News & Newsletters

It’s Back! Restaurants, Sponsors and Volunteers Wanted for Auction & Taste

The Chamber is thrilled to announce the date for the return of its Annual Auction & Taste on Monday, October 24 at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel. This fun-filled tradition welcomes members and the greater community to enjoy delicious food from the Chamber’s most popular restaurants, while bidding on exciting items in silent and live auctions.  It also raises much-needed funds to support Chamber programs and services, keeping dues affordable for all members. Read more

Mental Health Initiatives Address Community Needs

The horrifying Highland Park parade shooting has turned a spotlight on the importance of mental health awareness and support. These services have been the subject of community policy initiatives for several years, and local providers – including Chamber members – mobilized in the wake of the shooting to help those grappling with its impact. Read more

Village Reviews Multiple Senior Living Proposals

With the highest proportion of residents aged 65+ of any North Shore community, it is not surprising that Northbrook attracts development geared toward senior living. The prevalence of that trend, and the Village’s response to it, can be seen in three diverse projects at various stages of review: the massive Erickson Senior Living proposal for the former Green Acres property, a “boutique” Rosewater Memory Care center, and the redevelopment of a portion of the longtime Covenant Living community. Read more

A Letter from the Executive Director

Summer is always a busy time at the Chamber, filled with events that bring our members together in fun and productive ways. This year is no exception. As I transition to the Executive Director position, after six years as Membership Director, I am grateful to have the support of our wonderful Board and great office team. Our goal is to continue serving our membership in providing outstanding programing and services, and we look forward to collaborating with you all as we move our organization forward. Read more

The Multi-Chamber Expo is Back!

Meet local business owners and check out innovative products and services that will be on display at the Annual Business Expo & After Hours on July 25. Held in the spacious ballroom of the Hilton Chicago/Northbrook, the Expo provides an opportunity to discover new trends and make connections with dozens of local entrepreneurs from the Northbrook, Glenview, and Deerfield Bannockburn Riverwoods (DBR) Chambers. Attendance is complimentary for members, $20 for non-members. Read more

New for 2022: Chamber at The Market

This year, Chamber members have the opportunity to reserve a space at the Northbrook Farmers Market, as part of a new program to introduce Chamber businesses and owners to  hundreds of local market shoppers. Read more

Leadership Northbrook Applications Open

The Chamber is now accepting applications for Leadership Northbrook 2022/23.  This monthly program promotes civic engagement by introducing participants to Northbrook’s most vital public and private institutions.  Read more

Drive-Thru Starbucks Gets Green Light from Trustees

Northbrook will soon have a Starbucks location near downtown, following approval of zoning relief by the Village Board on May 10.  The coffee shop with a drive-thru window will be built on the site of the former Mobil gas station on the southeast corner of Shermer and Waukegan Roads, along with two attached retail/service businesses. Read more

Connect with the Community at Summer Events

Northbrook’s summer months are brimming with outdoor programs for all ages. You can help maintain these vibrant community events and raise your business’s profile by engaging as a sponsor or volunteer. Read more

2022 Newsletters

2021 Newsletters