Ice Festival Cancelled

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) has regrettably made the decision not to host the Rockford Ice Festival in 2015. There have been six fantastic years of celebrating the wonders of winter and chasing away the winter blahs, but due to budgetary constraints the Board of Directors has opted to place the Chamber’s focus on its many other events. However, the Sweetheart Splash, hosted by the Rockford Rotary, will still take place on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Dam Overlook. This fun-filled entertaining winter event will … [Read more...]

EXPO coming!

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Click here for application to register! 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 selling by only Chamber … [Read more...]

Chamber celebrates membership, achievements

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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...]

Santa Claus is coming to town!

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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...]

Santa is bringing his LIVE reindeer to Rockford!

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That's right! Santa Claus will be bringing his LIVE reindeer to the Rockford Rotary Pavilion on Wednesday, Dec. 17! The kids can see these wonderful animals up close and personal from 6-8 p.m. Santa will also be there to hear all the good boys and girls wish lists for Christmas presents. Free hot cocoa and cookies will also be available to make it a special night for your little ones! … [Read more...]

Santa Parade Line Up!

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce Annual Santa Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 at 10:45 a.m. Click HERE to see the line up. Be sure to be there and lined up in time for the start of the parade! Santa is very excited to come to Rockford, thank you for helping to welcome him! … [Read more...]

Become a Member – Help Build a Stronger Community. Together.

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to building a strong community, and has been for over 50 years. Join our non-profit organization and become part of the solution to growing a healthy, thriving community. Prospective Member Letter Member Application Tiered Membership … [Read more...]

Santa Parade Volunteers Needed!

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Will you be an elf? We need help welcoming Santa to Rockford on Saturday, December 6, 2014. We always throw a big parade for him, but we are always concerned about the safety of the children who line the streets and while they are brimming with excitement to see the big guy in red, they also need to be kept back from the middle of the street.We need volunteers to line the streets for crowd control, a very important role in keeping the children away from the vehicles and candy that isn’t right near the edge. We are … [Read more...]

Oct. Bi Monthly Luncheon at The Score

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The next Bi Monthly Luncheon is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 6 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Luncheon is at Chamber Member The Score, located at 5301 Northland Dr.  The staff are excited to share their restaurant - and delicious food - with the Rockford community! There are 3 presentation tables available for $50. Each sponsor of a table is provided lunch and is allowed a 5-minute presentation to the attendees. The tables are a great way for you to tell your company's story! Cost to attend this dynamic networking … [Read more...]

Rockford looks for Ninja Warriors

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Rockford Ninja Warrior and Rockford Public Schools have joined forces to “Developing Healthy Kids III.” The event takes place Friday, Oct. 10 & Saturday, Oct. 11 and takes place at the old Rockford Papermill land (future site of Bridgeway Community Church), 7734 Childsdale, NE. There is free parking and admission for the event. Registration for the event has been closed, but the public is invited to come out and watch the 180 competitors run the course and enjoy the family-fun events, such as a bounce house, rock … [Read more...]