Greater Rockford Arab
Chamber of Commerce

Dedicated to empowering aspiring entrepreneurs and community members to embark on their entrepreneurial journeys.


NEW! Consultation and assistance to Entrepreneurs seeking financial resources

In our ongoing mission to provide substantial support and growth opportunities, the Rockford Arab Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Solutions Business Center and local banks since 2023 to streamline the loan application process. We're thrilled to report the approval of loans for over ten applicants, a clear indication of our partners' dedication and effort...

Chamber members

Our mission 

To collaborate with the city, county, local chambers, and other business partners to drive progress and prosperity. Through strategic alliances, we aim to address challenges, capitalize on opportunities, and create a lasting impact on our communities. 

With unwavering support from Rockford's thriving Arab community, esteemed leaders, and accomplished business owners, our chamber is steadfast in fostering growth, innovation, and success.

Together, let's shape a brighter future.

News articles

Read the recent blog posts about Greater Rockford Arab Chamber of Commerce
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Rock River Current 
Newly Formed Greater Rockford Arab Chamber Of Commerce Aims To ‘Shape A Brighter Future’
Kevin Haas 05-18-2023

"ROCKFORD — A new business organization aims to empower aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses in the region’s Arab community..."

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WIFR | 23 News
Rockford gets a new Chamber of Commerce, Greater Arab Chamber of Commerce
WIFR Newsroom 05-18-2023

"ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - All eyes are on a new Chamber of Commerce within the city of Rockford that fosters diversity and inclusivity, while supporting economic well-being and quality of life for everyone..." 

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13 WREX 
The City of Rockford welcomes Greater Rockford Arab Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Taylor 05-17-2023

"ROCKFORD — There will be more representation for Arab Americans in Rockford thanks to the newest Greater Rockford Arab Chamber of Commerce that was officially announced on Wednesday..."

About Us

Greater Rockford Arab Chamber of  Commerce is proud to serve Rockford's and neighboring city's thriving Arab community.