Signature Events

Annual Celebration

The Evanston Chamber’s highlight event, the Annual Celebration & Awards is an evening dedicated to Evanston’s dynamic business community. Taking place in January, the evening event includes the installation of new officers for the Board of Directors, the presentation of awards, and a wonderful time to celebrate our members and colleagues. Plenty of opportunities to participate with sponsorships, volunteering, raffles and more.

Mayor’s State of the City Luncheon

Each spring, the Mayor of Evanston delivers thee State of the City Address to our community and recognizes the economic growth and vitality of Evanston. The luncheon event is the perfect time to network, connect, and collaborate.

Summer Social & Golf Outing

The Summer Social & Golf Outing is Evanston Chamber’s annual summer gathering and fundraiser. Typically held in July at Wilmette Golf Club, this event includes a full 18-hole golf outing, and a catered dinner with award ceremony for golfers and non-golfers alike. Come hang out with us for a fantastic day of cocktails, raffles, contests, networking in more.  


Evanston’s biggest and boldest gathering of the year, bringing together local business owners, community leaders, and Evanston aficionados to engage in a spectacular one-night celebration of all that makes Evanston vibrant and unique. Brought to you by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, The City of Evanston and Northwestern University, MashUp is a one-of-a-kind networking extravaganza where the entire community comes together to share stories, make new connections, see old friends, and enjoy the best local food & drink Evanston has to offer. There’s nothing else quite like it.

Evanston Chamber MashUP

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