Welcome to Hastings

On behalf of the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce, board of directors and business community, I am pleased to welcome you to Hastings, Nebraska.

For over 115 years, the Chamber has been – and will continue to be – a force for constructive change in the community. We look forward to the development of new partnerships and the refinement of our scope of services to each and every business.

The Chamber’s mission is to improve business, improve life, Together!

In order to facilitate growth and enhance the overall quality of life, the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce will:

  • Be engaging and provide our members and the Hastings area opportunities to connect, learn, promote products and services,
    and grow.
  • Collaborate with community partners in order to develop and execute strategies that will facilitate growth and promote our members and the Hastings area.
  • Expand its ability to engage, connect and advocate for our members and the Hastings area by growing and retaining membership.
  • Operate the Chamber with efficiency, effectiveness and purpose.

The Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce acts as a catalyst for our vibrant community by encouraging economic growth and making Hastings a brand name meaning “opportunity.” We do this with the support of over 700 retail and service businesses, ag producers, educators, manufacturers, corporations, nonprofit groups and individuals who want to assist in achieving this goal. Whether you are planning a vacation or thinking about relocation, we invite you to visit and explore the educational, cultural and economic opportunities Hastings has to offer.


Mikki Shafer I.O.M.
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce