We help you stand out and connect with the community.
Through networking, resources, promotion, and specialized events we assist local businesses and create meaningful connections.
Engage your audiences through targeted approaches created specifically for businesses. Align with our brand and the tools we have developed to build relationships and visibility. Build your network through our program and event opportunities.
ENHANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
We offer opportunities for local businesses to receive resources and direct assistance in order to impact local economic growth, job retention and job creation. Our economic development efforts, through community partners, aim to grow our economy by helping businesses to start up, relocate, and expand in the Winona area.
BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS TOGETHER
Grow your business with the help of a whole network of community leaders by your side and resources for every stage in business development. Running your business should be your top priority and we are here to work for you how and when you need us.
Offering opportunities for local businesses to receive resources and direct assistance in order to impact local economic growth, job retention and job creation.
We are your voice in government, advocating for an environment in which our businesses can prosper. We represent and support the interests of businesses at all levels of government.
The Business Education Network (B.E.N.) and Synergy Academy were created to narrow the workforce skills gap by better connecting high school and college students to higher education and workforce training.
The Winona area is rich in entrepreneurial history. It is our goal to continue to foster an environment to identify, support, and accelerate an ecosystem of entrepreneurial growth.
As the leading advocate for business in the Winona Area, the Chamber provides leadership and takes action on the issues important to business. We work to advance an agenda that supports economic sustainability, as well as attract the talent and visitors that will help keep our area strong and prosperous for years to come. Through a partnership with the MN Chamber of Commerce, we work to create priorities for legislative sessions.
2023 LEGISLATIVE SESSION PRIORITIES
Structural tax reform
Environmental and regulatory reforms
Near-and long-term workforce solutions
Focus on affordability
PREPARING STUDENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT
Through our BEN and Synergy Academy programs we connect employers to new graduates. These programs assist employers in accessing internship, mentorship and on-the-job training programs, while preparing high school and college age students.