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Member Benefits

COVID-19 Response Membership

In this time of uncertainty, we understand that business owners and their families are concerned about how COVID-19 will impact their personal and business finances. You first have to protect what Dave Ramsey calls your “Four Walls”; that’s food, shelter, clothing, transportation, and utilities; the basics of life to survive.

The Northern Minnesota Chamber has programs that can help and during this crisis, we are reducing membership rates and including valuable tools as part of your first-year basic membership.

Limited Time Introductory Membership Offer

1. Choose Basic Membership

Business $360 | Nonprofit $180 | Chamber $500

ADD YOUR VOICE TODAY! Your membership makes a difference. When you join the Northern Minnesota Chamber, you add to the collective clout of thousands of businesses across the region! We need your voice to help us keep businesses prospering in a competitive Minnesota

Browse FREE membership benefits

Please, click the tabs below to browse all of the FREE benefits you receive as part of your Basic Membership.

FREE Digital Advantage Series

All members will now receive FREE access to our annual Digital Advantage Learning Series: Community Management, Website Design, Conversion Funnels, Social Media Marketing, SEO, YouTube, Email Marketing, Facebook Marketing, Analytics & More! 12 complete courses. ($1,200 value)

FREE Enhanced Listing

All members will now receive an upgrade to an Enhanced Listing, at no cost! Enhanced Listings increase your visibility and show much more information about your business. Enhanced Listings are easy to set up, manage, and are now included with your membership. ($250 value)

  1. Business Contact Information
  2. Website Link
  3. Secure Email Contact Form
  4. Links to social network profiles on sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn
  5. Short and Long Business Descriptions
  6. Bullet points describing products and services
  7. Logo and photos
  8. YouTube video link
  9. Up to 20 keyword search phrases to help your business’ chamber web page be found
  10. Hours of operation
  11. Map and directions to your business

FREE Connections

Connections is a weekly, online business professionals’ peer group. The purpose of Connections is to connect business professionals to God, to one another, and to the Great Commission. Connections exists to encourage and equip professionals to integrate their work and faith. We gather to pray and support one another weekly through our Connections devotions, using the book, “Handbook to Leadership” by Ken Boa. Connections is part of the Chamber Faith Project.

FREE Foundations

Foundations is designed for those who want to go deeper and are searching for answers to life’s tough questions and for those who desire to grow in their faith. This transformational journey will develop leaders who are intentional about integrating their work and their faith. As Colossians 1:10 notes, it is essential to spend time growing your faith. This holds true for business owners, “so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.Your business is a direct reflection of who you are. The stronger your personal faith is, the more you will honor God with your business. Taking this time to connect with God is an investment not only in yourself, but in every single part of your life. Foundations is part of the Chamber Faith Project.

FREE Business Media Video Library

Leadership development made easy — available at your fingertips. Grow as a leader, encourage team members, and improve team chemistry with a library of over 20,000 videos. Stream video content from top leaders and workplace experts. Develop leaders and care for your employees. Streaming videos about teamwork, professional development, marriage, and mental health. Training has never been easier. In addition to the thousands of on-demand videos, we’ve developed a customizable training library for your team. Build a training course with one of our videos, upload your own video, or link to another training on the web. Ask questions throughout the training to generate discussion, compile team responses, and facilitate learning for a seamless, globally accessible training experience.

FREE Membership in the U.S. Chamber

Eligible small business members will receive complimentary membership to the U.S. Chamber as a result of your membership with our organization. The U.S. Chamber is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Connect with our networks to receive real-time information on policy issues that impact business and strategies to influence the legislative process. Members also get exclusive access to key policy information, news, marketing tools, networking opportunities, and events.  The U.S. Chamber conducts monthly economic impact polls to capture the pulse of the small business community, hosts dozens of webinars designed to answer small business owners’ questions each week, and creates guides specifically for small businesses.

FREE Chamber Exclusive

Provide your business members with three memberships for the price of one and instantly enhance their membership benefits. We know your Chamber is continuously looking for ways to provide your members with additional services and resources. We are excited to announce that a partnership between the Northern Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce extends membership in both of our organizations to all of your members at no additional cost to them.

2. Choose your Investment Options

Please, click the tabs below to browse all of the ways that you can get involved beyond your Basic Membership.

Leader's Circle

Your Chamber membership already benefits your business. Now let us show you how investing in a Chamber sponsorship benefits your company’s brand. Northern Minnesota Chamber Leaders Circle members are among the most influential companies and organizations in Northern Minnesota. They take a leading and proactive role in supporting the region’s economic vitality. Through individualized benefits packages, Leaders Circle members experience top-tier involvement and visibility in the business community.

Peer Advisory Groups

We are passionate about developing leaders. We provide customized leadership training based on professional business standards. Our leadership training is delivered through a structured relationship in which two or more people partner for growth, change and forward-moving progress. We do this by providing a regular, safe, encouraging, and Christ-centered forum. Leadership Training is a unique mix of content, interaction, and practice which result in genuine learning. You’ll be a part of a facilitated, monthly peer adivsory group that will build upon and deepen the content you have learned. At the end, you will have the skills and confidence you need to navigate a variety of real life situations.

Financial Peace University

Living the life of your dreams starts with a solid financial plan. Join our virtual Financial Peace University classes and learn to dump debt and build wealth. You won’t even have to leave home. No more money stress—ever! It’s possible when you know how to handle your finances.

Business Luncheons

he Northern Minnesota Chamber hosts a business lunch on the second Tuesday of each month. Business leaders, executives, and owners meet to network and listen to a positive message from an influential business professional.  This event is open to all men and women to inform and inspire.  Relationships are the key to success. Come and expand your network with a great group of professionals. Meet business leaders who are striving to unite faith and work.

Minnesota Business Insights

Minnesota Business Insights is the premiere business web, digital and print media publication, built for entrepreneurs, visionaries, builders, and doers who are committed to growing the economy of the great state of Minnesota. Whatever your interests – from the habits of successful people, to showcases on topics such as technology, agriculture, outdoor recreation, lodging, women in all aspects of business, and much more. Minnesota Business Insights can help you get in the know. Attention is a precious commodity in today’s world. That’s where we come in. Minnesota Business Insights gives Minnesota’s business leaders an authoritative, energetic, and optimistic look at the people, companies, and ideas transforming the state. We help tell the stories of the great companies in our communities.

ExploreUpNorth.com Website

Explore UpNorth strives to make our region’s visitors and their destination travel successful. As the region’s largest and most reliable resource for destination information, we inform, connect, inspire and educate our visitors with the goal of attracting visitors to your businesses, job creation, community sustainability and quality of life through travel experience. We execute a robust paid and earned media strategy on a national scale to drive brand awareness and consideration of Northern Minnesota as a four-season destination, thus increasing positive economic impact for the region.  In addition, we want to help you tell the story of your community. We will provide you access to post stories, photos, videos and events that highlight the best of what is happening in your local community.

Explore UpNorth Magazines

The Explore UpNorth Visitors’ Guide is a must for your business. It’s the go-to guide containing what to do, where to stay, where to eat, and area services.  It is 100+ pages packed with gorgeous full-color photography, helpful articles, and business information, on stands and online for a full year. We produce three editions of the Visitors Guide to showcase all that Northern Minnesota has to offer year-round. Ad rates are extremely reasonable – and you can get an even better deal by becoming a member of the Northern Minnesota Chamber. In many cases, you can obtain membership and an ad for less than the cost of buying the ad alone. And you get to enjoy all the perks of membership.

3. Join the Chamber

JOIN THE CHAMBER

After purchasing a membership you’ll need to sign in to your account and complete your business profile for inclusion in our Explore UpNorth and Minnesota Business Insights online directories!

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS

The Northern Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is here to serve you. Please contact us if you have any questions about our membership, our programs and events, or the community.