Inaugural Gala & Silent Auction - January
Welcome in the new members of the Chamber board of directors
and network with the region's leading business owners and
executives. The Chamber's annual Inaugural Gala features dinner,
dancing, a silent auction and the changing of the gavel.
Small Business of the Year Awards - May
Every May the Chamber hosts the Small Business of the Year Awards to recognize the outstanding small businesses in our community and organization. Nominated business compete to be named the top business in their category and one of the category winners is named the overall Small Business of the Year by the Chamber. The black-tie gala event also includes the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual for their contributions to our community, as well as the naming of a not-for-profit of the year. Attended by several hundred individuals, the ceremony is one of the largest events the Chamber hosts.
Annual Golf Outing - June
Summer means golf, and the Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing
brings hundreds of Members and guests together to play 18 holes
and enjoy an evening of fun while celebrating with dinner and
Regional Economic Forecast - October
Prepare for the year ahead with expert business analysis from
the some of Chicagland's foremost financial experts. The annual
economic forecast provides invaluable advice for businesses of