Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce leads businesses, communities

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Kildeer Thursday 07.28.11. Hawthorn Woods Mayor Joseph Mancino speaks during the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce's Breakfast With the Villages on Thursday at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer. | Buzz Orr~Sun-Times Media

The four primary benefits:

1) Economic Opportunities: The chamber enhances and leverages the talents and resources of its members to improve economic opportunities.

2) Advocacy: The chamber is an advocate for its broad and diverse member businesses while creating a climate of growth and success.

3) Impact: The chamber provides unique opportunities for individuals and businesses to make a difference by connecting them to important community issues.

4) Focus: The chamber helps build stronger communities by staying focused and involved in the top business, civic and social priorities.

The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce is an action-oriented volunteer based organization that serves Deer Park, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Long Grove and North Barrington. More than 500 local business investors work through the chamber to advance economic growth and help create a desirable place to work and live. The chamber asserts a leadership role in the development of increased business opportunities, the unification of multiple communities, the advancement of a pro-business legislative agenda and in the promotion of community enrichment. The chamber’s mission is to enhance the economic vitality of it members and communities.

To be the premier business organization in southwest Lake County, providing visionary leadership in the protection and the diversification of the economic base. The chamber will grow its membership and volunteer base and have a strong, professional and dynamic board of directors and staff dedicated to the promotion of its members and the Southwest Lake County area.

The Lake Zurich Area Chamber values integrity by conducting business with honesty, soundness of mind and with adherence to the chamber’s Code of Ethics and well as progressiveness by continually making progress to improve business practices, incorporating innovative ideas and methods. The chamber also values leadership by providing its members sound and consistent direction as well as serves as a foundation from which its members can build and grow their businesses while advocating on their behalf. The chamber honors its obligation to responsibility by providing members with the most timely and accurate information as well as with a plan that will foster responsible business growth. Credibility by creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence that the chamber conducts its business with the success of its members is its top priority.