About the Chamber

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The WPH Chamber is an active, membership-based organization committed to maintaining a healthy and progressive business environment. Each Chamber member has access to programs, events, publications and benefits that strengthen and promote the business community. The Chamber partners with local, state and federal government to attract and retain commercial and industrial development. Joint initiatives include providing assistance to existing and prospective businesses.

Mission Statement

To provide resources and an environment that promotes the success of our member businesses.

Vision Statement

For the Wheeling/Prospects Heights area to be a highly innovative and business friendly region that attracts and retains businesses and intellectual capital.

Values

The Wheeling/Prospect Heights Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry:

  • Is a Member Driven Organization – focusing on programs and services that contribute to our members’ success.
  • Creates Member Value – by providing an effective return on investments of resources, time and participation.
  • Provides Leadership with a Network of Partners – encouraging a single vision for economic growth and prosperity.
  • Champions Diversity 7 Inclusion – creating opportunities for all member businesses.
Committees

Joining a committee is the best way to get involved, meet area business leaders and help set the direction of the Chamber. All employees of the company are welcome to get involved.

Ambassadors
Ambassadors are the face of the Chamber. These dedicated members are fully committed to furthering community- based business, assisting with Chamber events, participating in ribbon cuttings and helping orchestrate membership campaigns. The ambassadors also welcome new members to the Chamber, and serve as educated contacts within the Chamber network.

Marketing & Communications
Faced with the challenge of promoting the Chamber and its events, this committee will provide input and assist with marketing tasks. All marketing methods, both traditional and online media, are addressed to further the mission of the Chamber, increase visibility of membership benefits and host and promote all Chamber events.

Golf
Conduct business on the green by planning, networking and playing.

Taste of The Town
Plan and throw the greatest party in NorthShore Chicago and the surrounding areas.

Restaurant & Hospitality
This group opens an avenue of communication between restaurants and hotels to meet the daily challenges of promotions and marketing.

Industrial & Manufacturing Committee
The industrial and manufacturing business sectors are an essential cornerstone of our regional economy, particularly in Wheeling. The IMC exists to serve this critical base.

Network for Enterprising Women
This networking group connects, educates and supports women of all business back-grounds and helps to build strategic alliances within our communities. This group seeks to share ideas, inspire entrepreneurial spirit and encourage women to pursue of long and successful careers in senior roles in their respective professions.

Wheeling Prospect Heights Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit membership organization that was founded in July 22, 1929.