Leadership

President’s View: 2023 Opportunity Knocking as Loudly as Ever

Published in the Duluth News Tribune on December 25, 2022 The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be one of the state’s largest chambers, serving more than 1,000 members. Our footprint in Northeastern Minnesota allows us to be an influential regional chamber advocating for investments and policies that benefit our economy and

By |2023-01-17T16:07:24-06:00January 17th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Leadership|Comments Off on President’s View: 2023 Opportunity Knocking as Loudly as Ever

2022 Chamber Award Winners

Allow us to introduce you to our 2022 Chamber Award Winners. These outstanding individuals were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the business community at the 152nd Annual Meeting & Dinner Celebration on November 2. Business Champion of the Year Dr. Chiamaka Enemuoh, Lifestone

By |2022-11-29T09:25:31-06:00November 4th, 2022|2022, Ambassadors, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on 2022 Chamber Award Winners

Welcome 22-23 Board Members, Executive Committee

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce gathered this week with our board members and staff at Minnesuing Acres to discuss the year ahead. Much of our agenda was in conversation surrounding the Chamber's strategic plan, which will be capstoned at the end of this year. Inspiring discussion, actionable goals, and new friendships were built.

By |2022-10-25T14:49:28-05:00September 30th, 2022|2022, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on Welcome 22-23 Board Members, Executive Committee

Big Chamber Announcements!

Thank you to those who have taken the time to fill out the survey related to our strategic planning effort. If you did not participate in a focus group, please take the time to fill out the survey as we will be completing the strategic framework at the end of September during our retreat

By |2022-10-25T14:52:32-05:00September 20th, 2022|2022, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on Big Chamber Announcements!

Year One Update: Strategic Plan and and New Initiatives

It is hard to believe that my first year in this role has come and gone. It has been the absolute honor of a lifetime to serve our membership, businesses, and community. Last fall, at our board retreat, our organization committed to doing a number of things. This included an organizational audit and a

By |2022-10-25T14:54:08-05:00September 16th, 2022|2022, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on Year One Update: Strategic Plan and and New Initiatives

Year of Action

June 20, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FX-Iisvrj8 Instituting change starts with commitment. Today, June 20th, is the federally observed day for the Juneteenth holiday, and much more than a day off. Make this your Day Year of Action. Read Juneteenth and Anti-Racism Book List The following reading list of books

By |2022-07-22T15:37:07-05:00June 20th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Diversity, Education, Employers, Leadership, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Year of Action

Call for Chamber Board Nominations

You have an exciting opportunity to strengthen our Chamber by nominating a talented business leader to serve on our board of directors. This person can be a colleague of yours or yourself. Diverse candidates are encouraged and welcome to apply. Serving on our board is an effective and enjoyable way to connect with leaders

By |2022-07-22T16:24:39-05:00June 2nd, 2022|2022, Leadership|Comments Off on Call for Chamber Board Nominations

Ramping Up Advocacy Efforts in 2022

Duluth and St. Louis County at the Capitol is nearly upon us. At this point, we hope you have had the chance to review the Legislative Priorities Booklet. It details the needs of our region and shares the stories of our community. Further, it is a good opportunity to better understand some of

By |2022-03-07T14:31:49-06:00March 7th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Events, Leadership, Legislation|Comments Off on Ramping Up Advocacy Efforts in 2022

Leading Well

7 Things that Hinder Leading Well: Pride Avoidance Lacking authenticity and vulnerability Being defensive Insecurity Lack of integrity Lack of empathy This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by Nicole Karnowski. To view the full webinar, follow the link below. Nikki is a business coach and consultant, who owns Metamorphosis Coaching, Consulting, and

By |2022-02-04T09:35:08-06:00February 4th, 2022|2022, Education, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Leading Well

Moving from Employee Connectivity to Employee Belonging

If your company is experiencing challenges in recruitment and retention, you are not alone. Population contributors such as reduced immigration, lower birthrate, and aging Baby Boomers have been for years creating a long-term worker shortage. This national workforce shortage has been accelerated by the pandemic. This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by

By |2022-01-07T12:53:06-06:00January 7th, 2022|2022, Education, Employers, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Moving from Employee Connectivity to Employee Belonging
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