• Winter Walk on Wilson

    Join us on Friday, December 1st from 5:00 – 8:00 PM for a FREE event featuring sweet treats, warm drinks, and menu samples offered by local Uptown businesses and organizations, live holiday music along the Wilson and Broadway commercial corridors, a pop-up holiday market, and photo ops with Uptown’s own Panda Claus!

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  • Uptown Strong

    With its Uptown Strong campaign, the Uptown Chamber of Commerce shares personal stories, fosters connections for employers and job seekers, and through a 60-page food guide, invites people across Chicago to experience the outstanding cuisine and culture of Uptown.

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  • Invest in Uptown!

    Uptown United & the Uptown Chamber of Commerce support Uptown’s businesses and nonprofit organizations while encouraging sustainable development to nurture a diverse, vibrant, thriving, and strong Uptown. Together we have also worked to promote, grow, and empower Uptown’s diverse business community since 1923.

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  • Historic Building Plaque Program

    Property or business owners in buildings that contribute to a historic district can purchase a plaque for their building, customized with the year built and architect.

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  • Sidewalk Cafe Permit Rebate

    A new program will reimburse the $600 permit fee for Uptown businesses installing sidewalk cafes.

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  • Uptown Entertainment District

    Explore Uptown's many theaters, bars, and restaurants that are part of Chicago's original entertainment district!

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Join the Chamber

Welcome to the Uptown Chamber of Commerce! As Uptown continues to grow as a premier location for public and private investment, the Chamber is dedicated to supporting and strengthening both existing and new businesses and organizations. Our members support our mission to build a strong, unified business environment; facilitate economic development; and strengthen community. Membership in the Chamber sends a powerful message to your clients that your company or organization is committed to the Uptown community.

Uptown United

A unified approach to benefit Chicago’s Uptown

Uptown United & the Uptown Chamber of Commerce have a joint mission to lead efforts to build a strong, unified business environment; facilitate economic development; and strengthen community – all to nurture a diverse, vibrant, thriving and strong Uptown. Our work is supported by the generosity of our Annual Sponsors. Consider joining other community partners in bolstering our efforts through sponsorship.


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