• About Us

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, Rochester, Minnesota - Building an environment where business can develop, grow and prosper.

  • WHO WE ARE: The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing area businesses. We provide networking, marketing, public advocacy and educational opportunities to our membership, and work to represent the business community on economic and governmental issues.

    OUR MISSION: Our mission is to lead, inform, advocate and advance business interests for members, and to promote a healthy community and a growing economy.

    TOUR THE CHAMBER: See Inside to visit us virtually!

    LISTEN TO CHAMBER CHAT: During KROC AM 1340's morning show, Chamber staff and guests inform the public of actions the Chamber is taking on behalf of the community. The Chamber also introduces new businesses to Rochester, and promotes Chamber events and programs. Chamber Chat airs the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:45 a.m. on KROC 1340 AM. Check out past episodes on our YouTube channel.

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    2015-16 ANNUAL REPORT

    Click Here to Download the 2015-16 Annual ReportDirected by a Plan of Action developed by the Board of Directors, the Chamber and its staff provide networking, marketing, public advocacy and educational opportunities to the membership. The Chamber works to represent the business community on economic and governmental issues through various committees and task forces.

    The 2015-2016 Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Report highlights the Chamber’s accomplishments during the past year in its three key pillars: workforce and education, advocacy and membership development.

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    2015-16 YEAR IN REVIEW INFOGRAPHIC

    Click Here to Download the 2015-2016 Annual ReportIn addition to the Annual Report, the 2015-2016 Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Year in Review Infographic highlights statistics, figures and impacts made during the past year in workforce and education, advocacy and membership development.

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    CHAMBER 150 YEARS IN ROCHESTER HISTORY

    Click Here to Download Chamber History InformationOn May 23rd, 2016, Mayor Ardell Brede delivered a proclamation congratulating the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce in celebrating its sesquicentennial and recognizing the Chamber for 150 years of service in promoting a healthy community and growing regional economy.

    This special edition was included as a part of the September 2016 issue of the Chamber Advantage to highlight a number of initiatives and milestones the Chamber has been involved in and reached over the course of the past 150 years.

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    ROCHESTER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

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  • ROCHESTER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 150TH ANNIVERSARY

     

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  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

    The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce and Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI)  have commissioned Market Street Services, a national economic development consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, to facilitate the development of a strategic economic growth plan for our region to create a competitive environment for business growth across a wide range of different regional employment sectors in Olmsted, Dodge and Wabasha Counties.

     Rochester Economic Development Strategic Plan Overview