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Business Services

Business Services Overview

Welcome to Glencoe! Glencoe is a thriving lakefront community conveniently located 24 miles north of Chicago's Loop. With vibrant businesses that offer a variety goods and services to almost 8,800 residents, Glencoe is the perfect location to establish your own unique business. 

The Village's Business Services Team is dedicated to helping you start, and grow, your business in our community. The Business Services Team will work closely with you to streamline the licensing and permitting processes, answer your questions and help your business thrive. In addition, the Business Services Team makes every effort to foster and maintain cooperation between the Village government, the business community and Glencoe’s Chamber of Commerce to encourage new businesses like yours to locate in Glencoe.


Business Before Hours 

Every quarter, the Business Services Team hosts its Business Before Hours event. All Glencoe business owners, managers and property owners are invited to Village Hall from 7:30-9 a.m. for breakfast, coffee and conversation on rotating economic topics. Please join the Business Services Team for any/all of the 2019 Business Before Hours events:

  • Tuesday, January 29: Sustainable Business Practices
  • Tuesday, April 16: Business Participation in Glencoe's 4th of July Festivities
  • Tuesday, July 23: Tudor Court Street and Streetscape Improvements
  • Tuesday, October 22: Social Media for Small Businesses
 
Glencoe Chamber of Commerce

The Glencoe Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to develop, encourage, promote and protect the professional and general business interests of the community; to encourage the expansion of trade and to promote the general welfare and prosperity of the Village of Glencoe. Membership in the chamber provides a number of important benefits including an effective means of promoting your business and networking opportunities with community and business leaders. The Chamber of Commerce also offers a Member-to-Member Discount Program with discounts from 10%-25% off products and services for its members. The Village of Glencoe is a Chamber of Commerce member along with other Glencoe units of government, houses of worship and many businesses.

To become a member of the Chamber or to learn more about the organization, visit their website at www.glencoechamber.org or call (847) 835-3333.