• Associations and Advocacy

  • Small Business Advocacy Council

    The chief advocate for small business in Chicago, the SBAC is a non-partisan, member-driven organization that promotes the success of small business through political advocacy, support services and education.

  • Illinois Restaurant Association

    The Illinois Restaurant Association is dedicated to promoting, protecting, educating and improving the restaurant industry in Illinois.  The Association hosts workshops to keep members up-to-date on practices, regulation, and more..

  • Illinois Retail Merchants Association

    The Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA) benefits Illinois retailing through effective engagement with retailers, the general public, policy makers, and the media regarding the impact legislative and regulatory proposals will have on the success of retail operations.

  • Choose Chicago

    Choose Chicago® is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Chicago.  Its mission is to draw regional, national, and international visitors to the City, the greater community, and its membership.

  • Active Transportation Alliance

    The Active Transportation Alliance is a non-profit organization that works to improve conditions for bicycling, walking and transit and engage people in healthy and active ways to get around.



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