Clays For Kids: Sponsor or Secure your spot today! Don’t miss your shot at making a difference. | CASA Kane County

Lock and load your support for CASA! Register now for our Clays Shooting Tournament and aim for a brighter future for children in need.

Don’t miss your shot at making a difference. Secure your spot today!

For more information, please click the links below or contact Natalie at 630-444-3112 or NatalieB@casakanecounty.org

Event Page Link:

         https://casakanecounty.org/casa-events/clays-for-kids/

Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting ~ STARBUCKS

Join members of the NKCC, Village of Carpentersville officials & members of the community at

STARBUCKS as they celebrate their Grand Opening!

We hope you can make the celebration and help us properly congratulate & thank them for choosing our communities to call home!

When business & commerce thrive in our communities we all win!

Refreshments will be served!

Please RSVP by email Melissa@nkcchamber.com

Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

 

Village of West Dundee Halloween Party

The Village of West Dundee is excited to once again host their Annual Halloween Party at Grafelmen Park in West Dundee.
Dress the family up and head out for an afternoon of kid activities, trunk or treat, costume contest, fall refreshments, and pumpkin decorating!
Remember to bring your donation to the @F.I.S.H. Food Pantry which gives you access to all the activities! 

This event is a great way to promote your business within the West Dundee community, with a spirit of Halloween theme. 

Trunk or Treat Registration

House Decorating Contest Registration

Halloween Party Sponsorship Opportunities

The Woodlands at Canterfield Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Woodlands at Canterfield with a traditional Ribbon Cutting ceremony. See the facility and meet some of the staff. 

We are really excited to officially welcome them to the community! The Ribbon Cutting 3:00 PM Open House from 4-7:00 PM

Enjoy hors d’ oeurves, cocktails, entertainment and a silent auction during this event.

Add event to your calender!

 

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration ~ Top Spot & OrthoIllinois Fieldhouse

We are excited to celebrate our Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting with you!
Join the OrthoIllinois Fieldhouse, Top Spot IL, and Yeti Lacrosse to celebrate the opening of the  fieldhouse in Carpentersville!
The event is free to the public! Enjoy local businesses & vendors as well a Open Gym., tour the facility, and meet our coaches.
Event time is 1:00pm-3:00pm

Membership Orientation Luncheon

Join us September 26th from 11:30 AM -1:00 PM for our Membership Orientation Lunch.  Learn more about the Northern Kane County Chamber and how membership works for you.

Been a member for a while?

The membership lunch is a great refresher course to reengage your business into the chamber and the benefits offered to you.

· Learn how to maximize your investment

· Build Connections with other chamber members

· Network your business

There is no cost to attend thanks to our event sponsor, Payroll Vault.

RSVP: 847-426-8565, or e-mail the chamber at Melissa@nkcchamber.com

Intereseted in becoming a Membership Orientaion Lunch sponsor? Contact Melissa for more details. 

Register for Membership Luncheon

Fall Into Business ~ Multi-Chamber Annual Progressive Luncheon

MULTI-CHAMBER PROGRESSIVE LUNCHEON

An opportunity to meet and network   with professionals from at least 14 area Chambers!

  • Enjoy a three course progressive lunch while connecting with other Chamber members!
  • Take advantage of this B2B opportunity to promote your business—Bring a supply of business cards to share!
  • Meet business professionals and explore new opportunities!

Registration is Required ~ No Walk-Ins!! 

Please contact the chamber office to register. melissa@nkcchamber.com or 847-426-8565

Fall Fest 2023

We are thrilled to announce Carpentersville’s annual  Fall Fest, taking place September 22-23! This exciting event will feature an amazing lineup of local bands, delicious food vendors, unique craft vendors, axe throwing, a magic show, and delightful face painting. Whether you’re looking for a fun day out with family and friends or just want to indulge in some great entertainment, our Fall Fest has something for everyone! So mark your calendars and join us for a weekend of non-stop fun and excitement. We can’t wait to see you there!
Friday, 9/22, 6pm-11pm
Saturday, 9/23, 10am-11pm

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration ~ Larkin Floral, West Dundee

Join us for the official grand opening & ribbon cutting ceremony to  welcome Larkin Floral to the community & to the NKCC.  Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and aperitifs while meeting local vendors, including Collective 222, a permanent jewelry studio. One lucky attendee will win a year of free flowers.

NKCC Woman in Business, Dollars for Scholars Luncheon

Join us for our  monthly luncheon with Timothy J. Scott, AICP, CNU-A
Director of Economic Development, Planning, Zoning & Urban Design
Village of West Dundee at Cali BBQ in West Dundee 11:30 AM ~ 1:00 PM

Improving our community through networking and higher education opportunities.
Women in Business is dedicated to the continuing education, development, mentoring and improvement of chamber members and proud representative of the Dollars for Scholars ® Program providing scholarships for High School Seniors and College students affiliated with the Northern Kane County Chamber or residing in the NKCC market area. We appreciate your help in supporting our mission. 
 
Don’t forget, we will be selling raffle tickets at each of our monthly luncheons. Ever dollar raised from our raffles goes directly to our scholarship fund. 

Register Online Today!

Woman in Business/ Member


$25 Chamber Members & $30 Non-Members

Reservations must be made at least four business days in advance.
All cancellations must be received within 24 hours to avoid being billed for the event. All non-members need to prepay to attend. 

2023 Annual Awards Dinner and Community Celebration

Saturday October 7, 2023 ~ 5:30 PM

Holiday Inn
495 Airport Rd. in Elgin

2023 Annual Dinner

You are cordially invited to attend an Enchanted Garden Evening as we celebrate 2023, our businesses and the community!

NKCC Rooted in the community for over 40 years to help your business grow! 

Saturday October 7, 2023 at the Holiday Inn in Elgin

Cast your vote for the 2023 nominees by scrolling to the bottom.  

 

Sponsorships that include tickets to the event
After selecting "Yes", you'll be able to reveiw sponsorship levels.
Dinner Tickets
Sponsorships that do not include tickets to the event
After selecting "Yes", you'll be able to reveiw sponsorship levels.

SPONSOR THE EVENT

Sponsorship packages are detailed below. If you choose to become a sponsor,

* Get your sponsorship in no later than September 22nd  to get maximum advertising exposure.

White Oak- $2500 - symbolizing strength, endurance & knowledge
Table of 8. Company logo on community award plaques. Company name displayed on digital billboard ad on Rt 31 ($2500 value). Logo displayed on digital ad on homepage website and displayed on all email blasts and social media platforms leading up to the event. Full page ad in program, signage at the event, recognition at event & table sponsorship.
Maple- $1500 - representing balance, longevity and generosity
Table of 8. Company name displayed on digital billboard ad on Rt 31 ($2500 value). Logo displayed on digital ad on homepage website and displayed on all email blasts and social media platforms leading up to the event. Full page ad in program, signage at the event, recognition at event & table sponsorship.
Willow- $1000 - symbolizing flexibility & adaptability
Table of 8. Logo displayed on digital ad on homepage website and displayed on all email blasts and social media platforms leading up to the event. Full page ad in program, signage at the event, recognition at event & table sponsorship.
Magnolia- $600 - representing new beginnings and growth
4 Dinner Tickets. Logo displayed on all email blasts and social media platforms leading up to the event. Half page ad in program, signage at the event, recognition at event & table sponsorship.
Bonsai- $350 - known for balance, calm, peace & harmony
2 Dinner Tickets. Company listing in all email blasts and social media platforms leading up to the event. Quarter page ad in program, recognition at event.
Aspen- $150 - symbolizing exploring, expanding and searching
Limited selections below. Each includes listing in email blasts and social media platforms leading up to event, listing in program and recognition at event.
Amethyst/Select One
NEW! - SOLD OUT - Comedian Sponsor
This sponsorship is available on a first come/first served basis
NEW! - $500 - Frosty Fae Artistry
Sponsor the Ice sculpture martini luge. Limited to 1 sponsorship

Would You Like to Sponsor an Auction Item? *

Would you like to purchase a 50/50 Raffle? *
Do not need to be present to win, purchase your tickets, include contact information, watch Facebook live drawing on October 7, 8:30 PM and winner will be notified after the event!

Voting

As we reflect on our NKCCC accomplishments, we are proud and humbled to celebrate another year of public service. We look forward to the 2023 Annual Awards Dinner when we will honor and recognize our business and community members who continue to go above and beyond.

Please take a moment to vote for the nominees you feel are most deserving of the honors this year!

Business of the Year:

The "Business of the Year" award recognizes a company that has demonstrated exceptional growth, and for setting a benchmark for excellence. This accolade celebrates the company's outstanding achievements and contributions to their customers, the chamber, and the community! 

Please select the one business you feel is most deserving of this honor

2023 New Business of the Year:

The "New Business of the Year" award honors a recently established company that has shown remarkable growth, and potential in a short span of time. This award recognizes the company's achievements as a promising newcomer and its potential to shape the future of business.

Please select the one business you feel is most deserving of this honor

2023 Distinguished Leader:
The "Leader of Distinction" award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, outstanding achievements, and a significant positive impact on their organization and community. 

Please the select the individual whom you feel is most deserving

CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD:
The "Customer Service Award" acknowledges a company  who has consistently provided exceptional support, assistance, and satisfaction to their customers. This award highlights their dedication to delivering top-notch service and building strong customer relationships.

Please select the business you feel exemplifies excellent customer service

COMMITTMENT TO COMMUNITY:
The "Commitment to Community Award" recognizes an individual or organization that has demonstrated exceptional dedication and contributions to improving and enriching the local community through various initiatives and actions. This award celebrates their positive impact and ongoing efforts to make a difference.

Please the select the Community Partner that you feel is most deserving

 

CASA Kane County is currently seeking VOLUNTEERS!

CASA Kane County is looking for more volunteers to help support children who need it through the foster care system. CASA Kane County is nonprofit volunteer organization advocating for the best interest of children in abuse and neglect situations throughout Northern Illinois. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian ad Litem) volunteers are specially trained to become the objective voice of a child for a judge.

Want More Information About Volunteering for CASA? Join a Virtual Information Meeting: Thursday May 16th from NOON-1:00 PM

Virtual General Information Volunteer Meeting for potential CASA Volunteers and an opportunity to meet our team and learn more about what it means to become a CASA/GAL volunteer.

Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian Ad Litem Volunteers come from every walk of life and share a commitment to improving children’s lives. Fill out the form and attend to learn more on how you can be the one caring and consistent adult making a difference in a child’s life!

Please email sandiec@casakanecounty.org to register!

NKCC Ambassador’s Monthly Meeting – Become an Ambassador Today

Purpose:

The Northern Kane County Ambassadors Committee is comprised of local business professionals who function as the public relations arm of the chamber, intent on growing & retaining membership by providing an educated approach to the benefits, services, & events offered through the chamber. Becoming involved in a committee gives your business additional exposure as well.

Benefits:
Ambassador listings in monthly correspondence/email blasts when appropriate

  • Special name tags                                 
  • Recognition at events
  • First opportunity to meet/introduce yourself to new members
  • Increased exposure due to involvement in Chamber events & Business after hours
  • Group photo taken annually for use in newsletters/directory

Meetings:
Meetings are scheduled on the 1st Wedensday of every month @ 9:30 AM in the Community Room at the Chamber of Commerce office in Carpentersville. Depending on the agenda meetings will be 30-60 minutes in duration. Meeting dates are subject to change.

 

Meet our Ambassadors:

Cheryl Alopogianis ~ Tastefully Simple ~ calopogianis@hotmail.com

Bryant Crawford ~ 5-Star Computer Services, Inc. ~ Bcrawford@5-starcomputers.com

Arlene De La Cruz ~ The Matrix Group ~ Arlene.sa.delacruz@gmail.com

Hanadi Dib ~ First American Bank ~ Hdib@Firstambank.com

Vicki Genz ~ Keller Williams Success Realty ~ VickiGenz@KW.com

Cornelia Krueger ~ Avon Consultant ~ cgkrueger@sbcglobal.net

Ann Meyer ~ Ann Meyer Agency, Farmers Ins. ~ Ameyer@farmersagent.com

James Byrnes ~ Broker, Baird & Warner ~ james.byrnes.realtor@gmail.com

JoAnn Donovan ~ DAC Funding ~ jdonovanDAC@gmail.com

If you are interested in becoming involved on our Ambassador Committee, please contact the Chamber office 847-426-8565. 

 

Dine Northern Kane County!

Here are links to local restaurants that are local businesses in the Northern Kane County Chamber!

Enjoy and Stay Local, Support Local

Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce

Updated as of June  21th 2021, information on Local Restaurants:

Alexander’s Cafe – (847) 888-4146 – 1725 N. State St., Elgin

http://www.alexanderscafe.com

https://www.facebook.com/alexanderscafe

 

Aliano’s Ristorante – (847) 844-0528- 310 N. River St. East Dundee

https://alianosdundee.com/

https://www.facebook.com/alianoseastdundee

 

The Anvil Club – (847) 426-7710 – 309 Meier Dr., East Dundee ~  Now Open to the Public!

https://www.theanvilclub.net/

https://www.facebook.com/AnvilClub/

 

Bamboozels – (630) 903-1743 – 101 W. Main St., West Dundee

http://www.bamboozels.com/

https://www.facebook.com/bamboozels/

 

 Bandito Barneys – (847) 426-7300 – 10 N. River St., East Dundee

http://www.banditobarneysbeachclub.com

https://www.facebook.com/banditobarneys/

 

Black & Gray Brewing Company ~ (847) 840-4717 ~ 311 Barrington Ave., East Dundee

http://www.blackandgraybrewing.com/about.html

https://www.facebook.com/blackandgraybrewing

 

Bleuroot ~ Farm to Table

https://bleuroot.com/

https://www.facebook.com/bleurootrestaurant

 

 

Cook’s Ice Cream ~ (847) 915-5034 ~ 213 E. Chicago St. Elgin

https://www.cooksicecream.com

https://www.facebook.com/cooksicecream

 

Culver’s of Carpentersville – (847) 649-3225- 8000 Miller Road, Carpentersville

https://www.culvers.com/restaurants/carpentersville

https://www.facebook.com/CulversCarpentersville

 

Diamond Jim’s – (224) 484-8554 – 325 Meier Ave., East Dundee

https://www.diamondjimsdundee.com

https://www.facebook.com/diamondjimsdundee/

 

Dolly’s Gaming Café ~ (847) 714-4242 ~ 210 Penny Ave., East Dundee

www.dollyscafes.com

https://www.facebook.com/Dollyscafe711

 

 East Side Café’ Coffee & Wine Bar – 224-699-9820 – 316 N. River St. ~ East Dundee

https://eastsidedundee.com

https://www.facebook.com/theuncommonpalate

 

 

Emmett’s Tavern and Brewing Co. – (847) 428-4500 – 128 W. Main St. West Dundee

https://emmettsbrewingco.com

https://www.facebook.com/emmettsbrewingcowestdundee

 

 Jersey Mike’s Subs (224) 293-2688 – 123 S. Western Ave., Carpentersville

https://www.jerseymikes.com/27059/carpentersville-il

https://www.facebook.com/JerseyMikesCarpentersville27059

 

No Manches Mexican Grill ~ (224) 699-9655~ 140 N. Western Ave. (Rt. 31), Carpentersville

https://www.nomanchesmexicangrill.com/

https://www.facebook.com/nomanchesmexicangrill/

 

 

Panera Bread (847) 649-5180 – 101 S. Western Ave., Carpentersville

www.PaneraBread.com

https://www.facebook.com/PaneraBreadCarpentersvilleIL

 

River Street Tavern – (224) 293-2033 – 102 N. River Street, East Dundee

https://www.rstavern.com

https://www.facebook.com/RSTavern

 

Rosie O’Hare’s – (847) 426-1116 – 702 Water St, East Dundee

http://www.rosieohares.com

https://www.facebook.com/Rosie-Ohares-Public-House-111463448893726

 

Southern Belle’s – (224) 699-9959 – 152 S. Western Ave., Carpentersville

https://www.southernbellespancakes.com

https://www.facebook.com/southernbellescarpentersville

 

The Village Squire – (847) 428-4483 – 125 Washington St. West Dundee

 www.thevillagesquire.com

https://www.facebook.com/The-Village-Squire-Restaurants-1069721133063707/

 

WoodFire Pizza – (847) 844-0886 – 127 W. Main St West Dundee

Woodfire Brickoven Pizza Rockford and West Dundee

https://www.facebook.com/woodfirewestdundee

 

N3 Networking Group

N3  meets every Friday  8:30 ~ 9:30 AM
Chamber Community Room ~ 20 S. Grove Ave. Suite 102 ~ Carpentersville

N3  is a weekly, non-compete network group within the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce.

Our group consists of friendly, dedicated professionals in many different businesses ready to serve you.

We generate referrals to help each other grow our business.

Call the chamber today for more information! 
847-426-8565 

Business Power Connections Networking Meeting

BPC meets every Wednesday 8:30 ~ 9:30 AM
Northern Kane County Chamber Community Room
20 S. Grove St. Ste 102 ~ Carpentersville

BPC is a weekly, non-compete network group within the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce.

Our group consists of friendly, dedicated professionals in many different businesses ready to serve you.

We generate referrals to help each other grow our business.

For more information please contact the Chamber office 847-426-8565

BPC Member Directory