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  • Welcome to the Merrill Area Chamber & Information Center website!

    Welcome  to Merrill, Wisconsin!  We are located in North Central Wisconsin in Lincoln County where the four seasons come alive with picturesque beauty and natural year-round outdoor recreational activities.  Nature's gifts are abundant here with cranberry bogs, maple syrup production and a world renowned evergreen industry.  Our motto is Location, Nature, People.

    Come experience for yourself - Location.  Nature.  People.  And why we say Visit Merrill..."a reason for every season" !





  • Mark Your Calendars

  • The Merrill Chamber is proud to be working with UW-Stevens Point Small Business Development Center.  We will be holding four workshops throughout 2020.  All workshops will be held at the Chamber office.  These workshops are free to Chamber Members.  If you would like to attend any of these workshops, please contact the Chamber office at 715-536-9474 or email manager@merrillchamber.org 


    2020 Workshop Series

    Wisconsin Small Business Development Center – UWSP


    Managing Your Online Presence

    February 13 – 8:00 to 9:30 AM

    With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence.  Platforms discussed will include website, Google search, Facebook and LinkedIn.


    Choosing the right small business accounting software

    May 14 – 8:00 to 9:30 AM

    Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform.  Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use the products as they pertain to your particular business.

    Call the Chamber today to Register!!  715-536-9474

    How to understand your market and advertise to them on a budget

    August 13- 8:00 to 9:30 AM

    Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars.  Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effectively.



    Using Your Business Plan to Run Your Business

    November 12 - 8:00 to 9:30am

    Most business plans are written to secure loans or attract investment capital and are never looked at again.  Learn how to use your business plan as a roadmap to run your company with a more cohesive vision by improving marketing, sales, operations and financial viability to increase your chance for success.


  • Merrill Chamber's Core Values:

    *  Promote Community  * Support businesses  * Be a resource  * Integrity  * Advocacy  * Networking  * Professional development  * Credibility  * Visibility  * Honesty   * Thorough  * Professional  * Friendly/approachable  * Innovative  * Enthusiastic  * Resourceful  * Solution driven


    Merrill Chamber Mission Statement:

    The Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to its membership by helping their businesses grow, succeed, and thrive.


  • Wisconsin Sate Representative Mary Felzkowski spent the day in Merrill in February 2019.   Rep Felzkowski had the chance to visit Agra Industries, the Fab Lab at the High School and Bell Tower Residence. To view the video, click HERE.





  •  Ribbon Cutting at Health in Motion
    February 6, 2020

    We were founded in 1994 with the goal to make physical therapy more visible and more accessible.  We established a knowledgeable group of Doctors of Physical Therapy who specialize in movement.  We have the same goals today, 25 years later.  Now, through our organic growth over the past two decades, we have eight locations serving central Wisconsin where we help our patients move better with less pain and discomfort.  With the help of our highly trained teams, we continually strive to empower people to optimize function.  Located at 500 S. Center Ave. (inside Riverside Athletic Club.)

  • Looking for a Job?  

    With the loss of one of Merrill's employers, it has affected many Merrill residents.  If you are looking for a job, these locations have job openings and would be happy to hear from you. Businesses that are BOLD are Merrill Chamber Members.  Click on their name to go straight to their website.  Thank you to everyone who has contacted the Chamber.


    ABR Employment
    Aerotek - Wausau
    Agra Industries - Merrill
    Airpro Fan & Blower - Rhinelander
    American Wood Fiber - Schofield
    Amron - Antigo
    Antigo Zeon -Antigo
    Brickners - Wausau
    Breitenmoser Farms - Merrill
    Colby Metals- Colby
    County Materials - Weston
    Crystal Finishing - Schofield
    G3 Industries - Kronenwetter
    Gamber-Johnson - Stevens Point
    Gordon Aluminum - Schofield
    Graphic Packaging - Wausau
    Great Lakes Cheese - Wausau
    Hometown Trolley - Wausau
    Interflex - Merrill
    Lactalis - Merrill
    Lincoln Wood Products - Merrill
    Linetec - Wausau
    Louisiana-Pacific Corp
    Marathon Cheese - Medford
    Masonite Architectural - Marshfield
    Merrill Equipment - Merrill
    Midwest Industrial Sewing Corp - Weston
    Multitek - Prentice
    Nelson-Miller - Wausau
    North Advantage Job Center - Local Construction Labor Rhinelander
    Northern Wire - Merrill
    Pioneer Transportation - Merrill
    Samuel Vessel Pressure - Tomahawk
    Schutte Inc - Rothschild
    Sierra Pacific Windows - Merrill
    Skarlupka Manufacturing - White Lake
    Superior Bell - Rhinelander
    Thiede Manufacturing - Medford
    Veritas Steel - Wausau
    Volm Companies - Antigo
    Waukesha Bearings - Antigo
    Waupaca Foundry - Waupaca
    Wausau Coated Products - Wausau
    Wausau Daily Herald
    Wausau Supply - Schofield
    Weinbrenner Shoes - Merrill
    Wisconsin Homes - Marshfield
  • Merrill Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration and Awards

    Merrill Chamber held their annual Celebration and Awards at Les and Jim's Lincoln Lanes on October10th.  As the Chamber gets ready for this event, we ask our Chamber members to nominate and vote for Businesses of the Year.  Here is who they picked:  Large Business of the Year -  Jeff Burns - Weinbrenner Shoe Company; Small Business of the Year -  Mark Zulliger, Merrill Community Bank; Non-Profit Business of the Year - Kurt Rust - Merrill Optimist; Ambassador of the Year - Sarah Sturm - Park City Credit Union; Hometown Business of the Year - Andy Geiss - Geiss Meat Services; Mid-size Business of the Year - Lee Osphal - Merrill Tool & Water Jet.  Congratulations to all Chamber Members for an excellent year!!

  • For the Love of Merrill


    Kimmons Roofing LLC - congratulations to Kimmons Roofing for receiving the Presidential Award and Master Contractor in Phoenix, AZ.

    Merrill Foto News - The Foto News will be delivered in the mail starting January 15, 2020.

    First Street Coffee Station East (Pine Ridge Ave) - did you know that every second and fourth FRIDAY, they offer Strings and Things from 6-8pm.  Come out and show your talents, whether it is singing, playing an instrument, reading or anything else.

    All Accessible Playground – A huge Thank you goes out to the Merrill Optimist for getting this done.  It is open and ready for people to enjoy it.

    Do you have something you would like listed For the Love of Merrill?  Email manager@merrillchamber.org with the information.

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