Who We Are


We serve western Douglas County including the communities of Bennington, Elkhorn, Valley, Waterloo, and West Omaha, all of which have rapidly growing businesses and residential communities. Our purpose is to help businesses, organizations, and communities prosper by promoting the business and civic interests of Western Douglas County Chamber Members and residents.

Each event that we hold offers opportunities for members to network, meet area business leaders, connect with other business owners, learn business techniques and much more. Are events are open to members and visitors, to encourage guests to “try before you buy.” We firmly believe that once you attend one of our events that you’ll see we truly are an open, fun, interactive and personal Chamber.

OUR MISSION


The purpose of the Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce is to help businesses prosper by promoting the business and civic interests of Western Douglas County Chamber members and residents.

Our objective is to serve as a highly visible, quality membership organization that promotes the Western Douglas County Business Community. Our goals are to:

>> SERVE as a leadership source for the business community.

>> PROMOTE business between Chamber members.

>> ADVANCE economic prosperity for the region.

>> PROVIDE 
programs for Chamber members where they can meet and learn how to improve their business.

>> HOST social and networking events.

>> WELCOME member participation, feedback, and input.

>> IDENTIFY opportunities for Chamber members to help improve the quality of life in the Western Douglas County area and encourage corporate responsibility.

>> SPONSOR events, fundraisers, and other activities that promote arts, education, the community, and social advancement.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

There are many opportunities to contribute and give back to the communities we live in. Below are several examples of how the Chamber participates in the communities in which we work and play.

  • Annual Scholarship Golf Outing: Raises money to provide seven $1000 Scholarships to high school seniors at Bennington, DC West, Elkhorn, and Mount Michael Schools.

  • Annual participation in Community Celebrations: Our Chamber Float participates in community parades, our members serve pancakes to community residents early in the morning.

  • Food Basket Program: Provides over 500 families in our committees that are less fortunate the opportunity to enjoy a holiday meal and gifts that otherwise might not have been possible. Products, services and time donated by our members make this event a huge success.


MONTHLY NETWORKING EVENTS

  • Coffee & Connections: normally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at a member location.

  • After Hours: normally held the 3rd Thursday of each month at a member location.

  • Luncheons with Speakers: normally held the 4th Tuesday of each month.

  • Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings

  • Quarterly Business Workshops


ANNUAL CHAMBER EVENTS

  • Networking Bowling Tournament

  • Awards Banquet

  • Elkhorn Pancake Fee

  • Scholarship Golf Outing

  • West “O” Business Expo Show

  • Food Basket Program


CHAMBER RESOURCES

  • Advertisements on Website

  • New Member Announcements

  • Weekly Events Email

  • Advertisements in Weekly Email

  • Online Membership Directory

  • Members events added to Chamber Calendar

  • Member Information Center

  • Featured Member Spotlights

  • Business Referrals for Members

  • Door Prize Recognition


CHAMBER COMMITTEES

  • Ambassadors

  • Scholarship Golf Committee

  • Expo Show Committee

  • Workshop Committee

  • Food Basket Committee


MEMBERS

Become a member of the Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce today. Complete your application and submit online or via mail.

If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing chamber, but have more questions please contact the chamber office at 402.289.9560 or email to wdccc@wdccc.org.

Become a part of the Chamber start creating business successes, solutions, and networking opportunities.

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