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

 – 04/26/2018 PRESS RELEASE –  

The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce wishes the very best in the future to Barb Rasko. Thank you Barb for all you have done to serve Carlisle and its businesses. As Carlisle continues to change and grow the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce looks forward to serving local businesses in a variety of ways. Stay tuned for more information!  For any questions about the chamber, events, programs, or becoming a member….please feel free to contact or President Stephany Goodehue at 515-720-9684 or email, or our Vice President Lynn Schattner 515-989-2788 or email

Chamber Members – Time to submit items for the Welcome Packs! 

Want new residents learn about your business or organization?

  • Benefits of your Chamber Membership include delivery of your messages to new prospects through the Chamber’s Welcome Packs that are handed to new-to-town homeowners.
  • Welcome Packs for the next 2 months will be put together on May 1st.
  • Contact Barbara Rasko at (515) 210-3571 if you have something to drop into the Welcome Pack: Flyer, business card, pen, coupon, invitation to visit your business, etc.


Check out the New Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Business & Community Guide available HERE!

The New 2017 Carlisle Downtown & Area Business District Map available HERE!