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  • Request a ribbon cutting

  • At The Chamber, we understand that your business isn't just a business; its the realization of a dream and a testament to what's possible when ideas and imagination meet hard work and determination.

    So, as a FREE benefit to members, we help you celebrate important milestones in the life of your business. Ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, anniversaries and relocation celebrations are available to any member business that:

    • Opened its doors within the past year.
    • Changed ownership or is under new management.
    • Moved to a new location due to expansion.
    • Has remodeled or expanded its current location.
    • Is celebrating a milestone anniversary. (5, 10, 25, 50 years, etc.)
    • Is breaking ground on a new site.

    Please submit at least one month in advance of your earliest possible event date.

    Questions? Contact The Chamber's Membership Engagement team at membership@fmwfchamber.com or call 218.233.1100.


  • Now offering Enhanced Ribbon Cutting Packages!

    To help you maximize your exposure and marketing efforts for your ribbon cutting, we are now offering a new option to everyone that books a Chamber Ribbon Cutting. Add the Enhancement Package for $125 and receive extra promotion and opportunities (regular ribbon cuttings remain free!). If you're too busy or aren't sure how to spread the word on your own, this is a great way for us to help you.

    What is included?

    1. Ribbon Cutting “Feature” in the eBridge with link to your website (this will include the date & time, reason for celebration, and one logo) in one of our regular Tuesday morning e-newsletters to our list of over 8,700
    2. Press Release and Media Advisory template to use (provided in Word format) 
    3. Tweet from Chamber account about celebration + day-of tweet from Chamber team member
    4. One 8x10 printed photo of celebration to display after the event
    5. Printed mailing labels of the Ambassadors that attended celebration (to send a follow-up thank you note or offer to those that came)
    6. Media Relations and Social Media tips sheet
      • How to promote your event to connect with the local media
      • Social media tips for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and connecting with The Chamber community and your followers
    7. Inclusion on our online community event calendar