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 you do this year and work to get involved and engaged in groups and programs you are passionate about. 

Here at the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, we have many ways for you to find your niche and really thrive in 2021.  

Get Involved 

The NACC launched our reimagined Leadership Institute series this month. This year-long series is focused on developing and strengthening leadership skills. You can still join our 2021 cohort.  

Join a Committee or Network  

The NACC is a very large organization, and we want to give you the opportunity to find your individual group. Consider joining us on one of our committees or networks

  • Ambassadors Committee 
  • Business Works Committee 
  • Commercial Real Estate Professionals Network 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Committee 
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee 
  • Not-For-Profit Network 
  • Small Business Owners Committee 
  • Speakers Bureau 
  • High School or College Student Advisory Board 
  • Women In Business Network 
  • Young Professionals Network 

Applications are rolling throughout the year and can be emailed to you by contacting Lindsay Ewing at lewing@naperville.net

Join TEAMs  

Our leads and professional development TEAMs meet twice a month, creating an opportunity for you to pass along leads to other Members. 

It is comprised of non-competing businesses, therefore creating a community where you can help build your reputation and expand your business in a unique way – while helping fellow Members do the same. 

More info and TEAMs placement, contact Linda Whitaker at lwhitaker@naperville.net

Join Us Virtually

We have many events tailored to your needs available virtually. Check out our calendar here: https://members.naperville.net/chambereventcalendar  

One special event I want to call out – our annual NACC Bold & Bright Gala. This event – our largest fundraiser of the year – will be brought right to you in your home.  We need and appreciate your support and ask that you register to join us virtually on Thursday, February 4. Not only will you learn more about how NACC is impacting our community, but you will also see some hidden talents from our business community leaders. More details to come! 

There are many ways the NACC can help you achieve your professional goals, get involved, and engaged this year.  

I look forward to seeing you virtually soon, very soon!  

Business Forward,  


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