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Member Luncheons

The Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce partners with area businesses to host these networking luncheons typically on the fourth Thursday of each month from noon – 1 pm at various member locations.  The luncheon buffet/serving opens at 11:30 am, with the program to begin by 12:05 pm.

Upcoming Luncheons are posted on our Chamber Events Calendar.

Member, non-member and early-bird registration rates may be available.  *Prices may vary depending on the venue.

Lunch registration is non-refundable, but it is transferable.  If you select “pay at the door” and do not attend, you may be billed, as we use this information to place our catering order.  Your registration confirmation serves as your pass, all registered guests will be on a guest list at check-in.

Interested in the luncheon series as a speaker or sponsor?  Click below for more information:

HACC Monthly Luncheon – Speaker & Timeline Details  |  HACC Monthly Luncheon – Sponsorship ONE SHEET  |  HACC Food Vendor Sponsorship

Business After Hours

Widely recognized as the region’s most effective networking opportunity, Business After Hours is the social event you don’t want to miss. Held several times a year at rotating locations, the events create and promote business opportunities for everyone involved.

Upcoming Business After Hours are posted on our Chamber Events Calendar.

The relaxed, social atmosphere allows you the opportunity to meet business leaders and network with your peers to forge powerful partnerships for yourself and your company. Delicious appetizers and beverages add to the fun!

Why attend Business After Hours?

  •  Network and make new connections
  •  Snack on apps and visit the cash bar
  •  Enjoy two free drinks with your registration
  •  Enter to win door prizes from members
  •  Visit our sponsor table to learn more about local businesses
  •  Support and learn about other Chamber members
  •  Relax in the casual environment after work and end your day on a great note

The Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce partners with area businesses to host these networking events typically on the second Thursday of each month between the hours of 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm, lasting from an hour to an hour and a half, at various locations.   BOTH TIMES & DAYS OF WEEK VARY TO SUIT OUR BUSINESS MEMBERS, double check the Chamber Event Calendar for the most up to date info.

The cost to attend is FREE/members and $10/non-members. Sponsor an event for $250.  

Morning Momentum Network

Join us for networking with fellow business professionals before kicking off your workday from 7 am to 7:30 am.!

Stay for a brief educational session with our designated presenter from 7:30 am to 8:00 am. 

Afterward, savor a cup of coffee and pastries as we extend the networking session from 8 am to 8:30 am.

Biz Blitz Speed Networking

Join us for our Biz Blitz!  
We are spending the afternoon Speed Networking to meet great contacts over the course of just a few short hours! This is a highly orchestrated, speed networking event – moving you around the room to meet our registered guests over the course of 120 minutes, with ample time for open networking/check-in back at the office.
  • Registration & Open Networking: 1:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Speed Networking: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Break / Open Networking: 2:30pm – 2:45pm
  • Speed Networking: 2:45pm – 3:45pm
  • Open Networking: 3:45pm – 4:30pm 

This is a highly orchestrated, speed networking event – moving you around the room to meet 80 of our registered guests over the course of 120 minutes, followed by Open Networking. Cash Bar.

What to bring:

  • About 50 business cards
  • A positive attitude
  • A mask (if this makes you more comfortable)

What to prepare:  Your 2-minute “elevator speech” about you, your company, what a great referral might be, what you’re looking for, and what your company is looking for.  

Who should attend:

  • Individuals looking for a job, or want to keep their options open and learn more about other businesses in our community.  
  • Business representatives who are looking to fill a position, businesses looking to share more & create awareness about their product or service.  
  • High school & college students that want to find out more information about jobs and industries in our community.

Conversations with our Leaders

We want to amplify your voice and put you in touch with our local, state, and national leaders.

Join us for this conversational style online or in-person meetings with our elected leaders from the school board to the congressional 8th district, county commissioners, local mayors, and other business and community leaders key to building our economic viability as a region.  Understanding the issues, connecting you to resources, and making sure your voice is heard is paramount to our mission of building a stronger northland.  This is a great foundation for our business community to engage in.  

FREE for members

Scheduled ad hoc – dependent on speaker availability.

Member Extras

Leadership Connection  |  Motivational Mondays  |  Rise & Shine  |  Quick Bites  |  Special Topics 

Our member extras are a chance to meet other members typically at the Chamber office or online, however, we welcome the opportunity to have our members host these programs.  Network and learn about a business, product, or service offered by one of our members or find out more about a current issue or leadership topic.  Interested in sharing your knowledge?  We have a program for that!  Contact the chamber today!

Scheduled ad hoc – dependent on speaker availability.

FREE for members

Sponsorship:  $100