Who We Are

The Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization that represents the interests of various sectors of the local community.


The mission of the Chamber is to foster economic prosperity in the Wooster area by advancing community leadership and supporting the interests of our members and the business community.

Organizational Goals

Workforce Preparedness & Education

Legislative Advocacy

  • Be the voice for our local businesses at the local, state, and national level.

  • Maintain a solid environment for economic development by promoting attractive local incentives.

Community Development

  • Coordinate efforts with Wayne Economic Development Council, Wooster Growth, Wayne County Community Improvement Corporation and Main Street Wooster, Inc. to revitalize degraded properties in the Wooster area.

  • Maintain and enhance relationship with local community services agencies aimed at enhancing quality of life and employment sustainability.

  • Promote and develop initiatives to encourage home ownership and neighborhood loyalty.

  • Identify and advance the legislative issues, elected officials and initiatives to create a pro-business environment.