FAQ


Why should I join the Rockford Chamber of Commerce?

The Chamber is an organization dedicated to the growth and prosperity of businesses in the community of Rockford. We have developed strong networking opportunities for members, and negotiated discounted benefits for members to enjoy.

What are the benefits offered to members?

Some of the discounted benefits to members include: Workers Compensation, Healthcare benefits, discounts on office supplies, and much more. Click here for a complete list of services offered to our members.

What types of networking opportunities does the Chamber offer to members?

Chamber meetings are on the first Thursday of each month. These are member breakfasts. The Annual Banquet is planned for October. After Hour activities are planned throughout the year and the opportunity to participate in the Annual Business Expo.

How does the Chamber communicate with members?

Updated information is posted to this website. Nearly 90 percent of our members are connected to the Internet making this the preferred method of communication. Email notices are sent monthly. Also, during the monthly Chamber meetings, members have a chance to share information about their businesses. You may also find a posting on the Parkway Independent website or Photo Star weekly newspaper.

How does the Chamber communicate with the public?

The community has access to the Rockford Chamber of Commerce website. This website has information on upcoming Chamber events. The Chamber is also visible at many public events such as, Community Days, Christmas Walk and Annual Banquet. Click here for a listing of the events attended or sponsored by the Chamber.

Can I advertise my business on the Chamber website?

The Chamber has made a member’s listing available on the website. There is an announcement area and a business spotlight section. No paid advertising will appear on the site.

How can I join?

There are several ways to become a member of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce:

  • You can apply online.
  • Stop by the Rockford Village office at the Village Hall in Rockford for an application.
  • Attend a Chamber meeting or networking activity.

Fast Facts

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce has been active in the community for many years and currently has over 100 members.