Global Classroom and E-Learning Center
Video tutorials and online courses covering a range of business basics for entrepreneurs and business owners. Access is free for all Chamber members.

Contact Florence Hardy at (312) 494 6792

 Discounted Digital Marketing Courses

Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy is offering Chamber members 20% off all of its Digital Professional Institute courses. For more information please contact Karen Hickey at (312) 494 6701 or khickey@chicagolandchamber.org.

 Incubator Resources

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce offers office hours at the following incubators:

 Licenses / Registrations
 Incentive Programs
 Registering A Business Name
 Business Tax Registration

To Obtain IRS Forms:

Forms Distribution Center
PO Box 8902
Bloomington, Illinois 61702-8902
1-800-829-3676
TDD: 1-800-829-4059

 International organizations in the Chicagoland area

Chicago Council on Global Affairs
332 South Michigan, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
p. 312.726.3860
f. 312.821.7555
www.thechicagocouncil.org
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Chicago International Trade Commissioners Association (CITCA)
c/o Austrian Trade Commission
500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1950
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.644.5556
f. 312.644.6526
www.chicagointernationaltrade.com

Chicago Sister Cities International
177 N State St #500,
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 553-0500
chicagosistercities.com/

Choose Chicago
McCormick Place
301 E Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-8500
www.choosechicago.com/

Country Commercial Guides
Written by U.S. Embassy trade experts worldwide, this is an excellent starting point for everything you need to know about exporting and doing business overseas detailing 8 important weigh stations on your export journey.
Website

International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITAGC)
International Trade Association of Greater Chicago
4610 North Kenton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60630-4020
p. 773.725.1106
f. 773.725.2294
www.itagc.org

International Trade Club of Chicago (ITCC)
International Trade Club of Chicago
134 North LaSalle, Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60602-1007
p. 312.368.9197
f. 312.553.1470

State of Illinois Trade and Investment Office
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

100 W. Randolph
Suite 3-400
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.814.2828
www.commerce.state.il.us/dceo/Bureaus/Trade/

Strategic Partnerships and Global Affairs
Office of Mayor Emanuel
121 North Lasalle Drive #507
Chicago, IL 60602
mayor.cityofchicago.org

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
300 S. Wacker Dr. Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60606
https://www.uschamber.com/

U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Export Assistance Center
200 West Adams St., Suite 2450
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312-353-8040
http://export.gov/illinois

World Business Chicago
177 N State St #500
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 553-0500
www.worldbusinesschicago.com

World Chicago
72 E Randolph St,
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 254-1800
www.worldchicago.org

Advantage West Midlands and East Midlands Development Agency
John Hancock Center
875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 309
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.794.7827
f. 312.794.7229
www.thebritishmidlands.com

American Egyptian Cooperation Foundation
28 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 809
Chicago, IL 60604
p. 312.427.9368

Arab-American Business and Professional Association
3432 Monitor Lane
Buffalo Grove, IL 60689
p. 847.550.8444

Asian American Alliance/Asian American
Small Business Development Center
2169B South China Place
Chicago IL 60616
p. 312.225.9320
f. 312.225.9340

Asian American Small Business Association of Chicago
5901 N Cicero Avenue 205
Chicago, IL 60646
p. 773.545.0600
f. 773.545.5449

Association of Chinese Scientists & Engineers
USA (ACSE)
National Headquarters
P.O. Box 5447
Woodridge, IL 60517
www.acse.org

Belgian Business Club of Chicago
333 North Michigan Avenue, Rm. 530
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.251.0622

British-American Business Council - Chicago
400 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 411
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.828.9861
f. 312.828.9867

Canada-US Business Council
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60606
p. 312.750.0600
f. 312.630.9882

Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)
200 World Trade Center, Suite 150
The Merchandise Mart
Chicago, IL 60654
p. 312.409.1373
f. 312.701.9335

Chicago/Ireland Business Development Association
900 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.915.2291
f. 312.915.2245

CzechTrade
505 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 218
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.644.1790
f. 312.527.5544

Dutch Chicago Business Exchange
of the Netherland-America Foundation
303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2600
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.476.5042
f. 312.856.9218

Embassy of France Economic Mission
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3730
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.327.5252
f. 312.327.5251

Flanders Investment & Trade
150 North Wacker Dr., Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
p. 312.251.0622
f. 312.251.0624
www.flandersinvestmentandtrade.com

FrankfurtRhineMain Corp.
401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3330
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.794.8520
f. 312.794.8525
www.frm-united.com

Germany Trade & Invest
401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3330
Chicago IL 60606
p. 312.377.6131
f. 312.377.6134

Hispanic American Construction Industry Association
901 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60607
p. 312.666.5910
f. 312.666.5692
www.haciaworks.org

IDA Ireland
75 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 4070
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.236.0222

Illinois China Coalition
180 N La Salle St., Suite 2001
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.855.9512

Indonesian Trade Promotion Center
670 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60654
p. 312.640.2463
f. 312.640.2648

International Law Students Association
25 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604
p. 312.362.5025
f. 312.362.5073

International Women Associates, Inc.
203 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 1006
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.263.1421
f. 312.263.1461

Invest in France Agency North America
205 North Michigan Ave., Suite 3750
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.628.1054
f. 312.628.1033

Invest Victoria
161 North Clark St., Suite 4700
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.523.2116
f. 312.523.2001

Invest in Northern France
875 North Michigan Ave., Suite 3214
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.255.1000
f. 312.337.1123

Japan American Society of Chicago
20 North Clark Street, Suite 750
Chicago, IL 60602
p. 312.263.3049
f. 312.263.6120

Korean American Merchants Association of Chicago
4300 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
p. 773.583.5501
f. 773.583.7009
www.kacschgo.org

Latino Technology Association
28 E. Jackson
10th Floor #B766
Chicago IL 60604
p. 312.670.9677
f. 312.922.6964

Lithanian Business Council
www.lbchicago.org

Lithuanian Trade Office, Inc.
500 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 300
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.962.0332
f. 630.863.7955
www.lithuaniantradeoffice.com

Malaysian Industrial Development
875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1515
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.787.4532
f. 312.787.4769

National Association of Asian-American
Professionals – Chicago
P.O. Box 81138
Chicago, IL 60681
p. 773.918.2454
www.naaapchicago.org

Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
303 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 2610
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.616.8400
f. 312.616.8408
www.nfia.com

New Chicago Japanese American Association
645 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 400
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.642.4366
f. 773.728.3395

The North of England
444 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 3350
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.379.5380
f. 312.379.5381

North American Representative Office of Shenzhen
55 W. Monroe, Suite 630
Chicago IL 60603
p. 312.541.8620
f. 312.368.9922

NRW INVEST
150 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.629.7500
www.nrwinvestllc.com

Overseas Sales and Marketing Association
1 S 132 Summit 202D
Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois 60181
p. 630.424.0600
f. 630.424.0605

Québec Delegation, Chicago
444 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606
p. 312.645.0392
f. 312.645.0542

Scottish Development International
USA – Central Region
1020 31st St., Suite 130
Downers Grove IL 60515-5503
p. 630.968.6555
f. 630.968.6595

Shenyang Government U.S. Economy and Trade Office
875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3134
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.445.8868
f. 312.957.4118

Singapore Economic Development Board
Two Prudential Plaza
180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 1880
Chicago, IL 60601-6712
p. 312.565.1100
f. 312.565.1994

Small Business Corporation USA (Korea)
2400 E. Devon Ave., Suite 220
Des Plaines, IL 60018
p. 847.699.1080
f. 847.699.6866

SODEVAL – Valais Economic Dev. Corp.
3052 Sawgrass Drive
Aurora, IL 60504
p. 630.499.1603
f. 630.499.1604

South African American Business Club
p. 630.858.0822

Swedish Trade Council
150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1950
Chicago, Illinois 60611
p. 312.781.6222
f. 312.276.8606

Swiss Business Hub USA
737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2301
Chicago, Illinois 60611
p. 312.915.0061
f. 312.915.0388

Swiss-American Business Council
P.O. Box 641724
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.624.7697
www.sabcnow.com

Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Chicago
180 N. Stetson Ave., 57th and 58th Flrs.
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.616.0100
f. 312.616.1490
www.tecochicago.org

TEDA America Chicago Office
(Tianjin China Economic Development Area)
The Aon Center, Suite 2200
200 E. Randolph
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.467.0611

U.S. Export Assistance Center
200 Adams Street, Suite 2450
Chicago, Illinois 60606
p. 312.353.8065
f. 312.353.8098
www.buyusa.gov/illinois

Walloon Exportation & Foreign Investment
Agency - Office for Foreign Investors
333 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 905
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.961.7738
f. 312.357.1076

 International Chambers of Commerce in the Chicagoland area

International Chambers of Commerce in the Chicagoland area

African American Chamber of Commerce of Aurora
30 S. Stolp Ave., Suite 412
Aurora IL 60506
p: 630.859.9776
f: 630.859.1392

America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago
500 Lake Cook Rd., Suite 350
Deerfield, IL 60015
p: 847.597.7070
f: 847.597.7067
www.americaisrael.org

American-Russian Chamber
of Commerce & Industry
200 E. Randolph St., Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312-494-6562
f: 312-494-9840
www.arcci.org

American Southeast Europe Chamber of Commerce
5445 N. Sheridan Rd., Suite 3406
Chicago, IL 60640
p: 773.610.4551
f: 773.271.2236
www.amsecc.org

American-Ukranian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
211 E. Ontario, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312.235.2655
f: 312.276.4718

Argentine-American Midwest Chamber of Commerce
205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 4208
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312-654-8200
f: 312-335-1591
www.argentinechamber.com

Australian New Zealand American
Chamber of Commerce—Midwest
p: 312.458.9846
f: 312.896.5032

Austrian Trade Commission
500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1950
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312.644.5556
f: 312.644.6526

Basque Trade Commission
401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200
Chicago. IL 60611
p: 312.840.8550
f: 312.840.8201

British-American Business Council—Chicago
1751D W. Howard Street, #177
Chicago, IL 60626
p: 312.848.0726
www.babc.org

Bronzeville Black Chamber of Commerce
3911 S. Martin Luther King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60653
p: 773.373.8081
f: 773.373.8322

Canada-US Business Council
20106 S. Sycamore Dr.
Frankfort, IL 60423
p: 815.464.3557
f: 815.464.8334
www.canadianclubofchicago.org

Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
2169B S. China Pl.
Chicago, IL 60616
p: 312.326.5320
f: 312.326.5668
www.chicagochinatown.org

Chicago Turkish American Chamber of Commerce
875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312.794.7848
f: 312.794-7801
www.ctacc.org

Continental Africa Chamber of Commerce USA
28 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60604
p: 312.987.1892
f: 312.987.1893
www.continentalacc.org

Dutch Chicago Business Exchange
of the Netherland-America Foundation
303 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312.856.0110 x. 512
f: 312.856.9218
www.dcbex.com

French American Chamber of Commerce
Chicago Chapter
35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 670
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312.578.0444
f: 312.578.0445
www.facc-chicago.com

German American Chamber of Commerce
of the Midwest

401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3330
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312.644.2662
f: 312.644.0738
www.gaccom.org

Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
111 W. Washington, Suite 1660
Chicago, IL 60602
p: 312.425.9500
f: 312.425.9510
www.ihccbusiness.net

Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest
500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 506
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312.553.9137
f: 312.553.9142
www.italianchamber.us

Japan Chamber of Commerce
and Industry of Chicago (JCCC)

541 N. Fairbanks Court, Suite 2050
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312.245.8344
f: 312.245.8355
www.jccc-chi.org

Korean American Chamber of Commerce
5601 N. Spaulding Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
p: 773.583.1700
f: 773.583.9724
www.ckacc.com

Midwest Danish American Chamber of Commerce
875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3950
Chicago, IL 60611
p: 312-261-6003
f: 312-787-8744
www.mwdacc.com

Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
5719 N. Fairfield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
p: 773.996.7021
www.mongolchamber.mn

Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.,
Midwest-Chicago Chapter
300 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 1220
Chicago, IL 60606
p: 312-899-1100
f: 312-899-1101
www.nacc-chicago.org

Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago
3413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641
p: 312.593.7713
www.paccgc.org

Polish American Chamber of Commerce
5214 W. Lawrence Ave., Suite #1
Chicago, IL 60630
p/f: 773.205.1998
www.polishamericanbusiness.com

Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Illinois
2622 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
p: 773.486.1331
f: 773.486.1340
www.prcci.com

Serbian-American Chamber of Commerce
448 W. Barry Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
p: 877.686.7222
www.serbianamericanchamber.org

Swedish American Chamber of Commerce
233 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3050
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312.772.2252
f: 312.970.9850
www.sacc-usa.org

Turkish-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Midwest
333 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 932
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312.276.5171
f: 312.276.5181
www.tacci-midwest.org

United States of America-China
Chamber of Commerce

55 W. Monroe St., Suite 630
Chicago, IL 60603
p: 312.368.9911
f: 312.368.9922
www.usccc.org

U.S. India Chamber of Commerce - Midwest
451 W. Huron
Chicago, IL 60654
p: 312.285.5890
www.uiccm.org

U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce
Mid-America Chapter
130 E. Randolph Dr., 36th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312.729.1355
f: 312.729.1354
www.usmcoc.org

U.S. Pan-Asian Chamber of Commerce
Midwest Chapter
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 3830
Chicago IL 60606
p: 309.750.8277
f: 312.496.3243
www.uspaaccef-midwest.org

U.S.-Qatar Business Council
p. 847.312.8454
f. 202.457.1919
www.usqbc.org

The Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce in USA (ZCCU)
30 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 523
Chicago, IL 60602
p: 312.286.1063
f: 312.275.7853
www.zjchamber.org

 International Trade organizations in the Chicagoland area

Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
123 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 1325
Chicago, IL 60606
p. 312.374.9401
f. 312.578.0372
www.austrade.gov.au

Austrian Trade Commission
500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1950
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.644.5556
f. 312.644.6526
www.advantageaustria.org/us

Belgian Trade Commission
333 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 905
Chicago, IL 60601
p: 312.357.0992
f: 312.357.1076
www.belgiantrade.org

Basque Trade Commission
401 N. Michigan, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.840.8551

Chicago International Trade Commissioners Association (CITCA)
c/o Austrian Trade Commission
500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1950
Chicago IL 60611
p. 312.644.5556
f. 312.644.6526
www.chicagointernationaltrade.com

Czech Trade Chicago
The Merchandise Mart, Suite 938
Chicago IL 60654
p. 312.644.1790
f. 312.527.5544

Hong Kong Trade Development
333 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2028
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.726.4515
f. 312.726.2441
www.tdctrade.com

Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency
500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 750
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.670.4213
f. 312.670.4276
www.itd.hu

Illinois International Trade Center
At North Business & Industrial Council / Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing
p. 773.594.9292 x. 225
f. 773.594.9416
www.illinoismanufacturing.org

International Trade Association of Greater Chicago
4610 North Kenton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60630-4020
p. 773.725.1106
f. 773.725.2294
www.itagc.org

International Trade Club of Chicago
134 North LaSalle, Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60602-1007
p. 312.368.9197
f. 312.553.1470

Israel Trade and Investment Center
111 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 1230
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.332.2160
f. 312.332.2163

Italian Trade Commission
401 N Michigan Ave., Suite 3030
Chicago, IL 60611-4257
p. 312.670.4360
f. 312.670.5147

JETRO Chicago (Japan External Trade Organization)
1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.832.6000
f. 312.832.6066

Korea Trade Center
111 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2229
Chicago IL 60601
p. 312.644.4323
f. 312.644.4879
http://english.kotra.or.kr/

Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT)
303 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.297.9556
f. 312.565.1782
www.owit.org

Swedish Trade Council
150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1950
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.781.6222
f. 312.276.8606

Taiwan Trade Center, Chicago
225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2304
Chicago, IL 60601-7664
p. 312.819.7350
f. 312.819.7346

Trade Commission of Mexico (Bancomext)
225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60601
p. 312.856.0316
f. 312.856.1834
www.bancomext.com

Trade Commission of Spain
500 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60611
p. 312.644.1154

United States Council for International Business-Roanoke Trade
1501 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 302N
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
p. 847.969.8211 or 800.762.6653
f. 847.969.8200

U.S. Export Assistance Center
Chicago USEAC
200 West Adams Street
Suite 2450
Chicago, IL 60606
p. 312.353-8040
f. 312.353.8120
www.export.gov
 Technology Content

Free Online Office, O365 & Windows Training Sponsored by Microsoft

Membership to the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce eLearning Center is free for the first six months.

Membership includes:

Access to online courses and video tutorials.

  • Course content from nationally recognized training companies and technology leaders
  • Online dashboard to access courses and track Certificates of Completion.
  • Private eClassrooms available for businesses with 5 or more employees.

For more information please contact Florence Hardy at 312.494.6792 or fhardy@chicagolandchamber.org.

Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Illinois Science & Technology Coalition


 Chicagoland Content

Government

City of Chicago The City of Chicago’s official website.The Mayor’s Office of Special Events can be reached at 312-744-3315.

Cook County

State of Illinois

Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO)

Better Business Bureau

Transportation

Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Information on buses and trains of the Chicago Transit Authority. CTA can also be reached at 312-836-7000.

Metra

Pace

Chicago Department of Aviation

Economic Development

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

Choose DuPage

World Business Chicago A public-private partnership, World Business Chicago collaborates to create jobs, cultivate talent, and put Chicago at the forefront of the global economy. Chicago Loop Alliance

Tourism

Choose Chicago Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau. The Bureau can also be reached at 312-567-8500.

Enjoy Illinois Illinois Office of Tourism

Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority (MPEA)

Incubators

Catalyze Chicago

Venture Shot

1871. Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Hub for Digital Start Ups

Blue 1647

Universities

DePaul University

Northwestern University

University of Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Phoenix

Loyola University

IIT Stuart School of Business

IIT, School of Applied Technology in the Office of Professional Development

Argosy University

DeVry University

St. Xavier University