Welcome to the Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce

storefrontThe Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice of area business. Through partnerships with local governments, organizations and agencies, the chamber promotes and supports Wapakoneta’s prosperous economy for the benefit of the entire community.

Located in historic downtown Wapakoneta, the staff of the Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to stop in and introduce yourself. We have information about shopping, restaurants and tourist attractions in Wapakoneta, Auglaize and surrounding counties.




Low-Cost Storefront Business Incubator Space Available for Lease

The business incubator is designed to nurture startups, home based and other young businesses, helping them to survive and grow during the start-up period when they are most vulnerable.  The WCDC’s business incubator tenants have access to low-cost storefront space, equipment, conference rooms, flexible leases, and expandable office space.


Store Front Incubator Space Downtown Wapakoneta   

       28 E. Auglaize St. Wapakoneta, OH 45895  

- Approx. 575 Sq. Ft. of Store Front Space

- Additional Approx. 232 Sq. Ft. Offie Space may also be leased.

Lease Information

* Lease will only be made to a start-up or home-based business

* Lease term is limited to a maximum of two years

* Tenant must be a member of the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce or join at the time of the lease signing

*  A business plan summary will need to be returned with the application

*  Application will be approved by the Board of Directors of the Wapakoneta Community Development Center



Riverside Art Center will be hosting the September Biz to Biz Networking.  Have you ever wondered what the Riverside Art Center has to offer for you?  Come out on Wednesday, September 24 from 4-6 and learn about the variety of classes and exhibits that they hold each month.  While you are there check out the Community Art Show going on through September.  Register to win a $25 chamber gift certificate.  The attendance drawing is now up to $230!  See you at Riverside Art Center (3 W. Auglaize St.)

Halloween Parade Banner

The Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us for the 2013 Halloween Parade.  The parade is scheduled for 6:30 pm Thursday, October 23, 2014.  Each and every unit must be pre-registered to be in the parade. To receive your confirmation letter and line up instructions in a timely manner, entry forms should be received back in our office no later than October 3, 2014.  To learn more and register for the parade online click here. To download and print off a registration form click here. Downloaded forms can be emailed to lindsay@wapakoneta.com or mialed to PO Box 208 Wapakoneta, OH 45895

If you have any questions please call Lindsay Zielonka at (419)738-2911.


Money Management & You Seminar

Local Experts Helping You Plan Your Financial Future

Four nights of FREE seminars will be held at the

Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce Incubator Space—28 E. Auglaize St.

  1. Understanding Prepaid Funeral Arrangements
  2. Tax Strategies for Seniors
  3. Retirement Planning
  4. Wills vs. Trusts and Other Ways to Avoid Probate
  5. Protecting Assets Under Medicaid Law
  6. Long Term Care Insurance
  7. Identity Theft & the Cybersecurity Help, Information and Protection Programs (CHIPP)
  8. Budgeting Basics



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