Aurora Regional Chamber Blog

Insights and perspectives from the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce to help businesses in the Aurora region.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Inside of Emerging Leaders Institute

Have you wondered if you have the skills to be an effective manager? Do you know what it means to motivate, elevate, and communicate with your team? Do you possess the skills to empower those who work for you? These are just a few of the nuggets of information I have learned over the past seven weeks while participating in the Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Leaders Institute. Led by Dr. Bill Marzano, our cohort has taken a journey focused on understanding and embracing the keys to managerial success

Shellee McCullum

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce Seeks Employers to Hire Graduates of its Career Accelerator Program

The Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Waubonsee Community College and the Quad County Urban League, has launched the Career Accelerator program to help students in the Aurora region overcome barriers to post-secondary degree attainment. To date, the program has received over 50 applications from students and provided financial support to 51 students pursuing degrees in healthcare and manufacturing. Now, the chamber is seeking employers interested in hiring recent graduates of the

Erik Carlson

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Inside Leadership Academy's 44th Class

Leadership Academy is designed to prepare a select group of qualified candidates for future leadership roles in the Aurora Area. With over 800 graduates of the program since it’s inception in 1979, Leadership Academy has a track-record of helping to grow leaders for the Aurora region and the companies within it. This year, we’re going to get a closer look at this year’s Leadership Academy Class with Oscar Gonzalez, who is the Member Engagement & Marketing Specialist at the Aurora Regional Chamber of

Oscar Gonzalez

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Leadership Academy: Week 2

Maureen Green and Tammy Helfrich

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