Lunch & Learn Events

We are excited to introduce you to our brand new Lunch & Learn events. These events will be over the lunch hour and fill you with information covering an array of topics from how to market your business to how to take care of your personal well being. Registration will be available soon at www.okobojichamber.comor you can call 712-332-2107 for more information!

Our upcoming dates and topics include:

OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts
February 19th 11:30am – 1:30 pm at The Waterfront


What about me? My Well Being. – 4 Part Series
March 19th – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Arrowwood
April 2nd – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Arrowwood
April 16th – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Arrowwood
April 30th – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Arrowwood


Have a topic you would like us to cover? Email!

February Business After 5

Nautical Okoboji Bar & Grill will be hosting the February Business After 5 with co-host H&R Block on Tuesday, February 12th from 5-7 p.m. Join your Iowa Great Lakes Area friends and community members for great food, drinks, and networking!

Business After 5 is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend this fun and rewarding Lakes Area networking tradition. The cost is $5 per person.

Contact the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at 712-332-2107 or e-mail


Winter Games: Registration and Apparel Available!

REGISTRATION IS OFFICIALLY OPEN! Get signed up for your favorite events from broomball to chess. Visit for a printable registration form or access to online registration. Forms can also be picked up at the IGLA Chamber office at 243 West Broadway  in Arnolds Park. Gather your friends and family today, as certain events have a limit on the number of teams or participants!


CLOTHING IS NOW AVAILABLE! You can stop in to the IGLA Chamber in Arnolds Park office or The Three Sons in Milford to pick up your favorite items. Clothing can also be purchased and shipped online at


For more information and updates regarding Winter Games, visit or find us on Facebook at “University of Okoboji Winter Games.”

Promoter Level Members

Thank you to our Promoter Level Members: Avera Medical Group – Lakes Family Practice, Black Hills Energy, Consumers Lumber, Crazy Bob’s Foods, Community First Broadcasting, Dowden-Hinn Realtors, Exit Realty Midwest, Fareway, Fillenwarth Beach Resort, Lakes Regional Healthcare, Mayline-Safco, Outrigger, Polaris Industries, The State Bank, The Three Sons, Village West, and Walker Insurance.

Iowa Navy Commodores

Are you looking for a way to meet new people and get more involved in your community? Become an Iowa Navy Commodore!

The mission of the Commodores is to generate enthusiasm, promote membership, and portray a wholesome quality of life in the lakes area throughout the year. They are ambassadors for area businesses and organizations that assist with everything from Chamber events and Business After 5s to ribbon cuttings that welcome new businesses and chamber members.

Check out the current roster below. This is the fantastic group of individuals you would get to know through your Commodore involvement.

If you or someone you know is interested in getting involved, email today!




Check out what they have been up to!