News & Newsletters

Auction & Taste Postponed; Alternatives to be Considered

Due to a variety of challenges beyond our control, the Chamber has postponed the Annual Auction & Taste Fundraiser previously announced for October 25. The decision was made in consultation with the event’s 19-member Planning Committee and Chamber Board leadership. Based on ongoing changes to safety regulations, restaurant staffing shortages, and other obstacles, it would be impossible to plan and deliver an event comparable to previous Auctions. 
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Celebrate National Small Business Week September 13-17!

The Chamber invites small business owners to take advantage of special programming and marketing opportunities during National Small Business Week (NSBW), September 13-17. Each year, the US Small Business Administration sponsors NSBW to acknowledge the contributions of American small businesses and provide extra support for their endeavors. Read more

Village Sees Strong Sales Tax Resurgence

The Village of Northbrook is exceeding expectations on sales tax collections for the start of its fiscal year.  Sales tax receipts in August, reflecting sales made in May, were reported at over $1.5M, beating projections in the budget by more than $384K. Read more

Time to Update Your Chamber Records!

Each year, the Chamber reaches out to all members to verify the accuracy of our records. This is an excellent opportunity for you to ensure that your potential customers and contacts are seeing up-to-date information about your business on our website. You can highlight new products, steer traffic to your social media, and update your hours or practices. Read more

Chamber’s Annual Auction & Taste Returns Oct. 25

Sponsorships Now Available! Volunteers & Donations Needed!
The Chamber is delighted to announce the return of its Annual Auction and Taste of Northbrook on Monday, October 25. This exciting tradition at Northbrook’s Renaissance Hotel brings the community together for an evening of delicious food from more than a dozen local restaurants. In addition, attendees enjoy cocktails and socializing while they bid on exciting live and silent auctions. All proceeds support the Chamber’s initiatives, helping to keep dues affordable for all types of members. Read more

Chamber Returns to Regular Office Hours

The Chamber’s professional staff will return to its pre-pandemic office hours as of August 16, 2021. The office at 2002 Walters Avenue will be open to visitors from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Read more

Applications Open for 2021-22 Leadership Northbrook Program

Leadership Northbrook, a Chamber initiative to increase civic awareness and engagement, will return in September after a pandemic-related hiatus. Participants will meet for eight monthly sessions to learn about governmental bodies, non-profit organizations, and leading businesses that shape our community. Read more

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