Since 1916, the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce has lead the way for the businesses of Council Bluffs to plan and execute a transformation. Contact us at (712) 325-1000.
Since 1963, we have delivered proven services to enhance the performance of industry. Our approach, Engage. Educate. Embed., creates a specific solution that allows each business, along with its community, to prosper and grow.
The Iowa Western center is one of 15 regional business assistance centers statewide and serves small business needs in Pottawattamie, Shelby, Harrison, Page, Mills, Cass and Fremont counties. Along with free one-on-one business counseling, the center offers other practical business services including market research services and a variety of business education classes.
A state-of-the-art shared work space for entrepreneurs, startups, small businesses and students. The work space is a newly renovated space offering entrepreneurial networking opportunities and computer information technology student interns to assist startups, nonprofits and small businesses with their IT needs.
The Council Bluffs Makerspace, located on the second floor of the Council Bluffs Public Library, is a lab for artists, tinkerers, techies, innovators, and entrepreneurs to explore and develop new ideas. Makerspace offers a wide variety of technologies and specialized software. This space allows public access to the state-of-the-art technology including virtual reality, 3D printers, and professional recording equipment.