Chamber of Commerce

Joes for G.I.s Event Raises Money for Military Members

This is the first time U.S. Bank has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce

FARGO, N.D. — Joes For G.I.s is the event to be at if you want a five dollar sloppy Joe lunch and support area military causes. U.S. Bank and the Chamber teamed up to honor the men and women fighting for our freedom. Proceeds go towards the Chamber’s Honor Star program and other causes that help military members and their…

Local Businesses in the Spotlight at Chamber of Commerce’s ChamberChoice Awards

Winners were picked by a panel of independent judges

FARGO, N.D. — Local businesses are in the spotlight at the Chamber of Commerce’s ChamberChoice awards luncheon. The ceremony recognizes accomplishments in the business community. Winners are picked by a panel of independent judges, and evaluated based on growth, innovation and community involvement. Nearly 900 people were at the event, and stand–up comedian James Cunningham served as emcee. “We want to…

FMWF Chamber Urges Members to Help With Sandbagging Efforts

They hope employers will let workers take time off without PTO to volunteer

FARGO, N.D. — The Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to help with the sandbagging efforts. The organization says permanent flood protection is crucial, because it keeps businesses up-and-running and helps recruit businesses to the metro. The group is asking that employers let their workers take time off without PTO to help with sandbagging. They say the most difficult time…

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Conference to Provide Update on F-M Diversion

Speakers included Kelly Armstrong, Mary Scherling, and Al Carlson

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the threat of flooding increasing, the Chamber of Commerce held a conference to update people on the F–M Diversion. Speakers include North Dakota Congresssman Kelly Armstrong, Cass County Commissioner Mary Scherling, and former North Dakota House Majority Leader Al Carlson. The Board of Authority says the first thing come spring will be to work on reaching out…

Forbes Publisher Gives Keynote at the Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook Forum

The director of the North Dakota Office of Budget and Management also gave a presentation

FARGO, N.D. — The The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce hosted its Economic Outlook Forum for people to learn about the latest business trends. Rich Karlgaard, a Forbes publisher, delivered the keynote address where he talked about digital technology. He covered topics including artificial intelligence and cloud computing. He also spoke about the outlook of the nation’s economy. Joe…

FMWF Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Accomplishments Over the Past Year

State Senator Judy Lee of West Fargo was honored as this year's Legacy Leader

FARGO, N.D. — It’s more than just an annual meeting for the Chamber of Commerce; it’s also a celebration of all the organization has been able to accomplish. The meeting recognizes events, public policy, and member’s highlights from the last fiscal year. There are also awards for people who’ve put many years of service into the chamber and community. State Senator…

Chamber of Commerce Releases Economic Outlook Survey Results

Annual Economic Outlook Forum draws hundreds of business leaders

FARGO, N.D.– The Chamber of Commerce released the results of its annual economic outlook survey, which gauges how businesses owners feel they’re performing in the local economy. “We’re fortunate enough to live in a very vibrant community— business community… 2018, based on the results we saw on the survey, there’s great optimism,” said Scott Green, market president of Station Bank. Overall,…

Local Mayors Weigh in at Annual “State of the Cities” Event

The FMWF Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Holiday Inn to more than 600 people in the community

FARGO, ND — The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth are showing people in the community their plans for 2018 in the annual State of the Cities event. The FMWF Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Holiday Inn to more than 600 people in the community. Each mayor had the chance to talk about the successes…

ND Chamber of Commerce President Resigns

Peterson headed the group for seven years

NORTH DAKOTA — The president and chief executive of North Dakota’s largest business organization has resigned. The North Dakota Chamber of Commerce announced that Andy Peterson’s resignation was effective immediately. Peterson headed the group for seven years. He would not comment on the reason for his resignation but says he “wishes” the organization “all the best.” A chamber spokesman says…

Hannaher’s Celebrates New Show Space

The public is invited to check out the new space that has creative office set ups

FARGO, ND — Hannaher’s is celebrating its new space on Main Avenue. Business leaders gathered to check out creative and innovative ideas for the work place. Hannaher’s demonstrates and sells different office set ups. The show space was previously located on 20th Avenue South across from the Multiband tower. “The space we were in fit us 20 years ago, but…