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CHAMBER SERVICES

PALATINE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 579 First Bank Dr. | Suite 205 Palatine, IL 60067 Phone: (847) 359-7200 | Fax: (847) 359-7246 Website: www.palatinechamber.com Email: info@palatinechamber.com MISSION STATEMENT “The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to foster the advancement of commercial, industrial and civic interests that contribute to the growth and development of our members and the business environment in the Palatine area. It accomplishes its mission through networking, educational seminars, special events, governmental partnership and involvement in the community.”

MEMBER BENEFITS Networking

The Chamber offers several networking groups and opportunities to network each month. Our Networking @ Nite and Networking Before Hours events are social events that are held at least once a month. Our networking groups meet weekly and monthly and offer our members a regular opportunity to build relationships and gain business leads. We also have regular multi-chamber events, lunches, seminars and forums with neighboring chambers. All of these opportunities are structured to get you connected with other members and their businesses. Business Advocacy

The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce develops relationships with key government officials on the national, state and local levels in order to keep our members informed on key issues facing businesses. We also provide opportunities for our members to take action and get involved with issues affecting business. Publicity & Exposure

Inclusion on the Chamber’s state-of-the-art website and membership directory is a valuable feature included in membership. Our members are listed by category and alphabetical order for ease of searching. In addition, membership includes a listing in this annual Community Guide that is delivered to over 16,000 residents and businesses. Advertising opportunities are also available in this sought-after publication. Members can also gain

COMMUNITY EXPO WHEN: November 12, 2016 • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Falcon Park Recreation Center 2195 N. Hicks, Palatine ENTERTAINMENT • FOOD • RAFFLES • FREE ADMISSION

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additional exposure by participating in our monthly e-newsletter, email blasts, Coupon Craze bags and community events calendar. Discounts/Special Rates

Through our Member-to-Member Discounts, our members are able to take advantage of special discounts offered by fellow Chamber members. Our members also have the opportunity to feature a Hot Deal Discount on our website, which is also promoted to a consumer email list on a quarterly basis. Remember to shop local Palatine Chamber members first! Local Recognition

Membership door decals and Member-to-Member discount cards identify you as a Palatine Chamber member and a part of the established Palatine business community. Leadership Opportunities

The Chamber offers opportunities for business professionals to become leaders in the Palatine community by serving on boards and committees that are striving to enhance and improve the business climate in Palatine. Community Involvement

The Chamber sponsors a number of community events throughout the year. Our State of the Village provides an update on what is going on in Palatine and what’s to come. Our Legislative Breakfast provides the opportunity to meet and talk with our local, county and state legislators. The Golf Outing brings together area business professionals for a fun day of networking on the links, held in the later part of May. Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) offers middle school students in grades 7 and 8 from District 15 an opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking year-long program that transforms middle school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Additional business classes are offered to further educate business owners. Also, new this year is our first, annual Palatine Expo and Showcase in November.. GET INVOLVED | GET CONNECTED! Our most successful members are those who are most active! For additional information or to join the Chamber, visit www.palatinechamber.com.

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