Art Van Sports Complex Opening in August


The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is thrilled with the new addition of the Art Van Sports Complex to the Rockford landscape! Go here to learn all about this wonderful sports complex. … [Read more...]

Ramona’s Table Opening Aug. 1!


The Chamber loves being part of Rockford - and welcoming all the exciting additions to the downtown area! Ramona's Table is getting very close to opening up their doors! They are going to be hosts of our Bi-Monthly Luncheon on August 4! To read more about this exciting new addition, go to … [Read more...]

Welcome Bags Opportunity!


One of the special benefits for Rockford Chamber of Commerce Members is our Welcome Bag Program! Members have the opportunity to add their marketing materials to 400 bags FREE of charge! The Welcome Bags are prepared and then handed to each new family that moves into the 99-square-mile area of Rockford - this includes the 49306 zip code! This is a great way to reach new members of the community before they have set up their buying habits! To read more about this special program, and to get specific details click … [Read more...]

Jeff Daniels Coming to Rockford!

Jeff Daniels

That is right, you are reading correctly! The famous Jeff Daniels - star of Dumb and Dumber and the as-yet-to-be-released Dumb and Dumber To - will be in Rockford, along with the Ben Daniels Band on Saturday, August 16th.   The performance will be featured at the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium, 4100 Kroes St. Tickets are only $35 for reserved seating and the show begins at 8 p.m. Jeff Daniels was awarded an Emmy for The Newsroom and is well-known for his comedic movies. Seating is limited, so purchase … [Read more...]

Rockford has the Blues!


Every year the City of Rockford features the Rogue River Blues Series! This is an open-air FREE music concert that features the best of the Blues in the area. Bring your family, a blanket or lawn chair and your joy of music, sit on the grass along the picturesque Rogue River and enjoy a wonderful Tuesday evening. If you are feeling adventurous, you can join the other dancers and get out some pent up energy! Children love being able to run around and groove to the music! The event takes place from 7-9 p.m. in Garden Club … [Read more...]

Summer Sidewalk Sales


The HEART of Rockford Business Association is gearing up for Summer Sidewalk Sales! The event takes place July 17-19 and features a huge variety of merchandise - all at fantastic prices! The merchants are clearing out their summer merchandise to make room for their fall lines so there are plenty of great deals - and you still have the rest of summer to enjoy your goodies! Everything will be out on the sidewalk starting Thursday, July 17 at 10 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. on Saturday! Enjoy all the HOT deals! … [Read more...]

Cedar Rock Cafe to host July After Hours


The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that our July Business After Hours will be hosted by new member Cedar Rock Cafe, 4615 14 Mile Rd.! The event takes place from 5:30-7:3o p.m. on Monday, July 14. Business After Hours is a networking event that allows the host to showcase their facility and allows attendees to learn all about the services the host offers. Everyone is invited to come and network with the movers and shakers of the business community. After Hours features food, door prizes and … [Read more...]

Download Start of Summer Brochure


Click here for the 2014 Start of Summer Brochure. … [Read more...]

Start of Summer RESIDENT wristbands!


Here is the information from our friends at Rockford City Hall: It's Start of Summer time in Rockford and that means Thursday night wristband tickets will soon be on sale for City of Rockford taxpayers. We'll start selling them on Wednesday at 10am till 5pm and again on Thursday from 10am till 5pm. Please bring your ID for proof of residence. Tickets are $10 for unlimited riding all Thursday night. We limit the sales to 6 tickets per household. Questions? Give us a call at 616 866 1537. Many thanks to the Rockford … [Read more...]

19th Annual Golf Outing a huge success!


The 19th Annual Golf Outing took place on the links of Silver Lake Country Club on Friday, May 9. A record 33 teams braved the questionable weather early in the day and were rewarded with warm sunshine as the day wore on. We would like to thank all the sponsors who supported this wonderful Chamber Scholarship fundraiser: Silver Sponsors Farm Bureau Insurance and Honey Creek Inn, and Bronze Sponsors Chemical Bank and Blakeslee Rop, PLC; Driving Range Sponsor Matthew Janiskee for Commissioner and Putting Green Sponsor … [Read more...]