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.

Click here to join the Chamber.


Benefits of Membership

Marketing and Promotion:
Connection and Community:
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


“Having the Chamber as a liaison has been phenomenal. They truly want to engage with the neighborhood on many levels. They’re a tremendous resource.”
– Maria Barnes, Uptown Bikes


“[The Uptown Chamber of Commerce] offers resources that aren’t available elsewhere and has been very responsive. It’s just part of better supporting the community.”
– Edward Steinbeigle, Alchemia Art of Hair




Have more questions about the Uptown Chamber of Commerce? Send us an email or give us a ring at 773.878.1184.