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The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry produces the following informational and marketing products that both serve the needs of residents, visitors and tourists, and promote the products and services of members businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
 

Elmhurst Community Directory

Next Publication Date:  November 2014
 
Published annually, the Elmhurst Community Directory is an essential reference guide for some 44,000 residents and 2,500 businesses, with more than 19,000 books direct-mailed to every single-family residence, condominium, townhome, apartment and business address in the city.  Another 3,500 books are distributed via the city, schools, parks, library, museum and businesses.
 
Along with comprehensive listings on every ECCI member, the Directory also includes:
     *  Vital information about city governmental services;
     *  Information on public and private educational institutions;
     *  Entertainment and recreational opportunities; and
     *  Advertising and special offers from your hometown merchants.
 
The Directory info is also internet accessible via the Chamber's website.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elmhurst Street Map

Last Publication Date:  June 2014
 
Published biennially, Explore Elmhurst, the Elmhurst Street Map, is an essential locating tool for some 44,000 residents and 2,500 businesses, with more than 19,000 map direct-mailed to every single-family residence, condominium, townhome, apartment and business address in the city.
 
Another 3,500 maps are distributed via the city, schools, parks, library, museum and businesses.
 
Along with advertising and special offers for your hometown merchants, the map also includes:
     *  Locations of each of the city's business districts and map advertisers;
     *  Locations of schools, parks, museums, library and other community attractions; and
     *  Locations of municipal facilities and hospital.

 

 

 

 

 

 
New Resident Greeter Box

Mailed monthly, the Greeter Box welcomes new residents to Elmhurst with a vital informational packet provided by the City of Elmhurst, valuable consumer products such as the Elmhurst Community Directory and Elmhurst Street Map, and a variety of promotional items provided by subscribing members.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Partnerships

The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry works on business and economic development initiatives in partnership with the City of Elmhurst, partners with business associations to better serve their respective shopping districts, and promotes the activities of the local chapter of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (known as the Jaycees).
 

 

Affiliations

The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry is affiliated with a variety of business organizations and professional associations at the local, regional, state and federal levels, including:
 

 U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Elmhurst Chamber is both a member and Federation Partner of the U.S. Chamber.
 
Small business owners can utilize their membership in the Elmhurst Chamber to gain access to more than 10,000 pages of information exclusively for the nation's small business at the U.S. Chamber's Small Business Center.
 
 

Illinois Chamber of Commerce

The Elmhurst Chamber is an active member of the Illinois Chamber, which is the state's oldest, largest broad-based business advocacy group.
 
 
 
 

 

 

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

The Elmhurst Chamber is a member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, which is a regional association that provides business assistance and support economic development in the six-county Northeast Illinois Region (Cook, DuPage,Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties).

 
Association of Commerce of Commerce Executives (ACCE)

Elmhurst Chamber staff are members of the ACCE, which is a national association which provides support and development for Chamber of Commerce professional to lead businesses and their communities.
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (IACCE)
Elmhurst Chamber staff are active members of the IACCE, a statewide association which is an accessible and valuable resource for the professional development of Chamber of Commerce executives and staffs in Illinois.
 
 
 
West Suburban Chamber of Commerce Executives

The Elmhurst Chamber is an active member of the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce Executives, a countywide association of Chamber Executive Directors, Presidents and CEOs mostly from DuPage County.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Services

Informational Services
 
In requesting the following information, the user agrees to neither falsely intimate a partnership with or approval from the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry in any communications with or solicitations of Chamber members, nor to misrepresent in any way their relationship with the Elmhurst Chambers or our members.

 

Information Type Member Fee

Non- Member Fee

Chamber Member Listing    
Paper Document List FREE $100.00
Mailing List Labels $60.00 $200.00
Excel File on Disk or Emailed $100.00 $500.00

New Resident Greeter Box*

* Includes Community Directory & Street Map

   
To Participate in Box $600.00 $1,000.00
To Receive a Box FREE FREE
Area Clubs and Organizations Listing    
Paper Document Listings FREE $30.00
Mailing List Labels $30.00 $60.00
"Shop Members First" Stickers    
Sheet of 30 Stickers FREE N/A

 

 

About Chamber

Established in 1918, the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry promotes an environment that creates success for local businesses and our community.

The Elmhurst Chamber serves the needs of some 600 member businesses, not-for-profits and individuals through programs, products, services and events that provide opportunities for networking and business referral, business promotion, business education, governmental affairs and leadership building.

Members promote their goods and services to residents and businesses through a variety of ways:

     *  A mobile-friendly website (elmhurstchamber.org) featuring a member business directory, Hot Deals coupons, job postings, business news, community calendar and more;

     *  Postings to our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn social media pages;

     *  Every-Door-Direct-Mailed Elmhurst Community Directory and City Street Map;

     *  Hand-delivered New Resident Greeter Totes;

     *  Professional Speakers Series presentations; and

     *  News & Notes columns published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life.

The Elmhurst Chamber has forged strong business partnerships with the City of Elmhurst—especially the Economic Development Commission and Visitor & Tourism Department—and special interest business organizations such as Elmhurst City Centre, Spring Road Business Association and the York & Vallette Business Association.

Since the Fourth Quarter of 2011, the Elmhurst Chamber and the City have partnered on the “Got It! in Elmhurst” shop local campaign to education residents on the importance of spending their dollars in town, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional retail sales taxes.

The Elmhurst Chamber also represents the interests of business on legislative issues at the local, county, state and federal levels.  In 2014, our Board of Directors supported the Hahn Street and Addison Parking Garage public/private redevelopment projects for downtown Elmhurst, and the development of the North York Street Tax-Increment Financing District (TIF 4).

A leader in business education, the Elmhurst Chamber partners with fellow chambers, business associations, businesses, not-for-profits and individuals to provide both niche and mass-appeal programs.

Annual special events include the Annual Awards and Talent Showcaes (January), multi-chamber Economic Outlook Luncheon (February), multi-chamber March Luncheon, Spring Luncheon Salute and Business Expo (April), New Teachers Luncheon (August) and Golf Outing (August), while our members host the monthly Membership Breakfasts and Business After Hours.

As a select United State Chamber of Commerce Federated Membership partner, ECCI is recognized in Illinois and nationally as an organization that is committed to excellence in all of its endeavors.