• The Chamber Connection

    Starting today, there will be several locations for FREE COVID-19 testing in McDonough County throughout the week. Please have yourself tested and encourage your family, your friends, co-workers, employees, etc. to test as well. This will help the McDonough County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health know how widespread the virus is in our area. It will also help us to decrease our positivity rating, as McDonough County has now been placed on the IDPH Warning Level list for

    ​Please join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in partnership with the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, in celebrating Manufacturing Month in Illinois. We invite you to recognize Illinois manufacturers, and the next generation of creators, during this monthlong celebration.

    October is National Women's Small Business Month! We have a number of small businesses owned by women in the Macomb Area, so I encourage all of you to give them a special shout out this month for all of the incredible work they are doing. Read on for a number of opportunities available this month.

    The Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce is joining chambers and small businesses across the state of Illinois to launch the ‘IL’ove Local campaign to encourage people to support local businesses during the week of April 11 – 18, 2020. While the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (IACCE) is leading efforts to unite chambers across the state in the initiative, the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce is taking a leadership role in our community.

    SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    There are many great sponsorship opportunities available for the upcoming Chamber Golf Outing, where your business can gain exposure in a fun-filled environment, well attended by a diverse group of business owners and professionals.

    Networking helps with career development and business growth. The Chamber provides you with countless networking opportunities throughout the year.