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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UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS
39th Annual Iowa Great Lakes Walleye Weekend
Each year the Iowa Great Lakes Area kicks off walleye season with the Iowa Great Lakes Area Walleye Weekend tournament. Ten walleye are tagged and released in to the chain of Iowa Great Lakes. Starting at midnight on Saturday, May 1st you can cast your chance at catching one of these 10 tagged walleye worth $39,000!
4th of July Fireworks
For over 40 years, with additional help from many generous business owners and private citizens, the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has funded and produced the annual 4th of July Fireworks celebration over West Lake Okoboji and filled our Okoboji sky with color and excitement. This tradition draws thousands of spectators to our beautiful lakes area to celebrate our nation’s birthday and honor the patriotism of those who made our independence possible.
Great Okoboji Lakes Finale Golf Tournament
The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Great Okoboji Lakes Finale Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, September 3rd, 2021 at Brooks Golf Course. The day begins at 11:00 am with Check-in/Registration and Lunch, followed by a Putting Contest at 12:00 pm and Shotgun start at 12:15 pm.
Welcome New Member! – Allure & Co.
Welcome to the IGLA Chamber Allure & Co.! We are so excited to have you as our newest member!
Calling All Local Businesses!
The Okoboji Summer Job Fair is back! Mark your calendars for Friday, April 9th from 8:30am-11:15am. Sign up today to be a part of this great event.
Welcome New Member! – Jane & Kay Cleaning
We are so excited to welcome new member Jane & Kay cleaning service to the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce!
"Membership in the Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce is a wonderful experience. The events and getting to know my local Chamber members have been a blessing to Elements Design Studio. It is a pleasure to support and be supported by local businesses thanks to the Chamber uniting many of us. The Chamber is a great asset and resource in our community and I am grateful to be a member."
Elements Design Studio
"The IGL Chamber has an openness and willingness to work with area businesses that encourages growth and improvement within the community. They hold events throughout the year that support and promote countless businesses in the area as well as networking events that provide further benefit within the business community."
Stan’s Bait Shop
"As a past Chamber Board Member, I have observed the IGL Chamber become more and more efficient. The IGLA Chamber team runs all of their events with precision and professionalism. You can tell they really enjoy the challenge, the public and the chamber members, as they all have smiles and fun every day!"
Web Graphics, Inc.
"As a small business owner in a small town, we find it very important to belong to our local chamber. It helps us to know what's going on with other local, small businesses and reminds us to support each other. The communication from the chamber is great to inform us about local events going on in our community and provides an easy way for us to share the word on social media."