Members are given an opportunity to become active in the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce and Industry by joining one of our committees. Committees increase the effectiveness and revenues of the Chamber and provide our members with new ideas, more information and special events. Members are welcome to join the following committees:
Ambassadors: Ambassador's Group is the public relations arm of the Chamber. Ambassadors welcome new members, attend ribbon cuttings, attend social events and assist the Chamber in recruiting new members and in member retention. They meet monthly at the Chamber offices.
Legislative committee advises the Chamber on legislative issues at the local, state and federal levels that are of interest to the business community and helps to write the policy statement on issues affecting the Chamber.
Scholarship committee is responsible for reviewing each completed scholarship application and awarding the annual scholarships based on the approved criteria.
Special Events committees work with the Program Director to organize the annual Golf Outing and Winter Garden Ball. The committee assists in reviewing event venues and designing event print items. The committee is also responsible for obtaining sponsors, raffle gifts, participants and volunteers for the event.
Football Raffle committee is responsible for selling ad space in the raffle books and distributing and selling raffle books