Our Mission:

To foster and promote the public welfare and general interest of Union County, Illinois, through support, and promotion of existing and new businesses, industry, agriculture and tourism.

Why Join:

Businesses join their local Chamber because membership in the local chamber offers numerous benefits and keeps business owners on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within their community and local marketplace.

but research points out that consumers are more likely to do business with a company if it’s a member of their local chamber of commerce.

Member Benefits:


Internet Exposure – 

  • Members receive a free listing in the Chamber's online Business Directory

  • Contact information linking directly to the member's website

  • Calendar of events

  • Members receive a weekly Newsletter highlighting activities and events happening in our are



  • Chamber staff refer only to Chamber member businesses 


Openings, Ribbon Cuttings and Ground Breaking

  • Ceremonies and acknowledgments from Chamber officials

  • Increases business visibility  

  • Chamber newsletter and local newspaper coverage, complete with photo


Development of Positive Business Reputation

  • Members are presented with a window decal and membership certificate to display in their places of business.

  • Members also have the option to use the Chamber logo on their website. 


After Hours, Business Seminars, Monthly Chamber meeting and Special Events

  • Networking through our monthly Chamber luncheon events which are open to the public

  • Annual Union County Chamber Banquet 

  • Committee meetings and various other business/social events


Business Education

  • Personal, professional and business development workshops 

  • Free business mentoring and counseling 

  • Webinars- internet education workshop


Job Vacancies

  • Employers post a job, apprenticeship or internship



  • Member only opportunities to sponsor, chamber meetings and special events throughout the year


Member to Member Discounts—weekly/monthly/yearly

  • Designed to encourage members to buy from other members to save money, increase visibility and promote new business for their companies


Resource Center

  • Information resources available include; community demographics, community calendar, a list of clubs and organizations, local and state maps, chamber profile. The Chamber also provides Free Notary service for it’s members.