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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.

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CREATING VISIBILITY

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. 

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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. 

Workforce

Creation

Offering opportunities for local businesses to receive resources and direct assistance in order to impact local economic growth, job retention and job creation.

Advocacy

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. 

Workforce Development

The Business Education Network (B.E.N.) and REACH program were created to narrow the workforce skills gap by better connecting high school and college students to higher education and workforce training.

Entrepreneurship

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.

ADVOCACY

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 Federation, we work to create priorities for legislative sessions.

2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION PRIORITIES

  • Support employers and employees
    throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Ensuring high-quality, affordable healthcare

  • Investing in Transportation

  • Maintaining benefit flexibility

  • Supporting energy and the environment

ISSUE DRIVEN EVENTS

We have created events targeted to boost networking, business strategy, and community engagement. Our series are impactful and stand out to our members.

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PREPARING STUDENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT

Through our BEN and Reach 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.

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Membership Options for All