Skip to content

Membership Benefits

What The Chamber For Uptown Can Do For You

Uptown’s premier business association since 1923, the Uptown Chamber of Commerce works to nurture a diverse, vibrant, and thriving Uptown. We aim to keep your business — and the Uptown business community — a top choice for residents, visitors, and investors. All businesses and organizations that join the Uptown Chamber of Commerce have exclusive access to a suite of services. In addition to the services below, the Uptown Chamber of Commerce is your go-to hub for information about doing business in Uptown.

Welcome New Members

Benefits of Membership

Marketing and Promotion:

  • Listing in our online business directory
  • Listing in annual printed neighborhood guide
  • Ribbon-cutting ceremonies with local elected officials
  • Regular business and consumer newsletters
  • Social media and newsletter mentions
  • Street pole banner advertising opportunities
  • Event sponsorship opportunities
  • Access to member-only neighborhood promotions

Connection and Community:

  • Access to community of businesses and organizations
  • Monthly networking events
  • Personal introductions and referrals
  • Ability to serve on Chamber committees and serve as a community steward
  • Help ensure Uptown’s continued vibrancy and growth

Business Services & Technical Assistance:

  • Educational seminars and workshops
  • Business advocacy and government relations
  • Permitting, licensing, and zoning assistance
  • Assistance with SSA-funded and SBIF rebate programs
  • One-on-one business consulting and referrals
  • Business location assistance
  • Free notary service
  • Neighborhood retail market and demographics data
  • Access to commercial real estate database

Special Events:

  • Host a member mixer or educational seminar to introduce your business to the Uptown community
  • Access to sponsorship, booth space & promotional involvement for events such as the Taste of Uptown, Toast of Uptown, Argyle Night Market, Chicago Pride Parade, Winter Walk on Wilson and others
  • Special event & social service volunteer opportunities
Scroll To Top