Member Benefits

EPCC members have access to a multitude of resources that help grow their identity within the business community.

Advertising Platforms

Directory: A simple online tool which alphabetically lists members by products or services offered. Stand out from other businesses when customers are looking for your service or product by posting media and links.

E-Newsletter: Our weekly newsletter distributed via email to all our member contacts offers a no-cost opportunity to promote your business activities, announcements, events, and special offers.

MemberCenter: Upload news releases, deals, events, logos, pictures, and videos to our website via your personal login.

Ribbon Cuttings: Openings a new location, recently remodeled or celebrating a milestone anniversary? Show off your business! Pick the date and time and we’ll promote it on our website, on our calendar, in our newsletter, and to our social media sites. Photos are uploaded to our Facebook page to offer greater exposure for your business.

Social Media: Utilize our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages (@eastpeoriacc) to promote your business, events, and specials. We can post pictures, flyers, announcements, and videos.

Networking Opportunities

Annual Dinner: This fun-filled evening is the Chamber’s premier event. Awards are presented each year to the East Peoria Distinguished Citizen of the Year, Distinguished Company of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Green Company of the Year.

Business After Hours: This free event is hosted by a Chamber member business, usually on a monthly basis. It is a relaxed networking and social gathering to meet fellow Chamber members.

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast: This annual event serves to refresh the spirit of members.

Oktoberfest - East Peoria’s Premeire Business Expo: This annual business exposition for Chamber members offers outstanding opportunities for business-to-business networking, business displays, food and beverages.

Terry Brewer Memorial Golf Classic: Join fellow Chamber members “fore” a “tee”rific day of golf and relationship building. Invite potential clients to join your foursome for some quality networking. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Terry Brewer Memorial Scholarship and the Chamber’s Business Scholarship.

Educational Events

Eggs & Issues: A series of forums that features guest speakers talking about local, state and federal issues that matter to business. This program gives you an exclusive opportunity to sit down to breakfast with leading community figures and offers time for Q&A.

Leadership School: Enhance your leadership potential with the Leadership School of East Peoria! During this annual fall class, participants collaborate with fellow classmates and work to promote positive change in their workplaces and in the community. Area leaders and business professionals help facilitate an active learning experience by offering diverse perspectives on leadership. The Leadership School of East Peoria is not only valuable for the participant’s professional development, but serves as an excellent investment for any organization.