May 1, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce launches new talent platform with $1.3 million from JPMorgan Chase

New platform to facilitate efficient, bias-free recruiting to connect Chicago’s diverse talent with in-demand jobs

Apr 17, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Study Projects $120 Billion in New Tax Revenues, Other Public Benefits of ONE Central

Transformative South Loop development brings greater transit access and economic growth to Chicago region and state

With existing transit lines beyond capacity and 19.1 million additional Loop transit riders since 2000, improvements to Chicago’s infrastructure are drastically needed to support the growing number of Chicago commuters and business travelers. Today, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce released a report reinforcing how the proposed ONE Central infrastructure and mixed-use development would serve as a transformative economic engine and civic asset that integrates the region’s transit systems, creates new jobs, and establishes a gateway between the city’s central business district to the South Side, and the lakefront civic and cultural institutions.

Apr 3, 2019

Chicagoland Middle Market Business Survey Results Reveal Mid-Sized Businesses Driving Economic Growth and Job Creation

Executives Cautious to Invest Capital and Region Sees Drop in National and Global Economic Confidence

This year’s annual Chicagoland Mid-Market Survey, released today and conducted by the National Center for the Middle Market in partnership with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, reveals trends and concerns of this market’s C-suite.
Mar 27, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

Jan 25, 2019

STUDY: Illinois would benefit from tax incentives for digital data centers

Chicagoland Chamber President & CEO: Opportunity to Attract High-Paying Jobs

AURORA, CHICAGO (January 25, 2019) — Illinois showed significantly weaker growth in data center markets than surrounding states that have data center incentives, according to a report published by Mangum Economics. 

“The report highlights the need for data center incentives in Illinois so we can stay competitive in the data center market in an increasingly digitally-connected world,” said Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch.

Jan 10, 2019

Applications Now Open For The $50,000 James Tyree Small Businesses Award

Prize Money Fuels Business Growth, Good Deeds

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award. The award is presented annually by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to a high-growth small business with a demonstrated commitment to social impact. The winner of the award receives a cash prize of $50,000 to further fuel business growth, hiring, and give-back to the community.
Dec 4, 2018

CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT & CEO NAMED TO GOVERNOR-ELECT PRITZKER’S RESTORING ILLINOIS’ INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE

Jul 10, 2018

Chicagoland Chamber Disability Inclusion Program Wins Prestigious National Award

U.S. Business Leadership Network Names Chamber Program “Affiliate of the Year”

The Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN), a program of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation that works toward greater inclusion of people with disabilities, today was named winner of the 2018 “Affiliate of the Year" Award, presented by the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN). The award was announced at the USBLN’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Board Directors of the Chamber's CBLN were present to accept it, along with the CBLN Director and the Interim Executive Director of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation, which manages the program within the Chicagoland Chamber.

Jul 1, 2018

NEW CHAIRMAN AT THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Bruce Lubin of CIBC Begins Two-Year Term

Jun 5, 2018

WINNER OF $50,000 JAMES TYREE SMALL BUSINESS AWARD ANNOUNCED

GMA Construction Group Focuses on People & Projects that Transform Communities

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