Kick start your business by using these benefits in the next 30 days!
Set up Your Online Profile in ChamberMaster
- Usernames and passwords are sent by email to all approved members.
- Update your member profile with a business description, company logo, keywords, hours of operation, as well as links to your company website and social media venues.
- Add contact information for other members of your company to receive updates.
- Register online for events, add special events to our community calendar, post job openings, or share news about your organization.
Share Your Print Collateral
Provide brochures, business cards, and other handouts to the community in our chamber office displays
Attend Chamber Playbook
This brief overview of the Chamber groups, events, and opportunities available to you as a member will help you determine your objectives for your Chamber membership. Contact Robin Walker, our membership director, for more information.
Read "Monday Mentions"
Our digital weekly newsletter arrives in your email each Monday with the latest networking events, sponsorship and marketing opportunities, and ways to get involved. It also provides the opportunity for our members to share news, events, and job postings.
Like Our Facebook Page and Invite Us to Like Yours
Keep up-to-date on chamber events and news, engage with other chamber members, and increase your followers.
Schedule Your Ribbon Cutting
We provide ribbon cuttings for grand openings, anniversaries, and other special events. Contact us at 1-815-385-4300 to schedule your ribbon cutting.
Stand out by using these benefits in the next 60 days!
Attend a Mixer
These free casual events offer the opportunity to network, and often include food, drinks, and door prizes. Typically, our mixers are scheduled for Tuesday evenings from 5-7pm.
Attend a Lunch and Learn
Receive free professional and personal development facilitated by Chamber members who are experts in their field. Lunch and Learns are scheduled on Wednesdays from 11:45-1:00pm. Sessions are virtual. Register for Zoom link.
Attend a Never Eat Alone
Meeting the first Friday of the month at one of our local restaurants, this is an opportunity to network during your lunch break.
Sign up for the Welcome Home Box
Through the “Welcome Home” box, businesses can capitalize on the credibility of the Chamber to influence recent arrivals to “shop Chamber members first.”
Engage with the Chamber and Fellow Members via Social Media.
Engage with the Chamber and fellow members via social media. Commenting, liking and sharing posts from the Chamber will increase your personal brand/name awareness.
Make a connection by using these benefits in the next 90 days!
Join a Marketing Connection (MC) Referral Group
These groups, composed of members from non-competing business categories, enhance business growth through increasing business profits by referral generation; leadership development through group officiating and public speaking; and shared ideas that aid growing businesses in the avoidance of pitfalls.
Join an Event Committee
Engage with other business and community leaders while planning one of our annual Chamber events. Contact Molly Ostap for more information.
Present at a Lunch and Learn or Workshop
Position yourself as an expert by presenting on a topic in your field. To schedule a Lunch and Learn, contact Kelsey Adams, Director of Member Engagement.
Host a Mixer
Increase awareness of your company by bringing people to your place of business. You can promote upcoming events and sales, give samples of your goods and services, or just create a feel good environment for people to interact and have fun. To schedule a mixer, contact Kelsey Adams, Director of Member Engagement.
Write an Article for Our Website
Spread your knowledge with other Chamber members by submitting an article for our Chamber News and Knowledge section. Post new hires, company awards, or upcoming special events on Member News. Or, write an article about an issue in your field of expertise as a “Featured Post”. To submit an article, log in to the member information center or contact Molly Ostap for more information.
Sponsor an Event
Be a visible partner in some of McHenry County’s most popular and events and activities. With multiple events to sponsor per year, and attendance ranging from 25 to 10,000 depending on the event, we offer a diverse selection of opportunities to meet your marketing goals. All event promotions give prominent credit to sponsors both on our event calendar listing and in emailed event promotions, with a direct link to a URL of their choosing.
Advertise on Our Website or Through the Chamber
Gain visibility for your business through a variety of digital and print options.