Round of Applause – OPRF and Forest Park Chambers collaborate on their 3rd annual Golf Outing
Notwithstanding these weekly three hundred and fifty words, the Chamber of Commerce struggles like all small businesses to send out its message in the manner in which our audience wants to hear it. Newspapers, social media, printed newsletters, email, podcasts, telephone, in-person announcements – there are more options but it is harder than ever. The…
There are four business organizations serving the Oak Park community, three structured as membership associations. What do they do and how are they different?
The Chamber of Commerce held its second Procurement Expo, introducing local businesses to the purchasing staffs of our various taxing bodies in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park
Ever wonder how a chamber raises revenue? We are not affiliated with either the national or state chambers, nor are we a government agency. Chambers work to earn member dues from local businesses.
More and more, small business and nonprofits rely on helping hands to compensate for staffing challenges
“Social Media” is the number one request we get when members tell us what kind of programming they want. But social media is a lot like exercise, isn’t it? Everyone needs it, but not everyone needs the same kind. And, it takes time, discipline and, above all, commitment. We all know the urban legends: Social…