Aurora Regional Chamber Blog

Insights and perspectives from the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce to help businesses in the Aurora region.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Prepare for the 2020 General Election

With the June primary behind us, it's time to start preparing for the Illinois November General Election. View dates to know, ways to cast your ballot, and new district maps in this very important blog post.

Jessica Linder Gallo, IOM

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Illinois Chamber of Commerce PAC Announces Supreme Court Endorsements

The Aurora Regional Chamber of commerce regularly partners with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to strengthen the voice of Aurora and your business voice in Springfield. This week, the political arm of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of two candidates to fill new positions on the state’s highest court.

Jessica Linder Gallo, IOM

Friday, March 4, 2022
Economic Pulse 2022 Key Takeaways: Workforce Issues and Hiring Challenges in the Post-COVID-19 Era

The Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce’s virtual Economic Pulse webinar featured answered this question and more as it focused on the continued challenges of workforce issues affecting the local and world economy.

Karen Putnam

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Chamber Member Wins City of Aurora Alderman At-Large Seat

Chamber member Ron Woerman, owner/operator of O'Malley's Pub & Eatery and Spartan Ale House, wins City of Aurora Alderman At-Large seat by narrow margin.

Jessica Linder Gallo

Thursday, August 6, 2020
Newly Established Core Values Drive Decision Making and Shape Culture

We are excited to unveil our newly adopted core values. We believe you will see yourself and your own business in these values, because our leadership had you in mind while curating them. We hope you read these value statements and find yourself thinking – yes, that’s my chamber, that’s an organization I want to belong to!

Jessica Linder Gallo

Monday, July 27, 2020
Key Takeaways: No-Pressure Prospecting in a COVID-19 World

Our latest Professional Sales Development Session, a long-time Chamber favorite, focused on, "No Pressure Prospecting in a COVID-19 World."

Colleen Doyle

Monday, June 1, 2020
6 Things Every Business Owner Should Review (Now) in the Age of COVID-19

Discover key steps businesses can take to help weather the COVID-19 storm.

Brian Konen, Konen Insurance Agency (Guest Blogger)

Friday, May 8, 2020
7 Go-to Tools for Small Business Marketing

To help small businesses with their marketing efforts, below are my go-to marketing tools that I’ve used over the years. I’ve picked my seven (7) favorite marketing tools.

Colleen Doyle

Friday, May 1, 2020
Webinar Recap: Key Takeaways About How FFCRA Can Impact Your Business

Identifying the key components to understand about the FFCRA and its impact on businesses was the subject of a recent webinar by the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, part of our Implications to Employers webinar series.

Colleen Doyle

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
5 Ways to Support the Census and Your Community

Here’s 5 ways you can support the census and your community. right. now.

Jessica Linder Gallo