• Serving Sussex, Lannon and Lisbon in Waukesha County
Mon Jun, 8

Hamilton Announces April Students of the Month

June 3, 2020 Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for April. They are: Christian Dockery, applied engineering and technology; Emma Hartman, art; Madelyn Gorgen, business education; Sydney Lex, communication arts; Sara Harder, family and consumer sciences; Grace Stefaniak, fitness education; Abby Hubbell, mathematics; Madeline Ullrick, music; [Read more]

Wed May, 27

An important message from Chamber President, Joel Potter

COVID-19 has hit many businesses, individuals and communities. Your Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce is no exception. We engage our members and the community with various events such as PEAK, Cocktails & Connections and many other events and correspondence. The pandemic has eliminated our ability to do scheduled events. We were unable to help host [Read more]

Thu May, 14

COVID-19 Guidance – A lesson from Sussex IM

Take a look at how one Sussex business is handling the pandemic:   At Sussex IM, we are fortunate to be considered an “essential supplier” during this pandemic. We take the health and safety of the employees very seriously.  As a company, we are taking all measures possible, as recommended by the Centers for Disease [Read more]

Wed Jan, 29


Greetings, Welcome to a new decade with new enthusiasm for the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce! I am honored to be your Chamber president for the next two years. I have worked in banking for 19 years, and currently I am the Sussex branch manager for Waukesha State Bank. A graduate of the University of [Read more]

Mon Jun, 24

All of these new people are killing our company culture!

By Jason Kayzar, VP Sales & Service, Power Test   Your company is growing, revenues are through the roof and there never seems to be enough time in the day. Everything should smell like roses, but instead it smells like… well, not roses. What the heck happened?   You used to love coming to work. [Read more]

Mon Mar, 11

Thu Mar, 7

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside Written by: Megan Tzanoukakis Vice President of Supply Chain – Sussex IM With the unemployment rate in Waukesha county at historic lows, it can be especially challenging to find and retain the best talent. Many seasoned employees are nearing retirement, and new positions are being created due [Read more]

Fri Jan, 12

Meet John and Kris

2018 is not going to be your typical year for the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce Our newest Board members Kris Zehren and John Berg are looking forward to calling our Sussex Area Chamber members that are either retail or manufacturing focused. One of the Chambers goals this year is to provide additional exposure to [Read more]

Sat Dec, 16

Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Keith Everson with Award

The Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce showed appreciation of Keith Everson’s efforts in furthering the Chamber’s mission at the final board meeting of 2017. “Keith’s leadership and support of the Sussex Area Chamber and the community has been phenomenal” states Executive Director, Kathryn Wagner.  Keith has been on the SACC board for three years and two [Read more]

Tue Oct, 17

Tell us what you want for next year

Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce Member Needs Survey Your Sussex Area Chamber Board is planning for next year. We want to prioritize what we do based on the needs of our members. Please consider answering the following questions to help us bring you continued value with your membership. Thank you in advance!