Chamber News

2016 Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy

Dragon Boat Race - Sharyne Moy Tu (1)
Our Dragon Boat Team Roster is complete! There was so much interest this year, our team slots filled up quickly. Thank you to all the teams who have registered to participate in the 2016 Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy! We will be in contact with all of you regarding your team rosters and other important matters. Be sure to review the Competition Rules to ensure you will be in compliance on race day.

There are still Event Sponsorship opportunities available. With over 10,000 visitors expected at the event, sponsorsing the dragon boat race will provide great exposure for your company. Visit our website at http://chicagochinatown.org/2016-chicago-dragon-boat-race-literacy/ to learn more. We also have a few vendor booth spots left, however, they are going fast. The deadline to apply for sponsorship or a vendor booth is April 29th.

For more information on the 2016 Dragon Boat Race for Literacy and to access the sponsorship and vendor booth forms, visit http://chicagochinatown.org/2016-chicago-dragon-boat-race-literacy/.

Here’s why Chicago’s Chinatown is booming, even as others across the U.S. fade – Chicago Tribune Article

“Chicago is a rare exception to trends of depopulation and gentrification in the country’s major Chinatowns.”

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The Unlikely Boom of Chicago’s Chinatown – Next City Article

“As gentrification and changing cultural preferences wipe out urban Chinatowns across the U.S., a model for survival is being proven in the heartland.”

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Member Spotlight

Jun Zhou Agency Staff
The month of March member spotlight features: Jun Zhou Insurance Agency & Jun Zhou CPA Ltd..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. ACM Fan Midwest
  2. Slurp Slurp Noodle
  3. B G 8808
  4. Eternal Travel Chicago
  5. Chinese of Chicago
  6. Where Traveler Chicago
A complete list of our members can be found here.


More information coming soon !

Member News

Blue Man Group Celebrates 25 Years of Living in Full Color

Blue Man Group 25th Anniversary
In 2016, global entertainment phenomenon Blue Man Group celebrates 25 years of living in full color with a series of new projects and appearances. The company is best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in 15 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of music, comedy and technology, the show appeals to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. It is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology. Learn more at https://www.blueman.com/chicago/about-show.

Blue Man Group is offering Chamber supporters a discount of $20 on tickets using code “CCC” available until June 26, 2016. Purchase tickets on line at http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/uq4fkm.

Cathay Bank Special Promotion

Cathay Bank Business Banking Promotion
Cathay Bank continually strives to support its customers to achieve financial success. It offers a comprehensive suite of business banking solutions to assist businesses with their growing needs and to be more competitive. In early 2016, Cathay Bank was ranked 12th among Forbes Best Banks in America. This recognition is a testament to its commitment to performance excellence and delivering banking solutions that meet their customers’ financial needs. Cathay Bank is launching a special promotion, extending a variety of limited time offers to customers. Featured business banking solutions include business checking accounts, Merchant Bankcard Services, Cathay Business Online Banking, SBA 7(a) Loan, and Premium Smart Capital Line. You may be able to save up to $2,500 on selected services by taking advantage of these promotional offers today. Refer to the flyer for more information. Cathay Bank is your destination for Total Business Solutions. Visit any Cathay Bank branch, call 1-800-9CATHAY or visit www.cathaybank.com/business-banking for further details.

Chicago’s Best BYOB 2: Go 4 Food

Other News

Chicago’s Chinatown is Flourishing

A nice article on Chicago’s Chinatown.