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Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: 2020 Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Waukee Area Chamber 2020

October 23, 2020

Chamber Name + Website

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Elected Leader for 2020

Bob Baumgart, Board Chair, Home Instead Senior Care

Professional Staff Leader of the Chamber

Melinda Behn, president & CEO

Number of Members

300Waukee Bridge

Why Should Someone Join Your Chamber?

The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce works together with businesses, organizations and individuals to promote growth and prosperity in our local economy.

What Opportunities Are There to Get Involved?

Enhance your presence throughout the Waukee business community and have a great time getting involved! We are confident the Chamber can deliver results. Get involved and you will surely see a difference! Your membership is best leveraged when you have a presence within the Chamber. We offer a wide variety of ways to do so, taking into account different budgets and schedules. Opportunities range from advertising to sponsorships, to joining or leading a committee.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce Committees

  • Government Affairs: Serves as legislative voice of the Chamber membership.
  • Community Development: Increases membership involvement in Chamber and community activities.
  • Membership: Promotes and supports existing businesses while encouraging and assisting new business.
  • Economic Development: Works in cooperation with the City of Waukee and others to promote economic growth in the Waukee area.
  • Scholarship: Provides a scholarship to a Waukee High School senior who will attend an Iowa institution in the fall of the year following graduation.
  • Waukee YP: Empowers young professionals who live or work in Waukee to come together, build relationships and make a positive impact within the local community.
  • Ambassadors: Active members who help to accelerate connections through the Chamber. 

Waukee CollageWhat Else Should People Know About Your Chamber?

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce members can take advantage of a wide range of marketing opportunities, enjoy numerous benefits and programs, expand their network of business contacts, connect with key decision and policy makers and provide their staff with first-rate professional development opportunities.

For more information about the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce, visit our website at waukeechamber.com or contact the Chamber office at info@waukeechamber.com or (515) 978-7115.

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the fourth largest regional Chamber of Commerce in the nation. Learn more about Partnership Affiliate Chambers, browse the Membership Directory and read additional Affiliate Chamber spotlights.

Melinda Behn

As president/CEO of the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce, Melinda Behn leads Chamber members in strategic planning, business advocacy, recruitment, motivation and recognition of volunteers, recruitment and retention of memberships, fundraising, budgeting and community development.