Upcoming Events

Register today for the Tour de Charleston!
​Saturday, June 3
Starts at 8 AM
12.5, 25 & 50 mile routes
All 3 courses are timed rides beginning at the historic Coles County Courthouse Square in Charleston, Illinois and winding through the city and the surrounding countryside.
Race Entry Fees: $25 for the 12. 5 and 25 mile rides and $45 for the 50 mile route.
All participants who pre-register will receive a   T-shirt and finisher's medallion.
Awards for all age divisions:
18 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE OR DOWNLOAD THE FORM HERE.

FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIPS PLEASE CLICK HERE!
ATTENTION MEMBERS!
We are proud to be able to offer you and your employees an opportunity to save between
15–75% off of your prescriptions. Click here for more information.
CLICK HERE for information about the Chamber Energy Buying Group - now available for both Electricity and Natural Gas.  To date we have saved our members over $350,000 for two contract periods. Download the "Request for Rate Quote" form here.
What Women Want will return to Unique Suites
​Hotel in Charleston April 13th from 4:30 - 7 PM.

Bring your girlfriends and check out the Spring Marketplace! Shop for handmade goods, jewelry, rustic home décor, children’s accessories, boutique clothing, flowers, cookies, beauty products, vitamins, and more. Bid on items at the Silent Auction too. Vendors will have products to sell on site, so be prepared to shop ‘til you drop!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE TICKET FORM.
FABULOUS GROUP TRAVEL TOUR TO
SOUTH AFRICA NOW AVAILABLE!

Once in a lifetime travel experiences await you in South Africa.  Depart from Chicago on September 27, 2017 for 11 days. Tour includes  time in Johannesburg, a safari in the Kruger National Park, a winelands tour in Stellenbosch, and a variety of tours in Cape Town. Special $200  Early Bird Discount if registered before April 1, 2017. Be sure to select Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce as the referring Chamber.
Experience the history, beauty and charm of Cape Cod and the Islands from September 17-23. Highlights include Boston, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Newport. Booking discount of $100 per person available if final payment is made by check or money order. Attend an informational meeting on Monday, February 13 at 4 PM at Charleston City Hall to learn more about this trip.
​CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER AND FORM.
Discover the wonders of Thailand for 8 days in October at the very special rate of $2,395 per person plus $100 booking discount if final payment is made by check or money order. Optional two day extension to northern Thailand also available. Attend an informational meeting on Monday, February 13 at 4 PM at Charleston City Hall to learn more about this fabulous travel opportunity.
​CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER AND FORM.

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Charleston is a progressive community of over 21,000 located in East Central Illinois with a capable and willing workforce. Rich in the history of Abraham Lincoln. The area features a balance of industrial, agricultural, educational and cultural opportunities. The Chamber supports the retention and expansion of existing companies and organizations while seeking to attract new ones and foster an entrepreneurial spirit at all ages. Come see what we have to offer.

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Charleston enjoys a rich heritage, stable economy, thriving agricultural base, diverse shopping, a variety of recreational activities, exceptional educational opportunities, an excellent health care system, theater, music, art and more. Whether your interest is in raising a family, attending the university, starting a business, or retiring in the area, see what Charleson has to offer for you. We invite you to share in our business and community life.

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