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Must-Attend Programs

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that you are ready to take in the New Year!  At the Chamber we are so excited to kick off this new year with some great programs for our Members: January 20, 2021 from 11:00am – 12:30pm our Small Business Owners Committee will be discussingContinue reading

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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS UPDATE

End of Year Member Survey We are keenly concerned with how our business community continues to navigate the challenges brought about by the pandemic.  We have sent questionnaires periodically throughout to last 10 months to take a pulse as we moved through different “Restore Illinois Mitigations”.  We have created a 2020 End of Year QuestionnaireContinue reading

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

Member Holiday Wish – More Federal Stimulus & Tax-Deductibility

Federal Stimulus Update We were encouraged to learn last week that a bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives have a new COVID-19 emergency relief framework proposal in play.  There has been an agreement between Nancy Pelosi (Speaker of the House) and Mitch McConnell (Senate Majority Leader) that this new legislation should be the framework in which to fund the nextContinue reading

FAREWELL 2020!

I am sure I am not alone when I say that I am so ready to usher 2020 out the door and welcome in a new and hopefully much brighter year.  The NACC has had to pivot in more ways than one and my conversations with Members had changed drastically over this year.  I haveContinue reading

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

Shop Small Business Saturday & Shop Chamber

The holidays are just around the corner and we have officially entered the holiday crunch time.  Whether you are buying gifts for your loved ones this year or just donating to a great cause, I want to remind you of the importance this year to Shop Small Business Saturday on November 28th.  We all knowContinue reading

Election Recap: “Too Close to Call”

“Too Close to Call” seemed to the be mantra throughout election night and for the days following.  One thing that was consistent among many of the local, state and federal races is the small margins between the party candidates.  Democrats are expected to keep majority control of the U.S. House, although they will have aContinue reading

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

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