The Elgin Area Chamber is the heart of the Elgin area business community - there is no greater local resource for connecting with business, community, and government!
An Elgin Area Chamber membership is a great first step to establishing connections. Getting involved as a member is what builds a strong network that lasts a lifetime.
Below we have profiled the most popular networking member benefits that our current members use for networking. Just imagine the power and value our networking benefits can bring to your business.
Participation at Events
With over 75 networking events, from small group meetups with legislative leaders to multi-chamber and large-scale annual events with some of the area's influential people in attendance, you're sure to find the perfect networking opportunities for you. Introvert, extrovert, big budget or small - we've got you covered day or night!
Enrolling in a Program
To grow a successful network of business contacts, savvy professionals focus on professional development, nurturing relationships and time-management. We understand accomplishing these objectives can be a struggle. Our E.A.R.N. Groups, Elgin Area Small Business Academy, and Elgin Area Leadership Academy make it easy for you to accomplish all this and more! Here's what Monica Meyers of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County had to say about her Leadership Academy experience, "EALA educated me on the variety of agencies throughout the Elgin area and the County. The networking was critical in my work." Visit our Program & Events section to learn more.
Join a Committee
Members have told us that serving on a committee was not only a way to participate and help shape the business the community but also proved to be a great way to forge the long-term relationships with business peers and community leaders. EAC offers a wide array of committees that are sure to peak your interest. Be sure to visit our committee's page to learn move about our committees.
We Want To Help Grow Your Business
The Elgin Area Chamber is the voice of the business community within the Elgin area. Our team is here to help entrepreneurs and business leaders like you make the most of our thriving local economy. We’re your ally, your advocate, your greatest resource.
Follow, Like, Connect with Us
While face-to-face is still the proven method of building a network of long-lasting business contacts, members have shared that they've gathered contacts and leads by interacting with us on our social media sites. You'll also get the inside scoop on of local happenings. Be sure to head over to our social media channels: Elgin Area Chamber on Facebook, Elgin Area Chamber on Twitter, Elgin Area Chamber on LinkedIn, Elgin Area Leadership Academy on Facebook