Chamber News

2017 Chinese Lunar New Year Dinner | Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ Phoenix Restaurant

The Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its Lunar New Year Dinner on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Phoenix Restaurant in Chinatown. Join our guests, community leaders and local dignitaries in welcoming the Year of the Rooster with the traditional Lion Dance and red envelope ceremony, entertainment and feasting on traditional Lunar New Year dishes. To purchase tickets, please visit http://bpt.me/2736154

Garrett Popcorn Shops Celebrates Chinese New Year of the Rooster

Garrett Popcorn Shops celebrates the Chinese New Year with Limited Edition Year of the Rooster Gift Sets. Mark Staublin, SVP Business Development for Garrett, Consul General Hong Lei of The People’s Republic of China in Chicago, Chamber President Tony Shu, Esq., Chamber Chairman Mabel Moy and Directors from the Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce were on hand for the celebration today. The limited edition gift sets are available now through Saturday, January 28th (while supplies last) only at the Garrett Popcorn Shop’s Magnificent Mile location which is festively decorated for the Lunar New Year and located at 625 N. Michigan Avenue off Ontario Street. Don’t wait to get yours!

2017 Citywide Chinese Lunar New Year Activities

The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on Saturday, January 28, 2017. This is the year of the Rooster in the Chinese zodiac. Rooster years include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029, etc. If you were born in a year listed, then you are a Rooster! Chinese New Year is a time for families and friends to be together. Celebrations include Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner, giving away lucky money to children, sending Chinese New Year greetings, dragon and lion dancing and more. This festive holiday is celebrated throughout the City of Chicago. View a list of lunar new year celebrations.

Member Spotlight

This month’s member spotlight features: Scanwell Logistics, Inc..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. Garrett Popcorn Shops
  2. Jessica Sung – State Farm Insurance
  3. New Nam Back Hang, Inc.
  4. Prominent CPA & Associates, LLC
  5. Scanwell Logistics, Inc
  6. site design group, ltd
  7. Hino of Chicago
  8. MillerCoors
A complete list of our members can be found here.


More information coming soon !

Member News


“Celebrate Chinese New Year at Chicago’s Most Popular Attraction JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 15, 2017 360 CHICAGO and its one-of-a-kind attraction, TILT, will bring the spirit of this wonderful celebration to life. Enjoy spectacular sky-high views of the city lights and frosty lakefront from the 360 CHICAGO floor. WHEN: January 21 – February 15, 9:00am to 11:00pm, with the last entry at 10:30pm” Download your special $5 OFF discount coupon here!

Fashion Outlets of Chicago Celebrates Lunar New Year 2017

Ring in the Year of the Rooster with special Lunar New Year offers and events!​ JANUARY 28, 2017 – FEBRUARY 12, 2017 Find out a schedule of events here.

MingHin Cuisine Offers Some Sweet Buns

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Slurp Slurp Noodles Offers Incredible Shaved Noodles

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Web Exclusive: WTTW Chicago’s South Side Taste of Chinese Cuisine Boat Tour

Other News

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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