“STRONGER TOGETHER”

 

When you join the Skokie Chamber of Commerce & Industry, you are partnering with one of the largest business associations on the North Shore! The Chamber will provide you with the following opportunities for growth:

 

  • Skokie Chamber Website & SEO Directory Listing
  • Skokie Community Guide Listing
  • Networking Events – Host, Attend, Present or Sponsor
  • Engage with Chamber Members via the Member Information Center (MIC) – post jobs & special offers, register for events and more!
  • Grand Openings / Ribbon Cuttings with the Mayor of Skokie – Host or Attend
  • Community Engagement
  • Educational & Professional Development Events – Host, Attend or Present
  • Industry Roundtables (Community Healthcare Connection, Government Advocacy, Non-Profit, Real Estate, and YPN [Young Professionals Networking])
  • Business Library Card from Skokie Public Library PLUS Access to the Business Center
  • Workforce Development Partnerships
  • Business & Education Partnerships (including SCORE)
  • Local Government Relations & Advocacy
  • Business Advocacy (Complimentary Membership in the SBAC – see image)
  • Engage with Members and Followers on the Chamber’s Social Media Pages
  • Marketing Opportunities (E-Newsletter, Social Media, Web Banners, Community Guide Ads)
  • Industry Exclusive Referral Groups (PRO & SVR)
  • Business Advice and Counsel
  • Certificates of Origin (Standard & NAFTA)
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Display Company Literature and Business Cards at Chamber Office
  • Use Chamber Logo on Business Marketing Materials
  • TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR STAFF!
    • President & CEO Howard Meyer has 20 years of institutional knowledge and has his hand in just about every Skokie-related cookie jar. He serves on Skokie’s Economic Advisory Council, the Green Economy Taskforce of Skokie, and The Village’s Sustainability Commission – just to name a few.
    • David Cohen is your Membership & Sponsorship Director, who comes to us from the world of prospect research. He is a small business owner himself. Rely on him for connections, introductions, research, Instagram love, and to learn how to make the most of your Chamber membership.
    • Giselle Fesalvo is our Administration, Marketing and Special Events Coordinator. She will be the marquee person to plan your Grand Opening event, Business Before or After-Hours event, or anything related to our monthly networking programs – Network Now! and Women in Business. Connect with us for some additional exposure for your business.

 

Non-Profit Members Receive Extra Love

  • Discounted and flat-rate annual membership of $275 (excluding financial institutions/credit unions, hotels, hospitals, and nursing homes)
  • Unlimited number of subaccounts for all team members including staff, board members, and dedicated volunteers
  • Free quarterly Open-Source Chamber Member Directory including emails in Excel format (by request only)
  • Free quarterly inclusion in our weekly e-newsletter to highlight your organization, events, and fundraising initiatives (by request only)
  • $150 fee waived to host a Business Before or After Hours program
  • Poster placement in our front office window that faces Oakton Street in Skokie, part of the main Downtown Skokie business district.
  • Allowed to participate in the industry-specific Non-profit Roundtable that meets quarterly.