Welcome to the Urbandale
Chamber of Commerce

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst organization working to serve, protect, promote, and provide opportunities to businesses in Central Iowa. The Urbandale Chamber is unique in every regard. As the only five-star accredited Chamber in Central Iowa, we value excellence, service, family connectedness, and character. Let us show you how we serve our community and members, uniquely Urbandale style.


For Urbandale Community Members…

Let us be your guide to the Urbandale community. For the overview on all things Urbandale, Des Moines, and surrounding areas, come to the Urbandale Chamber. Here, you will find everything from job listings to Urbandale events and more. One of the most helpful items you may find is our business directory, which easily and conveniently puts you in touch with hundreds of businesses in the Urbandale area. For any additional questions, feel free to call us and we will be sure to help. Serving is our passion.

For Urbandale Chamber Members… 


You have discovered a Chamber in the top one percent of Chambers in the country and one of the most prominent business networks in the metro. Whether it’s advocacy, a ribbon cutting, business networking event, educational presentation, or something much greater, any metro-area business will benefit from a membership at the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. As central Iowa’s only five-star Chamber, we are within the top one percent of chambers nationwide! We promise to provide you with opportunities to help grow your business to its fullest potential. Your success is our success, and we love to see our community thrive.  Already a Member, Log Into Your Account 

Why Do We Do What We Do?

We believe businesses of all size have a voice.


We believe businesses thrive when connected to the right people, and we know the right people.


We live our vision, mission, and values every day.


Serving and elevating members and the community drives us. It is our passion.


What Businesses Are Saying About The Urbandale Chamber

“Shade Tree Auto joined the Urbandale chamber as a small, unknown auto shop shortly after we opened our doors 12 years ago. Despite the size of the organization, we always felt welcomed at any of the events we were able to attend. Over the years, I found out that being a chamber member to attract customers was only a fraction of the value of our membership. We were introduced to businesses and educational opportunities that helped us grow our company, and peers that motivated us to become the shop that we are today.”

Clint Dudley

Owner, Shade Tree Auto

(515) 986-5241

“A business owner once asked me what I liked about the Urbandale Chamber, and without hesitation I told him it was the endless relationships I have acquired over the past five years. I can even call a few of those relationships really good friends now. There’s no way I can quantify how much value I have received from my membership, and I couldn’t imagine ever not being a member. With that, I will always be a member of the Urbandale Chamber.​”

Jay Mathes

Community Relations Coordinator

Edencrest at Green Meadows

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce has been very valuable in helping us to gain information about types of available financial assistance, new rules and regulations, the most updated coronavirus information, and ways in which we can continue to improve. They have also helped us to make connections with other like-minded business owners in our area.  It is nice to know there is somebody we can contact when we have questions or are seeking information or a sounding board for ideas.

Ami Yaro

Iowa Ballet Academy

(515) 334-5510

“Van Meter has been able to grow to become Iowa’s largest electrical distributor, and the 28th largest in the US, doing business in all 50 states. That being said, one of our core values is our place in the community. The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce helps our local employee owners make a difference in the places we work and live.”

Rob Olney

Regional Vice President, Western Business Unit Van Meter Inc.

(515) 262-9609

Pro Tip of the Month

Check out the advice our expert members have to offer.

If you don’t have Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) turned on for your business email, do it now! 

Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks are one of the most damaging cyber-crimes and have been on the rise in recent years. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Report for 20201, BEC attacks resulted in over $1.8 billion in losses …and that is just what was reported to the FBI. Although it is impossible to stop every type of attack, there is one simple step that can be taken to mitigate your risk. Multi Factor Authentication or MFA. 

What is MFA? Simply put, MFA allows you to …Read On

Keep Up With Us On Social Media

Congratulations on 1 year of business to Kourtney Perry with Ladie Lex Scented Candles! We’ve enjoyed witnessing your business grow and wish you many more years of success!

The U Bar & Grill will be joining us for Sample Urbandale, A Celebration of Business! Owner, Melissa, let us in on a bit about the restaurant, the new ownership, and what they’ll be offering at our big event November 10! Get your tickets now!


Make an impact! Mark your calendar for Friday, November 4th from 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. for a blood drive for LifeServe Blood Center at Living History Farms

Reservations are required!

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce is holding an informational session tonight at 5:30 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about the Chamber's trip to Scotland in October 2023. Learn more about the trip tonight!

These leisure trips are open to the public and membership is not... required!

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Informational Session | Chamber's Trip to Scotland

Discover and Explore Scotland with the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce! The Urbandale Chamber is departing for and eight-day adventure of Scotland on...


Let's give a warm welcome to new Chamber members, iJAG!

iJAG envisions a future without dropouts – a time when even those students most challenged by poverty, family circumstance, mental health issues, and poor academic performance can acquire the skills necessary to earn a diploma,... find fufilling careers, and become contributing members of their local community.

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iJAG is the premier non-profit organization connecting business and education to provide the most cost-effective dropout prevention and school to...


What an excellent turn out last night for our New Member Social! We had the best time thanking you for your membership and support of the Chamber.

Also, shoutout to Hotel Renovo for being an awesome venue for a very fun evening! And a very special thanks to Riley Schneekloth for providing... music!

Welcome to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, VisionBank of Waukee! We're glad to have you!

"VisionBank is a community bank. We have a long, 100+ year history in Central Iowa, and we take pride in the opportunity to partner with our neighbors by giving of our time, resources, ...and funding when possible. Our communities are our business. Your success is our goal."

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See what we can do for you.

Supporting our communities and customers - VisionBank - providing service from 8 locations Ames, Boone, Huxley, Grimes and Ogden.


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