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  • The Chamber Blog

  • A forum to find Chamber resources, event recaps, articles and guest posts. Got feedback or want to contribute? Email us at thebridge@fmwfchamber.com. Happy reading!
    Monday, January 23, 2023
    The Chamber and MN Businesses Opposing Senate File 2 (SF2)

    Currently, Senate File 2 (SF2) is moving through the Minnesota State Senate and is to be heard in the Senate Health and Services Committee tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. We are asking Senator Rob Kupec of District 4, who is a member of this committee, to oppose this bill, in an effort to keep payroll taxes low and to protect small and medium-sized businesses from burdensome mandates.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Tuesday, January 17, 2023
    The Chamber's 2023 legislative priorities for MN & ND

    The Chamber has been working diligently in Bismarck since early last week to ensure that our area's voice, concerns and needs are heard as it relates to our most pressing challenges. Workforce was the topic of many bills this week; we actively advocated for the automation tax credit, workforce attraction dollars, career workforce academy funding, and support for NDSU and NDSCS.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    Vote No for North Dakota Term Limits - Measure 1

    Katherine Grindberg

    Monday, August 22, 2022
    Chamber names Richard Solberg 2022 Legacy Leader, announces Annual Celebration

    The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber has named Richard Solberg the recipient of the 2022 Legacy Leader Award. This prestigious award recognizes and emphasizes the important role and contributions of long-time local leaders in both shaping and serving the metropolitan community and greater region.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Wednesday, August 3, 2022
    The Chamber Foundation receives $9.62 million EDA grant

    The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber Foundation has been awarded a $9.62 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) Good Jobs Challenge Grant. The Chamber Foundation, in collaboration with backbone organizations such as Grand Farm Research and Education Initiative, North Dakota State College of Science, Emerging Prairie, University of Mary, and Workbay will bolster the region’s economy by developing the skilled workforce needed to support the regional agriculture, manufacturing and technology

    Tyler Fischbach

    Monday, June 27, 2022
    White House Negotiates Revived Build Back Better Economic Plan

    Primacy Strategy Group

    Monday, June 27, 2022
    North Dakota Primary Election Recap

    Primacy Strategy Group

    Wednesday, June 22, 2022
    Celebrating Three Chamber Departures

    This summer we have three very special Chamber Departures from three incredible staff members: Tracy, Casey and Mason! Please join us in giving them a well-deserved congratulations for the impactful work they have done for our organization and the community, and for the BIG things that they will be accomplishing personally and professionally during their next stages. We are extremely proud of all three of you and can’t thank you enough for your enthusiasm and dedication, and wish you a successful future.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Friday, May 27, 2022
    2022 Cass County Voting Guide

    Cale Dunwoody

    Wednesday, May 25, 2022
    2022 ChamberChoice Award Winners

    Kayla Koehmstedt

    Monday, March 28, 2022
    2022 ChamberChoice Awards candidates

    The following businesses and organizations have successfully submitted applications for this year’s ChamberChoice Awards, and are now considered candidates in their respective categories. All of these candidates are in good company and should be proud of their accomplishments and dedication. Help us congratulate them all!

    Tyler Fischbach

    Tuesday, March 22, 2022
    Tax Incentives: A March Eggs & Issues recap

    On Tuesday, March 1, The Chamber hosted three regional developers for a critical conversation on development throughout the metro at the March Eggs and Issues event. One key area of focus during the conversation was tax incentives and how they impact developers, businesses, citizens, and entire communities.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Wednesday, March 2, 2022
    The Chamber to host major Midwest Economic Outlook Summit

    The Chamber is proud to bring its first Midwest Economic Outlook Summit to the FMWF region to address supply and workforce shortages, an accelerating inflation rate, interest rate uncertainty and the extremely unpredictable economy that our nation is facing. This summit brings together industry leaders, decision-makers, economic experts and 20 chambers of commerce from across the Upper Midwest to take part in a holistic, timely and critical discussion.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Friday, December 10, 2021
    North Dakota Special Legislative Recap

    Primacy Strategy Group