Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I join the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce?

Great question! And here it is, the nitty gritty: the WPB Chamber of Commerce exists to serve its Members. We strive to develop innovative ways to increase commerce among our Members and increase the visibility of the Wicker Park Bucktown neighborhood as a whole. We accomplish these things offering Members a slew of promotional opportunities, coordinating networking events, offering education and development seminars and workshops and putting on some of the best summer festivals in the city of Chicago.

We've outlined these benefits on the Membership Details page and we're always looking for ways to make Membership more valuable. If you have an idea that you think we should explore, let us know. We look forward to hearing from you.

How can I become a Member of the WPB Chamber of Commerce?

Simply complete the online Membership application form, download the printable Membership form or call the Membership & Marketing Coordinator at (773) 384-2672.

How can I get more involved with the WPB Chamber?

The Chamber has a variety of committees on which Members with insightful and motivated minds are welcomed and encouraged to serve. Find the committee that works for you on the Chamber Committees page.

How much are dues?

Membership dues are based off the size and type of the organization. Residents and artists can also take advantage of Chamber Membership. For more information, visit the Membership details page

If my business is located outside the Chamber’s boundaries, can I still become a Member?

You do not need to have a business or live in the Wicker Park Bucktown neighborhoods to be a Member of the WPB Chamber. Many of our Members come from the surrounding neighborhoods of Chicago and beyond in order to take advantage of the many benefits of Membership. Only Members located within our service area may serve on the Board of Directors.

What are the boundaries of the WPB Chamber of Commerce?

The area served by the WPB Chamber stretches from Western Avenue on the West to the Chicago River on the East. Fullerton Avenue serves as the northern border and Division Street as the southern. Find out how to get here and view the map of Wicker Park Bucktown on the Getting Here page.

However, your business does not have to be in Wicker Park or Bucktown to become a member. Lots of businesses want tor each a larger demographic of people to help grow their business. 

What is the WPB Chamber of Commerce?

The Chamber serves as a cornerstone of the Wicker Park and Bucktown commercial districts, advancing the financial goals of neighborhood businesses through the creation of a dynamic economic climate, increasing the neighborhood’s visibility and viability, and encouraging profitable relationships within the community

Where is the WPB Chamber office located?

The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce office is located at 1414 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622. Click here for directions to the neighborhood.