A Smart Investment
Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce members are owners and key players in their retail stores, service shops, professional firms, non-profit organizations and other local operations. Our focus is on companies within Park Ridge but firms in nearby communities also belong, enriching what we offer the public and each other.
Most members agree that their investment in Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce membership pays for itself, year after year. And membership helps keep each of us motivated and moving forward in any economy.
Get the most from your Chamber membership: Take advantage of these great opportunities to learn, save, network and market your services!
Business After Business
Host at your establishment, provide catering for another member’s event or simply drop in: You’ll find the Chamber's Monthly Business After Hours an easy way to network. It’s guerilla marketing at its easiest – and it’s free.
Business customers and consumers call and email the Chamber every day asking for referrals, and we are quick to refer these hot leads to Chamber members. What could be easier?
Community Guide / Business Directory
Your business is listed twice, free in this attractive annual directory that is sent to every household in Park Ridge and kept on hand for new residents and businesses; 17,000 copies in all. Consumers and business owners keep this directory and refer to it throughout the year. Chamber members are highlighted and get special discounts on display ads, too.
It’s not just lunch! Meet and network with fellow members and prospects, enjoy great food and prize raffles, and hear from prominent speakers and community leaders on a variety of business-related topics. Members attend at discounts.
Women in Business
This is one of our most popular networking functions held each month. Men and non-members are welcome at these energizing educational and networking events with breakfast by local caterers and restaurants. Members attend at a discounted price.
Our weekly e-newsletter provides you with timely business information and Chamber updates. Best of all, you can submit your business news for free each week!
Website Double Listing
Shoppers can easily find your company because it’s listed on the Chamber web site twice: alphabetically and also by service/product category.
Canopies on Courtland Business Expo
High-traffic Business Expo booths are located near Hodges Park where family activities are staged as a component of the popular Taste of Park Ridge food festival. Get exposure to thousands of local festival visitors during this annual business fair and enjoy discounts on exhibit booths for Chamber members.
Annual Recognition Event
Celebrate and network at one of the year’s highest-profile events! Join local leaders of business, government, charity and cultural organizations in saluting the annual Community Stars and welcoming the Park Ridge Chamber’s incoming Board.
Multi-Chamber Networking Events
Expand your prospective customer base, find new vendors and make valuable contacts with colleagues the easy way. Attend these business-casual networking events and meet success-minded Chambers of Commerce members throughout the northwest Chicago area.
Sponsorship & Raffle Prize Marketing
Most events and programs of the Park Ridge Chamber offer the opportunity to gain extra visibility by sponsorships and raffle prize donations. The Chamber acknowledges every sponsor and donor, so even if you can’t attend, you can make your presence known to your key prospects.