• Connection Programs

  • Get connected with other businesses in the area, grow your referrals, and build strategic relationships. Networking really does work if you do it! Bring your business cards, your elevator pitch, and come have some fun. There is something for everyone!

     

  • Chamber Mixers Chamber Mixers

  • Coffee Talk Coffee Talk

  • Ignite Young Professionals + Ignite Young Professionals +

  • ChamberNet ChamberNet

  • Chamber 101 Chamber 101

  • Toast & Topics Toast & Topics

  • Education Seminars Education Seminars


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    Get more information about each program below.

     

  • Mixers Mixers

    Chamber Mixers

    Chamber Mixers has proven to be the Chamber’s biggest and most popular ongoing connecting event, attracting approximately 50- 80 business professionals a month. It’s a great way to build relationships and have fun at the same time.

    • Mixers are generally held the third Thursday of every month
    • 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    • Various locations in the Valley
    • Open to all Chamber member employees. Non-members may attend as a guest one time. Includes complementary appetizers, and one free drink.
    • At 6:00 p.m. we do spotlight where every person has an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business
    • If you would like to host a Mixer, contact us at the Chamber at events@greaterstillwaterchamber.com

    Coffee Talk Coffee Talk

    Coffee Talk

    Coffee Talks is perfect for the morning person! People want to do business with people they know and trust. Pop out for a hot cup of coffee and some conversation with your fellow Chamber members and meet someone new.

    • Coffee Talks are generally held the first Friday of every month
    • 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
    • Various locations in the Valley
    • Open to all Chamber member employees. Non-members may attend as a guest one time.
    • Includes complementary coffee and breakfast treats
    • If you would like to host a Mixer, contact us at the Chamber at events@greaterstillwaterchamber.com

    Ignite Ignite

    Ignite Young Professionals

    Ignite Young Professionals+ was established for young professions but we also welcome the young at heart. We enjoy getting our emerging leaders together for innovative and strategic conversation and fun!

    • Ignite Young Professionals+ generally meets the first Thursday of every month
    • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Various locations in the Valley
    • Your ID is not taken at the door! Some months feature an activity in addition to networking and happy hour
    • Open to all Chamber members and their employees. Non-members may attend as a guest one time
    • This group is a blast! Check out the Facebook Page HERE.
    • If you would like to host a Mixer, contact us at the Chamber at events@greaterstillwaterchamber.com

    ChamberNet ChamberNet

    ChamberNet

    The mission of ChamberNet is to provide a meeting structure and environment so members establish trusting relationships with one another for the purpose of giving and getting business referrals, establishing personal relationships, and participating in speaking, training and educational opportunities.

    Join one of our ChamberNet Groups and build lasting business partners and friendships. Get to know other local business owners, build trust, differentiate your business, and learn about tools to help grow your business (educational topic). ChamberNet is especially effective for highly competitive types of industries. Each group allows one person per business type and members meet regularly for the purpose of growing their referral business. ChamberNet is exclusive and FREE to Chamber members. Check out the ChamberNet Guidelines HERE.

    Sample Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Introductions/What’s new in your business?
    • Speaker/Presenter
    • Education Piece
    • Referrals & Testimonials
    • Quote of the Day

     

    ChamberNet Morning Thursday

    When: 1st Thursday 9:00 – 10:00 am
    Where: Water Street Inn, 101 Water Street S, Stillwater
    Chair: Haley Kindom, haley@ostrowskiinsurance.com, 651-439-0019 Co-Chair: Rachael Harvey, rachaelharvey@edinarealty.com 612-804-6001

    Check out who is in this Group HERE.

     

    ChamberNet Luncheon Thursday

    When: 1st Thursday 11:30-1:00 pm
    Where: AmericInn, 13025 60th St Oak Park Heights, Light lunch provided
    Chair: Julie Braun, JulieBraun@edinarealty.com, 651-485-9877

    Check out who is in this Group HERE.

     

    ChamberNet Morning Tuesday

    When: 2nd Tuesday,  8:00 – 9:00 am
    Where: Just for Me Spa, 110 South Greely Street, Stillwater
    Co-Chair: Tim Safe, Tsafe@pathfinderib.com, 651-731-5972 Co-Chair: Anita White, aswhite@cbburnet.com 651-329-5481

    Check out who is in this Group HERE.

     

    ChamberNet Afternoon

    When: 2nd Tuesday,  4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Where: Reve Bistro & Bar, 200 Chestnut St East, Stillwater
    Co-Chairs: Darren Dobier, darren@dirooutdoors.com  651-233-6059 & Jason Stephens, jason@shermanins.com 651-797-6973

    Check out who is in this Group HERE.

     

    ChamberNet Virtual 

    When: 2nd Wednesday, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 
    Where: Online, in the comfort of your home or office
    Chair:  Maria Bjorkman, maria.bjorkman@yahoo.com, 651-707-2865 

    Check out who is in this Group HERE.

     

    Join ChamberNet – Contact the chair to see if there is an opening for your business.

    Click here for our ChamberNet Membership application

    Chamber 101 Chamber 101

    Chamber 101

    Chamber 101 is a presentation offered bi-monthly and is relevant for both new and “seasoned” members who want to get the most out of their membership. The presentation includes marketing and promotional tools, an overview of our connecting programs, discounts and features of membership as well as high-level initiatives and future plans of the Chamber. Invitations go our occasional and you can check our event calendar HERE Take a peek at the Powerpoint Presentation HERE. 

    Toast & Topics Toast & Topics

    Toast & Topics

    Toast & Topics is a morning event open to business and community members. This event provides the opportunity to attend briefings on relevant local topics featuring an expert speaker and/or panel. The public is encouraged to attend. A full breakfast buffet is included. Networking begins at 7:30 a.m. with the program start-time at 8:00 a.m. The event concludes at 9:00 a.m. Have a topic you’d like to hear about? Send us a message at info@greaterstillwaterchamber.com

    • Future topics may include:
      • State of the County
      • Local Government Offerings & Updates
      • Legislative Panels
      • Update on Stillwater Schools, public/private
      • About our Businesses
      • State of the Cities
      • Community Happenings
    • Toast & Topics events are generally scheduled quarterly
    • 7:00 to 8:30 am
    • Various locations in the valley
    • Open to anyone, registration required
    • Briefings on relevant local topics featuring an expert speaker and/or panel over breakfast
    • Networking at 7:00, Presentation at 7:30, event concludes with Q&A

    Education Seminars Education Seminars

    Learning Table Luncheons & Education Seminars

    These business seminars are designed to provide Chamber members with knowledge about increasing their professional success as well as connecting them to many Chamber resources and other members. We learn about a variety of topics from social media, to human resources to business law. Have a topic you’d like to hear about? Contact us at info@greaterstillwaterchamber.com

    • Learning Table Luncheon events - generally from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.
    • Other Education Seminars offered as scheduled
    • Various locations in the Valley
    • Open to anyone, registration required
    • Connect, learn, and be inspired!

    Check out September's Seminar and October's Special Speaker

    WBB WBB

    Women's Business Bridge (WBB)

    The Women’s Business Bridge organization consists of over 100 professional women providing professional development and education for women of the St. Croix Valley and surrounding areas. WBB is a program of the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and was created to give female business professionals an avenue to focus on their business, connect with other women in business and to receive personal & professional development. WBB focuses on leadership, building personal and professional relationships and community support. WBB is dedicated to women helping women.

    • Women’s Business Bridge meets the second Friday of every month
    • 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    • At the historic Water Street Inn, Stillwater MN
    • $140/year for Chamber members, plus $50 off Chamber membership, $175/year for non-members
    • This is a vibrant and fun group and hosts typically 60+ attendees each month. Light breakfast is provided and a relevant educational speaker presents each month.
    • Click here for to check out their website and HERE for their Facebook Page.  

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