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35th Annual Gala & 2017 Miss Friendship Ambassador Pageant

Join the Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce as it celebrates its 35th Annual Gala & 2017 Miss Friendship Ambassador Pageant on Sunday, November 5th at the Hilton Chicago Grand Ballroom. This year’s theme “Chicago’s Chinatown: Empowering Beauty and Business” exemplifies the Chambers’ mission to expand business opportunities and promote Chicago’s Chinatown as a major tourist destination while recognizing beautiful and talented women who represent the Chinese heritage, culture and diversity of the neighborhood. Find out more… Thank you to our Sponsors!

2017 Taste of Chinatown Cuisine Sunset Cruise



Thank you to everyone who attended the Taste of Chinatown Cuisine Sunset Cruise on August 8th. 170 guests attended this exciting event hosted by Wendella Boats and the Chinatown Chamber on board The Wendella which featured delicious food, fantastic music by the Francis Wyatt Trio, pyrotechnic fireworks on the Chicago River and an amazing sunset highlighting Chicago’s beautiful skyline! Special thanks to the generous businesses who provided the delicious treats and dishes: Ahjoomah’s Apron, 超群餅家 Chiu Quon Bakery & Dim Sum, Dim Sum House, Emperor”s choice restaurant, Evergreen, Go 4 Food, Phoenix Bean Tofu, Phoenix Restaurant, Tai Ho Yee, Won Kow Restaurant, Chinatown Market and Golden Country Oriental Food, L.L.C. This event would not have been possible if not for the generosity of Wendella Boats. Many thanks to Andrew Sargis, COO Chicago Water Taxi, Craig Wenokur VP Wendella and their fabulous staff and crew! View event photos here.

Member Spotlight

This month’s member spotlight features: Heritage Arts and Frames. 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.

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New Members


Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest members:
  1. Chinese American Service League
  2. Richland Global Inc.
  3. World Journal Book Store Inc.
  4. Heritage Museum of Asian Art
  5. Wintrust Bank
  6. The Sokol Group, LLC
  7. Windfall Group
A complete list of our members can be found here.

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Member News

The Chiu Family – 9 Chicago Restaurant Families You Need to Know

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Get Blown Away By Chicago

Chicago’s Chinatown is one of the featurd ethnic neighborhoods in the city presented by the Scandinavian Airlines Online Traveler Magazine at https://scandinaviantraveler.com/en/play/get-blown-away-by-chicago. Chinatown Chamber member Go4Food is highlighted in the video.

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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