Annual Celebration Dinner
The Annual Celebration Dinner encompasses the DeKalb Chamber's Annual Meeting, 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 and Business of the Year Awards.
Past Award Recipients
January 23, 2020
Family Fun Fest
Family Fun Fest is a great opportunity for businesses to connect with families in the community while enjoying the summer heat. Over 100 businesses are present at Family Fun Fest each year. There's plenty offered for kids such as face painting, skateboarding, bubbles, and more. Food vendors will offer their unique cuisines to the event.
July 21, 2020
New Teacher Welcome Event
Welcome new teachers into the DeKalb School District of all levels. All teachers receive a "new teacher welcome bag" with items to help start the school year off right. Lunch and networking opportunities are offered.
August 14, 2020
The Community Expo is hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore Chambers of Commerce. A great way for businesses to showcase what they have to offer to our community. The 2020 Expo will be held at the DeKalb High School Field House and will feature over 100 vendor booths of local businesses, and restaurants with activities for children.
Annual Golf Outing
Join the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce on our annual 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. Fore!
July 31, 2020
State of the City
Find out about City happenings with breakfast and networking at the State of the City. Comments will be made by the DeKalb mayor, city manager, and NIU president about the climate of DeKalb and plans for next year.
"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.