Local Showcase & Spring Fest - May 14, 2021
Family Fun Fest - July 2021
Annual Golf Outing - August 6, 2021
State of the City - Fall 2021
Annual Meeting - February 4, 2021
Join us for our new Local Showcase & Spring Fest community event at the DeKalb Airport on Friday, May 14th! Connect with local businesses and organizations from the safety of your car at the drive-thru Local Showcase collecting information and giveaways. After, celebrate spring at a safe, outdoor festival featuring live music, food & drink, and entertainment. Free to attend. DeKalb Chamber of Commerce members are invited to become a vendor. Click the button below for vendor registration information. Early Bird deadline March 31st.
Family Fun Fest is a great opportunity for businesses to connect with families in the community while enjoying summertime. in 2020 we changed the event to a Family Fun Fest Drive-Thru where families can drove through Hopkins Park and stopped by booths to receive fun take-home activities, giveaways and more! 2021 Family Fun Fest details to be announced.
Join the us for our Annual Golf-a-Palooza Golf Outing to show off your golf game or just to have some fun. A full 18 rounds of golf will be played along with networking opportunities, raffle items, lunch, and dinner. Save the date and stay tuned to register for our 2021 outing on August 6th at River Heights Golf Course.
The 2020 Annual State of the City was held virtually on Thursday, December 3 at 9AM on Zoom. Speakers DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith and NIU President Dr. Lisa Freeman presented on the status of and plans going forward for the Communiversity. The 2021 State of the City will be announced later this year.
The Annual Meeting encompasses recognition of new and retiring Board Members, induction of the Pioneer and Business Leaders Hall of Fame, and announcement of the Ambassador of the Year, Nonprofit Organization Award and Business of the Year.
Read our 2020 Annual Report here.
In a partnership with the City of DeKalb we coordinate the following events:
DeKalb Farmers' Market - Thursdays, June 3-September 23, 2021
Spooktacular - October 2021
Lights on Lincoln & Santa Comes Thru Town - November 2021
Visits with Santa - December 2021
"To serve and advance business interests of the Greater DeKalb Region"
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is recognized as the resource businesses rely on to connect and thrive.