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Networking Matters

Networking events matter because they play a crucial role in your professional success. They allow career-minded people to meet, connect, collaborate and thrive.

Does just the thought of "networking" make you slightly queasy?

We get it, no one relishes the idea of speaking to a group of strangers. But we all know that networking is an important part of growing and advancing in business.

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Networking Events

Over 150 Annual events Expertly Crafted for businesses like yours

Something For Everyone

Monthly Gathering - Members Only

Our members enjoy a variety of networking events throughout the year - including digitally-based. From casual gatherings to large group events - and everything in between.

6 of Our Best Networking Events You'll Want to take advantage of . . .

Area Resources

Women's Leadership Circle

Connect, Support, Collaborate & Engage

Monthly Gathering - Members Only

Women's Leadership Circle (WLC) is the largest collaboration of women business leaders in the Fox Valley. The WLC meets monthly to network, share ideas, and foster professional and personal growth.  


Golf Outing

Stand Out and Build  Loyalty


Our annual Golf Outing has sold out for the past 5 years. ChamberFest provides our members the opportunity to engage with their clients, employees, and other area businesses. Not a golfer? There are opportunities for everyone  - become a sponsor, join us for dinner, or volunteer.

Elgin Area Leadership Academy

EALA - Elgin Area Leadership Academy

Build Your Leadership Skills

Bi-Annual Event - Membership Not Required
next class Sept 2023

The Elgin Area Leadership Academy crafts and delivers a curriculum designed to assist individuals in becoming active and engaged leaders in their community. EALA is a 10-month program.

Promote Your Business In A Powerful Way!

Get in front of the Elgin area business community. Sponsorship provides members with the opportunity to reach new customers seeking local experiences and services.

Speed Networking

The Easiest Way to Grow Your Contact List

Events Through-out the Year - Members Only

Speed Networking events are 100% focused on providing you with a platform to meet new contacts in the quickest possible time. It's an extremely time-saving way of making new professional contacts.

Speed Networking
Elgin State of the City

State of The City

Be Informed About What's Happening In Elgin

December Annual Event - Members Only

An exclusive event for the business community that celebrates Elgin's achievements while highlighting the plans for the future. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity!

Not A Member Yet?

Our services are trusted by over 600 local businesses for expert support, quality information, and resources for building long-lasting relationships with trusted businesses in our communities.

Start your membership today

Thanks & Giving Luncheon

Connect with the Non-Profit Community

November Annual Event - Members Only

One of the longstanding traditions in our community is the Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon where we reach out in true gratitude and friendship. We will give much-deserved thanks to those in our non-profit community.

EAC Thanksgiving Luncheon