Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce

We are the Chamber of Commerce in Garfield Park of Commerce is a business support agency focused on increasing businesses in the local community, providing business advising, employee training and retention, match-making, workshops and events.

About

The Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for business growth and economic development.  The Chamber is committed to supporting the community, good business and development. The Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce provide entrepreneur training, access to capital, corporate partnerships and government agencies.  We are the creators of the proposed development of the new East Garfield Park Design District. 

The  Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce was formed in 2017  to promote business and support the community in the geographic areas  west of Western and East of Cicero Avenue.

We represent East and West Garfield Park.

 

Services Provided

Capture wealth

  • Sell your business
  • Plan for succession
  • Seek legal counsel
  • Update pitch deck

Develop ideas

  • Define products
  • Establish goals
  • Price products
  • Create business plan
  • Create forecast

Find financing

  • Apply for a grant
  • Establish accounts
  • Manage books
  • Apply for a loan

Formalize structures

  • Buy insurance
  • Secure licenses
  • Register legally
  • Certify as MBE/WBE
  • Buy or rent space

Hire / retain staff

  • Draft staff manual
  • Write job specs
  • Implement payroll

Increase sales

  • Improve marketing
  • Update forecast
  • Develop partners
  • Update business plan
  • Join accelerator
  • Establish online
Primary Contact
Brian Treadwell
Address
202 N. California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612