Skip to Main Content


Whether you are looking to start a company,expand a business, or pursue an exciting career, Tea is the place. Offering one of the Midwest's most dynamic and diverse business environments, our prime location is one of the many reason's that your business will thrive in Tea. We are located in the largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in one of the most business-friendly states in the nation

Join the Chamber

The Tea Chamber for Developmentis a non-profit organization, founded in 1997, with a goal of bringing businesses to Tea, creating jobs and making the city a better place to work and live.

Tea Chamber for Development, governed by nine volunteer board members, is funded by the city and functions as a chamber of commerce providing information to prospective new businesses, sponsors ribbon cuttings and newspaper coverage for new local businesses, sponsors a mixer for business owners in the spring and hosts an annual banquet in December.

Tea Chamber for Development is conducting a membership drive to encourage community businesses to be active in Tea economic development.For a nominal fee of $75 annually, businesses may become voting members of the Economic Development group and have available endless networking sources.

The Tea Chamber for Developmentthanks businesses for their support and looks forward to working together in the future.This is an exciting time for area businesses to become a member and work together to achieve your goals and maintain a Growing Tradition.

For more information on the Chamber and becoming a member please contactColin Murphy at(605) 498-4994.

TEDC Meetings Minutes

TEDC meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am. Location varies from month to month. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Officers Board of Directors


  • President - Chellee Unruh
  • Vice President - Mary Ellen Heirigs
  • Secretary- Jennifer Lowery
  • Treasurer - Erik Barnes


  • Ruby Zuraff - Roos Sanitation
  • Melissa Baysore - ServPro
  • Eric Olsen - Grand Stay Hotel Suites
  • Joel Christopherson - Security National Bank
  • Bryan Youngstrom - Fareway Foods

Business Members

City Hall

City of Tea (605) 498-5191 600 E. 1st St. Tea SD 57064 US 42.78634000 -96.93182500