Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce

The Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce represents business in Rogers Park. We are volunteers who devote our time to preserving great local businesses and boosting Rogers Park business. MISSION STATEMENT: To provide leadership and representation in order to benefit the members operating businesses in the Rogers Park community. VISION STATEMENT: To guide businesses, service organizations, institutions, and individuals to establish new businesses and promote existing businesses within the Rogers Park community. To create and stimulate an orderly economic growth, thereby enriching Rogers Park's diverse community.


Membership Benefits



Advertisement and Marketing – Outdoor advertising opportunities through event sponsorship, street-pole banners and newspaper advertising. Promotion online through our website, social media, and monthly newsletters.


Business Advocacy – We represent the businesses and organizations in Rogers Park and will use our network to assist your with a plethora of tasks.


Business Well-being Checks – We will visit your business to ask about your current issues and do what we can to assist.


Media Mentions – The Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce will mention any and all members possible during radio, television, and press interviews.


Referral Program – When a resident or business needs a good or service, we will refer them to our Chamber members.


Ad Hand Out – We will distribute brochures and advertising materials throughout Rogers Park.


Shop Local Campaign – We encourage residents of Rogers Park to shop at local businesses to stimulate our local economy.

•Community Outreach – We will connect you with our community leaders and their programs and events, so that you are in the know about upcoming developments and keep your business ahead of the trends.


Local Business Directory – We will list your business or organization in our directory with complete contact information including a direct link to your website.


Event Involvement – You will be invited to introduce your business at all of our events. You can also host one of our events at your location to bring potential customers through your front door.


Fresh Start Monday – On one Monday a month, we will hold a lottery to clean up a members storefront exterior for one hour.


Snow Shovel Lottery – We will pick a member weekly during the months November – February and shovel a portion of their front walkway when the snow exceeds two inches.




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

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning

Events and Community Building

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

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Bonding
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Debt Funding
  • Equity Funding
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loans
  • Microloans
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Insurance
  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Retention

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Internship Programs and Student Services

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

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Employee Relations
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Forming a Business
  • Labor Relations
  • Lease Review
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Award Recognition
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development


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

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Human Resources

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • LGBT Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Insurance Requirements


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Tax Services

  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
Primary ContactBill Morton
Address6902 North Glenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone(773) 850-0049