Bringing People Together for Progress

Sioux Falls is changing. Forward Sioux Falls is making sure that change is for the better. See how we’ve raised over $68 million to enhance economic development, recruit workforce and improve the quality of life in our region.

Current Program


Forward Sioux Falls is a joint venture between the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Sioux Falls Development Foundation and is widely respected as the premier economic driver for the Sioux Falls region. Forward Sioux Falls serves as the programmatic conduit for multiple economic and workforce development initiatives.

Our 2021-2026 Program

From talent attraction, retention and development, business retention, expansion and attraction, business advocacy, airport and quality of place enhancement, to innovation and entrepreneurship, Forward Sioux Falls 2026 continues a long tradition of lifting up the area’s economy. The five-year program is projected to result in a $13.27 ROI for the private sector and $9.28 ROI for the public sector. See how to invest in our region’s future.

Your Business Is Our Business

The Joint Venture Forward Sioux Falls program of the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Sioux Falls Development Foundation has succeeded in helping achieve record levels of attracting and retaining high quality jobs, capital investment, technology development, workforce and educational development, issues advocacy and “game changing” quality of life projects. More importantly, Forward Sioux Falls has created a culture of leadership, collaboration, aspiration and success through generations of leaders public and private in the Sioux Falls area.

Evan Nolte, Former CEO of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce