Chicagoland’s most influential business organization
The Chamber represents more than 1,000 businesses from all major industries. Our members employ 400,000 people and create more than $24 billion in local annual revenue. With both regional and global reach, more than half of Chamber members do business internationally. The Chamber is Chicagoland’s most influential business organization.
Chamber membership covers the breadth of the Chicagoland business community, from one person start-ups to multinational giants, with not-for-profit organizations, small businesses and mid-market businesses all part of the rich membership mix.
Networked for success
Chamber members are among the most influential business people in America.
Meet business leaders at Chamber events. With more than 100 educational conferences, seminars, and networking events every year, the Chamber is the most dynamic business association in Chicagoland. Join to make connections that count for your business.
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Make your mark on the business landscape
Engage with a community of local leaders driving pro-business, pro-growth public policy.
The Chamber's 12 industry forums help shape Chicagoland’s business climate. Share your expertise, learn about key business issues, collaborate with your peers, and lead growth for your industry by joining one of our forums.
Emerging Leaders Forum
Employment Law Forum
Environment & Sustainability Forum
Global Connections Forum
Logistics & Mobility Forum
Small & Emerging Business Forum
Tax Policy Forum
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Be heard on key business policy issues
Chamber members are regularly invited to give feedback on policy that impacts business. Make sure your voice is heard at the local, city, state and federal levels of government.
The Chamber advocates for the business community at every level of government, watching closely for policy that can impact your ability to run your business profitably. The Chamber has a track record of legislative success stories.
The Chamber also empowers members with assistance in dealing with local government, so if you need help applying for permits or negotiating bureaucracy, you’ve come to the right place.
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