When you join the Chamber, you will receive…

  • A membership business directory, and door/window decal with the Chamber logo to display at your business.
  • An introduction to approximately 650 business people and area news media in Briefings, the monthly chamber newsletter.
  • Opportunities to network with other businesses at Mattoon Chamber of Commerce Events
  • Opportunity to address important legislative issues at local, state, and national levels with a unified voice via our Government Liason Committee.
  • An opportunity to be actively involved with participation in events and chamber committees.
  • Website with Business Guide listing, Links, and valuable resources with a Member focus.
  • Opportunity to become a participant of the Chamber Buck$ Program

 Resources available at the Chamber office…

  • Area Telephone Directory
  • Community Profile Magazine
  • Demographic Information
  • Mattoon, Coles County & Illinois Maps
  • Notary Public
  • Mattoon & Coles County History
  • Business Referrals
  • Attorney General’s Satellite Office

 Chamber Events…

Business After Hours – An “after hours” networking opportunity held each month at sponsored business locations. A wonderful opportunity to interact with your fellow Chamber Members, win prizes and have a good time!

Winter Swing – A fun and exciting event to cure the winter blues.

Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet – An annual event held to show appreciation to our membership.

Citizen of the Year Award – An award presented to a deserving citizen at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner.

Annual Golf Classic – An annual entertainment and networking event.

Business Expo & Taste – The Expo is an opportunity for you to showcase your business to other businesses and to the community.

Advertising Opportunities…

Chamber Connection (Monthly Newsletter) – Chamber members are invited to advertise by placing an 8 1/2 x 11 inch insert in the Chamber monthly newsletter.

  • Company Insert – You will need to provide 625 copies to the Chamber Office. Please call in advance for the due date. You will be invoiced for $100.
  • Business After Hours Host Insert – 650 copies (no charge)

Mid Month News (Email) – Chamber members are encouraged to advertise their upcoming events in the Mid Month News email sent out on the 15th of every month.

  • Company Event – You will be invoiced for $35.
  • Business After Hours Host – (no charge – members only event)

Website Rotator – Raise your profile by promoting your company 24/7 on the Chamber’s main page with your logo and a direct link to your website. Please call for more information and pricing.

Membership Business Directory – As a member, you will have an annual listing as well as advertising opportunities in our membership directory. It is distributed to all current Mattoon Chamber members.

Additional Member Benefits. . .

  • Ribbon Cutting – Your Chamber office will organize a ribbon cutting or ground-breaking ceremony to officially start off your new business.
  • Chamber Buck$ Program – The Chamber Buck$ Program drives not only members, but also non-members to your doors, keeping sales and tax dollars local and keeping jobs in the area. Chamber Buck$ are ONLY redeemable at Chamber Member businesses but can be purchased as gifts, incentives and bonuses by local industries and individuals. This is a service provided exclusively to our membership.
  • Member Events Calendar – Promote your event by listing it on our website Calendar of Events.