The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is located in Lake County, Indiana and represents businesses within Northwest Indiana and beyond the Region.


Strack & Van Til to the Rescue for Meeting Unexpected Thanksgiving Needs

East Chicago, IN – Friday, November 10, 2023, the prayers were answered for 300 low- income families in Northwest Indiana when Strack & Van Til agreed to donate frozen turkeys to make their Thanksgiving brighter. “We thought our list for Thanksgiving turkeys and fixings for families was complete,” said Tina Gunnum, Food Pantry/Mobile Food Pantry ... Read more
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How Chambers of Commerce Help to Drive Economic Development

Chambers of Commerce are essential catalysts for economic growth and development within communities. As non-profit organizations, they are committed to fostering a vibrant and prosperous business climate. This article will explore the various ways in which Chambers of Commerce contribute to economic development, with sections that detail their diverse initiatives and programs. Connecting Businesses Chambers ... Read more
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The Benefits of Networking at Chamber of Commerce Events

In today’s fast-paced business world, networking has become an essential tool for success. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, building connections and fostering relationships can open doors to new opportunities, collaborations, and growth. And one of the best places to network? Chamber of Commerce events. Here are some of the key benefits ... Read more
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Why Chambers of Commerce are Key Advocates for Local Businesses

Chambers of commerce play a vital role in advocating for the interests of local businesses. They work with government officials, community leaders, and other stakeholders to promote policies that support small businesses. In this article, we’ll examine why chambers of commerce are such important advocates for local businesses. In the bustling landscape of local economies, ... Read more
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How to Make the Most of Your Chamber of Commerce Membership

Joining your local Chamber of Commerce is more than just a formality – it’s a strategic move that can open doors to a wealth of opportunities for your business. From networking events to advocacy initiatives and educational resources, Chamber memberships offer a host of benefits designed to help businesses thrive and succeed. But how can ... Read more
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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Benefit from Joining a Chamber of Commerce

Joining a chamber of commerce can be highly beneficial for businesses both small and large. It provides access to resources, networking opportunities, and community support. In this article, we’ll explore five specific ways you can get ahead of the game by joining one of your local chambers of commerce. Networking Opportunities Chambers of Commerce often ... Read more
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