Get your tickets now for this year's
Chamber Social & Annual Awards Event!
Celebrate the contagious momentum Yankton is experiencing by recognizing last year's accomplishments and looking forward to the progress that lies ahead.

Event Highlights Include:
A New Location
A Different Format With More Time To Socialize
Heavy Hors D'oeuvres
Beverage Stations
Free Beer Tastings from Ben's Brewing Co.
Opportunities To Win Prizes
A Short Awards Presentation
Celebrity Presenters
Fun And So Much More!

South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry
March 14, 2018
Legislature's "Main Run" Ends
An Overview of the Budget and Revenue
Another Update on Ballot Measures
Thank you legislators, sponsors, and attendees for three great 2018 Cracker Barrel sessions!
5 Star Communications
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
Chef 4 U Catering
Chris Dickes Family Dentistry
Counterfeit Catering
Dakota Plains Ag Center, L.L.C.
Dayhuff Enterprises, Inc.
Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, P.C.
Ferdig’s Transmissions & Exhaust
First Dakota National Bank
First National Bank 
Great Western Bank
Minervas Grill & Bar
KYNT, Hot Country 93.1, KDAM
Scooter’s Coffee
WNAX/104.1 The Wolf
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.
B rian Hunhoff Named to South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame

New Chamber Member Ribbon Cutting
Tomorrow at Fryn' Pan!

Fryn' Pan Family Restaurant
Tuesday, March 20 at 10:00 am
502 West 21st Street, Yankton

Join us to help welcome Fryn' Pan to the Chamber network!
Interchange City Commission Candidate Forum
Monday, March 26
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Minervas Grill & Bar

MMC Business Prayer Breakfast
Tuesday, March 27
7:00 - 8:00 am
Mount Marty College Campus
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1MC City Commission Candidate Forum
Wednesday, March 28
9:00 - 10:00 am
Gathering Grounds - Discovery Church

Power Hour Community & Business Learning: Common Online Marketing Mistakes & How to Fix
Wednesday, March 28
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Yankton Community Library

Visit Yankton will be attending the first-ever Meredith Publications Editorial Tradeshow in Des Moines, Iowa on March 19 - 20.

This is an exciting opportunity presented through the SD Tourism/Meredith Publication partnership in which the Yankton CVB will promote businesses, attractions and experiences that are unique to Yankton in one-on-one tradeshow style meetings with editors of some of the best magazines including; Better Homes & Gardens, All Recipes, Midwest Living, Diabetic Living, Country Gardens, Successful Farming, Traditional Home, and Wood Magazine.  (View Publication Details)

Local business owners, Michelle Donner & Ryan Heine; (6th Meridian Hops Farm and Counterfeit Catering) will assist the Yankton CVB with this event by attending the event along with the CVB and by providing the use if their beautiful trade show booth as well as their specialized knowledge of agritourism, micro-breweries, catering and events. 
Incredible progress with marketing Yankton and our tourism opportunities was made over the last year!

Learn about our efforts and their results by viewing last week's CVB Stakeholder Meeting on Facebook.
When you become a member of the chamber, your investment, combined with that of other chamber members, funds programs and services that provide resources and assistance to new and existing businesses that are ready to grow, create new jobs and invest in our community.

This kind of growth results in more dollars flowing through our local economy in the form of consumer and business-to-business purchases. In other words – more potential customers for your business. A strong local economy means better business for everyone. Your investment in the chamber helps make that happen. It’s your membership…own it!
Question : “ How do I start a business?"
Answer : Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. Click here for a 10-step process recommended by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Depending on the type of business you wish to start, some of all of these steps, may be necessary.
Sensible Marketing:
5 Rights Equals Huge Success

Marketing Expert, Mike Ratchford, discusses 5 things that you can get right which will lead you to HUGE success.
Click on the video above, and log in to view the video. If you need help remembering your login credentials, give the Chamber a call! Also, if you are not receiving the weekly helpful hints, please call the Chamber at 665-3636 so we can add your name to the "Opt-in" list .
The Yankton School District School Board regular meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in the YSD Administration Building unless otherwise arranged.

The Yankton City Commission meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7 pm in the RTEC City of Yankton Community Room, 1200 W. 21st Street.

The Yankton County Commissioners meet the first and third Tuesday of the every month at 4 pm in the Commission's Meeting Room of Government Center.
2018 Chamber Board
President -  Becky Souchek;  Vice President -  Barb Rezac; Secretary/Treasurer - James Grotenhuis;
Past President - Bridget Benson; Board Members -  Chuck Aman - Ashli Danilko - Kami Guthmiller
Lacey Johnson - Brett Kennedy - Jason Larsen - Cynthia Miller - Stephanie Moser - Todd Woods