The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a 74 year old membership based organization created to foster business development in DeKalb County. The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce speaks on behalf of the stated interest of the business community located in DeKalb County and its municipalities. The mission of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is to support, promote, and sustain business development in DeKalb County.
In less than three years, the Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has skyrocketed from the ground up to become an influential player in the Midwestern LGBT business community.
Founded by Dan Nilsen, CEO of Bishop-McCann, the Mid-America GLCC arose to fill “a big void in the Midwest for a gay and lesbian chamber of commerce,” said Michael Linctecum, executive director of the chamber.