The Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce is a central resource for the business community. We are a catalyst for change and growth in the local economy to create a prosperous business climate in Carlisle, Iowa.  As the go-to resource for promoting and assisting new and existing businesses by encouraging economic development, advocacy, education, and resources for Carlisle businesses, we positively impact the Carlisle community overall.  Through the ongoing involvement in developing and nurturing relationships with government, educational organizations, and other community sectors to facilitate the needs and interests of the business community, we encourage change and growth in the local economy to create a prosperous business climate.

The Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce is a cornerstone in the community supported by both the community and chamber members.  As a result, our members participate in our programs because they are relevant and pertinent to our members who live and work in this community. Our members also feel the Chamber and its programs are integral to their financial and organizational success.  In addition, our Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce members hold dual membership with the Greater Des Moines Partnership to expand our businesses reach into our neighboring communities.  Benefits of Chamber membership include business networking and personal development, including business and leadership skills; quarterly meetings and special events; educational workshops; legislative forums and meetings; community and area events; and pertinent information that may affect your business in weekly email blasts and bi-monthly newsletters.  Our efforts for community betterment are accomplished by active Chamber member participation through well-led committees and task forces to coordinate and support local events and programs.

To provide the ongoing success of delivering value and benefits to the community and to support our mission and vision, our organization is primarily funded by our members that consist of local businesses, peers, and residents.  We encourage you to become a member and join today to support our local economic efforts to better the area community.  So, please visit our Entire Store Now or Shop by Category Memberships & Renewals | SignsTickets | Golf | Sponsorships| Donations

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Operation Backpack has arrived for the 2018-19 School Year.  Last year operation backpack provided 325 backpacks/supplies to qualifying CCSD students!  As a members of the community lets work as a together to see that every child has the basic school supplies needed for success.  There are many ways  you as a chamber or community members to help.   Advertise the need for donations by posting this flyer (HERE) in your business, donate funds or supplies to support the event, or volunteer to help on the day of the event (sign-up details are on the flyer).  In addition, if you are interested in having a donation jar at your business, please conatct Leah Heidemann at  For any other questions please contact Matt Berryhill at 515-720-6816. 


Our annual Golf-Outing is Saturday, August 18th at the Pleasantville Golf and Country Club!  This event is hosted by the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce, Carlisle Girls Softball Association, and Carlisle Little League.  To sign-up please fill out our REGISTRATION FORM and return it quickly as spots do fill up fast.  Also, please feel free to print off and place our GOLF ANNOUNCEMENT FLYER in your business.  Lastly, don’t forget about our golf hole sponsorship and donations for auction items.  For further information please call Todd Isley at 515.202.7715 or John Sinclair at 515.962.8012.


Check out the New Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 Business & Community Guide available HERE!



The New 2018 Carlisle Downtown & Area Business District Map available HERE!