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How to Retain Millennials

June 15th, 2017 by Amanda Hofland

Many employers are struggling to attract and retain a qualified workforce, which made our June 14th Business Training that much more relevant. Brein Haugen from Rasmussen College presented research into millennials, and Tamara Anderson of Dale Carnegie facilitated a panel discussion comprised of local working millennials to share their perspective. According to Forbes, by 2020, […]

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2016 Annual Meeting Highlights

September 23rd, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

Yesterday, The Chamber’s Sixth Annual Meeting allowed us to honor all our amazing volunteers, recap our year, look ahead, and recognize the 2016 Legacy Leader. Outgoing board chair Jon Riewer shared our accomplishments from the prior fiscal year, while incoming chair Judd Graham explained our priorities for the next year, which include workforce efforts and […]

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The State of Technology in North Dakota

August 16th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

Yesterday, about 300 people joined us and Senator John Hoeven at the Hilton Garden Inn for the 2016 State of Technology event, in which we highlighted local innovators that are solving global challenges through incredible tech innovation. Camille Grade and Jake Joraanstad from Myriad Mobile served as emcees for the morning and provided a great […]

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Report on Community Crime from Eggs & Issues

June 10th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

At last week’s Eggs & Issues, the three area police chiefs shared a fascinating—and startling—report on recent crime and drug use in the region. Fargo Police Chief David Todd, Moorhead Police Chief Dave Ebinger and West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan covered lots of ground, presenting the packed audience with facts, figures, and even a […]

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Crowning the 2016 ChamberChoice Winners

May 20th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

Earlier today, we were honored to host another year of the ChamberChoice Awards and honor the best of the best organizations in our community. James Cunningham was back for the fourth year as emcee, and once again had everyone laughing throughout the ceremony and on the blue carpet. Tom Dawson and Roger Reierson, representing the […]

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From Headbands to Hoverboards, YEA! Students Pitch Ideas at Investor Panel Shark Tank

March 17th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

From headbands to hoverboards, samosas to social media, our first class of YEA! students finally got the chance to publicly announce their business ideas to the community and compete for funding in a Shark Tank-style event on March 16 at Concordia College’s Offutt School of Business. It’s all part of what this program has been […]

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Community Growth a Theme at 2016 State of the Cities

January 20th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

The mood was upbeat and hopeful at our biggest-ever State of the Cities address with our four metro mayors. Held at the Ramada Plaza & Suites in Fargo, this year’s event featured presentations from Dilworth’s Chad Olson, Moorhead’s Del Rae Williams, Fargo’s Tim Mahoney and West Fargo’s Rich Mattern, and included Q&A from the audience […]

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