Upcoming Events

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.
Community Update Breakfast - March 8, 7:30 AM
The Charleston and Mattoon Chambers will be hosting a joint Community Update Breakfast on March 8. The event will take place at the Unique Suites Hotel beginning at 7:30 AM. The guest speaker for the day will be President & CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Todd Maisch. Tickets are $20 for members, $30 for non members, and tables of 10 are available. 
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2nd Annual Tour de Charleston Bike Race
​The 2nd Annual Tour de Charleston, presented by the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, offers cycling courses of 12.5, 25, and 50 mi distance. The 3 courses begin at the historic Coles County Courthouse Square in Charleston, Illinois, and travel through scenic rolling hills and bucolic rural landscapes in Coles & Clark Counties. The Tour de Charleston Bike Race is a timed event. All participants who pre-register will receive a participant packet and a tshirt.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM.
FLASH SALE!
Two for price of 1!
Experience the highlights of Northern India for 11 days, departing Chicago on September 5, 2018. This is a small group tour for 22 travelers. Only $2,999 for TWO PEOPLE. Must book and pay in full before February 16. 
​CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND RESERVATION FORM.
Discover Iceland -
​the Land of Fire and Ice  departing October 6, 2018
Experience  a city tour of Reykjavik and full day adventure of volcanoes, waterfalls, and nature; Go whale watching and relax in the Blue Lagoon! $2,979 per person, double. This trip is filling up fast so call the Chamber office at 217.345.7041 to reserve your seat today. 
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Fly out of St. Louis to Discover Scotland for 10 days departing Sept. 16, 2018.
Tour includes bagpipe lesson, whiskey distillery, Isle of Skye, three magnificent castles, cruise on Loch Ness, Orkney Islands, historic Culloden Battlefield and more.  
​$3,949 per person, double. Deposit due by March 9, 2018 to secure a place on the tour.​
​CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER AND FORM.
Discover the beauty of New England in the fall from October 3-10, 2018. Tour all the famous sites in Boston, enjoy a rail journey to the top of Mt. Washington, soak in the spectacular views along the Kancamagus Highway and see the fall foliage in Vermont and Maine.
​$2875 per person, double, with booking discount. 
​CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER AND FORM.
Experience Hawaiian paradise for 9 days departing Chicago on November 7, 2018. 
See sites on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. Highlights include Pearl Harbor, Volcanoes National Park, Punaluu Volcanic Beach, Mount Haleakala National Park and a traditional Hawaiian Luau. Enjoy 3 days of leisure in paradise on your own.
​$3895 per person, double, with booking discount. 
​CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER AND FORM.

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