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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.


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

Develop ideas

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

Formalize structures

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

Find financing

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

Increase sales

  • Update forecast
  • Improve marketing
  • Establish online
  • Develop partners
  • Update business plan
  • Join accelerator

Hire / retain staff

  • Write job specs
  • Draft staff manual
  • Implement payroll

Capture wealth

  • Update pitch deck
  • Seek legal counsel
  • Plan for succession
  • Sell your business
Contact Information
Brian Treadwell
202 N. California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612