Relocate Here

Madison County, Iowa is a wonderful place to call home. Centrally-located just 30 miles southwest of the state capital of Des Moines and just 15 miles from two major interstates, Madison County offers affordable living with all major amenities, an award-winning healthcare system, top-rated school districts, recreation, entertainment, business and job opportunities, tourism attractions, and … Read more

Covered Bridge Festival is Planned for October 9 & 10, 2021!

After our sad but necessary cancelation of the Covered Bridge Festival in 2020, we’re please to report that planning is now full steam ahead for a much-anticipated return on October 9 and 10, 2021! Aptly, our theme will be Reunited. In addition to celebrating our ability to reunite on the second weekend in October, 2021, we look … Read more

Madison County Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Amara Huffine has been hired as our new Executive Director. Amara’s first day will be Monday, March 1st. Sarah Pugh, Chamber Board Chair, said “We’re thrilled to have Amara join us, and excited about the enthusiasm and experience that she brings … Read more

Strategic Planning

This is a private page for the Chamber Board to share documents related to strategic thinking/planning, job descriptions, the hiring process etc. Hiring Documents Executive Director Position Tourism Coordinator Position 2015 Tourism Coordinator Job Description Updated 2015 Tourism Coordinator Job Description with Recent Duties/Accomplishments From Strategic Planning Session Graphs of Data Points from the Menti … Read more

2020 Covered Bridge Festival Canceled Due to COVID-19

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Madison County Covered Bridge Festival that was to be held October 10-11. We are saddened by this outcome and will miss the joy of coming together and making memories with family, friends, and guests to our community. … Read more

Thank you!

Thank you for your Chamber Bucks order! We appreciate your support of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and our member businesses. Your Chamber Bucks will be mailed via first class USPS mail to the address you provided on the order form.

Buy Chamber Bucks

Madison County Chamber of Commerce Gift Certificates, also known as “Chamber Bucks,” are now available for purchase online in multiples of $20 (up to $100). Please note that a service charge of $1.00 will be added for each $20 purchased, to offset the cost of postage and online processing fees. Chamber Bucks can be redeemed … Read more

Stay Safe & Shop Local

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce encourages you to continue to support our local businesses and organizations during the difficult and unpredictable time of restrictions due to COVID-19. We are actively seeking updates about hours and special offerings from our member businesses and posting them on our page, Stay Safe & Shop Local. From there … Read more

Postponed: Winterset Wine Walk

Our previously scheduled date of May 9th has been postponed, but SOON we hope to invite you to join the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, downtown Winterset merchants, and area wineries for shopping, wine sampling, food pairings, live music, and more!   Simply register in advance (when the new date is set), stop by the … Read more