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THIS WEEKS EVENT & DEADLINES

Business After Hours

Engage with area business professionals in a social setting to meet and create business relationships.  Learn about local organizations representing a variety of industries.  Hear from the sponsors: Bill's Distributing and the Greater Menomonie Development Corporation.

 

Learn more about Startup Chippewa Valley through free swag and information. Register to win a $100 value basket donated by Startup Chippewa Valley Sponsors.

Holiday Business Promotion

If your business is offering holiday shopping, eating and attractions, we would like to promote that for you!  When you complete the short survey below, you will be included in a holiday offerings guide for visitors and locals with the information they need for local shopping, eating, and attractions.

 

Please complete the survey by Friday, November 12, 2021 to be included in marketing efforts during the holiday season.

STARTUP CHIPPEWA VALLEY EVENTS

HATCH Business Pitch Competition

Tuesday, November 16

5 - 9 PM | Free Event

River Prairie Center - Altoona

As a sponsor of the HATCH Business Pitch Competition, we would like to invite our Chamber Investors to attend the competition as a competitor or an investor.

 

Download the application here to apply to pitch your idea or product.  The entrepreneur will receive five minutes to present their idea to the panel of judges as well as a live audience. Spectators will also have the opportunity to observe and vote for their favorite pitch. The winning product or idea will be rewarded with over $3,000!

 

Attend the HATCH Business Pitch Competition as an audience member by reserving your spot here.

Workforce Discovery Session

Wednesday, November 17

12-1 PM | ZOOM Platform

Free Event

Host: Menomonie Chamber

Join us during this one-hour Zoom session to provide feedback about workforce barriers and other workforce challenges you are experiencing. Our Chamber is in discussion with various key partners about a potential grant opportunity which would addresses workforce issues. This event is free for all members and the information provided will be utilized to help shape decision making when applying for funding sources. Register Here

Entrepreneurs in Action

Friday, November 19

12-1 PM | ZOOM Platform

Free Community Event

Host: Menomonie Chamber

In conjunction with Startup Chippewa Valley, the Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center will host an hour long session learning from four local entrepreneurs.  Listen live to local business owners about their experience establishing a business in the Menomonie area.  Register Here to learn more!

 

Hear from local entrepreneurs:

Sherri Yukel - Big Dot of Happiness

Tom Sampson - Machine Shed Sports

Ryan Verdon - brewery nonic

Barbara Bauer-Chen - C&J's Candy Store & Scoop Shoppe

 
HOLIDAY RAFFLE TICKETS
Fundraiser for Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center

ON SALE:
Holiday Raffle Tickets

Purchase your tickets at the Chamber office or from a Chamber volunteer (Board Member or Ambassador).  The Chamber will be awarding winners daily, starting Black Friday through New Year's Eve! A grand total of $4,000 in Chamber checks will be awarded.  These checks can be used at over 80 participating Chamber investor businesses.

Winners will be announced on Chamber Social Media and Website

Thank you to our Holiday Raffle Sponsors:

 

ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Join the Chamber team on Monday, December 13 from 5-7 PM for the exclusive Chamber Investor event at the Rassbach Museum Holtby Hall!  This evening is a celebration with our investors! All attendees receive complimentary food and beverage, business connections and fun, participate in a festive sweater contest, prizes and giveaways!

 

When your business participates as a $150 Supporting Sponsor, you will receive your logo on all event promotions in newsletters, social media and event invitations.  The business logo will be on all table tents at event, a social media announcement video, and a guest welcome/introduction at the event.  Supporting sponsors can be a financial sponsor or in-kind sponsor.  RSVP by November 15th to secure your sponsorship.  Limited Supporting Sponsor opportunities, so act fast!

 
CHAMBER CHECKS MAKE THE PERFECT GIFTS

Purchase by calling 715-235-9087

Visit 1125 N Broadway St. Ste 3

Online!

A Chamber Check is a gift certificate that can be used at over 80 participating Chamber Investor businesses.  They are used just as a regular check.  When you purchase Chamber Checks, you are supporting the Chamber, and keeping money in our community!

 

Chamber Checks make great gifts, employee bonus or incentives, a random act of kindness, and MORE!  Chamber Checks are available from $5 to $50 denominations with no surcharge or fees!

 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
CHAMBER EVENT RECAP & THANK YOU

Congratulations
Amazing Race Winners

Lisa T., Morgan L., Katie H., Cooper L.

Thank you to Platinum Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Thank you Silver Sponsor: Marshfield Clinic Health System

 

Thank you to the following businesses for participating:

Culvers | Explore Menomonie | Fleet Farm

Jake's Supper Club | Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts  

Markquart Menomonie | Trimble Dental

Wakanda Frisbee Golf

Leadership Menomonie

The Leadership Menomonie class focused on the Arts, Heritage & Tourism of the Menomonie area in October.  A light breakfast was provided by Maggie at Oaklawn Inn followed by the history, current operations, and a tour of Oaklawn Inn.  The morning concluded with a walking history tour at the Dunn County Historical Society of the Rassbach Museum and Fulton's Workshop. Lunch was enjoyed in Holtby Hall just off Fulton's Workshop.

 

The afternoon started at The Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts with a tour learning the history, current operations, and the upcoming entertainment options. Red Cedar Speedway was the next stop where they learned the ins and outs of this local favorite Friday night hotspot.  Jimmy & Sam Mars brought their race car for the class to explore and climb in. The day concluded at brewery nonic learning the process of brewing and how each beverage obtains their unique flavor and colors.

 

Menomonie is rich in its history, arts and tourism opportunities for both local residents and visitors! 

Thank you to the following Platinum Sponsors:

Andersen Corporation

Mayo Clinic Health System

Royal Credit Union

WESTconsin Credit Union

 

Thank you to Gold Sponsor: Xcel Energy

 

EXPLORE MENOMONIE

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Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center

1125 N Broadway Street, Suite #3 | Menomonie, WI 54751
715-235-9087 | email us