Relocation Information

Southeast Minnesota is a thriving region that spans 10 counties and stretches from the I-35 corridor in the west to the Mississippi River in the east. Within its borders, Southeast Minnesota is home to a fortune 500 company, the world’s number one ranked hospital, and numerous public and private education institutions. Check out these resources to gain a better idea of how you can call Southeast Minnesota home.

Community Information

  • Experience Rochester

    Convention and Visitor's Bureaus are nonprofit entities separate from a city or a chamber that exist to promote an area's tourism and highlight key amenities . They also serve as a great tool for those looking to move and seeking a better idea of what attractions (lodging, food, nightlife, recreation, etc.) are available. Check out Experience Rochester to discover all Rochester has to offer.

  • Rochester Relocation Guide - Livability Magazine

    Rochester is just 85 miles southeast of Minneapolis and home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, which draws more than 2 million people from around the globe annually. Residents here enjoy an outstanding economy as well as cultural amenities far greater than one might expect in a city this size, as well as The University of Minnesota-Rochester and nine other colleges and universities. The city has also been named among the top 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade (Kiplinger's). Check out Rochester, it is a great place to work, learn, and play.

  • Post Bulletin

    The Post-Bulletin is the largest evening newspaper in the state and the largest daily newspaper in southeastern Minnesota. We cover 60 communities and seven counties with an average daily readership of more than 70,000 and more than 80,000 for the weekend edition. For more than eight decades, the award-winning Post-Bulletin has been committed not only to covering the news and stories of Rochester and southeastern Minnesota, but also to being part of the community.

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing area businesses. We provide networking, marketing, public advocacy and educational opportunities to our membership, and work to represent the business community on economic and governmental issues.

Chamber of Commerce

  • Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce

    The Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce represents over 450 member businesses in the Albert Lea-Freeborn area. The chamber works to connect its members through events and networking opportunities, and keep its members informed through providing seminars and workshops and conveying important legislative updates.

  • Austin Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce is a business organization, led by business owners and managers, who design and implement programs to improve the overall business climate in the Austin area. They are founded on the principal that "We're Better Together," and work collectively toward common goals that benefit both their community and individual members.

  • Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce aims to provide a framework for community growth and development by encouraging financial investment, coordinating business activities, promoting commerce and fostering a sense of community pride in the Blooming Prairie Area.

  • Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce is focused on serving as the voice of its business community by promoting the community and public policy that supports the growth of existing businesses, and attracts new business and residents to the Caledonia area.

  • Claremont Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Claremont Area Chamber of Commerce aims to provide a framework of communication between business and rural communities by encouraging financial reinvestment, coordinating business activities, promoting commerce and fostering a sense of community pride in teh Claremont area.

  • Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

    The Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce offers myriad resources to business and to the Faribault community at large. Small businesses receive access to seminars, training, counseling and research that usually only big businesses can afford, larger businesses enjoy increased access to community development and shaping public policy, and all members receive access to the knowledge and experience of fellow members.

  • Hayfield Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Hayfield Area Chamber of Commerce is an active and committed organization in the Hayfield area. With a ten member board of directors and over 65 members, the Hayfield Chamber is alive with activity!

  • Houston Chamber of Commerce

    The Houston Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses and individuals working together to advance the economic wellbeing of its members and the community. The Chamber aids in fostering in efficient collaboration and communication amongst the businesses and groups in its community, with the goal of improving the long-term economic sustainability and quality of life in Houston.

  • La Crescent Chamber of Commerce

    Since 1959, the La Crescent Chamber of Commerce has been helping member businesses, professionals, and individuals stay informed and connected. The organization's mission is to strengthen and promote its members by building community alliances and working as business advocates, making La Crescent an even greater place to visit, work and live.

  • Lake City Area Chamber of Commerce

    The members of the Lake City Area Chamber of Commerce are dedicated to working together, fostering a prosperous trade environment, and providing a unified voice for business in the Lake City area. The goals of the Lake City Area Chamber of Commerce are to provide its members with resources, services, and information to further their business success, entice local & tourist customers into member businesses, and to serve as a voice to city government and establish a meaningful communication link to county, regional, and state government.

  • Lewiston Area Chamber of Commerce & Civic Group

    The Lewiston Area Chamber of Commerce holds civic events featuring networking and promotional opportunities, and co-sponsors projects assisting community based organizations with efforts to improve the Lewiston area.

  • Lonsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary membership organization of businesses, organizations and individuals that want to help build and promote the Lonsdale area. The Chamber was established in 2004 after being known as the Lonsdale Area Commercial Club since 1999. Today the Chamber consists of more than 75 business and individual members and serves the mission of bringing value to area business by facilitating opportunities for growth through education, networking, and community involvement.

  • Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the Northfield area business community, advocating for business growth and development, promoting the community, and encouraging civic vitality. It is an association of business people and individuals working together to enhance and improve the economic strength and uniqueness of the Northfield Area.

  • Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

    The Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is a five-star accredited Chamber dedicated to the prosperity of its member businesses and the vitality of the Owatonna area. The organization serves its members through six lines of business including: modeling best practices, membership services , community services, economic development services, advocacy services, and tourism services.

  • Pine Island Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Pine Island Area Chamber of Commerce serves nearly 50 member businesses in the Pine Island Area through events, networking, and fostering community collaboration.

  • Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce

    The mission of the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce is to represent the interest of its members with the goal of increasing, retaining, promoting and fostering the economic health and quality of life of the Red Wing area. The organization strives to be the most effective business information source and advocate for its members, be viewed by members and the community as a valuable part of business and community strategy, and to make the Red Wing area a desirable place to work and live by fostering a climate of business excellence.

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing businesses in the greater Rochester Area. It provides networking, marketing, public advocacy, and educational opportunities to its membership, and works to represent the business community on economic and governmental issues. The mission of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is to lead, inform, advocate, and advance business interests for members, and to promote a healthy community and a growing economy.

  • Rushford Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Rushford Peterson Valley Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to serve as a member-driven organization that promotes business and community growth, through economic, civic, social, and cultural programs in the Rushford Peterson Valley. The chamber serves as an advocate for its local businesses, working to foster a relationship between the business community, government, and the community at-large.

  • Wabasha Kellogg Chamber of Commerce & CVB

    The Wabasha Kellogg Chamber of Commerce and CVB is an association of local area business people striving to protect and promote business interests in the Wabasha-Kellogg region.

  • Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce, established in 1953, located in Waseca County is a member driven organization of individuals and businesses who band together for the collective best interest of developing Waseca area’s future. The focus of the chamber is to enhance and promote the economic health and quality of life in the Waseca community. The organization strives to serve the best interests of the business community, and develop programs to meet the needs of its members.

  • Winona Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce exists to provide value to its members through business advocacy, training, economic development and the support of tourism. The organization provides a strong connection for and between businesses and serves as a trusted advisor to the business community in the Winona Area.

Organizations

  • Rochester Downtown Alliance

    The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a Minnesota nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people—representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. All together they work together to build a vibrant downtown community that serves as a central gathering place that is attractive, inviting, fun, and livable. Through a series of special events, activities and initiatives, the RDA creates energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.

  • United Way of Olmsted County

    Are you looking to supplement your everyday activities with meaningful, impactful volunteer opportunities? Look no further than the United Way. As a 501 (c)(3), the United Way unites people and resources to improve lives in the community with a focus on education, income, health, and basic needs. See how you can get involved today!

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