The Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce
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Special Celebrations

The Chamber offers ribbon cuttings for new business openings, special anniversary celebrations, and much more! 

Member-Only Events

We offer exclusive member-only events where networking and fun come together!

Community Events

The Chamber plans many free community events including our Annual Courthouse Lighting and Lighted Parade.


Our Ambassador program is a great way to become involved in the Chamber. From monthly  group business visits to planning the yearly Golf Outing, you will really get to know your business community. 

Community Focused, Business Oriented

We are a private, not-for-profit business membership association designed to meet the needs of the business community in making Newton, Iowa and Jasper County a great place to live and do business.

Upcoming Events

2018 Was A Great Year!

Thanks to all of our amazing members, the Newton Chamber of Commerce has enjoyed a very successful year for both our members and our community! We gained 16 new members in 2018; including the following: 

Simpleray - Solar Electric Systems

The Jeweler's Bench - Custom, Handmade Jewelry for every occasion

CareMore Newton - Primary medical care for individuals with Medicaid insurance

Crowne Motors - Quality vehicles at an affordable price!

ManPower - Employment recruitment services

Jasper County Crime Stoppers - Non-Profit to empower citizens to make our community a safer place to live

Newton Apparel - Retail offering custom embroidery, heat transfers, and screen printing

Baqara Coliseum - Event venue perfect for weddings, corporate rentals, and parties

Baqara Floral Lounge - 45 years of floral experience offers flowers and plants for all occasions

Baqara Skate - Skate rink with fun theme nights and weekend open skate times

Metro PCS - Retail offering wireless service, cell phones and cell phone accessories

Cellar Peanut Pub - Pub offering craft beers and ciders and a welcoming atmosphere

Sombrero - Mexican restaurant offering a full bar as well as delicious mexican fare

Moorman Construction - Custom builder of single family homes locally owned and operated


Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home — you’ll want to get to know Newton. The community has many great amenities — excellent schools, unique entertainment, beautiful art displays and parks. Established in 1846 and incorporated as a city in 1857, Newton is the county seat of Jasper County and the largest city in the county. Newton focuses on providing a safe community with a high quality of life, engaged residents, and a strong business community. The city’s vision statement is “Newton Shines Bright: Newton is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa, and a place to call home."

City of Newton

Our schools provide great educational opportunities for our students ranging from high rigor academic courses to outstanding extracurricular activities. The Newton Schools boast a great mix of opportunities from fine arts to athletics. We encourage and support students who participate in multiple activities.  To quote the high school principal, "There's just no better place to raise your kid than Newton, Iowa." Come check us out. You will be glad you did.

Newton Schools

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