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.

2022 Business Before Hours Events

Every quarter, the Business Services Team hosts its Business Before Hours event. All Glencoe business owners, managers and property owners are invited for conversation on rotating economic topics. Please join the Business Services Team for any/all of the 2022 Business Before Hours events:

Wednesday, October 26: 8-9 a.m.| Writers Theatre | Free to attend - Register Here
Dementia Friendly Business Practices | Presented by: Family Service of Glencoe, Emily Mysel, LCSW Senior Program Manager
Busines and liquor licensing | Presented by: Glencoe's Business Services Team
Tips to prevent shoplifting and fraud going into the holiday shopping season | Presented by: Glencoe Public Safety 

Coffee and a continental breakfast will be served. 

Business Spotlights on Social Media and eNewsletters
The Village is featuring our vibrant business community on social media and in our weekly eNewsletters. To have your business featured for FREE, please answer the questions in this linked form. Your business must be located in Glencoe to participate. For questions, contact Communications Manager Sammy Hanzel at shanzel@villageofglencoe.org 

Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce

Glencoe recently joined the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce to form the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce. The combined membership affords its members more services, a larger presence and a stronger voice in the community.
 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 on 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.wngchamber.com or call (847) 446-4451

View the 2022 Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce Guide, here.

WNG Chamber Guide Cover 2022