Chocolate Stroll Downtown Rockford


Do you love chocolate and sweet deals? Shopping doesn’t get much sweeter than this! Join us on A Decadent Downtown Chocolate Stroll! It will be an afternoon out full of sweet treats, sweet deals, and one sweet prize! It is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 12-6 pm at participating Rockford merchants. Let Downtown Rockford treat you to a sweet afternoon out. Enjoy unique chocolate samples as you stroll through downtown. Visit the HEART Facebook page for more information and updates! Purchase your … [Read more...]

20th Annual Community Golf Outing

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Rockford 20th Annual Community Golf Outing - Monday, May 11, 2015 - 10:30 a.m (registration begins at 9:00) Team Registration deadline April 22nd Get your golf clubs ready for the 2015 Chamber Community Golf Outing at our New Chamber Member Scott Lake Golf and Practice Center*.  This is the best opportunity of the year to develop new relationships, seal deals, and treat your Customers! Not only is the Chamber Community Golf Outing one of the best opportunities of the early summer for business exposure, … [Read more...]

Start of Summer Celebration

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SOS 2015 Parade Application and SOS 2015 Parade Cover Letter SOS 2015 Craft Application and SOS 2015 Craft Cover Letter This year’s annual Start of Summer Celebration is celebrating its 47th year with another fun-filled event that features plenty of chills and thrills for the entire family. The City of Rockford has been preparing the streets, bridges, and sidewalks for the big event, so it will be the perfect backdrop for this wonderful weekend. This year’s celebration is scheduled for June 12, 13 and 14. A … [Read more...]

Downtown Rockford’s Spring Break Saturday


HEART Spring Break Saturday Flyer 2015 Downtown Rockford's Spring Break Saturday March 28, 2015 Discounts Drawing Door Prizes Games Bites & Nibbles Fun! Fun! Fun! Mystery Grand Prize Drawing Note - All day - hours vary by business … [Read more...]

Win a FREE Trip at the EXPO and more!!


Win a FREE all-inclusive Trip at the Rockford EXPO complements of: Antor Travel and Apple Vacations Also Four - $500 Cash Prizes given away Door prizes Free Admission Free Parking Entertainment and Celebrity Emcees … [Read more...]

RCC Scholarship Opportunity for High School Senior

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Chamber offers area High School Senior scholarship Opportunity The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) wants to promote eduacation in the local area.  Each year the chamber offers area students the opportunity to vie for a $1,000 scholarship to further their education.  The scholarship award may be used for public, private or community collects, universities and specialized schools or training programs directly following the student's graduation from high school. To apply for the scholarship a student must do the … [Read more...]

EXPO coming!


Expo Map - 2015 EXPO -2015 Booth Listing - Numerical  Download "How to make the most of your EXPO Investment" here. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating its 11th Annual Community EXPO in 2015! The date is fast approaching with plenty of excitement and entertainment for the attendees. The EXPO will again be featuring four $500 cash giveaways – a favorite among attendees. This year's EXPO will be allowing selling at the event in the EXPO Marketplace. The designated area will allow … [Read more...]

Chamber celebrates membership, achievements


The Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting of the Membership will celebrate plenty of achievements with laughs, awards and exceptional food from its members. The event will take place at the American Legion Post on Friday, Jan. 23 and will be hosted by the Chamber’s Ambassador Team. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with social hour. Awards will be presented in a number of categories including: Business of the Year; New Business of the Year; Networker of the Year; and Volunteer of the Year. There will be … [Read more...]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas…


...and a Happy New Year! The Rockford Chamber of Commerce offices will be closed December 24 through January 2, 2015. Enjoy your holidays! … [Read more...]

Santa Claus is coming to town!


Santa Claus will be coming to Rockford on Wednesday, Dec. 10! He will be at the Rotary Pavilion from 6-8 p.m. to hear all the good little girls' and boys' wish lists for presents. There will also be hot cocoa and cookies available. Stay away from the hustle and bustle of the malls and enjoy a true traditional Christmas. … [Read more...]