Ames Chamber of Commerce


Want to support our Developing Talent programming?  Check out our Sponsorship Opportunities!


The Ames Chamber of Commerce will host a leadership conference this spring in conjunction with LEADERCAST.  This is a nationwide event shown on screens where you telecast different speakers delivering a message.  Sponsoring this event highlights your business as our community leader. This event is held in early May.

Leadership Ames

Leadership Ames was created by the Ames Chamber of Commerce to develop informed, involved and concerned local leaders. The program gives both experienced and developing leaders a broader view of civic leadership responsibilities and opportunities through direct contact with a wide spectrum of institutions and people who shape the community where we live and work.  Learn more about Leadership Ames

Leadership Series

This series of events is designed to inspire and re-energize you and your entire team.  Join both local and national leaders for a luncheon or evening event to talk about concepts relating to leadership and provide inspiration that will leave you feeling refreshed and motivated. 


Deepen your understanding of core values like philanthropy, inclusion, leadership, opportunity and teamwork, gain hands-on experience, and explore a variety of career opportunities over the course of five all-day events throughout the school year with students from across the county. Learn More and sign your high school student up today!

FUEL Story County

Formed in 2002 as an affiliate organization of the Ames Chamber of Commerce, FUEL Story County’s mission is to be leaders dedicated to improving the quality of life in Ames, and to establish a community of young professionals dedicated to building and fostering relationships through leadership development, professional development, community outreach, and cultural and social opportunities.

Visit the FUEL website

Work In Ames Local Job Board is a local job board for the Ames/Story County area. Our community is fortunate to offer a wide range of career opportunities.  With this site employers are able to post jobs for free! Those looking for a job in Ames are able to search a list of openings for full time, part time and internship positions. We hope you'll find the job board a helpful way to become a part of our vibrant workforce! Learn more about WorkInAmes

We have also created an Intern Guide to help businesses develop an intern program. Download it here!

Visit the Local Job Board

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