Frequently Asked Questions....
What is the Waconia Chamber of Commerce?
The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer membership organization of businesses working together to make Waconia a great place to live and work. The Chamber is governed by a Board of Directors selected from the membership who provide direction and policy-making. Each year the Board of Directors takes part in a retreat to determine the priorities and program of work for the Chamber of Commerce in the upcoming year. You can view the program of work on the About The Chamber Page
and Board of Directors page
How is the Chamber funded?
The Chamber is funded by member investments in the form of membership dues and from various fund raising projects and events. Any business wishing to play a role in the community of Waconia is eligible for membership. The rate of investment is determined by the Board of Directors and varies on the size and type of your business. These funds provide our organization the ability to carry out the program of work, employ staff, and maintain an office to provide information, literature and advocacy for Waconia area businesses.
What are the benefits of membership?
Your business will benefit through contacts and networking opportunities; referrals given by the Chamber office; community, business and legislative information through newsletters and mailings; and visibility through involvement and participation.
How can I get involved?
Begin your involvement by completing the membership application
, choosing the appropriate dues from the schedule listing and sending the completed application and dues to the Waconia Chamber of Commerce office. If you are interested in increasing your involvement, consider joining a Chamber committee.
We are a member of the following chambers as well. When you become a member, your voice gets heard at the state and national level.