Our Programs


The South Shore Chamber of Commerce has a strong business alliance and coordinates efforts with elected officials, the City of Chicago, and other community partners.

Programs we offer in the South Shore Chamber of Commerce:

  • MWBE Certifications
  • Business Builders 12 Week Cohort
  • Young Professionals Network
  • Special Service Area #42 (SSA #42)
  • Neighborhood Development Center
  • South Shore Front N' Center


We help implement the City’s Neighborhood Small Business Growth Strategy. As a Neighborhood Development Center, we can assist with:

  • Information about a particular neighborhood
  • Starting a new business
  • Troubleshooting City-related issues for small businesses
  • Connecting businesses to financial resources
  • Business-to-business networking opportunities
  • Employment and workforce development assistance
  • Consumer marketing assistance
  • Connecting your business to the local community