About WACC

About WACC


The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce is registered as a 501c(6) organization and is a volunteer, nonprofit business entity governed by a Board of Directors and directed by staff.  

ALL YEAR LONG, OUR CHAMBER...

 
… ANSWERS YOUR MAIL AND PHONE CALLS.  
The Chamber responds to thousands of requests for information about Williston, its benefits and services. We are the first call and forward potential customers to our members.
 
... PROMOTES THE WILLISTON COMMUNITY. 
The Chamber sells your city, your products, and your services to people everywhere. Our website provides instant information to hundreds of job seekers, visitors, and consumers. Our Member Directory, Calendar of events, and Chamber Coupon Corner are some of the resources for our community.   We partner with other organizations such as the downtowner's to unify the community.
 
... TRAINS WORKFORCE AND LEADERSHIP.   
The Chamber conducts educational and customer service sessions each year. Our Leadership Williston program trains new community leaders.  Our Chamber Business Academy and our LevelUP programs assist member employees in professional development.
 
... ENHANCES THE COMMUNITY 
Business after Hours, Holiday Lights Parade, Leadership Williston, Lemonade Day, North Star Caviar Grant Program, Rockin’ Ribfest, Taste of Williston, Teacher Appreciation Reception, Community Connections Expo... all the events we lead make Williston a better place to work and play.  Additionally we recognize people in the community by presenting the Awards at our Annual Banquet - including: Chamber Connector, Community Engagement, Ward Koeser Advocacy, Leadership, the Military Affairs PATRIOT Award, and the Distinguished Western Star Award.
 
... ADVOCATES AND LOBBIES. 
The Chamber is your eyes and ears during key legislative times, monitoring, lobbying and working on your behalf.  We keep you informed on the issues facing us at the local level and are a trusted source for citizens and businesses by organizing candidate forums during election cycles.  We are key players in the formation of positive legislation at the State Capitol for issues that affect your bottom line. We bring in key speakers to keep you informed at a local and state level.
 
... PROMOTES TOURISM AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.          
The Chamber works closely with the City of Williston and the Convention and Visitors Bureau to make sure Williston will be notices and visited by travelers. The Chamber supports efforts to bring hunters, fishermen, birders, vacationers, sports enthusiasts, and conventions to the Williston area. We realize these dollars directly impact the economic well-being on our retail and service sectors. Our close partnership with the Williston Economic Development office and the Regional Development Corporation help attract and retain businesses and opportunities for the community and the region's positive economic growth.
 
All year long your Chamber brings agriculture, business, education, entertainment, finance, government, media, oil interests, recreation, retail, and all facets of the service sector together to enhance the economic potential of all member businesses and promote our mutual trade area.