Member Benefits

Member Benefits 2016-12-14T15:33:21+00:00

Whether you’re an established company or small start-up, whether your time is limited or you have time to invest, the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce (AHCC) offers a wide variety of resources, programs, opportunities and support to help you expand your network, heighten your visibility and grow your business.

2016 Membership Benefits & Packages

Access to Networking Events
Multi Chamber
Networking Events
Chamber Biz Alliance
Business Listing
Community Connection Guide – 25,000 copies
Operational Savings Programs
Electrical and Natural Gas Energy, Micro Marketing Strategies
Enhanced Business Listing – On AHCC Website
Priority Placement, Longer Business Description,
Additional Keywords, Logo, Video, Photos,
Linkable Bullet Points, Weblink in Search Results,
Extended Search Results Summary
Registration Fee Discounts
Discounts on select event registration fees
Exclusive E-Blast
Member-to-Member or Member-to-Consumer
(1 for Associate / 2 for Partner)
Priority to Host or Sponsor an AHCC Networking Event
(Select Dates Available)
Access to Early Sponsorship and Registration
For All AHCC Fundraising Events
Spotlight On Featured Business – Limited Opportunity
AHCC Website, E-Newsletter, E-Blasts
Legislative Roundtable Events – Fees Included
Meet and discuss topics with local and state legislators
CEO Roundtable Events – Fees Included
Meet and discuss business topics with CEO’s, Presidents,
and owners of mid to large businesses

(NOTE: Additional packages have been established for corporations, financial institutions, auto dealerships, hotels & motels, utilities, apartments/condos, newspapers, retirement centers and shopping centers. Please call the Chamber for more information if your organization is classified as one of these business types.)

Retired Professional Membership
The Retired Professional membership is a pilot program for retired business professionals who are interested in staying connected to AHCC members and the community.


  • Receive all chamber emails and marketing emails from members
  • Attend connection events (Business Before Hours, Business After Hours, etc.) at classic level member pricing
  • Become a potential business counselor for future incubator program

Cost: $95 Annually
Individuals must be fully retired in order to join under this membership level.


Large Group Networking

  • Business Before Hours (BBH) & Business After Hours (BAH)
    Social events to build relationships with existing and new colleagues
  • Connection Team
    An introduction to connect with help from a fellow member
  • Chamber Biz Alliance
    Network, Display, Connect on a regional level with members of 9 local Chambers of Commerce

Special Focus Groups

  • Professional Women’s Connection (PWC)
    Poignant topics for women in business – Connect with colleagues
  • Entrepreneur Forum
    Education for business owners on resources for a strong foundation
  • Health & Wellness Initiative (HWI)
    Outreach education programs to become the credible source in the community
  • TAG – Technology Advisory Group
    Be a credible source for business technology and help fellow members

Core Groups

  • Business Builders
    Networking at its best – No pressure relationship building & a referral tool
  • ERT – Executive Roundtable
    Your own Board of Directors for counseling, brainstorming and connecting


  • Installation & Awards Celebration
    Annual awards night – network and meet local elected officials & active chamber members
  • Golf Outing
  • Mane Event & Taste of Arlington Heights
    August – Friday / Saturday Event for 20,000+ Consumers; Entertainment, Food, and Business Expo
  • Business to Consumer Opportunities
    Halloween, Senior Fairs, Promenade of Art, Garden Club, Park District, Library

HAVE A VOICE – Connect Even with Limited Time to Participate

  • Your own business Mobile Website Profile – included for ALL members
  • Marketing access to 900+ business people or 1500+ local residents
  • Assistance with shared Marketing, Sponsorships & Collaboration programs
  • Community Guide
    Two listings for ALL members; Ads available for sale to increase exposure
  • Get Known in the Community with the Almanac, Daily Herald, Teach a District 214 Community Education Class, Park District, Library & More
  • Yiftee Gift Card Program
    Consumer driven program to Shop Local; Free & no new equipment needed
  • Assistance with navigating Village Government Procedures for signage, remodeling, compliance issues or changing policies to help the business community succeed

GROUP SAVING POWER – Engage Value Opportunities

  • Energy Buying Program
    Group Rate for Com Ed & Nicor Gas customers on Electric and Natural Gas
  • Office Depot Program
    Up to 55% savings on office supplies, equipment, furniture and Copy & Print services
  • Referral Program
    Earn credit toward your membership renewal to make your membership FREE
  • USPS Every Door Direct Mail
    Reduced postal rates offered by the United States Postal Service
  • Business Library Card & Services
    Tap into consumer and business databases, video production, etc.
  • Harper College Small Business Development Center
    Access to classes for you and your staff
  • SCORE – Service Corps of Retired Executive
    Free Consulting for business direction and educational courses for reinforcemen

Join the AHCC and make an investment in the future of your business.

For more information on membership packages, or to learn more about how membership in the AHCC can help strengthen and grow your business, contact Jim Platt, business development director, at 847-253-1703 or

Membership Application