MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS


Monthly Newsletter

Share articles, calendar events, happenings within your organization and place ads free of charge. We are also happy to publish member information to assist you in growing and maintaining your customer base.

Networking

Invite Chamber members to your business with Business After Hours and Chamber Wakeup Calls. We can invite members to learn more about your business and coordinate tours of your facility.

Community Oriented Events

The Chamber hosts and supports community events like the Annual Easter Egg Hunt and the Light up the Parks Holiday Parade.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Various sponsorship opportunities are available throughout the year including: The Annual Business Expo and Annual Golf Play Day. Members have the opportunity to sponsor, as well as, participate in these events.

Membership Directory

The directory is printed and distributed to all Parks Chamber members and lists all members both alphabetical and by category. New members receive this directory in their new member packet.

Membership Appreciation Picnic

Held in July, the picnic is a thank you to our valued members from the Board of Directors. All members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Resource Area

Members can place literature, flyers and informational items for distribution to the public. A map of the area is published periodically and includes a variety of advertising levels to members.

Ribbon Cuttings & Groundbreakings

The Chamber will host ribbon cuttings and/or groundbreakings at your business and will notify the media and press. The Board of Directors and elected officials for both Machesney Park and Loves Park are also personally invited to attend.

Annual Membership Meeting/Dinner

Held in October, this elegant affair is open to all chamber members and recognizes the Parks Chamber Business of the Year.