Connections You Need

Networking can be a crucial component to grow your business. Not only do you reap the rewards of connecting with potential customers, but you’ll garner new ideas from forward-thinkers to help your business thrive. The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce provides many types of programs and events to get your name and business ideas out there. Help your organization flourish by gathering advice from experts, get updates on important community issues and build beneficial business relationships through high-quality contacts.

A majority of Chamber events and programs are FREE to members. Jump in with two feet and connect today. Check out our upcoming programs and events below.

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening at Hobby Lobby

Please Join Us! Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of craft & home decore stores, opens in Madison, WI, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 6, at 9:00 a.m. The Madison store is Hobby Lobby’s 16th location in Wisconsin. Corey Stillman is the store manager of the 50,000 square-foot retail facility located at Lien Road and…read more →

Madison International Trade Association Annual Fall Event: Export Compliance – From Basics and Beyond

Join the Madison International Trade Association MITA) October 14 at the Fluno Center for an afternoon covering the hottest topics in export compliance.  Learn from experts who live the challenge daily, including enforcement, compliance risk management, and logistics. This program will be headlined by Johnson Controls Director of Global Process and Finance Service & Delivery, Craig Simpkins. The afternoon will be a dynamic presentation…read more →

Grand Opening at Madison Capitols Hockey Club

The USHL’s Madison Capitols drop the puck for the first time October 18! Bring your group out for this historic night and receive group discounts! Details: Grand Opening Company: Madison Capitols Hockey Club Date: Saturday, October 18th Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Alliant Energy Center - 1919 Alliant Energy Way (GPS) Physical Address: 1880 Veterans Drive, Madison WI, 53713 For more information contact: Deric Voelker 608-257-2277

Global Business Series: China

On October 22, get firsthand insight into doing business in China Hear from top business leaders, China experts for only $130  By 2032, the average Chinese citizen will have the same buying power as the average American. On October 22, learn how to expand your business into the rapidly expanding Chinese market at Global Business Series: China. You’ll hear experienced, top-level…read more →

What Others Have Said

  • Kudos to the Chamber and the Small Business Advisory Council for the creation of the Road Construction Survival Guide. It connects the affected businesses with the city departments and the construction company in charge. The regular meetings and contact with the correct people makes a huge difference in coping.

    Teena Browder, Cork ‘n Bottle
  • My small business has a voice in local politics with the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, I have a voice here. We’re all business people and we look at the bottom line. The return on investment from my Chamber membership and the advocacy it provides is far above what I get from other organizations.

    Tim Lightner, Owner, Two Men and a Truck
  • The Chamber has worked tirelessly to promote the interests of the local business community, and to create and preserve the conditions that allow businesses to thrive, for the good of the entire community. I can think of no organization that is better equipped to guide us through this time than the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, and we all owe it our full support, to our mutual benefit.

    David Stark, President, Stark Company Realtors
  • The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce has been an excellent resource for my small business. The Chamber provides multiple channels for business awareness, networking opportunities and helpful educational programs. Being a member of the Chamber has really made a difference in helping expand my business visibility, growth and development in Dane County.

    John Vardallas, CAE, Founder/CEO, The American BoomeR Consulting Group