Frequently Asked Questions
What does the Chamber do?
Established in 1948, the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce is an organization comprised of more than 400 members representing businesses of all sizes. The Chamber's mission is to provide leadership, service and resources by supporting business growth and development, community activities and civic improvement in East Peoria.
Why should I join?
Now more than ever, building professional relationships is crucial to sustaining and growing your business. The Chamber provides opportunities for you to meet new contacts, whether it's at an Eggs & Issues breakfast or a Business After Hours event. There are plenty of opportunities that fit your schedule.
Who are the members of the Chamber?
Our more than 400 members range from single-person shops to corporations with thousands of employees. We have members who have just started and members who have been in business for more than a century. Whether you’re looking for advice on how to grow your business or transition it to the next generation, the Chamber has members who will be there to support you.
What does it cost?
Our annual membership dues correlate with the size of your company and the number of employees you have. We also have special pricing for elected officials, financial institutions and non- business individuals. You can see an extensive pricing list under ‘Membership Pricing.’
How can I register for an event?
You can register for all our events and member programs online! Visit our calendar of events page.
What types of sponsorship opportunities are available at the Chamber?
There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available through the Chamber. If you’re interested in learning more about sponsorship, please contact Mary Armstrong at 309.699.6212.
How can my company get exposure through the Chamber?
There are many great ways to get exposure from the Chamber. First, get active! The Chamber is about meeting new people and building relationships for you and your business. Second, sponsor an event or a member program, and expose your brand to thousands of new eyes. Third, promote your brand through our online member directory and offer a special discount to our members and the community. Finally, think about the Chamber as an extension of your marketing plan. We can post your event on our calendar, to our social media platforms and send out E-blast that will reach more than 900 recipients.