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Willmar Conference Center

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240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States

Mar 2021

Chamber Connection

Mar 19, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Join us for a Chamber Connection hosted by the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce in the Willmar Conference Center Atrium. Come ready to mingle with other local business people and learn what's new in the business community. Bring $1 and your business card for networking and a light breakfast. All are welcome, and need not be a member of the Chamber to participate. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. Registration is requested.

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Jul 2021

Wellness Wins: Dealing with Toxic Co-Workers and Creating Healthy Boundaries

Jul 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States

Wellness Wins: Dealing with Toxic Co-Workers and Creating Healthy Boundaries Presented by Heather Christensen, PE from Envisioneering, LLC Thursday, July 15th from 12-1pm Hybrid Event at the Willmar Conference Center or through Zoom Do you feel like there is no “right way” to deal with some co-workers or even some people in general? That any way you respond, you’ll get a rotten comment back or be immediately under assault? Toxic co-workers are common. They stir the pot and steal joy…

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Sep 2021

neXt Kick-Off Party

Sep 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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NeXt was formed to attract and retain young talent in the community, while developing the next generation of leaders. Focused on young adults, we use fun social activities and structured educational opportunities to help you grow your network, learn new skills and develop as a leader. Please RSVP if possible to assist with event planning: willmarareachamber.com/next. 

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Oct 2021

Willmar Area Community Foundation Awards in Philanthropy Celebration

Oct 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$65

WILLMAR AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CELEBRATION OF OUR COMMUNITY 2021 Creating Pathways, Building Community: Stories of Philanthropy at Work in the Places We Call Home Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021 Location: Willmar Area Conference Center Time: 5:30 - 9:00pm Schedule: 5:30 - 6:30pm - Social Hour with Hors D'oeuvres 6:30 - 8:00pm - Dinner & Program 8:00 - 9:00pm - Afterglow Reception Meal Options: Main Entrée - Bacon Wrapped Turkey Tenderloin with Smoked Gouda Sauce, Mascarpone Garlic Roasted Mashed Sweet Potatoes…

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Nov 2021

Red Carpet

Nov 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$85.00

Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Event Featuring SongBlast dueling guitars Friday, November 5th at the Willmar Conference Center Prepare to Laugh, Sing & Rock 'N Roll! 5:30pm Doors Open & Food (see menu on ad) 7:30pm SongBlast Performs Tickets are $85.00 for food & the show Contact the Chamber for tickets by calling 320-235-0300 or by emailing chamber@willmarareachamber.com What is SongBlast? It’s all about great songs, wonderfully performed…and having a BLAST! Pat Balder and Glen Everhart have spent…

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Dec 2021

neXt Ugly Sweater Bean Bag Tournament

Dec 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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This FREE networking event is open to everyone, so please bring a friend, come dressed in your ugliest sweater, and be ready to have fun! Prizes will be awarded for the ugliest sweater and tournament champions Free admission with the donation of an unwrapped toy. The greatest need is gifts for infants and teenagers. Gift ideas for teenage boys: wallets, fishing/camping, or outdoor items. Gift ideas for teenage girls: purses, bath sets/lotion, or jewelry. Cash bar will be available

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Jan 2022

U.S. Grains Zoom In & Luncheon

Jan 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. The WLACC's Agri-Business Committee member Chad Willis is currently serving as the U.S. Grains Chairman. Please join the WLACC Agri-Business Committee and…

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May 2022

2022 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

May 5, 2022 @ 6:30 am
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$20.00

2022 Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Willmar Conference Center Our speaker this year is Mayor Marv Calvin, who has been a faithful God servant to all of the citizens of Willmar, and a great leader to all of the people in Kandiyohi County.

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Jun 2022

Wisdom & Wine 2022

Jun 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$35.00

Wisdom & Wine Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at the Willmar Conference Center Doors Open - 6:00pm Dessert - 6:30pm Author Presentations - 7:00pm Wisdom and Wine Tickets available at the Willmar Public Library and willmarwisdomandwine.eventbrite.com until Wednesday, May 18th. Cost is $35.00 Tickets will NOT be available at the door of the event.  

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Jul 2022

Kandiyohi County Commissioner District 3 Candidate Forum

Jul 29, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$20

The purpose of the candidate forums is to help our members and the public become better informed on where candidates stand on the issues important to business. Additionally, the forums are an opportunity for the candidates to hear what’s important to our local businesses. The cost is $20 to attend. RSVP is required to the Chamber at (320) 235-0300 or chamber@willmarareachamber.com.

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Nov 2022

Small Business Network Lunch – Get Financial Support for Small Businesses Through Federal Loan

Nov 20, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Free

Lunch Buffet will be provided Location: Willmar Conference Center - Gallery 2 Address: 240 23rd St, Willmar, MN 56201 Schedule 11:30am - 11:45am Check in and network 11:45am - 12:30pm Presentation 12:15pm - 1:00pm Buffet Lunch 1:00 - 1:30pm Discussion and Networking Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/3wBE5pxDs Please register at https://www.cognitoforms.com/MICS3/SBAFinancialSupport2022

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Mar 2023

Hattie Klavetter Benefit with the Dam Jammers

Mar 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Hattie Klavetter Benefit Saturday, March 4th at the Willmar Conference Center Doors Open at 6:00pm Band Starts at 7:00pm Come enjoy the Dam Jammers and help raise funds for Hattie! Music and silent auction! All proceeds from event goes to Hatties mom and dad for medical bills and expenses. Tickets are $10.00 in advance thru any Willmar Firefighter or $15.00 at the door. Sponsored By: Mike & Jess Kubesh See Hattie's story and more on the flyer below.

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Workplace Culture – Get It Right!

Mar 16, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$49 – $69

Your people ARE your greatest asset, hear how to attract talent, have world class onboarding and development of your team and retain your rock stars in today’s challenging world! This session will show a new path to developing a winning workplace culture that others want to be a part of, while still having accountability! Through this interactive workshop you will learn: How fast recruiting is changing The new list of what employees are looking for Strategies that are successful today!…

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The Fortress 10th Annual Banquet

Mar 31, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$40.00

The Fortress 10th Annual Banquet Friday, March 31st from 5:30-8pm at the Willmar Conference Center Featuring our Guest Emcee Scott Barney It's that time of year again everyone, time to come together and celebrate what God is doing in and through The Fortress Ministry right here in Willmar Minnesota! This year the event will be hosted by Willmar's own, Scott Barney. Come and hear testimonies from our residents or alumni of the program. Worship and enjoy fellowship during a delicious…

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Apr 2023

40th Annual Kandiyohi County Pheasants Forever Chapter Banquet

Apr 1, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$10 – $1000

40th Annual Kandiyohi County Pheasants Forever Chapter Banquet Saturday, April 1, 2023 at the Willmar Conference Center Crowing Hour at 5:00pm Dinner at 7:15pm A great night to visit with friends and help support our conservation and youth agenda. Bring your children, we have the Laser Shot game scheduled, a hit with the kids at they try their skill on the Flushing Pheasants. The youth raffle is free to all registered youth attending. Click Here for the Order Form Your…

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Beauty From Ashes Banquet

Apr 28, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Beauty From Ashes Banquet (formerly known as the Atlas Dessert Fundraiser) Friday, April 28 at 5:30pm at Willmar Conference Center Join us for a night of gathering to share a delicious meal, hear inspiring testimonies of Gods faithfulness and praising the name of Jesus Christ through worship. This is a fundraising event that will provide entertainment and a meal along with a silent auction. More details to come... TICKETS AT: - www.atlaswcmn.org/rsvp - info@atlaswcmn.org - 320-441-2250 - Tickets are $40…

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May 2023

American Red Cross Blood Drive

May 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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American Red Cross Blood Drive Let's Save Some Lives Monday, May 15th from 11:00am - 5:00pm at the Willmar Conference Center Gallery 5 & 6 For an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org Or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

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Jun 2023

Wisdom & Wine 2023

Jun 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$35.00

Wisdom & Wine Thursday, June 8th, 2023 at the Willmar Conference Center Doors Open - 6:00pm Dessert - 6:30pm Author Presentations - 7:00pm The Willmar Friends of the Library 3rd annual Wisdom & Wine fundraising event will take place on June 8th. The exciting evening will be an opportunity to hear Minnesota authors; Marcia Rendon, Matt Goldman, and Steve Rushin. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the Friends of the Library Fund. Those attending will receive a…

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Sep 2023

Celebration of Life Fundraising Banquet

Sep 18, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Sliding into September with Hope Pregnancy Center Annual Celebration of Life Fundraising Banquet Monday, September 18, 2023 at 5:30pm at the Willmar Conference Center Must RSVP to attend Please join us for our largest fundraiser of the year, our Annual Celebration of Life! Details to come... To start off this awesome event, we will have a silent auction, a wonderful meal and testimony. Come prepared to be moved and inspired! 5:30pm: Doors Open, Silent Auction & Social Hour Begin 6:30pm:…

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Jan 2024

Screening of “Eight Women Together Alone”

Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Free

You are invited to a FREE screening event featuring: Eight Women Together Alone Wednesday, January 10 at 4 p.m. Willmar Conference Center - 240 23rd Street SE, Willmar, MN Pioneer PBS and Kandiyohi County Historical Society will be co-hosting a screening of “Eight Women Together Alone.” The event is at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10 and is taking place at the Willmar Conference Center located at 240 23rd Street SE, Willmar. The screening is free and open to the…

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Feb 2024

Annual KCEO Gala

Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$75.00

Annual KCEO Gala Thursday, February 8th, 2024 from 5:30-9:00pm at the Willmar Conference Center Tickets are $75 Attire: Formal Celebrating a decade of memories, milestones, and magic! Get ready to raise your glasses and join us as we say 'Cheers to Ten Years' at our gala event. Can you guess what special surprises await you on this unforgettable journey down memory lane? Stay tuned for a night filled with joy, laughter, and a decade of incredible moments! Please contact Lauren…

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Mar 2024

Lunch & Learn: Navigating Minnesota’s New ESST Law

Mar 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$25

Every employer with one or more employees is affected by Minnesota’s new Earned Sick and Safe Time law. Employers are required to create policies offering paid time off for illness, doctor appointments and other health or safety matters for employees and their families. Even if you already offer sick time, vacation time, or other paid time off (PTO), you will want to hear more about the requirements, how you can be compliant, and the possible future changes that may be…

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Lunch & Learn: Leading with Confidence

Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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Leading With Confidence comes down to one thing. A belief that in every situation, you have all the tools you need to overcome any obstacle. But… Is it easier said than done? Desiree Petrich with Intentional Action will break 10 different mindset shifts and life hacks to help you overcome self-doubt and show up as the best version of yourself. Even on the days when you feel like you feel like you’re building your confidence from scratch. What’s holding you…

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Apr 2024

The Fortress 11th Annual Banquet & Fundraiser

Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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The Fortress 11th Annual Banquet & Fundraiser Friday, April 12th from 6-9pm at the Willmar Conference Center It's that time of year again when we begin to get ready for the banquet season in our community. We hope that you find time to join us at The Fortress' 11th Annual Banquet. This year we will be coming together to worship and give God glory for all that He done through this ministry. Door's will open for check-in at 5:00pm, and…

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Adult Prom

Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$35.00

Adult Prom Saturday, April 20th from 7-11:30pm at the Willmar Conference Center Get ready to relive your high school glory days and dance the night away at the Willmar Conference Center! Adult Prom Night: "A Night in Hollywood" is a special event designed for adults to relive the excitement and charm of their high school prom. Set in a beautifully decorated venue, this elegant affair offers a night of dancing, music and nostalgia. Appetizers and spiked punch will be included.…

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Jun 2024

Wisdom & Wine 2024

Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201 United States
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$35.00

Wisdom & Wine - SOLD OUT Thursday, June 13th, 2024 at the Willmar Conference Center Doors Open - 6:00pm Dessert - 6:30pm Author Presentations - 7:00pm The Willmar Friends of the Library 4th annual Wisdom & Wine fundraising event will take place on June 13th at the Willmar Conference Center. The exciting evening will be an opportunity to hear Minnesota authors: Jess Lourey, J. Ryan Stradal, and Mona Susan Powers. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the…

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