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  • Vision North Iowa Worshops

    Vision North Iowa announces a series of upcoming workshops to glean insight from North Iowa residents. The aim of the workshops is to build consensus, understand community values, and create a shared...

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  • North Iowa Band Festival Reminders

    The community is gearing up for the 79 th Annual North Iowa Band Festival, which begins Thursday, May 25 in Mason City. Thursday evening’s entertainment begins at 6PM in the Downtown Plaza...

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  • College Connections 2017

    Chamber members are encouraged to involve summer interns in a FREE program designed to connect young workers to our community and to each other. (Businesses who are not Chamber members may enroll...

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  • Community Map Advertising

    The Chamber is currently working on the 2018-2021 High-Tech Interactive Community Map by Town Square Publications. Maps will be published in full-color street detail with the value-added benefit of online access to...

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  • NIBF Entertainment

    Entertainment for the 79th Annual North Iowa Band Festival will include a variety of musical genres. The country music band Read More

  • Golf Outing

    The Chamber Golf Outing is scheduled for Thursday, June 22nd at Highland Park Golf Course. This popular annual event fills up quickly, so don’t wait to register! Registrations will be honored on...

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  • “Tell it Like it is”

    Friday, March 17th is the final deadline to finish your survey for the Vision North Iowa initiative. Local coffee shops and breweries are offering a discount to those completing the survey....

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  • Community Concierge

    The Community Concierge service is already working with several new residents as they transition to North Iowa. We want to assist your business as well! A referral to the Community Concierge will...

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  • Vision North Iowa Survey

    Community members from Mason City and Clear Lake began a long-range strategic visioning process this month, with a goal of creating strategies to accelerate growth and prosperity in North Iowa.   We encourage you...

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  • 2017 Lunch & Learns

    Stay connected mentally, physically, and technologically in 2017! Attend the Business Resources Committee’s Lunch & Learn series: “Staying Connected.” Register now to secure your spot at these upcoming educational opportunities. Each session...

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  • Meridith Elliott Powell Seminar

    Business growth expert Meridith Elliott Powell gave helpful tips during her special January webinar the “Top 5 New Year’s ReSOULUTIONS to Success No Matter What This Economy Does.” Coming this March, Powell...

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  • China Trip

    Top Ten Reasons to Explore China   Although China is our largest overseas trading partner, much of this country is a mystery to Americans. This value-priced tour provides the opportunity to experience the history,...

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  • Webinar with Meridith Elliott Powell

    Register today for a free webinar by motivational speaker Meridith Elliott Powell. The webinar "5 New Year's ReSOLUTIONS to Success No Matter What This Economy Does" will take place at Read More

  • Ag Breakfast

    Save the date!  Ag Breakfast – March 22 The Chamber’s annual Ag Breakfast is set for 7AM on Wednesday, March 22nd in the All Seasons Building at the North Iowa Events Center. This annual...

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  • Chamber Bowl

    2017 Chamber Bowl – February 7-9 It’s THREE nights of bowling, networking, and prizes!  Our annual Chamber Bowl event is taking place February 7, 8, and 9 at Mystic Lanes.  Because of the...

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  • Last Call for Leadership North Iowa!

    The Leadership North Iowa (LNI) program is beginning its 34th year and is designed to identify and develop future leaders in our community. Good leaders know the importance of lifelong learning and...

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  • Operation Thank You

    Mark your calendar for our annual Operation Thank You Thursday, December 8. On this day, Chamber volunteers will be making a stop at your business to say “Thank You,” “Happy Holidays,” and...

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  • Get Involved with Farm-City Week!

    Farm-City Week Event Wednesday, November 9th, 11AM-1PM The Music Man Square 11AM Ag Expo | 12PM “Who Wants to be Farmer” Gameshow & Luncheon Tickets: $10 Chamber members, $15 non-members   Show your support for local agriculture by...

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  • Congressman King Visits Commerce Center

    Congressman Steve King met with area business leaders during his time in Mason City. He updated the group on the potential impacts of the upcoming election. King also answered questions on a...

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  • 100th Annual Meeting

    Thank you to all who came to help celebrate the Mason City Chamber of Commerce's 100th Anniversary at our Annual Meeting on October 6, 2016! Congratulations to all of the award winners and a...

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  • Paving Lullaby Lane

    Members from the Mason City Chamber’s Leadership North Iowa (LNI) class are putting finishing touches on their ambitious community impact project. The class raised enough funds to coordinate and implement the construction...

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  • Vote for your Favorite Sculpture

    Labor Day marks the deadline for voting in the Sculptures on Parade People’s Choice competition.  Voting is open to all North Iowa residents and visitors.  The City Council has pledged to purchase...

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  • Invest in our Youth!

    Since 2003, the Chamber has provided training for our future community leaders through YIELD (Youth Investing Energy in Leadership Development). High school juniors from Mason City recognized as good students and good...

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  • “Building Better” Workshop: September 13

    Dr. Celina Peerman: “Building Better" September 13 Picture your ideal workplace.  Now what will it take to get your business there?  The Chamber Business Resource Committee is partnering with the Human Resource Association...

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  • Chamber Named Finalist for National Award

    The Mason City Chamber of Commerce has been named a finalist for a national award presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).  ACCE’s Regional Innovation Award recognizes organizations and...

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  • Cost of Living Comparison

    The Chamber participates in research to assist the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) in producing the quarterly Cost of Living Index.  Raw data from urban areas across the United States...

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  • Nominations Open for Prestigious Chamber Awards

    Do you know of a person or small business that has made a significant impact within your organization or on the business community?  Has your worksite gone above and beyond in implementing...

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