Upcoming Events

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.  Have insurance?  Sometimes your insurance doesn’t have good prescription coverage.  Be your own advocate and download this discount card and ask your pharmacy to process your prescription under both your insurance and the discount card.
Click below 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.
NOMINATIONS NOW BEING TAKEN FOR ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS
Awards will be presented at the Annual Dinner on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Deadline to submit nominations is December 2.  Click below to download the nomination forms.
Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award Form
Small Business of the Year Award Form
Volunteer of the Year Award Form
Stop by the Business After Hours on December 8th from 5-7 PM! This event is being co-hosted by the Charleston Kiwanis Club and What's Cookin. This Business After Hours will take place at What's Cookin' in the northeast corner of the square!

Check out the flyer and calendar of events for more information!
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.

MEMBERSHIP

The Chamber is the premier member driven business organization which delivers value to connect and engage. Increase your business's visibility by taking advantage of the many diverse networking and promotional opportunities. An investment in the Chamber improves your ability to reach new customers and grow your business. Find out about these member benefits and more.

BUSINESS

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.

COMMUNITY

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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