Chamber Events

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Member Events

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Annual Events

Boat

Cruise

Annual private boat cruise with river and lake views, fantastic cuisine, and productive networking.

Winter
Soirée

Annual event to recognize and celebrate Chamber members and partners who have invested in our Mission. Annual Awards presented include Corporate Partner of the Year, Small Business Owner of the Year, ERG Partner of the year, and many more.

2018 Chamber Awards

Supplier Diversity Roundtable

This event brings the corporate, government, and small business community together to provide education, networking, resources around Supplier Diversity and engaging LGBT Business Enterprises with a better understanding of supplier diversity best practices, tips on working with local Fortune 500 companies, networking, and prizes.

Chicago Pride
Parade

Annual PRIDE parade entry with our members and corporate partners.

Ongoing Events

Educational

Programming

These events are designed to assist our members in the growth and development of their businesses. We are happy to develop programming that highlights successful business practices and teaches our members how to apply them to their own business and development strategies.

B2B

Networking

Business-to-Business (B2B) networking events are typically held the second Tuesday of every month at the Chamber office. These structured networking events provide our businesses with the opportunity to build their referral networks and partner with other businesses.

Mix & Mingle

Networking

This networking event is held across the city in the evening. This networking event is always a free form program that allows attendees to network at their own pace. Since this is an evening event the venue will typically feature appetizers and cocktails.

Summer Partnership Series

A series of events where members can join us and demonstrate their support of the community while promoting their business.

20th Anniversary Gala

On November 17th, 2016, the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois commemorated our 20th Anniversary at the historic Ivy Room in Chicago.

Guests enjoyed tastings from a collection of amazing Lettuce Entertain You restaurants. They enjoyed custom cocktails and we all experienced performances from Chicago Cabaret Project.

20th Anniversary Gala