July 27th, 2020
Shakopee Chamber
2020 Golf Tournament

We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to this year's sponsors!


Curbside Logo


Shakopee Chevrolet Logo



Bill's Toggery
Brekke, Clyborne & Ribich, L.L.C.
Culver's of Shakopee
Farmers Insurance - Tim Whitcomb Agency
Hennen's Auto Service
HomeTown Bank
My Appliance Source
Norwex - Sarah Stanko
Shakopee Florist
Superior Endeavors, Inc.
Valleyfair Amusement Park
Xcel Energy
The State of Minnesota is providing a one-time shipment of masks to Scott County. The Shakopee Chamber will be distributing masks to Shakopee businesses.

Complete the form in the link below to request masks for use at your business. We received a finite number of masks from the State and will not be receiving any additional shipments. Mask orders are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

You will be contacted to confirm your pick up time. Tentatively, we plan to distribute masks on Wednesday, July 29, and Thursday, July 30. We will distribute masks via curbside pick up at the Shakopee Chamber and Visitors Bureau at 1801 East County Road 101, Shakopee, MN 55379.

Questions can be directed to  chamber@shakopee.org.
The Shakopee Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting candidate debates. The first debate of the season is the Republican Primary Debate between House 55A Candidates Bob Loonan and Erik Mortensen. This debate will be recorded and the video will be released through the Shakopee Chamber or Commerce Facebook and YouTube channels on Friday, July 31. You will also be able to find the video by going to  Shakopee.org/resources/elections .
The Chamber Podcast

Check out Episode #4 of the Shakopee Chamber's Podcast. Our guest is Dr. Mike Redmond, Superintendent of Shakopee Public Schools. We discuss the upcoming school referendum, the Academies of Shakopee, and the district's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and preparation for the 2020/2021 school year.
The Chamber Podcast's Quarterly Sponsor Is:

You can also listen to the podcast by going to Shakopee.org/podcast .

The Shakopee Chamber Podcast is a weekly video podcast highlighting and discussing important issues relevant to our business community. Each week's podcast will feature a guest and topics will include public policy, economic development, professional development, and more.
Podcast Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities Available

In addition to the Chamber's podcasts being interesting and informational, they are a great way to get exposure for your business! Podcast videos will be hosted and boosted on Facebook with a reach of approximately 10,000 weekly.

Quarterly Platinum sponsorships are available, as well as 30-second commercials (both audio and visual). Click the links below for more information. Email the Chamber or call 952-445-1660 to secure your promotional opportunity!
Register Now For Leadership Shakopee 2020!

Leadership Shakopee is a leadership development program coordinated by the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce. This seven-session program informs emerging and existing leaders about the critical inner workings of our community. The class will participate in a series of educational and hands-on opportunities designed to inform and inspire leaders – and challenge them to make a difference through personal commitment and involvement. This year's Leadership Program will begin with a retreat in September and conclude with graduation in March 2021.

Debt Relief For New SBA-Backed Loans

As part of their coronavirus debt relief efforts, the SBA is paying six months of principal, interest, and any associated fees for current and new SBA-backed loans disbursed before September 27 in the agency’s most popular loan programs (7(a), 504, and Microloan).

Note: If you’re seeking a loan to cover fixed assets such as furniture, real estate, machinery, equipment, construction, and/or remodeling, you may need to have information to your lender by August 7 for the loan to be processed in time. 

Learn more about starting or growing your small business with an SBA-guaranteed loan and start the process now to take advantage of six months of debt relief.
Free Training & Webinars
10-Step Marketing Plan For Small Businesses
Wednesday, July 29 (9:00 AM)

This webinar that will walk participants through the 10 key components of a marketing plan. In times of uncertainty, establishing and revising your plan is key. This session will also speak specifically to implications of COVID-19 and how to adjust your marketing plan accordingly.  REGISTER

Coronavirus Tax Relief For Employers and Business Owners
Thursday, July 30 (2:00 PM)

During this webinar, you'll learn about the Employee Retention Credit, Paid Sick Leave, and Paid Child Care Leave. These programs offer a credit on employment taxes to business owners who participate. REGISTER
WOW 1 DAY PAINTING Receives BBB Accreditation

WOW 1 DAY PAINTING is proud to announce that WOW 1 DAY PAINTING Southwest Metro has been honored with the BBB Certificate of Accreditation. "For over 5 years we have put the values of our clients first - providing a transparent painting process. Walking each client through every detail, step by step, ensuring that the vision and expectations are provided!"