• The WSCCI’s (West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry) mission is to serve as an advocate for business by constantly promoting and assisting in enhancing the well-being of the communities that we serve through networking, professional development, and legislative involvement.

    The Champions of Business Leadership Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 15th at the William Tell in Countryside, is the Chamber’s annual event dedicated to recognizing community individuals, businesses and organizations that go above and beyond in the pursuit of the Chamber’s mission.

    We hope you will join us in honoring the Chamber’s current and future leaders by nominating someone today! 


    ·       Nominators must be current Chamber members

    ·       Nominees should reflect the Chamber values of Integrity, Innovation, Knowledge, Professionalism, Service to the Community and Performance Excellence

    ·       The definition of a “business” is that of either a nonprofit or for-profit entity.

    ·       Members currently serving on the Chamber board are not eligible for nomination.

    ·       No self-nominations

    ·       Deadline is Monday, March 23 by 5:00PM

  • Young Entrepreneur/Professoinal Award:

    Since 1994, the Chamber has sponsored a Business Education Partnership aimed at fostering cooperation between educators and businesses, which is vital to ensure the development of a well-prepared workforce.  The WSCCI Young Entrepreneur Award raises awareness among the Chamber community’s youth and the critical role that they play in building private enterprise and entrepreneurship in our community.

    Click here to make a nomination for The Young Professional Award.


  • Community Collaboration Award:

    Since 2000, the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation has worked to connect for-profit and non-profit businesses through events and partnerships that benefit the Chamber community. The WSCCI Community Collaboration Award recognizes successful collaboration between for-profit and non-profit businesses to help build a healthier Chamber community.

    Click here to make a nomination for the Community Collaboration Award.

  • Business of the Year Award:

    The WSCCI Business of the Year Award is presented to the business that sets the standard for excellence and innovation with their business practices and social responsibility.  Nominees must have demonstrated good citizenship throughout our Chamber community, including actively supporting local charities and businesses as well as encouraging its employees to do the same.

    Click here to make a nomination for Business of the Year.

  • The Judy Baar Topinka Award:

    Our communities thrive when local government, public entities and their employees take the interests of local businesses to heart. The Public Servant Award will be presented for outstanding service in the year of consideration and/or for accumulated years of service.

    Click here to make a nomination for the Judy Baar Topkina Award.

  • Business Leader of the Year Award: 

    The WSCCI Business Leader of the Year Award celebrates the extraordinary accomplishments of individual business leaders and their impact on the overall business environment. Honorees are selected for their excellence in leadership, vision, innovation, knowledge and experience, transparency, and social responsibility.

    Click here to make a nomination for Business Leader of the Year.