Resources for Businesses

Resources for Businesses

Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce provides opportunities for businesses to not only promote their own business, but to celebrate with area businesses as they succeed in our area.  Our business conference room is available for rent and we can provide additional training for your team.  Whether you are planning for the future, or celebrating today, contact the Hermantown Area Chamber.

218 Trades – You may be a high school student looking to gain experience, a single mom looking for fulfilment while you provide for your family, or a seasoned professional looking for a new job pace which uses skills you’re passionate about. Working as a skilled craftsperson is a growing field and available to women and men of any education level.  Click the link to find out more.

Northforce – NORTHFORCE is a collaborative initiative of APEX (Area Partnership for Economic Expansion), The Northspan Group, IRRRB (Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board), the City of Duluth, Minnesota and the City of Superior, Wisconsin. The NORTHFORCE region includes counties in both Minnesota (Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis) and Wisconsin (Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas).

UMD Center for Economic Development – The Mission of the University of Minnesota Duluth Center for Economic Development is: Helping Entrepreneurs and Businesses Grow and Succeed. The vision: The University of Minnesota Duluth Center for Economic Development strengthens the viability of the region as a recognized leader in small business and entrepreneurial development.  UMD CED

NorthSpan Group – Northspan specializes in creative thinking, enterprising strategies, and effective approaches to help businesses, communities, regions, and organizations achieve their development goals and prosper in a global economy.  NORTHSPAN GROUP

APEX – APEX is the private-sector led business development engine for northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. APEX investor-members represent some of the most influential companies in the region, with a collaborative approach to promoting sustainable economic growth. Their mission is to leverage prive sector resources to drive investment throughout the region.

Social Media Breakfast Twin Ports – Social Media Breakfast is made up of large and medium corporations, small and micro businesses, students, universities and entrepreneurs who meet every month to share, network and learn together. A digital marketing topic and local expert is featured each month with the mission to improve the visibility and sales of businesses.

Entrepreneur Fund – The Entrepreneur Fund actively partners with entrepreneurs in northeast Minnesota, central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin to spark growth and achieve success. We accelerate business growth with business loans and flexible financing, fuel success with strategic support and help promote a culture of entrepreneurship throughout the region. ENTREPRENEUR FUND

Northland Foundation – The Northland Foundation is a publicly supported foundation serving seven northeastern Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis, and all or parts of five Tribal Nations within the same geographic boundaries: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Northland Foundation