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The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce delivers value to its members and advances the interests of the business community.

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Our Impact

The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization that prospers through its partnerships with area schools, businesses and organizations. It is through these types of collaborations that the Chamber is able to provide its members with the tools they need to succeed in the Hanover area.



members in the chamber

Over 90 percent of the our membership is comprised of small businesses with 25 employees or less. More than half of the businesses that join do so for the advertising and promotional opportunities; 38 percent join for networking.



Years Serving Members

We serves our members by providing an array of quality products, programs and services, including health insurance, property and casualty insurance, educational workshops, networking opportunities and employment screening services.



community and member events

Member events include monthly breakfasts, mixers, and open houses, as well as annual events like the Christmas luncheon, golf outing, and business awards. Community events include the Hanover Dutch Festival and Snack Town Brewfest.



We are dedicated to the continued improvement and revitalization of the Hanover area. As an organization, we strive to be an advocate and voice for the business community, working to promote legislation, enhance the local workforce, and spur economic growth.


Workforce development

We partner with local schools and employers to recruit, train, and prepare individuals to join the workforce. Through our apprenticeship program, high school students have the opportunity to learn a trade and secure a position within one of our partner businesses.

Professional Development

Through our Leadership Hanover program, individuals can better know the Hanover area, network with key business men and women, and establish strong relationships with members of the community. The chamber also supports Hanover Area Young Professionals, a group offering monthly networking events for young professionals in the Hanover area.

economic development

We partner with Main Street Hanover to revitalize and recruit businesses to our downtown. On a broader scale, our tourism brand, Discover Hanover, draws visitors from more than 50 miles away to shop, dine, and experience all that the Hanover area has to offer.


As a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, we are dedicated to providing our members with news about important legislation impacting the Hanover Area. We are actively involved with our local legislators as well, and provide quarterly opportunities to meet and chat at our Legislative Roundtables.

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Being connected to the chamber is a great way to see and be seen within the local business community. We are privileged to be a member of this organization!

Dale Kruse / Hanover Door



Get Involved

Get involved with the chamber! Attend an event, read our latest news, and take advantage of the many benefits that come with your chamber membership.


attend an event

From monthly breakfasts to larger, community-based events like the Hanover Dutch Festival, find all of our events here.


Check out our latest newsletter, learn about our upcoming events, and discover all the happenings with our programs.

Maximize your benefits

Take advantage of our reasonable marketing and sponsorship opportunities that highlight and promote your brand .