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Chamber Benefits

The Mission of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is to serve and advance business interests of the Greater DeKalb Region.

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  • Business After Hours
  • Speed Networking 
  • Chamber Golf Outing
  • Business/Community Expo
  • TOMA Group
  • Winter Bash
  • Annual Celebration Dinner


  • Listing you in the annual Business Directory & Area Guide.
  • Listing and linking to your business on our award-winning website,  
  • Referring your business to those who inquire.
  • Referrals from the Chamber office.
  • Welcome packets to new residents to the area.
  • Allowing you to share your business news in our weekly E-Newsletter, the Chamber E-Connection.
  • Offers provided through SHOP LOCAL Program.
  • Sponsoring and/or assisting groups that undertake promotions to attract crowds to our community.
  • Working to improve the economic vitality of DeKalb County, so more people have money to spend with you! We work to attract new jobs to DeKalb County. We assist the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation, municipalities, and other development groups in the area in their effort to locate industry here.
  • Working to increase the traffic in your business by attracting more business to the area. To do that, we are engaged in a host of activities to promote the area as a whole.
  • Promoting your business in newspapers, magazine articles and advertisements to attract tourists to the area.


  • DeKalb Leadership Academy
  • State of the City
  • New Neighbor Program
  • Member 2 Member Program
  • Shop Local Program
  • Guest Columnist



  • Chamber E-Connection Low Cost Advertising Opportunities
  • Access to complete membership mailing list
  • E-Blasts to Membership list (E-Blast Guidelines)
  • Event Sponsorships
  • Free Employment Listings
  • DeKalb Chamber Map
  • DeKalb Chamber Business Directory & Area Guide


  • Ambassador Committee
  • Golf Committee
  •  Referral Group
  • Select Task Forces
  • Public Policy Committees
  • DeKalb Leadership Academy


  • Distributing member business information in the office and in New Resident/Business Packets & access to lists.
  • Discount of 20% to 25% when signing up with Constant Contact. Click Here for details.
  • New Neighbor Program - Access to new resident and new business lists.
  • Maintaining a very extensive and detailed internet presence to reach those using the new way to shop and plan.
  • Participating in regional and statewide promotional organizations that feature the area.
  • Project Bids for Chamber Services (Catering, Office Equipment, Insurance, etc.) {110% Members receive Priority}.
  • Being a Featured Member in our weekly newsletter can create more exposure for your business.
  • Member2Member offers the ability to provide special offers to other Chamber Members.
  • Shop Local Program provides an avenue to promote coupons and special offers to anyone.

Promotion. Representation. Education. Communication.

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce invites all businesses, individuals and organizations to belong to our voluntary membership organization. Align yourself with other DeKalb Area business leaders and citizens who are investing their time, energy and money to strengthen our community and business environment.

Chamber Mission

"To serve and advance business interests of the Greater DeKalb Region"
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DeKalb Chamber of Commerce
164 East Lincoln Highway / DeKalb, IL 60115
phone: (815) 756-6306 / fax: (815) 756-5164 / email
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