Ames Chamber of Commerce


Located in Ames, Iowa the Ames Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit corporation made up of concerned business and professional people who volunteer their time and resources to make Ames a better place to live, work and do business.

The mission of the Ames Chamber of Commerce is to provide our members services that strengthen the economic vitality in Ames and enhance the quality of life in our community.
More than 600 members benefit from exposure, networking and becoming a part of a unified voice on business issues. The Chamber provides programs that help area businesses grow, expand and locate in Ames.

Our Core Values

Customer Drive


Team Player

Good For It


Greater Good


Inclusivity Statement

The Ames Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate organizations - Ames Economic Development Commission, Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market, Campustown Action Association, Main Street Cultural District, The Ames Foundation, and Young Professionals of Ames (herein “the Chamber”) - maintain the belief that all people are allowed the freedom to express themselves respectfully.

The Chamber will not tolerate personal expression that is harmful, hurtful, derogatory, or threatening in any manner at any event or within any portion of Chamber programming.

Embracing differences within the Chamber membership and community at-large makes the organizations stronger and better diversified.  The Chamber believes in and stands for values of inclusion, equity and justice.

The Chamber and its affiliates make every attempt to ensure vendors of our events and programs maintain the integrity of the Ames Chamber of Commerce.

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