Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce is To transform Greater Englewood into a popular commercial and retail destination by (a)dvising, (d)eveloping and (s)howcasing its established businesses and acting as a comprehensive economic development partner while creating a favorable social environment for chamber members.

About

The mission of the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce is To transform Greater Englewood into a popular commercial and retail destination by (a)dvising, (d)eveloping and (s)howcasing its established businesses and acting as a comprehensive economic development partner while creating a favorable social environment for chamber members.

 

We will accomplish  the work by following the pre-existing plans that were developed for the Greater Englewood community. This includes the Quality of Life Plan, Growth 180.

Services

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding
  • Grant Funding

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Employee Relations
  • Forming a Business
  • Labor Relations
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • High Tech Development
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactFelicia Slaton-Young
Address815 W. 63rd St.
2nd Fl
Chicago, Il 60621
Phone(312) 880-9674