About Us

What is the Chamber?

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, voluntary organization of citizens working together to support the business development of Manhattan and make it a better place to work and live.

Since incorporation in 1925, the Chamber and its many volunteers have invested their time and money to work together and accomplish objectives that are impossible to do alone.

What Does the Chamber Do?

The Chamber unites businesses, professional firms, organizations, and individuals as a central point for community betterment. Virtually every aspect of the Manhattan business community is represented within the Chamber. As a result, the Chamber is a strong and effective voice for the business community and is heard and respected by local, state, and federal leaders in government and business.

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce works on two major fronts: