The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is here to help promote, assist and grow your business!


Our members receive neighborhood and business communications including crime alerts, updated city ordinances and regulations, neighborhood happenings and business opportunities. They can also attend educational seminars for free or at a discounted rate.


Our members are able to include information in our bi-monthly newsletter reaching over 20,000 local residents and businesses! They also receive enhanced business listings on the Lakeview East website and in our Business Directory (25,000 printed annually). Additionally, we create printed and online magazines that include information about our members.

Social Media

We have a very active social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram reaching over 20,000 followers. Social media posts about member businesses’ events, promotions and announcements are made throughout the year.


Seasonally, the Chamber purchases media advertising to promote the commercial district. All advertising directs the consumer to our website with your member business listings. Members also have the opportunity to purchase streetpole banner ads and website ads throughout the district.

Travel & Tourism Outreach

Our business directory is delivered to hotels and attractions throughout Chicago. Our members have an enhanced business listing on our GOLAKEVIEW mobile app (over 10,000 downloads) and can enjoy the benefit of partnering with the Belmont Theater District (over 30 local theaters). They also have the opportunity to place brochures and marketing materials at our two Chamber offices, located in high traffic locations.

Additional Benefits

  • Gift Card Program including more than 185 local businesses with over $100,000 activated on cards each year.
  • Committee Involvement
  • Business Referrals
  • Free Notary Services
  • Technical Assistance with Licensing and City Permits
  • Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings
  • Event Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Networking Events & Neighborhood Nites

SSA #8 & #17

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce also manages Special Service Areas #8 & #17. Services include:

  • Safety and security
  • Daily street sweeping and maintenance
  • Landscaping and beautification
  • Facade incentive program
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Safety and security programs
  • Public art and place making

We invite you to explore our website, like us on Facebook, and join our mailing list!

Interesting in joining? Click here to fill out the Membership Application!

Membership Rates (Annual)

1-10 Employees – $250
11-50 Employees – $300
51-100 Employees – $350
100-500 Employees – $550
500+ Employees – $600
Nonprofit – $125