To effectively promote and advocate for the interests of the Hoffman Estates business community.
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce is proud to play a vital role in building a strong business base that has carried the community into the 21st century.
A strong, thriving community doesn't just happen. It requires foresight, commitment, and a vision for the future. The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce is proud to be a vital player in the sustained growth and prosperity of the greater Hoffman Estates area. We are proud to be:
The Chamber offers numerous networking opportunities monthly throughout the year. Chit N Chat our noon networking program rotates between different Chamber member restaurants each month. Business After Hours, our evening networking program highlights Chamber Members businesses. We also feature multi-chamber progressive lunches, seminars and educational forums. All of these networking opportunities are designed to get you connected with a variety of Chamber members and businesses.
The Chamber's Government Relations Committee provides Chamber members with a unique opportunity to make their voices heard by policy makers at the local, regional and state levels. In addition, the Committee studies and analyzes issues of interest and offers recommendations to our elected officials. They also plan our legislative and mayoral update annual events for the membership.
Our annual Community Guide and Business Resource Directory is an exclusive, comprehensive, cross referenced guide of our Chamber members. Over7,500 copies are delivered to local residents and businesses. This popular resource directory is available to Chamber members, the general public and is available online and in print throughout Hoffman Estates. Low cost advertising opportunities are available in this highly popular community resource.
Through cost-effective advertising in Chamber publications, promotional mailings, business relocation packets and our website, our members can take advantage of numerous opportunities for increased visibility and exposure throughout the year.
Chamber of Commerce offices are consistently asked for business references and referrals. Our office recommends our members exclusively!
Our weekly new briefing keeps our members touch with the latest business news and events, Chamber activities, and news about other Chamber members businesses.
Attractive door decals and a membership certificate suitable for framing identify you as a Chamber member and a part of the established HoffmanEstates business community. As a Platinum member your business receives a wooden, engraved plaque for display.
Our member-to-member discount program offers numerous discounts and special pricing you can take advantage offered by fellow Chamber members.In addition, Chamber member discounts are available for Constant Contact, OfficeDepot/Office Max and Fed Ex. Remember to always shop Chamber Members first and inquire about any discounts or special pricing that they are offering forChamber members.
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce & Industry are partners in a number of community events and projects throughout the year. "Tools for Success" a community school supply drive collects new school supplies for children attending are a schools. The Chamber also holds the annual Community Fishing Derby in June that enables fishing enthusiasts of all ages to compete for cash and prizes sponsored by the local business community. The Chamber of Commerce also offer three educational scholarships each year for our Chamber members and their families. The application for scholarships are available on line and the deadline is July 15.
What is a Certificate of Origin?The Certificate of Origin verifies the country in which the goods were manufactured. The commodity being exported and its destination determine if the Certificate of Origin is required. Some nations restrict imports from certain countries. Many countries limit the quantity of goods that are allowed to be imported, or give preference to goods manufactured in the United States. A Certificate of Origin may be required by a foreign country because of established treaty arrangements, varying duty rates, and preferential duty treatment dependent on the shipment´s origin.
Your international shipping firm or customs broker can determine if your shipment will require a Certificate of Origin.
A Certificate of Origin requires the authorized signature of the local Chamber of Commerce designated representative and the seal of that organization. Countries require forms to be notarized as well.
Individuals requesting a Certificate of Origin must provide the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce & Industry with a completed Certificate of Origin. The Chamber will not sign blank forms. The descriptions and amounts on the Certificate of Origin form must be consistent with those entered on shipping invoice or receipt. It is recommended that companies call ahead to make an appointment with one of the Chamber representatives authorized to issue Certificates of Origin.
Certificate of Origin Fee
This service is for Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s members and is included with your membership at no additional cost. If you would like to see if your company is a member or call for more information, please contact the Chamber at (847) 781-9100 or visit our Business Resource Directory on line at www.hechamber.com
The fee for non-members is $50.00 per Certificate of Origin.
This directory is an exclusive, complete, cross-referenced guide of "Who, What and Where" of our Chamber members. This resource is available to Chamber members only. Mailing labels are also available for a small fee.