Chamber Wins 2017 Outstanding Chamber of the Year

Posted by: Chamber of Commerce - November, 17th 2017 @ 12:10 pm

The McLean County Chamber of Commerce was awarded the Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award, provided by the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, at the 2017 IACCE Fall Conference on Thursday, November 2nd in Oak Brook, Illinois.


The Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award which began in 2014 recognizes organization excellence in chambers of commerce and provides a unique benchmarking opportunity to assess a chamber’s strengths. The award is based on the US Chamber of Commerce accreditation process for local chambers and highlights accomplishments in the areas of leadership/governance, finance, advocacy and membership development.


 “It’s an incredible honor and very humbling to be recognized by peer organizations from across the State of Illinois,” said Charlie Moore, President and CEO of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce, “The Chamber has an incredible team of dedicated professionals committed to the success of our members and our community. This award ratifies the work we do every day to help make McLean County businesses successful, competitive and a community that we can all be proud of.”


The McLean County Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization that serves over 1,000 businesses and organizations in McLean County and the surrounding area. The Chamber is comprised of a full-time staff of nine and a Board of Directors including 18 volunteers from a wide range of diverse businesses across the county that are passionate and dedicated to serving the business community and helping membership thrive. The Chamber has something for everyone with membership benefits that include: marketing opportunities, professional development, advocacy, healthcare solutions and much more.


Those interested in learning more about how their business can join the Chamber can contact our office Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 5:00pm at 309-829-6344 or via email at