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Vermillion Area Chamber Info

The mission of the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company (VCDC) is to foster and promote the retail, manufacturing, civic, agricultural, and economic development interests of Vermillion and the surrounding area.

We are a community that encourages innovation and progressive thinking. Vermillion has the infrastructure to sustain growth and expansion and the flexibility to accommodate the future. Those doing business here find a quality, talented, experienced, and dedicated work force. People living here have the comfort of knowing they are surrounded by great school systems and quality healthcare providers. Whether you are considering a place to visit, live, or to locate your business, come and see why Vermillion is close to everything and far from ordinary.


Because there’s always so much happening in Vermillion, we “divide and conquer” by splitting up efforts across various committees. Browse below for more details on each of these vital groups.

Special Events Committee

Purpose: Facilitate, organize and run the various activities and events voted on and approved by the committee.
Activities: Annual 4th of July Fireworks, Annual Meeting & Banquet, Holiday Events (Tree Lighting and the Parade of Lights)
Meeting Time: TBD. Contact the VCDC for more information.
Staff Coordinator:

Contact the VCDC to find out how you can be involved.


Purpose: Serve as the goodwill and public relations representatives of the VCDC. Attend ribbon cuttings, new business openings, ground breaking ceremonies, expansions, and business relocations. Strive to attend community events, parades, and festivals in the area communities. Assist and/or host VCDC sponsored events. Act as hosts or “Ambassadors” for other city functions when called upon. Be in a position to make out-of-town visitations when important events occur, such as the annual USD/Vermillion Day in Pierre.
Activities: Ribbon Cuttings, Open Houses, Membership Mixers, Annual Golf Social
Meeting Time: 1st Tuesday of each month, 12-1pm
Staff Coordinator: 

Contact the VCDC to find out how you can be involved.

Legislative Affairs Committee

Purpose: Strengthen communication between the community and government entities, work to stay up-to-date on legislative issues, and keep the VCDC membership informed.
Activities: Cracker Barrel Sessions, Vermillion Day in Pierre, Candidate Forums
Meeting Time: TBD. Contact the VCDC for more information.
Staff Coordinator: Nate Welch

Contact the staff coordinator Nate Welch to find out how you can be involved.

Looking for Work?

A big part of the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company’s mission is to help match individuals with the right employer. We provide a list of available positions to make the process of finding work as easy as possible.

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