Welcome to the Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce

IOWA GREAT LAKES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MISSION STATEMENT: The purpose of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote the business, civic, tourism and agricultural interests of our members and area residents, and to further the development and protection of all our resources.

Member involvement is encouraged in all Chamber programs. Chamber personnel are also involved in community betterment by actively serving in several local, regional and state organizations.



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U of O Homecoming Races

4th of July Fireworks

July 4, 2022 at 10:00pm

Donate today to help light up the sky this 4th of July. The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber needs your help to continue this 40+ year tradition of igniting the night with our annual 4th of July Fireworks show following the free concert in the park.

University of Okoboji Homecoming Races

July 16, 2022 at 7:00am & 8:00am

The homecoming races return on Saturday, July 16th! Register today for the Triathlon, Team Triathlon, Half-Marathon, 10K or 5K road races around the beautiful West Lake Okoboji! Enjoy the scenery and compete for the title during this annual tradition.

Latest News

Our new Marketing & Events coordinator!

Introducing.. Our New Marketing & Events Coordinator!

Promoting the lakes area businesses and events in the communities is a dream job for her and she’s so excited to be a part of our team!

New Member: What A View Window Cleaning

Happy new member Monday! Help us welcome What a View Window Cleaning! In need of window cleaning service? Give Ryley Smith a call today at 712-320-2314! Check out his page for more information and give him a follow!

IGLA Chamber Awarded Community Event of the Year for University of Okoboji Winter Games

Mid-America Chamber Executives (MACE) announced the recipients of their 2022 Annual Conference Awards at their spring conference in May. MACE is comprised of chamber professionals in the six-state area of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Humane Society of NW Iowa & No Boundaries Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

What a fun Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Humane Society of Northwest Iowa last Thursday, June 2nd! So amazing to hear and see what the No Boundaries team all accomplished to turn this room into a cozy, Meet & Greet room for visitors!  

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