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Small Business

While the Chamber represents businesses of all sizes, businesses with less than fifty full time employee equivalents comprise more than 75% of our membership.  Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, an emerging business or an established company, the Chamber offers programming, benefits and resources designed to help your business grow.

To receive invites to upcoming Small Business programs, please email Shannon Lukes Hauser.

Member benefits

Although helpful for all, many of our member benefits were created with small businesses in mind.   For example, the Office Depot discount program gives smaller businesses the buying power of a large business by combining our purchasing power for great rates on pens, pencils, paper and more. You can also save money and support your fellow Chamber members with the Chamber’s Member-to-Member Discount Program.

Below is a list of Chamber member benefits that many of our smaller members find helpful:

Finding Professional Services

The Chamber’s Business Directory is a great place to find the right professional for your business’ needs.  Click here for the entire directory or select one of the shortcuts below:

Small Business Committee

The Minneapolis Regional Chamber's Small Business Committee works to engage and assist the Chamber’s small business members. This group advises on Small Business University programming and the Small Business of the Year award.

The committee typically meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 a.m.

To join this committee, please contact Shannon Lukes Hauser at slukes@mplschamber.com for more information.