Your Gateway To Global Markets

Chicago is a focal point for international business. With one of the world’s largest economies, more than 400 major corporate headquarters and 1,500 internationally owned companies, Chicagoland is a hub for international investment.

Is your business capitalizing on international opportunities for growth? The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has the global network to grow your business.

Source: 2016 Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Member Survey

Customized International Programs

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce provides a gateway between corporate Chicagoland and the international community via customized programs catered to the needs and interests of your company and delegation. Take advantage of our turnkey events management services, including marketing and communications, targeted outreach, event logistics, staffing and survey follow-up.

Global Connections Forum

The Global Connections Forum helps Chamber members access global markets. If you do business internationally, or you are considering exporting, join the Forum for critical insights on global commerce and international connections that count.

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International Business Events

The Chamber hosts educational seminars and forums, matchmaking sessions, and networking events with various business and trade delegations each year.

Register for our international events and make international connections that will grow your business.

International Business Events 

International Services

Export Documentation

As a valuable service to the local business community, the Chamber certifies documents required in the sale of goods and services to foreign countries. The certification is officially recognized by overseas customs officials, foreign governments and international businesses.

The Chamber provides Document Certification (Secretary signature and Chamber seal) for:

  • Certificate of Origin Letters
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Commercial Invoices
  • Price Lists

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has adopted the next generation eCert technology as our standard to process your Certificates of Origin. There are two options to submit your export document to the Chamber.

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Business Delegations

Are you visiting Chicago as part of a corporate or diplomatic delegation? The Chamber can provide guidance or facilitate your business agenda. The Chamber also supports trade missions of Illinois businesses to targeted countries of interest to our members.

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Your International Team

Blanca Berthier
Director, International Programs
bberthier@chicagolandchamber.org