Our members are shaking things up. The entrepreneurial spirit in our community means our members are always looking for ways to grow and improve their businesses. Keep up with the movers and shakers to see what they’ve been up to lately.
Today the Chamber sent a letter to state legislative leaders and Governor Walker, urging immediate action to avoid multi-year delays to critical road projects including I-39/90 and Verona Road. For business, economic, mobility and safety reasons, multi-year delays are just plain unacceptable. Ideally, we would like to see long-term transportation finance reform to provide sustainable revenue sources for projects. In…read more →
The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce welcomes these new members. Please keep these companies in mind when doing business. View the complete directory listing of all Chamber members. 5th Element Hinckley Design & Production KONTEXT architects Swallow Solutions LLC Orange Shoe Personal Fitness Mr. Brews Taphouse LeafGuard Gutters and Roofing of Madison Crystal Computer Consulting
Madison Metropolitan School District, in partnership with the Chamber, launched a new entrepreneurship curriculum in Madison’s high schools this fall. The new Innovation Zone will challenge students to use an entrepreneurial mindset in a fun, collaborative learning environment. So what’s the key to success for this new effort? YOU! We need coaches, mentors and other volunteers to help students learn…read more →
Over the last year, the Chamber has led a workgroup of city and business leaders focused on finding solutions to problematic areas of Madison’s sign code that would support city planning, safety, and private business goals. This effort began with the introduction of proposed changes to Madison’s sign code that would have created new, across-the-board restrictions and reduced signage for…read more →
Earlier this week, the Madison Common Council directed city staff to begin work on the creation of a public/private voluntary energy benchmarking program. Benchmarking is a way to measure a building’s energy usage by comparing to usage from similar-sized buildings. The adoption of this ordinance is the culmination of nearly two years of work. Originally, the program was proposed as…read more →