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Sarah Henry

+1 312-494-6774
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  • Opening Hours

    Monday 9 am to 5 pm

    Tuesday 9 am to 5 pm

    Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm

    Thursday 9 am to 5 pm

    Friday 9 am to 5 pm

    Saturday Closed

    Sunday Closed

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  • Founded in1904
  • Presidents nameJack Lavin
  • Ribbon cuttings in last year50+
  • Has members1000+
  • Employees it represents20000+
  • Last year events200+
  • Approximate attendees5000+

Chamber Serves In

Chicago, Illinois and its suburbs

Focus Area of the Chamber

Small and Mid Market Businesses, International Business

About Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is a leading membership-driven local chamber located in Chicago, Illinois. It has members all across Chicago, Illinois and its suburbs. It was founded in 1904 and is a registered member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - We combines the power of people, with our legacy of leadership and business advocacy, to drive a dynamic economy. We focus on delivering value for our members, making Chicagoland a world-class place to live and work.

Working as a Chicago’s small business community, the Chamber has created strategic partnerships within the local business network, which has resulted in a mutually beneficial relationship.

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Small and Mid Market Businesses, International Business. It leverages the expertise of local government, city council members and community representatives to develop pro-business initiatives. For strengthening, referring and connecting local businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).

The organization helps small businesses in improving your business visibility, influencing government by becoming a voice of business, getting more customer referrals, providing legislative services, directing access to chamber events and programs, members-only discounts and services, business advocacy for your business, getting name in online membership directory, access to exclusive resources, valuable partnership opportunities through business - event tie ups, marketing and sponsorship opportunities through digital as well as physical mailers, added promotion through chambers social media, member directory listing, providing group health, opportunity to be listed in the chamber of commerce visitor guide, promoting broader pro-business initiatives, new member mentoring program.

The Chamber has many benefits, services and discounts that it offers to its membership holders. Some of the benefits include starting and growing new business, getting help in state and federal online business registration, developing HR policies and human resource management, small business administration, creating a business plan and building entrepreneurial skills, setting up business expansion strategies, small business loans and commercial finance, building a successful social entrepreneurship, relocation aid, budgeting and financial forecasting, improving marketing strategies, recruitment and finding right candidate, understanding international trade commission, finding federal government contracting opportunities, managing business finances, buying and leasing business equipment’s, import and export assistance, technical assistance training and many more.

The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Annual Corporate Golf Outing, Business After Business, International Business Trends, The Exchange, Annual Meeting of Membership.

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has partnered with AT&T, BDO USA, CIBC Financial Services, Exelon, United Airlines for the economic development and growth of greater Chicago, Illinois.

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