Membership Directory/Community Profile/Business Planner: This colorful ring bound publication is the information guide widely used by area businesspeople with 1500 copies distributed throughout the area. It contains a wealth of information about the difference your Chamber of Commerce and its divisions are making in the Minot area. The alphabetical listing by company name and the classified categorical listings are available only to Chamber members, providing high visibility to potential customers. Advertising is available to members only.
Community Profile: This publication is a part of the Membership Directory distributed to Chamber members. 2000 additional copies of the Profile are printed and distributed to newcomers to the community, used as recruiting guides for local employers and included in the military relocation packets. Advertising is available to members only.
Internet Exposure: Packed with community and business assistance information, the Chamber’s website address minotchamber.org includes information and links to a multitude of community and area resources. It also includes such features as the community calendar and features a chamber member, twice monthly detailing their business. The Chamber website currently logs over 20,000 page view hits per month, providing Minot area information and referrals to Chamber member businesses. It also includes a searchable directory of our members, providing them FREE worldwide exposure. Members may also hyperlink to their own home page and email address FREE.
Communicator: The Chamber’s monthly electronic newsletter, "Communicator" is sent to the entire Chamber membership. The "Communicator" features Chamber and community information and event updates; business and legislative issues overviews and much more. New members are profiled and all members can promote their business through news announcements and affordable broad exposure display advertising.
Minot Map: The Chamber publishes a Minot city and Minot Air Force Base map with a distribution of over 10,000 every 12-15 months. Display advertising is available to Chamber members only.
Member Sponsorships: High visibility and advertising value is offered to members who sponsor a Chamber event or program, such as Business After Hours, golf events, and much more.
Business After Hours: Held at different Chamber member businesses from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., these networking events bring together a large cross section of the business community and have become a strong resource for making contact with both current and prospective clients.
Showcase of Business: Each November 70+ booths are made available to showcase products and services to over 1700 other businesspeople at this trade show held at the State Fair Center. This evening event is a unique opportunity for businesses to market to a captive audience. Participating exhibitors and sponsors are also featured in much pre and post event publicity, providing them additional exposure and advertising value.
Chamber University: Chamber University means that chamber members do not have to leave home for top training opportunities. This series of comprehensive training workshops is conducted September through May and addresses topics vital to business success and the community. These professionally conducted and informative seminars assist businesses to become more successful by addressing "How to" topics and issues affecting the business community. Recent topics have included "Protecting Your Employees", "Drug Free Workplace", the Dale Carnegie Course, Media Relations Communications, Supervision & Leadership and many more to come.
New Member Reception: Special reception are held to welcome all of the new Chamber members, allow them to introduce themselves and promote their business, and network with other new members and the Board of Directors.
Committees: The Chamber of Commerce is made up of committees and task forces. Members may participate in any of our active and dynamic groups that cover a wide range of interests: Agribusiness, Ambassadors, Community Leadership Institute, Energy, Governmental Affairs, Infrastructure, Junior Achievement, Military Affairs, Project CLEAN, Right Start and Young Professionals Network.