August 26, 2019
Save the Date for Dakota County Transit Workshop - Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Dakota County businesses have identified a need for better transit service to serve employees and customers. The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce and East Metro Strong have initiated a study to  identify countywide opportunities for transit in Dakota County and discuss the benefits of expanded transit.     
Please join the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce (DCRC), East Metro Strong and our consultant, Christof Spieler of Huitt-Zollars, for an interactive discussion of transit in Dakota County, including:
  • Current service
  • Needs and possible benefits
  • Challenges and opportunities in serving Dakota County
  • What the DCRC transit study will produce, and how
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Dakota County CDA Office, 1228 Town Centre Dr., Eagan, MN 55123

Registration information will be sent soon!
Omni Hotel
MV Eagan Ventures and Omni Hotels

On Monday, August 19, 2019 MV Eagan Ventures and Omni Hotels introduced their partnership for the new hotel at Viking Lakes. Mark Wilf, Owner/President Minnesota Vikings, Kevin Warren, Minnesota Vikings COO, and Mike Maguire, Mayor of Eagan, were a few of the presenters at the event.

Attendees also got a first hand look at what the inside of the hotel will look like. Model room tours were given and illustrations of the interior design were on display. Set to open in late 2020, The Omni Hotel will be a business and entertainment hub in Dakota County. 
Omni Hotel
Omni Hotel
Omni Hotel
Omni Hotel
Bob Schlichte
Become an Expert Ship Builder at the September Good Day Dakota County
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

A self-proclaimed introvert, Bob Schlichte taught himself to push outside his comfort zone to refine the art of ship building -- the building of friendships, relationships, partnerships and sponsorships. Bob shares how to develop a foundation that will strengthen all of your ships and lead you to a more rewarding personal and professional life. 

No matter the industry, Bob delivers a relevant and applicable message that will improve communication, strengthen personal ship building, and promote leadership. His engaging stories reveal the importance of a solid network and leave audiences inspired and motivated to reinforce their own. 

Key Take-a-ways 
  • Gain motivation to get outside your comfort zone and develop life-long ships 
  • Be inspired to become a better communicator and leader 
  • Discover how to use your existing network to move your ship forward 
  • Learn how to survive as an introvert in an extrovert world 
  • Recognize how friendships and relationships bring you inside your comfort zone 
  • Understand the importance of creating a solid foundation and being able to apply it 
  • Identify the key ships to approach 

Thanks to our sponsors:
WCCO and Xcel Energy are gearing up for a very special day of giving back. Mark Saturday, Sept. 7 on your calendar for their Day of Service.

CNH Architects is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with an Open House on September 19 for the business community! The event is open to all we have had the opportunity to work with over the past 50 years as well as the local business community.  

Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce members are invited to Bowlero's biggest event of the year - our 2019 Holiday Preview Party on September 19! 
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Insperity Offers Program to Benefit DCR Chamber Members

For more than 30 years, Insperity ® has provided human resources and business solutions that help America's best companies prosper. They can match you with a package of HR solutions that truly fits your business. You’ll get access to better benefits, time-saving technology and the first-class service you deserve – complete with dedicated support. Learn more today .
Networking   at its  Best
Registration is Required
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
New Members
7493 West 147th Street, #207
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Phone: (952) 746-9508

995 Blue Gentian Road
Eagan, MN 55121
4590 Scott Trail, #102
Eagan, MN 55122
Phone: 844-LEADOUS

625 Wesley Commons Drive, #40
Minneapolis, MN 55427
Phone: (763) 542-3000
For more information on becoming a member, please email Nicole McCarthy at or call her at 651-288-9200.
Renewed Members
Guild Incorporated - 23 years
5-8 Grill & Tap - 5 years
Minnesota Zoo - 3 years

If you have questions or concerns about your membership renewal, please contact Pam Schmidt at  or call 651-452-9872.
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