Centrally located on US Hwy 71 and Iowa Hwy 9, Spirit Lake, Iowa is 20 minutes south of Interstate 90, making it a day's drive or less from major midwest cities. It is also in the center of what is known as Iowa's Great Lakes Region, which encompasses seven beautiful natural lakes. Spirit Lake's local economy thrives on its rich mix of recreational, industrial and commercial businesses, making it a great place to live, work and raise a family.
"As a small business owner in a small town, we find it very important to belong to our local Spirit Lake Chamber. It helps us to know what's going on with other local, small businesses and reminds us to support each other. The communication from the chamber is great to inform us about local events going on in our community and provides and easy way for us to share the word on social media"
Ferguson's Garden Center
Chris & Renee Quance
"Being a member of the chamber is being a part of a supportive network of professionals, entrepreneurs, and mentors. The chamber has supported the Historic Downtown of Spirit Lake through advertising, organizing events, enlisting volunteers, and offering individual business support. You never feel like you are going it alone when you belong to the Chamber!"
"Spirit Lake Chamber is very supportive and informative. Their commitment to education and training enhances the business community by keeping up with the latest marketing trends to drive more business to our food. They continually promote our community activities and attract potential residents, visitors and businesses."
"The Chamber goes above and beyond to grow existing events and add new happenings. They’re effective at communicating updates and providing resources to help businesses increase foot traffic. During the summer peak through the holiday hustles, their vision continues to make a positive impact on our community!"
Janelle Holter, Vice President, Marketing Officer
"The Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce has been an invaluable resource for Keelson Harbour. It continues to provide opportunities to meet and partner with fellow businesses, and to collaborate with peers to better understand the trends of the marketplace in our area. It is a pleasure getting to work with the team at the Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce. I look forward to doing more, and as opportunities arise, getting more involved with the Chamber."
"Becoming a part of the community starts with the Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce. It is an excellent opportunity for Great Lakes Dental Associates to become acquainted with the businesses and residents while actively participating in various events and activities. The support and promotion that the chamber provides plays a vital role in the schools, economic development and continuing to attract visitors to our area by actively marketing events and attractions."