Chamber News

Chinatown Business Luncheon Series – UIC Chancellor Michael D. Amiridis

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Chancellor Michael Amiridis was the featured speaker at the Chamber’s Business Luncheon on August 26th at Phoenix Restaurant. Over 100 guests attended the luncheon to hear Chancellor Amiridis speak about how UIC is committed to working closely with the city, and developing relationships with its institutions, local government, services and strong community organizations such as the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce. Chamber BOD with Chancellor Amiridis
Chancellor Amiridis Speaking

New Chicago Human Rights Ordinance Disability Rights Regulations Effective January 1, 2016

On August 20, 2015, representatives from the Chicago Commission on Human Relations presented information at the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce regarding the new disability rights regulation enacted by the Chicago Commission on Human Relations. This new regulation will take effect on 1/1/2016. It is important that all businesses in Chicago are familiar with the new regulation and prepare to comply by January 1, 2016. An overview of the new regulation, which was distributed at the presentation, is available in English and Chinese. This document is for informational purposes only and is not inclusive of the new regulation provisions. It is not meant as a form of legal advice. If you have any questions, please contact the Chicago Commission on Human Relations at 312-744-4111. Disability Rights Regulation Presentation 082015
JoAnn Newsome, Sharyne Moy Tu, Mona Noriega, Abel Leon

2015 Miss Friendship Ambassador Pageant

121 The Chinatown Chamber of Commerce and TVB (USA) Inc. will be hosting the 33rd Anniversary Gala and Miss Friendship Ambassador Pageant on November 1, 2015 from 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. This event brings together over 700 guests including the largest gathering of Chinese and American business leaders in the Chicagoland area. This year, in addition to the Gala, the Miss Friendship Ambassador Pageant will be taking place. Several contestants will be vying for the title of 2016 Miss Friendship Ambassador. The first place winner will travel to Hong Kong in 2016 to represent the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce at the Miss Chinese International Pageant. For more information, please go here.

Member Spotlight

The month of August features: Asian Pop-Up Cinema.To view our previous member spotlights, please visit our Member Spotlight Page.If you are member or interested in becoming a member and wish to be featured in our Member Spotlight, please give us a call at (312) 326- 5320.


New Members

Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest members:
  1. 360 Chicago
  2. China Cafe
  3. Max Group & Associates, INC.
  4. Pop KTV
  5. Sophia’s Choice
A complete list of our members can be found here.


More information coming soon !

Member News

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group Chicago is offering Chinatown Chamber of Commerce friends and supporters a special $20 off tickets to their performances through December 24, 2015. For more information go to http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/uq4fkm. Be sure to see the show, it’s fantastic!

Asian Pop-Up Cinema: Opening Night festivities

For more information, please visit www.asianpopupcinema.org.

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UIC Business Workshop

Upcoming Workshops by Illinois SBDC at UIC
Upcoming (Sept) Venture Series Workshops by Illinois SBDC at UIC

Marquette Bank’s Community Meet & Greet: Business Networking Event

2015 Marquette Bridgeport Networking Event

Chicago’s Best Asian: Chiu Quon Bakery

Our member, Chiu Quon Bakery was recently featured on “Chicago’s Best”. To view the article, please visit Chicago’s Best website . To learn more about Chiu Quon Bakery, you can visit their website here.

Other News

15 Reasons to Visit Chicago in 2015

Be part of something bigger than yourself. Plan your epic adventure today. http://bit.ly/ChicagoEpic #ChicagoEpic @ChooseChicago Also Check out the Choose Chicago Spring Summer Guide.

Chicago’s Chinatown is Flourishing

A nice article on Chicago’s Chinatown.