The Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce is an active, membership driven organization. It is comprised of businesses and individual non-business members. These members focus their energies towards creating a stable and prosperous economic base for the community.
The Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the business community and acts to enhance trade and commerce in the Minnedosa area.
The Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit, membership driven organization comprised of member businesses and individuals. The executive consists of a Past President, President, 2 Vice Presidents, Secretary and Treasurer. The Chamber has over 145 members that represent every aspect of the local business community.
There are three standing sub-committees within the Chamber of Commerce.
Retail Committee - chaired by a retail member.
Membership Committee - chaired by a member of the Chamber.
Business Improvement Committee - chaired by member of the Chamber.
Voice of the Business Community - the voice of many is stronger than the voice of one - present the views of the business community on political and business related issues.
Education - to keep our members abreast of new trends, governance or changes to law that may affect our business operations as well as any business developments within our community.
Provide all members with an opportunity for information sharing.
Marketing - of the Minnedosa businesses to new potential businesses, resident and visitors.
Networking - provide Chamber members an opportunity to talk about their business - trade ideas.
Community Involvement - support and promote business through community events.
Increase attendance & participation in chamber meetings
Maintain positive and active communication with town council
Lobby council on issues affecting business
Maintain relations with Tanner's Crossing School & M.C.I. students/staff; discover ways to partner with projects involving community, education and student advancement.
Promote our town businesses within our community and surrounding communities
Enhance the profile and public confidence in the Chamber and its member businesses.
Maintain active involvement in the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce.
Weekly meetings of the general membership are held Wednesdays at noon at Minnedosa Golf and Curling Complex.
WHERE TO FIND CHAMBER MEMBERS
Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce Web page on www.discoverminnedosa.com
Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce Business Directory - circulated to the community at large.
Annual publication of the Beachcomber - Tourism & local distribution by way of print, online and billboards.
Minnedosa Town maps - tourism & local distribution
MB Chamber Membership Directory
Minnedosa Fun Fest & Heritage Days
Communities in Bloom
Rockin' the Fields of Minnedosa
Promotion of Minnedosa Money (Minnedosa Credit Union)
Sponsor of the Manitoba Youth Job Centre
Fun Fest Downtown Street Market & Music in the Park; along with the Parade
AGM - February
Chamber Coupon Sheet - distribution at community events
Attend MB Chamber AGM - April
Town Wide Garage Sale - May
Retail Showcases - Annual
Fun Fest Activities- July
Shop Local Campaigns - December
Christmas Cheque Program - December
Santa Day - December
Giant Christmas Stocking promotion
Ag Barbecue - June
Chamber Christmas Luncheon - Money Tree to the Food Bank
Weekly Chamber networking meetings
New Resident Welcome Baskets
Maintenance of Chamber web page
Business of the Month - each month a Chamber member is recognized and profiled in our local paper
Schedule Guest Speakers for Chamber meetings
Maintenance of Chamber member directory
For more information on becoming a member of the Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce contact Beth McNabb at 204-867-2951.