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    It’s all about the essentials! Madison Essentials Magazine serves as your guide to the bounty of unique local restaurants, shops, and sights in the Greater Madison area. Our Wisconsin writers introduce you to special events, diverse entertainment, and great locations.

    You get behind-the-scenes tours of exceptional local businesses in the Dane County area and learn about the people who keep them humming. Hear advice from Wisconsin’s experts and get acquainted with area nonprofits and the people who run them.

    Whether the Greater Madison area is your home, your home-away-from-home, or simply a pit stop, we help you discover each and every Madison area essential. Read our current issue online, or pick up a free issue at any of the over 200 Wisconsin locations.

What Others Have Said

  • Kudos to the Chamber and the Small Business Advisory Council for the creation of the Road Construction Survival Guide. It connects the affected businesses with the city departments and the construction company in charge. The regular meetings and contact with the correct people makes a huge difference in coping.

    Teena Browder, Cork ‘n Bottle
  • My small business has a voice in local politics with the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, I have a voice here. We’re all business people and we look at the bottom line. The return on investment from my Chamber membership and the advocacy it provides is far above what I get from other organizations.

    Tim Lightner, Owner, Two Men and a Truck
  • The Chamber has worked tirelessly to promote the interests of the local business community, and to create and preserve the conditions that allow businesses to thrive, for the good of the entire community. I can think of no organization that is better equipped to guide us through this time than the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, and we all owe it our full support, to our mutual benefit.

    David Stark, President, Stark Company Realtors
  • The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce has been an excellent resource for my small business. The Chamber provides multiple channels for business awareness, networking opportunities and helpful educational programs. Being a member of the Chamber has really made a difference in helping expand my business visibility, growth and development in Dane County.

    John Vardallas, CAE, Founder/CEO, The American BoomeR Consulting Group