October 2020

Leadership Menomonie
Applications Due
October 8

Young Professionals Brew Tour
October 8 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Heights Ribbon Cutting
October 13 | 10:00 a.m.

Stout Craft Co. Ribbon Cutting
October 21 | 11:00 a.m.
1501 North Broadway, Menomonie

Workforce & Education Committee Meeting
October 22 | 3:30 p.m. | Zoom

Chamber Board Meeting
October 27 | 7:30 a.m. | Zoom

Business Showcase
November 1-27 | Virtual

Ambassador Meeting
November 5 | 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Vice President and Loan Officer

The cornerstone of WBD's success is delivery of the SBA 504 loan. Sold nationwide exclusively by not-for-profit Certified Development Companies (CDCs), the SBA 504 enables small businesses to grow and create jobs through long-term, fixed-rate financing.

Did you know that WBD can work alongside your personal bank to set you up for success?
If you would like paper copies of WBD loan options and interest rate history, please email or
stop by the Chamber office.
Meet and mingle with other young professionals while learning about start-up businesses and being a trailblazing entrepreneur.

Join the Menomonie Young Professionals for a fun Thursday evening on October 8th and try all THREE(!) of Menomonie's incredible breweries. Transportation will be provided by the Menomonie Young Professionals. Meet at brewery nønic at 5:20 PM and park your car; from there head to Zymurgy, Lucette, and finish at brewery nønic.

We can't wait to see you there and enjoy some time out of the house - and of course, COVID-19 protocols will be encouraged and followed!
Don't miss out on Leadership Menomonie as we provide business professional and personal development virtually! Registration deadline extended to October 8, 2020.

To learn more and to apply visit the Chamber Website
Invest in your business, sign up to sponsor BAH 2021
Expand your reach by promoting your business in video format that has up to 1,500 views. Are you camera shy and not a fan of videos? An option would be to compile photographs of your business with music and/or voiceover resources to make a slideshow.

Filming has started and we are looking forward to promoting your business in a new way in 2020. Register at Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce Website or let Melissa know if you have any questions.
Grow your business by promoting your logo in print on each Holiday Raffle ticket sold.

In addition to your logo, you will receive two on-site video ticket drawings where your business will help us choose a raffle winner!

That's not all.... you will get your business mentioned with each daily drawing!

There are only 4 sponsor spots available - contact Melissa today to sign up to sponsor.

Don't miss out on this fun, new way to promote your business.
HOMEPAGE - A Three Day Digital Experience (Date Change)
HOMEPAGE: A THREE DAY Digital Experience
Topic: Social Media & Marketing
Tuesday, December 8 – Thursday, December 10
9 a.m. - Noon
Cost to Attend: $119 (Member)
$139 (Non-Member)
$49 (Student)
As a first attempt at a virtual experience of this caliber, we are 100% dedicated to making this the most engaging learning and training opportunity possible. Working with our partner's at WIN Technology, we have been presented with an opportunity to make our virtual event, HOMEPAGE: A THREE DAY digital experience, a more unique, engaging, and valuable event for you, our speakers and sponsors.

Due to this we will be postponing HOMEPAGE: A THREE DAY digital experience, until December 8, 9, and 10 of 2020.

HOMEPAGE: A THREE DAY digital experience A new spin on our Annual Marketing & Social Media Conference All registrants will receive a box of HOMEPAGE branded swag! #HOMEPAGE2020

You won’t want to miss our fantastic line up of keynotes, breakout sessions and LIVE Q&A Panel. Find your best learning space and engage with all that HOMEPAGE has to offer. Learn more and register here!

This event is brought to Menomonie Chamber Members in partnership with the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce.
Explore Menomonie has a new logo, new branding, a newsletter and a new Explore Menomonie website that features a whole new look.

Subscribe to the Explore Menomonie newsletter here!
Is Your Business Looking for More Advertising Opportunities?

The Menomonie Area Destination Guide is a great place to showcase your business. There are over 10,000 copies printed and distributed around Menomonie, to UW-Stout students, local cafés, hotels, Visitor Centers, and Chamber of Commerce throughout Wisconsin. We create a new guide every 2-3
years, so your ad will get state-wide exposure for those years.
Email Kimberly to learn more or reserve your spot.

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