Leadership

Key Takeaways from the 2023 Powering Inclusion Summit

The Powering Inclusion Summit, hosted by the Center for Economic Inclusion, is a powerful day featuring hundreds of the leading changemakers who are building wealth and opportunity in housing, economic development, business growth, and more to build legacy wealth in Black, Indigenous, Latine and Asian communities. I was honored to attend the 2023 Summit on

By |2024-01-12T09:08:25-06:00August 11th, 2023|2023, Diversity, Leadership|Comments Off on Key Takeaways from the 2023 Powering Inclusion Summit

Leadership Duluth Class of 2023

For more than three decades, Leadership Duluth has been educating and empowering Duluth area leaders to take an active role in the betterment of their community and workplaces.  Join us in congratulating the Leadership Duluth Class of 2023. 2023 Leadership Duluth Graduation Celebration The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce, Duluth Area Chamber Foundation, along

By |2024-01-12T09:10:51-06:00June 26th, 2023|2023, Duluth Chamber News, Education, Events, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Leadership Duluth Class of 2023

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. Serving on our board is an effective and enjoyable way to connect with leaders who concurrently are dedicating time and talent in

By |2023-06-15T10:55:35-05:00June 7th, 2023|2023, Leadership|Comments Off on Call for Chamber Board Nominations

Local Projects Move Forward Thanks to the 2023 Legislative Session

The 2023 Minnesota legislative session adjourned Monday night, wrapping up what has been a very busy and eventful several months. We, at the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and Duluth Area Chamber Foundation, have made dozens of trips to Saint Paul over the past few months, have had many meetings and phone calls with

By |2024-05-03T09:34:27-05:00May 26th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Leadership, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on Local Projects Move Forward Thanks to the 2023 Legislative Session

Policy & Advocacy Update: D&SLC Recap and Support for the 148th FW

Thank you to the record number or participants who joined us for the 26th Annual Duluth & St. Louis County Days at the Capitol event last week. Numbers are now confirmed and nearly 600 people attended the Grand Reception on Wednesday evening, including eighteen state senators and thirty-eight state representatives - the largest number

By |2023-02-17T09:59:10-06:00February 17th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Employers, Events, Leadership, Legislation|Comments Off on Policy & Advocacy Update: D&SLC Recap and Support for the 148th FW

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
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