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Membership Benefits

Join today and take advantage of these valuable benefits of Chamber membership!

Get Noticed

Chamber members are promoted in communications that reach every household and beyond.

  • Business listing on
  • Social Media Shares via the Chamber’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Special event / member news featured in the monthly Chamber enewsletter sent to more than 1,200 contacts
  • Listing in the Annual Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Community Guide
  • Featured in the Annual Shopping & Dining Guide (Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Retail, Banks, Health & Beauty and Consumer Services only)


The Chamber offers the following promotional programs to member businesses:

  • Holiday Retail Promotions – Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and more…we’ll promote your sales and specials
  • “Think Local First!” – National award-winning initiative designed to raise awareness about keeping dollars in the local economy
  • Chamber Member Spotlight– Our popular business owner interview appears on the Chamber website and is promoted to thousands via our social media channels
  • Chamber Gift Certificates – Available at the Chamber office in $20 denominations, redeemable at member merchants
  • New Resident Welcome Box – An opportunity exclusively for Chamber members — promotional materials are delivered to an estimated 400 new households annually in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff


The Chamber brings like-minded people together for great opportunities to network:

  • Chamber Luncheons – Lively topics, great networking and good food
    • 11:30 a.m. quarterly
  • B4Work – Networking and Mind Your Business presentations at LifeWorking Coworking
    • 7:15-8:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month
  • Business After Hours – Social gatherings hosted by member businesses
    • 5:30-7 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of most months
  • Legal & Financial Forum – Quarterly event for those in legal and financial industries
    • 5:30-7 p.m. quarterly on select Thursday evenings
  • Annual Holiday Party & Silent Auction – Networking, friendly bidding and delicious food

Tap Resources

Member businesses are offered learning opportunities, business services and bridge-building through regional partnerships and advocacy.

  • Educational Workshops
  • Constituent representation when a local, regional, state or federal issue impacts a member
  • Certificates of Origin – Available for Chamber members who export products
  • Facilitating Connections