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Bringing Safety & Prevention to Your Business

As a business owner, the safety and well-being of your employees and customers should always be a top priority. Unfortunately, emergencies can happen at any time, and it is crucial to be prepared. The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) wants to be Your Resource to help ensure everyone in your business feels comfortable and confidentContinue reading

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Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You

The Member Info Hub offers an abundance of Member-related information to share with the public, with our Membership, and with the Community. The information and updates that you provide us in the way of Community Events, Career and Job Openings, Member-to-Member Offers, Special Offers, and Member News feeds onto our website. This means that thisContinue reading

Finding Strength Through Unity

“Unity doesn’t mean sameness; it means oneness in purpose.” This was one of the first statements Clayton Muhammad, the City of Aurora’s Director of Communications and Equity made during our Unity Breakfast on Monday, April 24th.    At the beginning of the year, the NACC made a conscious decision to push unity through education. As partContinue reading

New Round of B2B Grants Available 

Many of our restaurants, hotels, and creative arts organizations still struggle to recover from the pandemic.  On Wednesday, March 22nd, the Governor’s office announced $175 million dollars are available for eligible applicants in these sectors. The grants are part of additional assistance provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). One of the NACC’s goalsContinue reading

‘Brand Exposure’ through the NACC

Are you looking to get your brand image across to consumers looking for your goods or services? Of course you are!  Although brand exposure may prove difficult to track, businesses of all sizes should aim to get their brand, name, and their image out there. The consumer recognition that comes from brand exposure helps driveContinue reading

Do you have 23 minutes?

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce staff recently engaged in some professional development on goal setting and priority management. When talking about time management, Rick Lochner, of RPC Leadership Associates stated that it is not really time management as we all have the same amount of time, rather it is about priority management.  As staff looked at theirContinue reading

Committees Make Leaders

According to legendary football coach Vince Lombardi, “leaders aren’t born, they are made.”  Are you looking to refresh your own leadership identity or develop a leader in your organization? The NACC has so many opportunities to help support the leaders in your organization – whether existing or emerging – and we want you to takeContinue reading

Education, Advocacy & Get Out the Vote

The Consolidated Election is on April 4th this year.  And, while the consolidated elections typically don’t draw a lot of voters, these are the elections that impact your bottom line. They have the potential to affect our livelihoods. Have you taken the time to find out which candidates will be on your ballot?  At theContinue reading

Let’s ChatGPT

Each month, I look to draw inspiration from our Members in order to write meaningful content for my monthly “President’s Corner” blog.   Much like you, finding the time to put pen to paper (so to speak) never ceases to be a challenge.  So, I tried something EVERYONE is talking about.  Enter the Chat Generative Pre-TrainedContinue reading

Get to Know Your Candidates

Last month, I focused on the April Consolidated elections and how important it is to educate yourself on the candidates and to vote. Local elections have a big impact on your bottom line and your ability to do business.  Often, these elections are decided by just a few votes. The NACC recognizes how important itContinue reading