UPCOMING EVENTS
Wake Up with Shakopee - The Sixton Apartments

Thursday, March 7
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
1601 Harvest Ln
Shakopee, MN 55379

Check out the urban charm of   The Sixton Apartments  with your Chamber peers at the March Wake Up With Shakopee! 

Enjoy complimentary Qdoba breakfast burritos, fresh fruit, pastries, coffee & juice as well as tours of their new, luxury apartments. Check out all they have in their cozy community including a club room, game room, rooftop deck, fitness center, yoga studio, and business center!

Registration is appreciated!  Click here to register.
Reds, Whites & Brews

Friday, March 8
VIP: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
GA: 7:00 - 10:30 PM
Canterbury Park - Triple Crown Club
1100 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee

Reds, Whites & Brews, sponsored by Valley Staffing, gives guests an opportunity to taste some of the greatest wines, beers, and bites. Plus enjoy live entertainment, bid on unique experience packages during the live auction, and get your photo taken at our photo booth!
 
Entertainment will include live music from The Voice finalist, Chris Kroeze sponsored by Hellmuth & JohnsonAlso, new this year, VIP guests will have a meet & greet with Chris including a souvenir photo! Also included with a VIP ticket: a private tasting, exclusive wall of wine giveaway, and a VIP glass.

To register for VIP or general admission tickets, click here.

All proceeds from Reds, Whites and Brews will help fund Chamber programs and events throughout the year. We could not do what we do without your support!
March Membership Luncheon

Thursday, March 14
11:30 AM - 1:00 P M
Shakopee VFW
1201 3rd Ave E
Shakopee, MN 55379

Join us on Thursday, March 14  for our Monthly Membership Luncheon!  March's luncheon will feature District 1 Commissioner, Barb Weckman Brekke, and Assistant City Administrator, Nate Burkett. They will be giving a county and city session update and discussing issues including current and upcoming road projects and the Scott County Government Center building project.
 

*Membership Luncheons occur every second Thursday of the month and provide members the opportunity to network with other members and learn from key leaders on topics important for your business. 
Leadership Shakopee Registration is Now Open!

Leadership Shakopee is a six-month development program that gives emerging and existing leaders a  backstage pass to our community! Its focus is to inform and inspire leaders and challenge them to make a difference through personal commitment and involvement.
 
During the seven sessions, the class  participates in a series of educational and hands-on opportunities designed  to inform and inspire leaders. Students get a  behind-the-scenes look at numerous companies in Shakopee including Imagine Print Solutions,  Dem-Con, Canterbury Park, Valleyfair and more! Students  also have the opportunity to  meet with elected officials, judges and the chief of police.

Program Objectives
  • To engage participants in an extensive discussion about critical impacts to our community
  • To provide participants with exclusive VIP access to area businesses and institutions
  • To increase the visibility of participants within both their workplaces and the community
  • To support participants in developing lasting relationships with other group members and program contributors
  • To assist participants with tangibly improving their leadership abilities
Click here to register!

Click here to watch the most recent testimonial video!
Save the Date: Leadercast Live 2019

Friday, May 10
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
River Valley Church
1350 Crossings Blvd, Shakopee, MN 55379

Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world, broadcast live each year from Atlanta to hundreds of host sites around the globe. This year's event will bring together experts in leadership and organizational health to help attendees master the art and science of developing and leading healthy teams.

Click here for the 2019 speaker lineup.  Click here  for further event info & to register.
CHAMBER NEWS
Call for Wine & Beer Donations!

Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to advertise your business? Donate beer & bottles of wine with your attached business cards to Reds, Whites & Brews' Wall of Wine. Winners will remember you long after the event.  Your donation supports the Chamber's largest fundraiser of the year!

Donations will be accepted at the Shakopee Chamber & Visitors Bureau offices located at 1801 County Rd. 101, Shakopee, MN 55379.

MEMBER NEWS
FREE Lunch & Learn on QuickBooks
New SCHS Program Series- Second Thursdays!

The Scott County Historical Society is excited to announce a new program series - Second Thursdays! On the second Thursday of each month, SCHS will present an evening program to educate, entertain or inform. Examples include author talks, guest speakers, tours, DIY projects and more! To learn about each month's offerings, visit scottcountyhistory.org, follow SCHS on social media, or simply stop by the museum and ask. Please join SCHS for this exciting new series!
 
The inaugural Second Thursday program will take place on Thursday, April 11th, from 6:30-8pm. Come learn a few tidbits about birds in Scott County, then create and paint your own wooden bird door-knocker! Instructions, tools and materials will be provided. If you are interested, register here, or by calling 952-445-0378.
WEEKLY NETWORKING
Executive & Business Owners Roundtable

The Shakopee Chamber Executive & Business Owner's Roundtable provides a structured, confidential and trusting environment for executives and business owners to give and receive the benefit of their experiences to help resolve business challenges.  Participation in this group allows leaders to make better strategic decisions, focus on "the right things," improve communication and build long-term relationships.

Held the second  Wednesday  of the month | Click here to find out more.