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Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce members

Welcome to the Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce!

Our purpose is to serve as a catalyst for economic vitality by providing advocacy, information and services to our members AND to promote the City of Lanesboro and the Lanesboro area as a desirable place to visit, live, work and play.

We are the voice of the Lanesboro area business & Tourism community

We serve the community by promoting Lanesboro, Whalan, and the surrounding area as the best place to live, work, and play.

We are a 125+ member non-profit 501c(6) organization which is open to individual supporting members, non-profit members and businesses through an annual dues investment. Along with looking out for the business needs of our members, the Chamber also operates the Lanesboro Visitor Center, ensuring that local businesses benefit from visitors and tourism activities.

Our Values

hotel lanesboro ribbon cutting


Being a member of the Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce brings a wealth of options and opportunities. You will have access to many marketing, networking, and educational opportunities only available to LACC members. Depending on your type of business and location in the area, there are different membership options available. Check those out lower down on this page.


The following promotional benefits are available to all Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce business members no matter your membership level! website listing & webpage
Post to online events calendar
Access to advertise in annual visitor guide
Invites to members-only events
We recommend your business to visitors
Receive weekly Depot Delivery emails
Your brochures in our visitor center
Interactions with our social media channels

Additional membership benefits apply based on membership level. See full member benefits below!

Apply for membership!

Is membership with the Lanesboro Area Chamber a good investment for your business? Hint: The answer is YES! Apply today!

A group of people who are members of the Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce


The primary membership territory of the Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce is within the 55949 zip code, with membership (Promotional & Individual levels) eligibility extending to the general Root River Valley area (businesses within Fillmore and Houston counties). The LACC board of directors may review membership applications from businesses outside of this membership territory and make an eligibility determination on a case-by-case basis. Website listings hierarchy is generally organized as follows: Lanesboro & Whalan Spotlight members on top, Lanesboro & Whalan Classic members next, followed by Root River Valley Neighbors members. Individual business listings are randomly ordered on each page refresh within each of these criteria. Membership dues to be paid annually by the specified deadline in order to be considered a member in good standing and for inclusion in our annual visitor guide and receipt of other membership benefits.

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Frequently asked questions


  • We support and promote our members in the Lanesboro area business community
  • We operate the visitor center in downtown Lanesboro
  • In partnership with the Lanesboro EDA, we provide information and resources to new/prospective business owners
  • We design & print ~20,000 Lanesboro Area Visitor Guides annually and distribute them to 1,000+ regional locations
  • We provide assistance and recommendations to visitors seeking information about visiting the Lanesboro Area
  • We run and maintain and provide business listings and landing pages to our members
  • We host the popular online calendar at
  • We staff the chamber office and visitor center year-round
  • We assist with ribbon cutting ceremonies, press releases, and more for Lanesboro & Whalan businesses
  • We partner with the city of Lanesboro to help beautify downtown and the area around the visitor center

Partnerships & Associations

We maintain partnership with local governments, state and county institutions, including the city of Lanesboro, the city of Whalan, the Lanesboro Economic Development Authority; local business groups: Lanesboro Downtown Business Promotion Group and Lanesboro Lodging Group. We are also a member of the following organizations: