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Highlights from the 2018 Annual Meeting

September 20th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

It’s been another spectacular (fiscal) year here at The Chamber, and we had such a great time celebrating it all with you at our Annual Meeting yesterday at the Holiday Inn, sponsored by Midco. Outgoing board chair Steve Swiontek, Gate City Bank, and our president/CEO Craig Whitney, shared key accomplishments from the past year, including […]


Area K-12 Education Update: Eggs & Issues Recap

September 10th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Fargo Moorhead West Fargo has always had a great education system. With three newly appointed superintendents each starting their positions in their respective districts, our k-12 educational landscape is a hot topic. This month’s Eggs & Issues allowed us to hear from each of the three new leaders as they start their roles. This included Brandon […]


Details on our downtown developments

August 10th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Written by Katie Mastel, Public Policy Coordinator At our August Downtown Developments-focused Eggs & Issues, we welcomed in three community leaders to share about our three downtown communities. We were joined by Fargo Downtown Community Partnership President & CEO, Melissa Rademacher, West Fargo Economic Development & Community Service Director, Matthew Marshall, and Downtown Moorhead Inc. […]


Frank Abagnale presents on “Stealing Your Life”

July 25th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Yesterday, former con man turned FBI consultant, speaker, author and inspiration for the famed movie Catch Me If You Can, Frank Abagnale visited Fargo to present to an audience of about 1,000 people on how to protect themselves from fraud and scams. We were proud to host Abangale with the help and sponsorship of AARP […]


Facts About Fargo’s Air Service

November 2nd, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

As the metro’s only airport, Hector International Airport is a key player in bringing people to our community through air travel, and it plays a vital role in the region’s economy. November’s Eggs & Issues looked at this very topic. Shawn Dobberstein, executive director of Hector International Airport, joined us for an update on recent […]


Impact of the New Overtime Regulations

August 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

Last week at Eggs & Issues, we learned the details of the US DOL’s new overtime regulations and its impact on both employers and employees. John Kirchner, executive director of the Midwest region for the U.S Chamber of Commerce, joined us to share what Chamber members need to know to be prepared for the change. […]


Business After Hours 6.16.16

June 20th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

What an incredible Business After Hours we had last week! Despite a few other events in town and construction headaches, we’re thrilled to see so many of our members show up at the Courtyard by Marriott for another month of great networking and fun. We hope that lots of new connections were made over delicious […]


Technology and Training Intersect at May Eggs & Issues

May 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

At the May Eggs & Issues event, the topics of technology, workforce, history and higher education merged into one fascinating discussion. North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott presented, and we were joined by Interim UND President Ed Schafer, NDSU President Dean Bresciani and NDSCS President John Richman for commentary. Hagerott engaged attendees with some […]


Ag Economy at April Eggs & Issues

April 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

Agriculture was the star of our April Eggs & Issues session. Gathered as panelists to share their expert insight into the issues were Lynn Paulson, senior VP & director of agribusiness development at Bell State Bank & Trust; Mike Krueger, president of Money Farm; and Andrew Swenson, extension farm and farm resource management specialist at […]


Leadership Tips from Steve Scheel at Business Training

March 14th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

This past month, Business Training attendees got the pleasure of hearing tips from one of our region’s most respected business leaders, Steve D. Scheel, current chairman of SCHEELS. Speaking on the topic of leadership, he shared with the crowd some of SCHEELS’ own proven tricks based on their leadership model that involved cultivating leaders rather […]

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