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Welcome to the

Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce

we would like to thank our

Chamber Rock Stars

Ready to become a member yourself?

Love on Local is a gift card program that promotes shopping at local small businesses, a priority as we recover from the pandemic. Help Marquette County small businesses by ordering your Love on Local gift cards to use at ANY local small business in Marquette County!

Click Here to Purchase a Guess Online

The Teal Lake Melt-Down is a contest to select the exact day and time the replica mine shaft head-frame structure drops through the ice of Teal Lake in Negaunee, Michigan.  

How to Participate: Purchase at ticket for $5 online of in-person at the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce. Guess the date and time, down to the minute, when the headframe will sink through the ice.

The closest entry to the exact time determines the winner. Last spring the headframe structure went through the ice on Saturday, April 30 at 6:19pm. 

History of dates and times of the structure falling through the ice includes the following most recent years: 2017, April 9 - 3 am | 2019, April 26 - 12 pm | 2020, May 3 - 12:37am | 2021, April 5 - 3:01pm | 2022, April 30 - 6:19pm

Upcoming Events

The mission of the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to building great businesses, great neighborhoods, & great places to experience Western Marquette County.

The chamber will fulfill its mission through the following:

  • Promote growth & quality of life
  • Promote the chamber as an economic, educational and recreation center while providing membership services and networking opportunities for its members.
  • Develop, promote, and provide leadership.
  • Serve as a central location of information, community news and events.

It is our goal to be sensitive and responsive to the needs of businesses and the community. We encourage community involvement in pursuing our mission.