The Clarinda Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer-led, member-supported, non-profit corporation working to strengthen the overall community and economic vitality of the Clarinda area.
Specifically, the Chamber devotes time and money to efforts that:
Promote the image of the community and improve the quality of life;
Recruit and retain new and existing businesses;
Encourage the growth of tourism for the area, and
Support educational opportunities.
– Member directory
– Job postings
– Calendar of Events
Small business assistance
Marketing display in Chamber office
Bulk mailing permit discount
Clarinda Marketing campaign
Business Development projects
Chamber annual events
Clarinda Dollar promotion
Ribbon Cuttings/Open Houses
Business After Hours
Educational business seminars
Legislative voice for community issues
Business spotlights in bi-monthly newsletter
Community event sponsorships
Event & Business announcements sent through Chamber E-Blasts
Chamber committees & Ambassadors
Support the efforts in helping the Clarinda community grow and remain a viable business community.
The Base Membership Rate for 2019 is $260.00.
This includes two full-time employees and additional employees will be calculated into the annual membership fee.
There are four business categories. Please select the category which best applies to your business.
Base rate of $260.00 plus total number of full-time and part-time employees.
(Retail, Service, Restaurant, Non Profit)
2. Licensed Professionals:
Base rate of $260.00 (covers one licensed professional) plus $100.00 for each additional licensed professional, and $23.00 for each licensed employee.
(Lawyers, Doctors, Insurance Agents)
3. Financial Institutions:
Base rate of $260.00 plus $77.00 per (1) million dollars in deposits or fraction thereof.
4. Utility Companies:
Base rate of $260.00 plus 87¢ per unit serviced (Hook-up).
We encourage community members who are not owners or official representatives of a business to become supporters in our efforts at a reduced rate. Associate memberships are $50.00 per year.
Community & Retail Promotions
The goal of the Community & Retail Promotions committee is to promote Clarinda businesses through community events, retail promotions and marketing opportunities. There is an additional fee of $100.00 per year.
Chamber Annual Events
Chamber Annual Banquet
Clarinda Craft & Vendor Marketplace
Easter Egg Hunt
Chamber sponsored A’s Night
Back to School Bash
Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree
Clarinda Craft Carnival
Holiday Showcase & Soup Supper
Lighted Christmas Parade
Christmas Tour of Homes
Taste of Clarinda
Chamber Holiday Open House