Supporting Local Businesses: You Can Help


Updated March 30, 2020   Our world and businesses are rapidly evolving each day as we monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important to emphasize that commerce must continue during this time. The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce is calling upon you to help support our community and economy. It is a Time to Come […]

Business Resources for Coronavirus


 Updated: March 30, 2020   During times of uncertainty, our Chamber remains committed to providing your business resources to guide you. The well-being of our community and businesses is a priority. Following are articles, information, and tools you can share with your staff and use for your company. We will continue to update this list […]

Coronavirus Update: Chamber Events


  We are facing extraordinary challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Walz has declared a State of Emergency in Minnesota. As we move forward, the Chamber will evaluate each event on a case-by-case basis to adhere to the Minnesota Department of Health mitigation strategies. Currently, Duluth and St. Louis County at the Capitol […]

7 Handshake Alternatives for the Germ-Conscious Networker


You are washing your hands more frequently. You have a newfound appreciation for the hand sanitizer on your desk. Germs are everywhere, and recent events have heightened your awareness. Our chamber is proactively preparing our networking events with your safety top of mind. We have compiled a list of handshake alternatives to implement for your next […]

Leap of Kindness Day: Duluth Donation Drives


What will you do with your extra day? Leap Year occurs every four years. With one extra day in 2020, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce encourages you to leverage the day to do something kind for someone else. Leap of Kindness Day is Saturday, February 29, 2020. Make your day count. To help you […]

Volunteers Celebrate Birthdays at Project Party


      On Tuesday, February 25, volunteers helped celebrate birthdays of area children at Project Party – an initiative of Fuse Duluth young professionals program. Sponsored by Maurices and The Duluth Balloon Company, the rainbow-themed February party engaged 40 children plus family members with imaginative play by the Duluth Children’s Museum, food by Valentini’s, rainbow […]

Recognizing the Time has Passed for the Pastoret Terrace


For the past 17 years, our Chamber has been a neighbor to the Pastoret Terrace. We are one block removed; consequently visitors to our community and Downtown often stop in to inquire about that building.   They have asked “What is that?” Or, more specifically, “What was that?” “How can such a blight be allowed?” […]

A Plan to Lift Up Our Community


Duluth is a great place to live. Our Chamber is working to ensure it is also a great place to do business. We are partnering with organizations and individuals, in a shared effort, to move our beloved community forward. Good things are happening. We are a city on the rise. Success begets success. Yet, we […]

This Place is About to Blow


You would be justified in wondering why I, an uptight Chamber executive, walk along the streets of beautiful downtown Duluth singing to myself the lyric, “This place is about to blow.” You would also have good reason to ponder why I choose to open this editorial with this lyric from the song, Blow, recorded in […]

An Ideal Opportunity to Hear from Local Candidates


The Chamber’s leadership has arranged to provide you a convenient and timely opportunity to meet the candidates running for local elected office. Once again, we are partnering with the Duluth News Tribune and the Duluth Playhouse at the Depot to make it happen. Today’s Duluth News Tribune provides the details… In support, David Ross Our […]

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