UPCOMING EVENTS
2019 Chamber Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 24
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Triple Crown Club
Canterbury Park
1100 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee

The Shakopee Chamber and Visitors Bureau invites you to join us for the 2019 Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 24 from 11:00 AM - 1: 00 PM at Canterbury Park. This special membership luncheon will include installation and recognition of Board Members and a recap of our past year and accomplishments. Additionally, we will be honoring two businesses who have exhibited remarkable success, growth and leadership in Shakopee in 2018 as Member Business of the Year!
 
Sponsorship opportunities available.  Contact Courtney Peterson at 952.445.1660 or by email to learn more.

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 gives an all-access pass 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! Also, new this year, VIP guests will get an EXCLUSIVE meet & greet with Chris including a souvenir photo!

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

For sponsorship packages, please contact Elishia Kim.

All proceeds from Reds, Whites and Brews will help fund Chamber programs and events throughout the year.
MEMBER NEWS
January Kids Kraft: Dino-Feet 

Saturday, January 26
10:30 - 11:15 AM
Scott County Historical Society
235 Fuller Street South, Shakopee, MN 55379

Roar your way into the new year with a dino-mite Kids Kraft! Recycle tissue boxes into your own pair of dinosaur feet, then stomp your way into the gallery for a prehistoric tale!
 
As always Kids Kraft is free, but please register in order to ensure that there is have enough space and materials. Register here , or by calling the Scott County Historical Society at 952-445-0378,

Kids Kraft happens at SCHS on the last Saturday of every month. The program introduces young children to museums, promotes literacy, and allows young people to practice "old fashioned" hands-on skills.
Canterbury Park Open House & Relaunch Event

MACVB Silent Auction

Donate to the MACVB Silent Auction and show your support of the people who  promote tourism across the great state of Minnesota!

MACVB's Silent Auction will be held in conjunction with the Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference on February 4-6, 2019 at the InterContinental Hotel in Saint Paul. The silent auction will be "live" online to offer anyone a chance to bid on an item. Donations will be accepted until January 24, 2019.

To read more information and to donate, click  here.
NEWS YOU CAN USE
City Administrator to Present State of the City Address Jan. 17

Shakopee City Administrator Bill Reynolds will give a 2019 State of the City address live on  Shakopee Government TV, the   city's YouTube channel and   Facebook at noon on Thursday, Jan. 17.  Join Reynolds as he discusses 2018 highlights and looks ahead to 2019.  The presentation will be followed by a short question-and-answer session. 

You may submit your questions by emailing  communications@ShakopeeMN.gov .
For more information contact  Kristin Doran, Communications Coordinator, at 952-233-9355.
Active Shooter Response Certification Training

The Federal Government and the Department of Education have significantly changed the recommended guidelines for organizations and schools regarding how to prepare, train, and respond to an active shooter situation.
 
Shakopee Schools  embraces this new standard of safety preparedness and will be hosting  Active Shooter Response Certification Training (ALICE Training) on  Tuesday, April 2 & Wednesday, April 3 at Shakopee High School.

This certification is a two day, train-the-trainer class on active shooter response. Attendees will range from law enforcement, local school officials and area businesses leaders.
 
Click here to register. 
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.