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The NACC Made the News in September

Whether for our programming and events, our powerful Board of Directors and leadership team, or for our efforts in advocacy – the NACC’s goal is to always be talking to make sure our community can hear what we are doing to stay relevant and a part of the fabric of our business community. Read whereContinue reading

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Membership is Giving and Getting Discounts

“Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping,” said Bo Derek. She has a point – shopping the Chamber can be incredibly rewarding and economical, too. As a Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Member, one of the perks of Membership is giving and getting discounts – savings on items or services that may benefit you or your business.  Continue reading

The Chamber Celebrates

Let me start with a Thank You! September in Illinois was Chamber of Commerce month, and goodness, did we celebrate!  Chamber Week Proclamation Members of our staff and Board of Directors went to a Naperville City Council meeting in September, where Councilman Ian Holzhauer read a proclamation making September 12th through September 18th, 2021 Naperville’s CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEEK – a proclamation signed byContinue reading

October Government Affairs Report

Workforce Development Webinar: Exploring Second Chance Employees to Meet Workforce Needs To address the workforce shortages of our Chamber Members, Business Works is hosting a complimentary webinar on second chance employees (those with a past criminal record).  Topics will include discussion of area programs in which members can tap to create a pipeline of theseContinue reading

Call for 2022 NACC Board Nominations

The Chamber Board is accepting nominations for candidates for the 2022-2025 Board term.  We are specifically looking for people who have shown a dedication to getting involved in the Chamber, and are willing to work hard for the Naperville Area community.  If you are interested in becoming a NACC Board Member, or know someone thatContinue reading

Hot July & August NACC Headlines

Whether for our programming and events, our powerful Board of Directors and leadership team, or for our efforts in advocacy – the NACC’s goal is to always be talking to make sure our community can hear what we are doing to stay relevant and a part of the fabric of our business community. Read whereContinue reading

Gold, Silver, Bronze – NACC Advertising Fit for Champions!

In homage to Tokyo’s Olympic games, I want to direct your attention to the numerous types of winning ads the Chamber offers and how you, our valued Members, might utilize them to promote and highlight your world-class business. Below is an overview of some of the advertising options, but it is by now means aContinue reading

Important Government Affairs Updates

Illinois Back to Business B2B Grant Opens You should have received an announcement from us earlier that the Governor’s Office Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has announced a $250 million Back to Business (B2B) grant program.  It opened Wednesday, August 18th and closes October 11th.  We encourage all Members to get their applicationsContinue reading

Get Engaged & Try Something New

In the past months, we have worked to responsibly ramp up in-person events so as to give Members new and greater opportunities to engage one another. In many of the events that I have attended, I’ve been welcomed by friendly and familiar faces, but I’ve also been very happy to see a set of freshContinue reading

Be Intentional with your Relationships

While all of us have our careers, our businesses, or our roles within our organization, we’re all truly in the same business – the business of relationships. Customers, clients, referral partners, and business partners all want to do business with someone they know, like, and trust. But, it’s a chicken and egg scenario. Which cameContinue reading