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What We Do

Connector | Commerce | Crucial

The Chamber is a connector of leaders and influencers making a difference in our community:

  • Making new residents feel welcome to the community of Hastings
  • Refer all callers to Chamber members and engage with prospect residents when they request information
  • Promote members in our weekly newsletter by business spotlights and advertisements
  • Conduct meetings through the Business, Industry and Education partnership to promote careers locally so students may choose to stay in Hastings or come back after college.
  • Coordinate the New Educators Dinner to welcome new teachers to the community along side the BIE committee.
  • Public relation groups such as Ambassadors and Diplomats as representatives of the Chamber to welcome new business owners to the Hastings Community

The Chamber is a commerce supporting business growth and promotion:


  • The Retail Development Committee conducts studies to help us identify the community's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats┬áto grow the number of retailers in the Hastings community, as well as, retain our current retailers.
  • Promote members through our Business Directory
  • Listings on our website and online exclusively for Chamber Members
  • Issue Chamber Dollars to encourage shoppers to purchase locally

The Chamber is crucial in providing access and advocacy on behalf of businesses:


  • The Chamber provides a business voice at the local, state, and national levels of federal policy and legislative issues
  • It is the role of the Chamber to advocate and support the local community and its economy.
  • The Chamber markets the area through advertising, events and other means to help drive additional sales tax and lodging revenue.
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