Talent & Training

Talent matters to business. That’s why the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing our business community with resources to meet their workforce needs. Our talent initiatives connect businesses with local talent and provide training to prepare employees for the jobs of tomorrow.

Plan for a stronger future

Connecting with diverse talent

Building a talent pipeline

Bridging the skills gap through training

Preparing employees for the jobs of tomorrow

Employee Training Program

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer workforce training at up to 50% off the cost.

Training grants are provided through funding with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity in order to improve or upgrade the skills of current employees. Eligible companies may be reimbursed for up to 50% of the training costs.

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Apprenticeship Program

The Apprenticeship Program is part of the Chamber’s ongoing commitment to continually provide support, investments, and resources to meet the workforce needs of today and tomorrow.

Participating companies gain access to local, diverse, and qualified talent who are more likely to remain loyal to their place of employment and receive 50% reimbursement for the cost of apprentices’ salaries.

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