Networking & Special Events

The St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce provides a network of programming options for our members. Whether you are looking for networking, leadership development or professional development opportunities, we have something for you. We also offer trade shows, volunteer opportunities and programs for high school students.

Chamber Connection

A fun and informal networking group that meets every Friday morning from 7:30-9 a.m. at various locations.

What you get:

  • Weekly access to 150+ potential business clients
  • Detailed information on community projects and organizations
  • Time to promote your business and share announcements
Chamber Connection
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Business After Hours

Monthly networking events for Chamber members, their guests and colleagues. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at host locations.


  • Business to business networking
  • Opportunity to showcase your business to 150+ attendees
  • Relaxed environment to meet other Central Minnesota leaders
Business After Hours
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Business Awards Luncheon

The Business Awards Luncheon is our annual awards ceremony to recognize three top businesses in the St. Cloud area.

Business Awards Luncheon
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Star Celebration

The Star Celebration is the Annual Meeting for the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce. Each year, we take a look back at the past 12 months and also honor and recognize the outstanding Chamber volunteer leaders, including outgoing Board of Directors members and Chamber committee and division chairs.

Held annually in the fall, the Star Celebration offers a fun relaxed social event with a short program and awards ceremony, and networking. The event also includes great hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Industries and businesses won’t want to miss it!

Star Celebration
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Central MN Farm Show

The largest show of its kind in the Upper Midwest! Features over 240 booths and 150 exhibitors annually. Begins the last Tuesday in February and runs for two days.  The Central MN Farm Show bridges community with the agri-producers in Minnesota while providing a place for the producers to meet and learn about vendors in the industry. Over 3500 visitors come through the show each year.

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Chamber Golf Open

Chamber Open is a great networking day in the sun and on the course.  This event is held annually, the second Tuesday of August. Industries and businesses won’t want to miss it!

Chamber Open
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Business Showcase

A fun, activity-filled networking and promotional opportunity.

What you get:

  • Access to 200-plus business professionals
  • Informal business-to-business networking
  • Exposure to potential new clients
Business Showcase
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Waite Park Chamber

Monthly meetings focused on promoting the Waite Park business community.

What you get:

  • Monthly access to 110+ potential business clients
  • Updates from the City of Waite Park and the St. Cloud Area School District
  • Time to promote your business and share announcements
Waite Park
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Sauk Rapids Chamber

Monthly meetings focused on promoting the Sauk Rapids business community.

What you get:

  • Monthly access to 100+ potential business clients
  • Updates from the City of Sauk Rapids and the Sauk Rapids – Rice School District
  • Time to promote your business and share announcements
Sauk Rapids
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Membership Maximizer

Membership Maximizer is an introduction to the Chamber and how it works. This is open to all Chamber members and their employees whether you are a new Chamber member, a new employee for a Chamber member, or you just want to learn more about the Chamber and all the opportunities we offer to our members.

Membership Maximizer
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Bags & Brew

We are hosting a 20-team double elimination bean bag tournament in the back parking lot to add to our fundraiser. Tournament from 5-8p.m.

Bags & Brews
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