with us what they believe should be our priorities as we enter 2021. Additionally, the twenty-two business community leaders who serve on our Board of Directors identified what they […]

5 Reasons Chamber Membership is a Great Investment for 2021

  150 Years of Moving Business Forward     The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes that the Twin Ports business community is facing challenging and unprecedented times amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the voice of business since 1870, we are working tirelessly to serve, support, and encourage our member businesses in this period of […]

2021 Events: Printable Calendars

2021 Chamber Events Calendars are Now Available! The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce hosts over 130 events annually. Offerings including monthly networking opportunities, educational series, leadership programming, and advocacy initiatives. Make valuable connections and engage with other business professionals at any one of our unique events. While in-person gatherings are limited, our staff is committed […]

Dial Back, Duluth: Supporting Local Businesses

 Updated 12/10/20     Effective November 20, 2020, Governor Walz’s Dial Back, Minnesota plan is a temporary pause of most social activities, in-person dining, sports, and indoor fitness activity to reduce the rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the state. This four-week pause will be in between through December 18, 2020, impacting a critical commerce season […]

Welcome New 2020-21 Board of Directors

  The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes five new members to its esteemed board of directors, as well as a new slate of officers, effective immediately. The transition of board members, effective immediately, finalizes the 22-person board of directors. The Chamber’s board of directors serve three-year terms and represent a diversified group of professions […]

Circle of Commerce Campaign

Debuting the Circle of Commerce Campaign (October 2020) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape the daily operations of the Twin Ports business landscape, the Duluth Chamber remains steadfast in our mission to provide valuable incentives to our members. We are always looking for talented new members to enrich and diversify our membership base, and […]

2020 Local Candidate Forums

The Chamber and the Duluth News Tribune have provided you timely opportunities to meet the candidates running for local office this election season. The 2020 Candidate Forums were free and open to the public, live-streamed on Zoom. Discussions were moderated by Chamber President and CEO David Ross and News Tribune Editorial Page Editor Chuck Frederick. […]

Chamber Advocates for Delay in Duluth Stormwater Utility Rate Increase

  On Monday, August 17, Chamber President David Ross distributed a letter to the Duluth Public Utilities Commission and the Duluth City Council regarding the proposed plan for increasing stormwater utility rates. Recognizing the existing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, The Chamber’s proposal advocated for a one-year delay on the approaching stormwater […]

Fuse Duluth Hosts First In-Person Event since March

  On Thursday, July 16, Fuse Duluth Young Professionals program hosted its first in-person event since Minnesota’s Stay at Home Order in March. Together with the Fuse Leadership Council, we adapted Thursday’s Ignite Your Fuse luncheon to accommodate new safety precautions such as face coverings and social distancing. Ignite Your Fuse attendees gathered outside in […]

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January -February 2021
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