Two business and development organizations serving the Bismarck-Mandan area are planning to combine.
They’re the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce – and the Bismarck-Mandan Development Association. Brian Ritter is the president and CEO of both organizations. He told reporters combining the two strengthens the business community’s voice.
"If you have two business organizations coming together, and advocating on those same issues that are relevant and important to the business community, one bigger voice is stronger and more effective," Ritter said.