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What’s going on with the workforce efforts

August 9th, 2017 by Amanda Hofland

You’ve probably heard that our region – and the nation – is experiencing a workforce shortage. (To recap our workforce collaborative, check out this post.) You may have also heard that there’s a Career Academy in the works that could help address this issue. At our July Eggs & Issues, we looked at both to […]

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Military Appreciation Night 2016 a Sell-Out Event!

July 1st, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

Last night, we were honored to host yet another incredible Military Appreciation Night at the RedHawks. With a sell-out crowd of over 5,000 in attendance during the game, we gave out tickets to 1,000+ military families for a pre-game picnic that featured hot dogs, inflatable games and a special photo opportunity with the famous Budweiser […]

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6 Tips for Communication Shared at February Business Training

March 1st, 2016 by Tyler Fischbach

Attendees heard Dawn Kaiser, inspirational speaker and author, loud and clear at February’s Business Training session. Presenting on “Power Up Your Message: What to Say, How to Say it & When to Shut Up” at the Hilton Garden Inn Fargo, Kaiser shared practical tips for communicating clearly and effectively to a packed house. Miscommunication can […]

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Economic Outlook Forum Looks at Local & National Trends

February 25th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

At the annual Economic Outlook Forum on February 25 at the Holiday Inn Fargo, nearly 600 individuals gathered to hear all about regional and global economic trends. Craig Whitney, Chamber CEO, opened the forum by recognizing the recent loss of Office Jason Moszer, thanking our Premier Partners and event sponsors, sharing some recent news about […]

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Fawning Over Fawn Germer at Women Connect’s Anniversary Event

January 29th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

This January marked the first anniversary of The Chamber’s series of Women Connect programming. To say it was a good year would be an understatement. Events continue to sell out, sponsors are consistently added, the Facebook group has grown to over 800 members and Coffee Connects have been embraced. We were thrilled to throw an […]

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Eggs & Issues Looks at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

January 4th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

The new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan is sparking much concern and debate around the nation, but especially so in North Dakota as a state so reliant on coal. This was the topic of December’s Eggs & Issues forum. We were joined by Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, chair of the North Dakota Public Service […]

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A Look at Refugee Resettlement in the Area

November 9th, 2015 by Amanda Hofland

It’s a topic that many are buzzing about lately, both nationally and locally, and with so many questions, interpretation and discussion, Eggs & Issues was the perfect forum to shine some light on this important topic. On the morning of November 3, over 200 attendees gathered at the Radisson Hotel Fargo to hear first-hand from […]

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