We mean business. And we’re not afraid to say it.
Representing more than 1,300 diverse businesses and nonprofit organizations, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in the Madison region. Together with our strong member network we support and advocate for strategic, proactive policy initiatives that foster business creation and retention to sustain the high quality of life that makes the Madison region a world-class destination to live.
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A recent City of Madison proposal could have a dramatic impact on future development projects. If adopted, the ordinance could require – for instances where the city provides financial assistance for a project – that the recipient employer enter into a private agreement stating their employees’ preference as to whether they want to be represented by a labor organization for…read more →
To sustain the high quality of life we all enjoy here in the Madison region, we must aggressively pursue efforts to expand the tax base. From improving our local regulatory climate to truly embracing a collaborative, regional strategy for economic growth, our economic development agenda includes strategies to attract investment and new business ventures as well as help existing businesses…read more →
NEW: August 27, 2014: All Signs Say Wrong Direction Changes to City of Madison’s sign regulations are being proposed that will carry far-reaching economic consequences, resulting in less visible, less attractive, and less functional signage for Madison businesses. The proposals (here and here) would restrict signs on mixed-use buildings to below the window sill of the second floor – regardless…read more →
Dane County continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Since transit needs do not stop at municipal boundaries, the most efficient way to accommodate this rapid growth is through shared management of transit services. At the centerpiece of the Chamber’s transportation agenda is the development and implementation of a comprehensive, regional transportation system, utilizing multiple…read more →
Working with our community partners, the Chamber is committed to ensuring the Madison region has world-class educational opportunities for all students. The Chamber has established partnerships with the Madison Metropolitan School District to connect high school students with regional employers and onsite work training. We also support our region’s higher education campuses to ensure they have the flexibility to be…read more →