Ther Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor relies on the hard work and dedication of business and community volunteers who come together through a network of committees. These committees share the goal of making the greater Menomonie area a better place to visit, live and work.
These highly visible Chamber volunteers promote and seek to increase membership, encourage involvement and perform various public relations functions. The Ambassadors often serve as the warm welcome at Chamber events. They host Business After Hours and are present to congratulate and welcome new businesses at ribbon cuttings throughout the year. Ambassadors play a key role in recruiting new members and help facilitate vital communication between Chamber members and staff. Click HERE to apply!
The Committee coordinates oversees key Chamber programs such as Leadership Menomonie & the new Small Busisness Institue. Coorinates the annual Excellence in Education Banquet honoring students and educators from Dunn County high schools, UW-Stout and Chippewa Valley Technical College. This committee manages the business appreciation program and works to connect schools and businesses through joint projects.
One program, The Apprentice: Dunn County, connects participating area companies with talented, student led teams working to provide plausible solutions to real world challenges.
A second program, Junior Chamber, is designed to give high school juniors in the greater Menomonie area the opportunity to learn more about their communities and further develop leadership skills helpful in becoming motivated, active members of their communities.
The Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitorsplays a vital role in tourism efforts for the area. The Visitors Center for Menomonie is located in the Chamber office, where staff and volunteers greet visitors, provide tourism information and respond to walk-in, telephone and on-line requests. The Tourism Committee provides input to the Chamber Visitors and Tourism website and other marketing efforts.