The Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development is organized to promote the business, economic and civic well being of the city of Sullivan, so that the community may grow and prosper.
The Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development is a unique organization, not only does it serve as a chamber of commerce it is tasked with covering tourism and economic development for Sullivan and the surrounding areas in Moultrie County.
The Sullivan Chamber and Economic Development is an association with over 180 members. The chamber speaks with a strong voice for our business community.
Get Networking From events throughout the year to the SCED biannual business expo, Chamber members enjoy many opportunities to make new business and customer contacts. Chamber members have many opportunities to make new business and customer contacts through committee involvement and event attendance. As a business association concerned about a skilled and prepared workforce, the Chamber offers numerous professional development and networking opportunities throughout the year. Business After Hours are hosted by member businesses. After Hours are a great networking opportunity to make business contacts for Chamber members, their employees and guests. Get more out of your membership and expand your business and networking contacts by participating in one of the Chamber’s many committees. Committees plan events, promote the Chamber’s efforts and monitor business issues.
Get Services From referrals to wall projectors, the Chamber has you covered. Starting and growing a business is hard work. Let us help! The Chamber serves as the most trusted place to receive information via internet, face-to-face or on the phone. Being a member of the Chamber allows the office staff to give referrals for your business to those who inquire. Illinois SCORE, one of the Chamber’s affiliated organizations, provides one-on-one consultations for small and growing businesses at no charge. Equipment Use: LCD projector, projector screen, training game show software, cones and signs are available for members to use at no cost. The Chamber staff handle numerous phone calls daily, providing up-to-date business and community information and assistance to people with specific questions. Chamber Bucks are gift certificates of any denomination can be purchased at the SCED office. The Chamber Bucks are only redeemable at Chamber member locations providing immediate payment to the member.
Get Seen The Chamber provides ample opportunity to promote your business. Consumers are more likely to use a Chamber-affiliated business than a non-affiliated business. By joining, you get the exposure your business deserves. By accessing the “Members Only” portal of the Chamber’s website, www.sullivanchamber.com, members can:
Add events to the community calendar
Post job openings
Submit coupons to other members
Manage online business listing
Access training summaries and past newsletters
Register for events, projects and committees
Multipost to social networks with one post
Start message boards
Submit press releases
And so much more!
For members with a website, the Chamber online business directory provides a traffic catcher site that is directly linked to your website providing a stream of prospective customers. For those members without a website, the Chamber online business directory provides you with a much needed online presence with a one page website which makes your business visible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Sullivan Chamber and Economic Development is also actively engaged on multiple social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Linkedin. We utilize new media outlets to reach out to members and the community.
City Of Sullivan
Amish Country of Illinois (Arcola, Arthur, Tuscola & Sullivan partnership)
Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (IACCE)
East Central Illinois Development Corporation (ECIDC)
Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA)
Illinois Rural Partners
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development Annual Stakeholders Meeting
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development Business Expo
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development Annual Golf Outing
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development July 4th Jackpot Raffle
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development Safe Trick or Treat
Sullivan's Old Fashioned Christmas and Holiday Open Houses