Promote Your Events!
NEW to the EPC eBlasts and eNewsletter

The EPC communications will have a new section titled "Member Events and News" for members to promote their special events!

We are very excited to share your events and news as a free benefit of your membership and there is no fee associated with this new opportunity. Please note, we intend this to be limited to events that are unique and non-recurring such as milestones, open houses, seminars, etc. We are currently not offering this for events not directly associated with your business or networking events.

Promoting your event on social media? Share the event or post with us and we will share it with our followers as well!

If you are interested in promoting your event or news article, contact Paige at for more information.
Member Events and News
Insight Vision Care - One year Anniversary Event

Insight is turning one and celebrating with a Ray Ban Trunk Show! 30% off entire collection PLUS $50 off lenses for Eden Prairie Chamber members!

Click here to learn more.
Rick King Appointed as Chair of Metropolitan Airports Commission

On June 28 th , Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Eden Prairie resident and past EPC Board Member, Rick King–Thomson Reuters, as Chair of the Metropolitan Airports Commission.

Mr. King previously represented District B on the commission and currently chairs the Planning, Development, and Environmental Committee. He has been at Thomson Reuters since 2000 and is their Executive Vice President, Operations. Click the link below to hear more about, Rick King and his background.
Upcoming Chamber Events
July 16: One More Customer

This is a joint event between Eden Prairie, Richfield, and Edina Chambers of Commerce.

Topic: Leading Transformational Change with James Rosseau, Sr. Founder of The Corelink Solution

Growing your business means leading change. But how do you bring your team along? Too many businesses get stuck trying to grow without incorporating the transformational principles that will engage, motivate, and empower their employees. Being a great business owner means being a great leader of people.

James Rosseau will share the lessons he has learned across two decades of leading transformational change in teams large and small, including:
  • The 5 inherent challenges you WILL face in leading change
  • The 3 themes that must guide your efforts to empower you team
  • How to create top line and bottom line growth as a result

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 7:15-8:30am
Location: RB Honda-Executive Conference Room- 2nd Floor, East Side (501 W 77th Street Richfield, MN 55423)
Cost: One More Customer is a monthly video viewing followed by discussion. The Chamber is excited to offer this to members and their guests at no charge. Please register to reserve your spot; space is limited.  
July 16: Breakfast Networking

Join us for a casual, breakfast networking event on July 16th at OPH. No need to register; just show up, order what you would like, and participate in conversation with your fellow members as well as non-members! Please feel free to bring a guest or coworker to this event as well!

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 7:30-8:30am
Location: Original Pancake House (549 Prairie Center Dr., Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE
July 24: Cranes, Trains, and Economic Development Bus Tour

FREE EVENT---Join the Chamber as Dave Lindahl, Economic Development Manager for the City of Eden Prairie, takes us on a bus tour of Eden Prairie and highlights construction, development and new businesses you'll want to know about. We will finish the tour at Crave where you can stay and keep the conversation going over a beverage or two. Limited seating!

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Pick-up/drop-off at Crave (8251 Flying Cloud Dr #3010, Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE (We ask that you register for planning purposes)
July 25: Maximize Your Membership

Join us for an informational meeting and learn how to Maximize Your Membership! Whether you are relatively new to the Chamber or just haven't been engaged in Chamber activities, come hear about the benefits and opportunities that are open to you and your staff. We will offer you step-by-step instructions on how to get involved, define the programs and benefits and show you how to navigate our website. 

Date: Thursday, July 25, 8:00-9:00am
Location: Eden Prairie Chamber Office (10925 Valley View Rd., Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE (We ask that you register for planning purposes)
August 1: Power Hour On The Patio

Fun networking opportunity consisting of conversation, appetizer, drinks, and more! This special edition of the traditional EPC Power Hour will take place on the Patio at Champps in Eden Prairie! 

Date: Thursday, August 1, 4:30-5:30pm
Location: Champps (8010 Glen Ln. Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE for members; $15 for non-members
August 7: One More Customer

Join the Eden Prairie, Richfield, and Edina Chambers for a continuing educational series featuring Fran Tarkenton and learn how to attract One More Customer.

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 7:30-8:45am
Location: Star Bank (250 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie)
Cost: One More Customer is a monthly video viewing followed by discussion. The Chamber is excited to offer this to members and their guests at no charge. Please register to reserve your spot; space is limited.  
August 13: Emotional Wellness in the Workplace

Whether it’s a life event that takes you by surprise or ongoing struggles in the office, being emotionally healthy will help you cope and navigate your way forward so you can reclaim your well-being and happiness.Join Headway for an informal presentation and discussion to learn the four essential elements to support emotional health, how to develop and nurture each element, and everyday tips to fuel and sustain emotional health.

Time: 8:15 - 9:30 AM
Location: TBA
Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members
August 14: B@B Returns

Business@Breakfast is a great opportunity for businesses that depend on referrals and one-on-one interaction to make meaningful and lasting connections. Attendees should come prepared with a stack of 20-30 business cards and a 45 second commercial about their business. Arrive at 7:15 for 15 minutes of networking before we hear from each participant. 

Facilitator: Steven Tasler

Speaker: Todd Thiewes with Sandler Training will be speaking on sales. Sales can be mentally tough though it doesn't have to be. Learn from Todd at Sandler Training on how to separate your identity from your roles. Todd will cover the Sandler Success Triangle of behaviors, attitudes and technique.

Event Sponsors: Fairway Independent Mortgage Company- Dominic Des Marais and First Western Bank & Trust, Panera  

The program will adjourn at 8:30, but attendees are welcome to continue to network afterward. Breakfast is included in the price.

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 7:30-8:30am
Location: Hellmuth & Johnson (8050 West 78th Street. Edina- 4th Floor)
Cost: $13 for members, $18 for non-members
$5 additional charge for registration after noon on Tuesday and all walk in's 
August 16: Sunrise Breakfast

Bring plenty of business cards for 'Networking on the Patio' for the August edition of the Joint EPC/Edina Business Breakfast! No presentation this month, but an opportunity to meet with other members from the community and make new connections!

The Sunrise Business Breakfast is a networking event created to bring small to medium sized businesses in the community together for an opportunity to learn more about our local businesses, gain knowledge through education, and share business challenges and opportunities. Be sure to bring your 60 second "creative" commercial detailing your business, upcoming special event, or a product offering you have. And don't forget to bring plenty of business cards for networking

Date: Friday, August 16, 7:30-9:00am
Location: Tavern on France (6740 France Ave S, Edina)
Cost: $20 for members, $25 for non-members (American style breakfast included in price)
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