Valpo Chamber News
Breakfast with US Senator Donnelly
Join us on Thursday, September 1, for a special breakfast with US Senator Joe Donnelly.  

At this breakfast, the senator will provide Valpo Chamber Members with a legislative update on what he has been working on in DC and what he hopes to work on the rest of the year.

Click here for more information and to register.
 
Get Your Booth Ready!


It may be hot outside, but October will be here before you know it. 

Chamber Network Night is Northwest Indiana's premier business-to-business networking event.  With an attendance of 1,000 business professionals and over 150 exhibitors, you don't want to be left out.

This year's event will be on Thursday, October 13, at the Porter County Expo Center.  Click here to get more information or to register for your booth.
Women in Business Breakfast 
Ten successful entrepreneurs will share their tips for building a successful business. Learn the best practices from women with careers in Finance, Fashion, Healthy Living, Marketing and Real Estate. Enjoy a unique opportunity to share success stories. Add to your network of women, and learn about the benefits of having a SCORE mentor.

Share a table with other professionals on Thursday, August 25, and enjoy making contacts from around our city. Bring a friend to share a fun and inspirational morning. All are welcome to this event.

This program is presented through a partnership with SCORE.

Click here for more information or to register.
The Need for Speed 
Speed Networking is returning on Tuesday, August 9.

This popular event, which is set up like speed dating, can generate more leads for you in an hour and a half than some get in a month.

Click here for the details or to register.
Chamber Takes Top Awards
The Valpo Chamber took home two honors at the Indiana Chamber Executives Association (ICEA) Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon held Thursday, June 23, in Bloomington.  At this event, the ICEA awarded its "Communications Excellence Awards." 
 
The Valpo Chamber received top honors of "Excellence" for its Annual Report and U-Guide
 
Valpo Chamber members who helped create these 2015 award winning communication pieces are: Annual Report - Home Mountain Printing; U-Guide - Accucraft Imaging, Inc.
Look Like New

2016 Leadership Academy Participants
Leadership Academy 2011 Logo
On August 18, the 2016 Valpo Chamber Leadership Academy will begin its 11th year! Each year, the Academy provides an opportunity for emerging leaders to develop skills and a network around Valparaiso.

This year's class will be led by Kris Parker, Purdue University, and will be held at various locations around Valparaiso through November 17. 

Participants are: Kris Balog, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County; Tracy Bergstrom, Teachers Credit Union; Anna Corkill, Lake City Bank; Brady Eagle, Indiana Farm Bureau; Nick Gerhardt, Absolutely Dry; Adam Konieczny, The Times Media Company; Tricia Perez, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa; Mike Ramian, Valparaiso University Graduate School; Barb Regnitz,  Raymond James & Associates; Jordan Stanfill, Housing Opportunities; Mike Vollbrecht, Shive-Hattery, Inc.; Julie Weller, Burke Costanza & Carberry; Karin Woodside, St. Mary Medical Center; Matt Workman, Meridian Title Corp.; Ryan Wright, Zao Island.

Shine a Light on Your Business


Enhanced Listings are now available on our new website.  These listings will allow you to add additional content to our brand new website.

For information on rates and enhancements, contact Danielle at [email protected]

Thank You For The Connections

THANKS TO...Chocolate CafeRich Schmidt of Living Hope Community Church and Analisa Warring of REGIONAL federal credit union for hosting the very popular Valpo Chamber monthly morning program A.M. Valpo!

THANKS TO...  Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa for hosting the July Business After Hours.

THANKS TO...Gary Brownlee, Indiana Small Business Development Corp; Aran Kessler, Aran Kessler Photo.Imaging; Mike Moreth, Simko Signs; Randy Zromkoski, Blachly Tabor Bozik & Hartman for the membership leads they sent in during July.
Sikorski Wealth Management Group

Sikorski Wealth Management Group
203 E Jefferson St
219-548-7373
Foundation Building Materials
Foundation Building Materials
1457 S State Rd 2
219-263-0890
Mark Your Calendars

Wednesday, August 3
AM Valpo
57 Franklin St
7:00 a.m.
No advanced reservations required - FREE

Thursday, August 4
Ribbon Cutting
107 Lincolnway
4:30 p.m.

Monday, August 8
Ribbon Cutting

Deulley Insurance Group, LLC
1779 Morthland Dr
4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 9
Speed Networking
Valpo Chamber
162 W Lincolnway
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Advanced Registration Required
Register Here

Tuesday, August 16
Ribbon Cutting
Oak Partners, Inc.
200 E Lincolnway, Ste 201
4:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 18
Ribbon Cutting
Affordable Remodelers
212 E Morthland Dr
12:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 18
Business After Hours
Laciak Accountancy Group, PC
56 S Washington St - 2nd Floor
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 23
Ribbon Cutting
Ruff Luxury Inn / Healthi Paws
55 E Morthland Dr
4:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 25
Women In Business Breakfast
William E. Urschel Pavilion
70 N Lafayette St
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Advance Registration Requested
Register Here

Thursday, August 25
Ribbon Cutting
Cosmo Spa Nails
3907 N Calumet Ave, Ste 202
4:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 25
Ribbon Cutting
dish it out
3907 N Calumet Ave, Ste 203
4:15 p.m.

Thursday, August 25
Ribbon Cutting
Barre + Beyond
3907 N Calumet Ave, Ste 207
4:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 1
Breakfast with US Senator Donnelly
Aberdeen Manor
216 Ballantrae St
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Advance Registration Required
Register Here


SAVE THE DATE

Thursday, October 13
Chamber Network Night

Thursday, December 1
Holiday Open House
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions on how to better utilize your membership, please call us at 219-462-1105 or email [email protected].

Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
162 W. Lincolnway
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
219-462-1105
New Members

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Landscape Illumination, Inc.


Schultz Floral & Gifts

Shady Creek Winery
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Valpo Chamber
162 W Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-1105
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