Small Business Council

92 percent of Manhattan Area Chamber
members have 50 employees or fewer

To better serve the Chamber members and in support of the small business community, the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the creation of the Small Business Council.


  • Maintain and continually improve the Manhattan business climate
  • Council serves as advocate and sounding board for small business owners
  • Provides educational opportunities and training on issues specifically affecting small businesses
  • Acts as a voice for small business
  • Affords opportunities for development through networking and Chamber programs


The Small Business Council will be comprised of 15 voting members who are members in good standing in the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and represent a small business of 50 or fewer employees. All chamber members are welcome to attend the meetings and provide input.

Meeting Date & Time:

Small Business Council meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:15 a.m., Chamber Boardroom. Contact Trent Armbrust for more information.