President’s Corner

Impacting through Committees

The NACC is working to really live true to our new Impact Statement, “Moving Business Forward towards an engaged, thriving community by being Your Advocate and Your Resource for Our Community.” One way we aim to be your resource is to provide our Members with quality programming relevant to their needs. We have many specificContinue reading

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Welcome to 2021!

The New Year is often a catalyst for us all to examine what we are doing and how we can work to make ourselves improve. One word I use is “intentional”. I work hard to be intentional in WHAT I do as well as WHY I do it. I want to challenge each of you to be intentional in all youContinue reading

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Spread Some Holiday Cheer & Shop Local, Shop Chamber

I simply cannot reiterate enough, please be intentional with your holiday shopping and Shop Local and Shop Chamber this year. Our businesses need your support now more than ever. Did you know many of our local shops offer curbside pick-up? Some shops have virtual appointments so they can utilize technology to take you shopping throughContinue reading

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SUPPORT LOCAL

November is a month about Giving Thanks and expressing gratitude.  I want to make sure to truly say thank you to all of you for prioritizing purchasing from our local businesses. Now more than ever, our local businesses need you. They need you as customers, as reviewers, and as curbside patrons. This month, let’s allContinue reading

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Vote!

The November 2020 Election is upon us. With vote by mail ballots hitting our mailboxes, and early-voting already here – the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce wants to remind you to make sure your voice is heard. You can find out where to vote early at:  https://www.naperville.il.us/government/voting-and-voter-registration/ The NACC aims to be Your Resource andContinue reading

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A TOAST to You

We want to take a moment to celebrate you and your membership. Thank you for keeping your membership current with the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and believing in our purpose through these challenging times.  We want to offer a small gesture of gratitude to demonstrate what it means to us that you are aContinue reading

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Getting Back into the Swing of Things

I’m very excited. I cannot wait to see all of you live and in person at our first in-person event in months. Our Annual Golf Outing will take place at Springbrook Golf Course on Monday, September 14. To ensure that the event is a safe success, we have implemented many safety precautions in accordance withContinue reading

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Welcome to the New Year, the New Fiscal Year that Is.

On July 1 NACC entered Fiscal Year 2021. While this notation is mostly financial and administrative, it does mark the start of something new for the Chamber. July 1, 2020, began the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce’s new Strategic Plan. This is our rubric for you, our Members, and the community to hold us to.Continue reading

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NACC STATEMENT ON RESPONSIBLE REOPENING

NAPERVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RELEASES SOBERING RESULTS COVID-19 BUSINESS IMPACT SURVEY Today, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors issued the results of its two-week survey of 155 local businesses and nonprofits, showing that nearly one third had less than two months of cash reserves before facing a permanent shutdown.  In solidarityContinue reading

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This is a Temporary Normal

Allow me to be honest with you. COVID-19 has upended so many aspects of our business and our lives. This is hard. This is hard professionally and personally. I don’t know about you, but my kids somehow find their way onto most of my conference calls. We are learning new ways to work, and newContinue reading