Every business in Minnesota is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The Minnesota Chamber is actively working with our members and the business community as a whole to understand the current, dynamic business climate. Your answers below will help us understand the immediate and future challenges for business, advocate to elected officials, and bring your business much-needed one-on-one assistance.

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* 1. First and last name

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* 2. Organization

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* 4. Email

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* 5. What sector does your company or organization do business in?

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* 6. When Minnesota was under a “stay at home” order, was your businesses deemed essential or nonessential?

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* 7. What safety and protection practices have you implemented in your workplace to protect the safety of workers and customers?

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* 8. When do you plan to return to work? (Return to your physical workspace.)

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* 9. How do you plan to accommodate employees impacted by schools that choose to operate through distance learning or a hybrid approach?

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* 10. If students are required to distance-learn some or all of the time, how will this impact your business?

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* 11. Are you currently or considering changing your business practices to make or offer critical goods to fight COVID-19?

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* 12. How has COVID-19 affected sales/revenue in your business so far this year, and what impact do you expect in the near future?

  Large negative effect Medium effect Small negative effect No effect Positive effect Don't know
Sales/revenue to date in 2020
Sales/revenue expected in the coming month
Sales/revenue expected over the next six months

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* 13. How many full-time equivalent workers does your business employ?

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* 14. What effect has COVID-19 had on current staffing levels at your firm and what impact do you expect in the near future?

  Significant cuts Modest cuts No effect/no changes Modest increases Significant increases Don't know
Staffing levels to date in 2020
Staffing levels over in the coming month
Staffing levels over the next six months

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* 15. If your business has already experienced or anticipates future significant changes in its staffing levels, how can the Chamber help laid-off workers find new jobs or help your business find additional workers?  

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* 16. What current and future effects from COVID-19 do you expect on supply and demand factors for your business?

  Large negative effect Medium negative effect Small negative effect No effect Positive effect (any level) Don't know
Supply chain year-to-date: Ability to receive necessary (non-labor) inputs for firm's products and/or services
Supply chain suture: Ability to receive necessary (non-labor) inputs for firm's products and/or services
Customer demand, year-to-date for your firm's products and/or services
Future customer demand for your firm's products and/or services

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* 17. Would you like the Minnesota Chamber to help your business access new suppliers during this critical time, such as the MN Supplier Match database?

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* 18. Has the COVID-19 outbreak changed your company's outlook for 2020?

  Very pessimistic Moderately pessimistic Slightly pessimistic Flat/unchanged Slightly optimistic Moderately optimistic Very optimistic  Don't know/unsure
Your outlook in early 2020 (pre-outbreak)
Your outlook now

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* 19. What other questions do you have or is there any way the Minnesota Chamber can assist your business? Please be sure to include your name and contact information for follow-up purposes.

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