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Solar Mandates will Cost Business Big

March 28th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

The Chamber’s Public Affairs subcommittee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources has studied proposals in the Minnesota legislature that threaten to drastically impact energy prices for consumers. In current form, Minnesota’s Energy Omnibus bill, will increase customer rates 10% or more, and further accelerate the decline of Minnesota’s status as a low electric cost state. Since 1990, Minnesota has […]

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Remember Small & Midsized MN Businesses

March 28th, 2013 by Craig Whitney

Minnesota businesses have always contributed to our economy and our state in a meaningful way. Partners in the community. Job providers. Taxpayers. But the current legislative majorities seem determined to make doing business in our state as hard as possible. Governor Dayton proposes to raise taxes by $1.8 billion – three times more than the […]

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Guest Blog: 5 Ways to Make a Not So Great First Impression

March 25th, 2013 by Member Contributor

By: Teresa Lewis, mindset coach, speaker and facilitator with Get Inspired As you make plans to attend the next Business After Hours, I thought it would be helpful to get you in the proper mindset to make a memorable first impression: 1) It’s all about the food, so make that your main focus. Be sure […]

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President’s Corner: April 2013

March 25th, 2013 by Craig Whitney

Dear Chamber members, When I came here over three years ago, I was amazed by this community. The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo area is full of economic success stories, collaborative efforts and innovative entrepreneurs with cutting-edge, nationally renowned projects. It’s an area I’m proud to be a part of. As the President and CEO of […]

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Follow Our New Members

March 22nd, 2013 by The Chamber

Our 2013 membership campaign is underway and with it has come a whole host of great new organizations ready to network and spread the message about the great work they’re doing in our community. One of the easiest ways to stay in touch with them is to follow them on social media. Here are our […]

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Attend the 2013 Midwest Mobile Summit

March 21st, 2013 by The Chamber

Mobile provides accessibility and helps businesses reach their goals, whether it’s external (connecting customers) or internal (reviewing/controlling data, streamlining processes). To help the public learn and leverage the mobile movement, Myriad Devices is coordinating Midwest Mobile Summit on Sunday, April 28 and Monday, April 29 in downtown Fargo. Midwest Mobile Summit consists of various educational sessions, […]

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Jumpstart Your Social Marketing Strategy in 2013 with Corey Perlman

March 19th, 2013 by The Chamber

The Chamber and Dale Carnegie Business Group of ND are proud to present two special workshops with Corey Perlman, best-selling author of eBoot Camp and private consultant to companies on developing a comprehensive social media strategy. If you plan to make social media a part of your overall marketing plan in 2013, you can’t afford […]

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The Importance of a Mobile Strategy

March 15th, 2013 by Member Contributor

By: Jake Joraanstad, CEO of Myriad Devices, a member since 2011 Mobile technology is undergoing a revolution. From the release of the first iPhone to the latest revolution in wearable technology like Google Glass, mobile devices have taken a hold on our lives. If used properly, they can provide great value. Businesses are usually a few […]

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Make an Impact with the Fargo Marathon & Area Nonprofits

March 11th, 2013 by The Chamber

As spring (hopefully!) approaches, many of us are getting ready for the Fargo Marathon Inc. Not only is it a great event, but the marathon also partners with local nonprofits and encourages individuals to run for a reason! Marathon participants simply pick a nonprofit through the GoFarCharities – that is close to their heart – and […]

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Do You Have Expertise to Share with Chamber Members?

March 6th, 2013 by The Chamber

The Chamber prides itself on educating and engaging our members about topics affecting the business community. One of the ways we do this is through our Business Training program, a 12-month series designed to enhance the success of our community’s businesses through a variety of targeted, practical and cost-effective training events. Now we need you! […]

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