Online Resources

Associations & Organizations

Better Business Bureau
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Since 1904 the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has been considered one of the most influential business associations in the nation and has created our region's most powerful network.

Entrepreneurial Edge

The foundation actively embraces and encourages entrepreneurship as the source and strategy for economic growth, community development and economically independent individuals.

Illinois American Marketing Association
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the professional association for individuals and organizations who are leading the practice, teaching, and development of marketing worldwide.

Illinois Manufacturer's Association

The Illinois Manufacturers' Association (IMA) is a nonprofit trade association for Illinois manufacturers. Founded in 1893, the IMA is the oldest and largest statewide manufacturing trade association in the United States.

Illinois Retail Merchants Association
IRMA is your statewide professional organization. No matter what your size or kind of store, IRMA can help protect your interests in state government, save you money, and keep you informed.

Illinois State Chamber of Commerce
The Illinois Chamber is the state's oldest, largest broad-based business advocacy group. We bring together members from every part of the state, every type of business or industry.

United States Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

Business Counseling, Mentoring, Tools and Resources

Business Publications

Crain's Chicago Business
Business news resources.

Fortune Small Business
Fortune Small Business magazine online.

Inc. magazine online.

Smart Business
Business and technology online magazine.

Wall Street Journal
Business news, economy, and politics.

Computing & Technology
Computing and technology resources, news, and reports.
ZD Net
Computing and technology resources, news, and reports.

General Resources
Full texts of reference, verse, and literature books online.
The internet's largest, most popular business-for-sale site with over 15,000 listing in our databases.
Business Owners Idea Cafe Inc.
A fun and creative approach to serious business.
CCH Business Owner's Toolkit
News, tools, and resources for small businesses.
CEO Express
A business Web portal.

DuPage County Workforce Development Division
Resources for small businesses and free job posting boar

MoreBusiness.com is an award-winning, one-stop resource website for entrepreneurs. Created in 1994, MoreBusiness.com is filled with sample business plans, marketing plans, templates, sample contracts and business agreements to help entrepreneurs start and grow a small business.

Office.com Inc.
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission

Salary survey statistics.


City of Warrenville
City of Warrenville Illinois.

City of West Chicago
Where History and Progress Meet.

Court System Directory
Find Courts, District Attorney’s Offices, Prisons, Police, & Sherriff’s offices, address, and contact information.

Village of Winfield
Village of Winfield Illinois.

Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs
Information on services for small businesses and community development programs.

Internal Revenue Service
Offers IRS tax forms, tax preparation information and educational documents that can be downloaded.

National Federation of Independent Business
News, advice, and resources for small business.

United States Business Advisor
One-stop access to government information, services and transactions.

United States Copyright Office
Copyright information and a searchable database.

United States Patent & Trademark Office
Patent and trademark information with searchable databases.

United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Public company information, filings, and research tools.

United States Small Business Administration Online
American's small business resource.

Legal Resources

Legal questions, answers, and research

Small Business Law Center

A comprehensive guide to the legal issues involved in the launch or management of a business.
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Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce
306 Main St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Phone: 630-231-3003
Fax: 630-231-3009
Email: team@westerndupagechamber.com

Monday- Friday: 8:00 AM-Noon 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Saturday: By Appointment Only
Sunday: Closed