About Us


Mission: To serve our members and advocate for our business community.

The greater Bemidji Area is a strong regional hub offering the best in education, health care and lifestyle. The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce is proud of the region's vitality and continues to strive, prosper and grow.

The Chamber's core purpose is to advocate for the business community by providing leadership, communication and act as a referral resource. Your Connection. Your Voice. Your Success.

The Chamber realizes that its program of work through its member volunteers. Governed by a board of directors, the Chamber is comprised of a number of councils and committees that are guided by the program of work. There are many partnerships and collaborations that the Chamber has created over the years. Unity and working together has become a strategy the board feels strong about.

The Chamber is also responsible for the opperation of the year round Tourist Information Center, a State of Minnesota Travel Affiliate. Its offices and Information Centers are located in Downtown Bemidji on the waterfront and adjacent to the statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.

Please click here to review the Chamber's Annual Report.