At the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce, we welcome and celebrate diversity as well as demand ethical leadership from our own organization and the municipalities we serve. We stand in support of Black Lives Matter. We condemn racism in any form and as leaders and representatives of the business community, we pledge to always stand up for fairness, equality and inclusion. As a supporter of local businesses and a community organization that welcomes visitors from near and far, we will be better at providing opportunities to recognize and abolish systems that don’t welcome and support all.
For many years, The Excelsior - Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce has been welcoming thousands of people to the area. Whether it’s by hosting events, supporting businesses or disseminating information to the many visitors who come to our beautiful South Lake communities. Our organization is committed to our mission, vision and values - intentionally practicing hospitality and building a vibrant community.
We will be purposeful in our efforts: -to welcome new and diverse businesses -create opportunities for cultural expression -work to put systems in place to make it easier to connect people to and from the greater metro area -diversify our organization’s infrastructure.
The guiding principles of our organization are as follows:
MISSION: The mission of the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce is to actively promote a prosperous business climate, collaborate with community organizations, and engage with residents and visitors, thereby creating a positive environment for the entire South Lake Minnetonka area.VISION: The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce strives to be the collective force influencing and shaping the community in the Lake Minnetonka area. We seek to be the leading advocate for businesses and chamber members engaging the community, both locally and regionally; and valued by the community as a collective voice for information dissemination.
VALUES: To operate with integrity and be good stewards of the financial investments placed with us by businesses and our partners. To practice hospitality and welcome businesses, organizations and visitors to the Lake Minnetonka area. To enable connections to build a vibrant community. To build on traditions and be an organization that looks to the future. To strive for excellence in all we do.