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  • Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce Mission
    Advancing the Success and Well Being of our Members and the Community

    The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce's goal is to create an army of investors in our business community.  Chamber membership is not only what can we do for you, but what we can do to help other businesses and the community with your investment.   The Chamber is proud to sponsor programs, seminars, and fun events throughout the year to help you as a business and/or a citizen become an indispensable part of the Germantown community.  Checkout this website, our Facebook and LinkedIn page for more information. Our Board all share the same vision; business success strengthens our community.

    If you are not a member of the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce, consider joining us!  For an overview of all the benefits, please click here. If you would like to discuss specifically how membership looks for your business, please contact us at 262-255-1812 or executivedirector@germantownchamber.org.  If you have seen enough and are ready, click this link to the online registration. 

    If you are a current member, we appreciate all referrals and we look forward to helping you!                                                               
    Business Focused | Community Driven

    Joletta Kerpan, Executive Director                                               Lynn Grgich, Executive Assistant

  • Chamber History

    Leaders in the Germantown business community felt local businesses were struggling due to a general lack of awareness.  In the summer of 1981, the Germantown Chamber of Commerce was formed to help promote the community and businesses in the area, with a total of 30 members.  The Marine Bank, (currently Chase Bank) located on Pilgrim & Mequon Road generously granted space to the Chamber in their lower level for many years.  In November of 1981, the famous Germantown Christmas parade was created by members of the Chamber, and today the Christmas parade has grown into a grand festival.  

    For 20+ years, Leadership Germantown was an integral non-profit program in the community.  Both the Leadership Germantown Board of Directors and the Chamber worked together to bring Leadership Germantown under the Chamber of Commerce.  The Class of 2024 became the first class to graduate under the Chamber of Commerce led program that is run by a committee of alumni and former board members and the Chamber office.

    In 2024, the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce moved out of the lower level of Chase Bank and into their own office on Mequon Rd.  Equipped with a welcome area, meeting space, offices, and a board room, the new business space on a major thoroughfare in Germantown will help the Chamber become a visible resource for the citizens, business community and visitors to the area.

    As one of Wisconsin’s fastest growing communities, the Germantown Chamber continues to keep pace with the dynamic world of business by helping business leaders connect and collaborate.

    Your Germantown Chamber ~ your gateway to business!

  • Staff Contact Information:

    Joletta Kerpan
    Executive Director

    Lynn Grgich
    Executive Assistant

  • The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce
    is sponsored in part by the Village of Germantown Tourism Commission