help Find People, Events, Businesses

Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce

With over 500 active volunteers and more than 1,000 business members that represent 42,000 employees, the Chamber is positioned to lead the Elkhart County economy through the 21st Century. Take a few moments to browse our information and check out the BUSINESS DIRECTORY - our members, the “heart” of a strong business community.

- Much of our work is led by volunteer COUNCILS. 
- A professional STAFF is ready to serve our members.
- Our BOARD of DIRECTORS represents the interests of our varied and vibrant businesses.

418 S. Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Bestows the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce with Accreditation

In June, 2014, the Accrediting Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce designated the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce as an Accredited chamber with 4-Stars. 

Accreditation indicates that a chamber of commerce operates under effective organizational procedures and contributes to significant positive change in the community. To achieve this standing, we performed an intensive self-assessment of our operations in nine areas of work, including governance, government affairs, and technology. For more information on the Accreditation Program, click here.


Join the Greater
Elkhart Chamber
Share this page

Latest News

07/18/2016 - Pence announcement … a job for you

Late last week, Donald Trump tapped our Governor, Mike Pence, as his running mate for the Republican Presidential ticket.

07/11/2016 - While you were away…

As some of you know, I was out of the office for the past couple weeks. Part of that time, I was in Yellowstone National Park, where cell phone signals don’t exist.

06/27/2016 - Golf Outing Door Prize Winners

06/06/2016 - It is time for vibrancy

Remember when we told you about the huge community kick-off event for the Vibrant Communities initiative?

05/23/2016 - Wish I had paid more attention

Back when I was young and immortal, I didn’t think about my financial future too much.

05/16/2016 - Getting lean

Some of you know about how your Chamber helps companies cut the inefficiencies out of their process

05/09/2016 - Leaders never really graduate

Businesses, and communities for that matter, are looking for leaders

05/02/2016 - Building downtown

Your Chamber has agreed to lead downtown economic development for the City of Elkhart.

04/25/2016 - Non-motorized moving

Some of you have stopped by the Chamber and seen my bicycle parked in my office. I like to ride my bike to work when I can.

04/18/2016 - A rose by any other name

We are proud to announce that your Chamber is the home of the Center for Business Excellence. The Center will help large and small companies improve their process and reduce waste

04/11/2016 - Now it’s up to us

Last week I had the opportunity to participate in a ceremonial bill signing with Governor Mike Pence. He signed the legislation that fully funded the Regional Cities grants.

04/05/2016 - Catalytic Leadership Starts Here

It is a challenge to find a leader. It is a challenge to BE a leader.

04/04/2016 - Elkhart Leadership Academy - Guiding Our Future Leaders

For almost 30 years, the Elkhart Leadership Academy has been guiding future community leaders.

04/02/2016 - Students Complete 2016 Young Entrepreneurs Academy

The Elkhart Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy will graduate its 5th class of students in May, a total of over 60 graduates since the program began in 2012.

04/01/2016 - Ambassador of the Month

Anji Metzler, First Call Staffing

04/01/2016 - Ambassador of the Month

Hugh Johnson, J2 Marketing, LLC

02/01/2016 - Working Together to Transform our Region

Regional Cities and Vibrant Communities are putting the Elkhart area at the forefront of new economic development

01/29/2016 - Ambassador of the Month

Lori Swihart, WSBT Radio Group

12/01/2015 - A STRONG year for our CHAMBER and our COMMUNITY

2015 was an active year in the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce.

12/01/2015 - Downtown Elkhart

Thanks to SoMa, downtown Elkhart became a more attractive place in 2015 with new features that guide visitors to restaurants, attractions and parking and add colorful flair in unexpected spots.

12/01/2015 - Transportation

The Chamber has long been recognized as a transportation advocate. These key projects will be completed in 2015.

12/01/2015 - Indiana Toll Road Travel Plaza Master Plan focus of Breakfast

The Indiana Toll Road spans 157 miles across Northern Indiana from Ohio to the Illinois state line and is a major economic corridor.

12/01/2015 - Business and Education Partnership Award Given to Centier Bank

The Greater Elkhart Chamber Education/Career Development Council has presented their 3rd Quarter Business and Education Partnership Award to Centier Bank.

12/01/2015 - Ambassador of the Month

Evelyn Johnston, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate Services

11/09/2015 - Non-Profit agencies impacted by local purchases

When local businesses and their employees contribute to local non-profit organizations, everyone wins.

11/05/2015 - The Impact Beyond the Purchase

Beyond every action, every single dollar spent, there is a ripple effect.

11/04/2015 - Not what you buy, but where

When you buy from a local company, you are supporting the employees who live in your community.

11/02/2015 - Business and Education Partnership Award Given to Elkhart Public Library

The Greater Elkhart Chamber Education/Career Development Council has presented their 2nd Quarter Business and Education Partnership Award to the Elkhart Public Library.

11/02/2015 - Ambassador of the Month

Spherion Staffing, Hugh Johnson

11/02/2015 - Business and Education Partnership Award Given to Elkhart Public Library

Elkhart Public Library given Business and Education Partnership Award

10/01/2015 - Ambassador of the Month

Beacon Consulting, Tom Miller

09/01/2015 - Ambassador of the Month

Loretta Salchert, Ribbon of Hope

08/01/2015 - Ambassador of the Month

Shelly Crawford, INOVA Federal Credit Union

07/01/2015 - Ambassador of the Month

Michael Wolff, Life Style Photography

06/01/2015 - Ambassador of the Month


05/27/2015 - Education Council looks for partners in welcoming new educators

Sponsorships are needed for the canvas gift bags and items to fill the bags.

05/01/2015 - Help for your business

Business resources available with NCI, SCORE, SBDC, & EDC.

- Northern Indiana Coalition of Chambers 2016 Legislative Positions

The Northern Indiana Coalition of Chambers works together on issues of importance to the Northern Indiana Region. The Six-County coalition has identified these four Regional priorities for the 2016 Legislative session:

View all news items

Recent Articles

View All Articles