Chamber Events

Connecting and learning from others is critical to the success of any small business. For this reason, the Cook County Chamber of Commerce hosts several networking and educational events throughout the year. 

Sign up to host a Chamber Connect, Exchange, or Ribbon Cutting by clicking here

Chamber Connect

A social networking program hosted by the Chamber. These have been well attended and enjoyed; it is a business opportunity to meet and share news about your business while engaging with the business community. There are ten per year, sponsorships available. Moreover, The Chamber offers exclusive sponsorship opportunities for businesses looking to elevate their visibility by hosting a Connect. By joining The Chamber and sponsoring a “Chamber Connect”, you're not just attending events; you're investing in the growth of your business and making your voice heard in the broader business community. Don't miss this chance to connect, collaborate, and thrive alongside fellow business leaders. Consider hosting and/or sponsoring a Chamber Connect and be a part of something bigger.

Chamber Exchange

Have your voice heard on the issues that matter and help shape the future of business in Cook County! Chamber Exchanges are your platform to discuss policy, exchange ideas, and advocate for change. Join the conversation and help tackle critical issues like childcare, housing, recycling, and taxes. Sponsorship opportunities are available--contact to make your voice heard.

Ribbon Cutting

Celebrate your success with a Ribbon Cutting! We'll help you organize and promote a memorable event to mark your new business or exciting improvements. Let the community share in your milestone--sign up today

Grand Marais Business Coalition

The GMBC is a committee within the Cook County Chamber of Commerce that gathers ten times a year. This group of business leaders tackle issues that impact your bottom line, brainstorming solutions and advocating for positive change. Topics often include: event planning, parking issues, public restrooms, downtown lighting, ect. Think of it as a think tank for passionate business owners-- a place to share ideas and concerns. GMBC is a subcommittee of the Chamber of Commerce that keeps the smallest town in America Cool!  Meetings occur on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 9:00am.

Want to Sponsor a Chamber Connect or suggest a topic for Chamber Exchange? Contact:

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