• About The Hastings Chamber of Commerce
    The Chamber of Commerce exists to be 
    The Catalyst for business growth, 
    The Convener for leaders and influencers, 
    And the Champion for stronger communities.


    For 50 years, the Hastings Chamber has been a business membership organization that provides opportunities for local businesses to connect, grow & make an impact on their community.  The Chamber is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and provides access to resources, promotional opportunities, workforce development programs, education and networking events. 

    We serve as a convener for leaders and influencers in the Hastings area; bringing businesses, elected officials, decision makers and educators together to make the Hastings area a great place to work, grow a business, visit and live.



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    Our Mission: To lead, promote and advocate for the Hastings area business community to reinforce a strong local economy.


    Find out more about how the Chamber connects, promotes and makes an impact by clicking the boxes below.


  • Our Strategic Pillars Are:


      • Value: Deliver value to members through education, advocacy, marketing and meaningful

      • Engagement: Provide a mix of opportunities to engage with the chamber through events, peer groups,
        education and advocacy.

      • Organization Growth: Continue to recruit new members while maintaining a high retention rate to support a strong
        voice of business in the Hastings community.


      • Advocacy: Represent the voice of business at the local, state and federal level to influence change that
        supports a business friendly climate.

      • Strategic Partnerships: Work in collaboration with organizations having mutual interests.
      • Workforce Development: Create awareness of employment opportunities in the Hastings area. Work with our strategic partners on programs that help develop future workers.
      • Tourism Marketing: Operate as the official Tourism Bureau for the City of Hastings. Develop a marketing plan
        that promotes Hastings tourism and increases visitor stays.

      • Business Recognition: Promote members businesses through referrals, awards ceremonies, ambassador visits &
        signature events.

      • Community Promotion:
        Support economic growth by partnering to market Hastings as a great place to work, live
        and start a business.
      • ​Leadership: Attract visionary volunteer leaders able to adapt & respond to changing member needs.
        Encourage personal and professional development for Chamber staff. Maintain
        leadership roles within the community.

      • Performance Benchmarks: Rely on best practice performance metrics to meet the organizations financial goals and
        follow through with the 2025 strategic priorities.

      • Messaging:
        Improve Chamber marketing and messaging to maintain relevance in the community and
        recruit new members.