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.

62nd Annual Dinner

                                SAVE THE DATE – September 18th, 2014 Madison’s largest networking event with over 1,000 business professionals. Join us at the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce 62nd Annual Dinner. For More Information Please Visit:   Questions? Kennedy Cullen Program and Events Manager (608) 443-1954  or

Zendesk: From startup to IPO

Zendesk: From startup to IPO…join us on September 24.  From Denmark to Wisconsin: CEO and Founder Mikkel Svane details Zendesk’s journey from a small loft in Copenhagen to a global public company. Mr. Svane co-founded Zendesk and has served as the Chief Executive Officer since August 2007 and as a member of our board of directors since August 2007. He was appointed Chair of Zendesk’s board of directors in January 2014….read more →

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening at Zendesk

Please join us for the Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening at Zendesk. Zendesk was started in a Copenhagen loft by three friends who used an old kitchen door as a desk. They wanted to bring a bit of zen to the chaotic world of customer support. And they wanted to do it with software that was nice to look at and easy to use. Since…read more →

Breakfast Blender @ the Crowne Plaza

The Breakfast Blender format allows everyone the opportunity to meet many attendees face to face – quickly! Showcase your business, promote your new products and make lasting connections. Remember to bring plenty of business cards! Timeline: 7:45 – 7:55 a.m. – Registration and Coffee 8:00 a.m. – Bell rings and speed networking begins 8:30 a.m. – Hot Breakfast Buffet will…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