• Who Are The Ambassadors?

    Ambassadors are volunteers from the Chamber membership who donate their time to assist the Chamber in various activities. Ambassadors serve a term of one calendar year but can continue to serve after the one year term if agreed upon by both the Ambassador and the Chamber.

    Ambassadors promote member commitment and retention by:

    • Raising awareness of Chamber activities and benefits
    • Informing and involving new Chamber members
    • Encouraging meaningful and beneficial participation in the Chamber's programs
    • Serving as a liaison between the Chamber staff and membership

    Benefits of being an Ambassador

    • Increased name and face recognition for individual/business
    • Increased networking opportunities including
      • Connecting one-on-one with new and existing Chamber members
      • Gaining referral opportunities through other Ambassadors
      • Presenting a business introduction at an Ambassador Meeting
    • Potential media coverage from attendance at Chamber events
    • Opportunity to get insider's perspective of the local business community
    • Opportunity to meet local business and community leaders
    • Opportunity to help the community/show community pride
    • Recognition via "Ambassador of the Year" and "Ambassador Spotlights"

    Benefits to the Chamber

    • Increased visibility within the community
    • Better understanding of membership needs
    • More involvement of existing Chamber members
    • Ability to manage events more effectively
    • Increased recruitment opportunities
    • Member retention
  • 2019 Ambassadors

    Lisa Folz
    Hampton Inn Minneapolis/Shakopee

    Shane Hofmann
    Edina Realty Mortgage

    Michael Louden 
    Mortgage Avenue

    Kelly Mahowald
    Canterbury Park

    Gary Meyer
    Prime Security Bank

    Terry Pederson
    HomeTown Bank

    Chad Peterson
    Integrated Marketing+Design

    Amy Schmidt
    McNearney-Schmidt Funeral & Cremation

    Sandi Wedmann
    Associated Payroll Services

    Tim Whitcomb
    Farmers Insurance - Tim Whitcomb Agency

  • Shakopee Chamber & Visitors Bureau

    1801 East County Road 101, Shakopee, MN 55379

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