Edgewater Essentials

2023 Annual Business Meeting

You’re invited to Edgewater’s Annual Business Meeting. It will take place on Thursday, May 18 at 5:30pm at Beard & Belly. We’ll discuss the progress the community has made over the past year, and set goals for the upcoming year.  Chamber members can get to know each other over drinks and dinner. This annual event is a valuable opportunity to expand your professional network and establish connections with potential clients, partners or collaborators.  Click here to see Edgewater’s 2022 Annual Report

Tickets are $25 and include dinner and one drink. 

You can buy tickets by clicking here!



Edgewater Essentials.
A one-day Virtual Forum that brings small businesses together
online to connect, learn, and grow.


Many of our neighborhood businesses are pivoting their operations to continue to service our community. The virtual forum provides business owners and professionals with an opportunity to showcase their expertise and attendees a chance to learn from their successes. Each presentation is designed to leave attendees with a piece of knowledge that they can immediately apply to their business. 

You may watch the presentations and download support documents using the links below!

Don’t just follow, lead online!
What is TikTok: Finding Your Audience
Michael Carrigan: Owner, MCPR
Watch Now!

Recharging Your Newsletter and Email
Stephanie Schwab: Owner, Crackerjack Marketing
Watch Now!
Grab Stephanie’s FREE Email Editorial Calendar template
Details on Stephanie’s Local Business Builder program 

Managing operations in a changing environment.
Financially Managing Your Post-Pandemic Year
Michael Caramagno: Owner, Caramagno + Associates
Watch Now!

Continuing Your DEI Journey
Brittany Croone: Founder, BCIVL Consulting
Watch Now!
Learn More about BCIVL
Download the presentation

Look at Me! Capturing traffic with creative displays and programs.
Starting A Visual Merchandising Strategy
Amy Meadows: Owner, Windows Matter
Watch Now!
Download Amy’s tip sheet

Improve Your Website and Communicate Your Brand
David Handschuh: Owner, 11hundred
Watch Now!
Download the presentation

Edgewater Chamber of Commerce Annual Review
Christina Pfitzinger: Executive Director, Edgewater Chamber of Commerce
Watch Now!
Download Annual Report





Interested in sponsoring? Contact andrew@edgewater.org for details.


Learn more about our Community Partners by following the links below!
Care For Real
Syrian Community Network 
Adoption Center of Illinois
Edgewater Historical Society
Chicago Filmakers
Loom Chicago
Friends of Edgewater Library
Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project



Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is Supported By: