Welcome To Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is committed to building a stronger regional business community. We steadfastly serve the cities of Eagan, Farmington, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, Sunfish Lake, and West St. Paul, along with Castle Rock, Empire, Eureka, and Hampton Townships. Explore the many ways we're leading the way to make the Dakota County area the best possible place to live, work, and grow your business.
Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is the influential voice to champion economic growth for business.
“The Chamber gives me the opportunity to be in front of a diverse group of business that I otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity to meet. At each Coffee Break, we get the chance to give a commercial about our businesses to all of the attendees. This allows for me to spread the mission of my organization and grow our footprint.” - Mike Fries, American Red Cross
Minnesota Business Benchmarks
The Chamber Federation, a consortium of local chambers from across the state led by the Minnesota Chamber, is pleased to release the inaugural Minnesota Business Benchmarks, a collection of key economic indicators that measure Minnesota's competitiveness and the health of the state's economy.
Our economy and business culture are rooted in innovation and a smart, forward-thinking philosophy that embraces change, lifts organizations up and leads to growth. Minnesota Business Benchmarks shows that while we lead in many areas - and should be proud of those accomplishments - our challenge is charting how to continue our momentum and maintain our vibrant economy. Minnesota must be ready for the future. Ready for change. Ready to grow.
Here are a few of the key takeaways in this report:
- Minnesota's quality of life and talented workforce is the envy of many.
- There are mixed results for Minnesota's overall business and economic climate.
- Too many indicators show Minnesota's cost of doing business are not competitive.
- Minnesota is improving in key infrastructure areas of transportation and educational attainment, with more work to do.
Your Chamber is a proud partner of the Federation. Let's use this data to guide public policy that will make Minnesota ready for the future. We look forward to working with you on solutions to these challenges. Read the full Minnesota Business Benchmarks report here.