Founded in 1933 the Chamber is a not for profit organization 501(c) 6 that is wholly funded by membership dues and events. Chamber membership can help your business stay informed, reduce operating costs and can be more visible in the community.
Whether you are new to Glen Ellyn, an established business, or wish to expand your contacts in this area, the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce welcomes you. GECOC is a service and action organization, comprised of members who invest in the economic, civic and cultural well-being of the community. Members help support the work of the Chamber, based on their resources, abilities and interests, with a broad scope of opportunities to serve.
The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce provides networking, education, marketing, community involvement and partnership opportunities to over 300 member businesses, organizations, agencies and civic members. Members are afforded many ways to network with their fellow members through: Chamber Monthly Meetings, Third Thursday Business After Hours, Multi-Chamber Events, Leads Groups, and by participating on Chamber committees, sponsoring an event or volunteering at a community wide event.
The Chamber offers continuing educational seminars through their monthly meetings with featured speakers, the business leads groups, and multi-chamber events.
The GECOC hosts many community wide events:
- Chocolate, Cheese & Wine Tasting
- Glen Ellyn Community Awards
- Shred Day
- Taste of Glen Ellyn & Carnival
- Glen Ellyn Community Golf Outing
- Halloween Festival & Parade
- Fashion Show
- Holiday Walk