Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events 2023

Join the Albany Park Chamber of Commerce on professional workshops and webinars for entrepreneurs, B2B networking reunions to meet business peers and community members, and other events to become an active member of the business community of Albany Park, Irving Park and North Park.

For information about upcoming and past events, please contact our Economic Development team.

Upcoming events

Irving Park Bar Crawl

Meet us at the first stop and explore Irving Park as we make our way from bar to bar, meeting the owners, our neighbors, and making friends before finishing at the corner of Richmond and Irving Park for dinner!

Come to one bar or stay for all, the choice is yours! Registration for this event is FREE and you will pay at each bar!


Participating businesses, start to finish:

  1. 5:30 PM: Lizard's Liquid Lounge, 3058 W Irving Park Rd
  2. 6:15 PM: Leader Bar, 3000 W Irving Park Rd
  3. 7:00 PM: Intersection of Irving Park Rd and Richmond St, where you can choose to have dinner at Easy Street Pizza & PatioMima's Taste of Cuba, or Cafe Beograd.

2023 events

B2B Networking Event - Happy Retirement is not a Dream! A panel discussion was led by Wintrust Bank and Country Financial Insurance. Hosted at Brazilian Bowl Grill, 3200 W Lawrence.

B2B Networking Event - Marketing Happy Hour! A panel discussion was led by Hush Chicago. Hosted at Restaurant Los Molcajetes, 3532 W Montrose.

"Writing a Business Plan" series presented by Founders First CDC, in English and Spanish - Jan. 23, Jan. 24, Fe. 27, Feb. 28, Mar. 20, and Mar. 21, 2022

2022 events

Albany Park Holiday Crawl - December 17, 2022. Visited our two Holiday Pop-Ups to do our last-minute Holiday shopping.

Best Business Bash 2022! - November 17, 2022. A celebration to local business where the winners of the Best Business Awards received their awards. See the list of awardees HERE.

Irving Park Bar Crawl - October 13, 2022. Participating bars/restaurants: Lizard's Liquid Lounge, Leader Bar, Easy Street Pizza & PatioMima's Taste of Cuba, Cafe Beograd.

Restaurant Marketing webinar - October 3, 2022

Albany Park Taco Crawl - September 8, 2022. Participating restaurants: Tlayudas Oaxaca Grill, Thiago's Restaurant, Birrieria el Texcal, El Gallo Bravo

Albany Park Walking Tour and Networking - August 31, 2022

"Business Formation" Series presented by G & G Law, LLC - Jul. 28, Oct. 27, Nov. 7, and Dec. 8, 2022

B2B Happy Hour Headshots Networking Event - July 27, 2022. Hosted at The Kedzie Inn; professional headshots by Karl Solano

"Small Business Insurance" webinar presented by StateFarm/Kurm Mamon , English & Spanish - Jun. 14 and Jun 28, 2022

"Marketing Your Business Online and Offline" Series presented by Rogers Park Business Alliance, English & Spanish - May 3, May 26, Aug. 8, and Sept. 20, 2022

Albany Park B2B Networking Event - April, 27, 2022. Hosted at Rojo Gusano and sponsored by Wintrust Bank

"Tax Law and Guidance for Your Small Business" webinar presented by Jennifer Brugh - April 19, 2022

"Financial Management" webinar presented by Wintrust Bank, English & Spanish - Apr. 12, Apr. 26, Aug. 23, and Sept. 6, 2022

Albany Park Bar Crawl - April 7, 2022. Participants: Nighthawk Bar, Pisco Peruvian Restaurant & Bar, Bokeh

"Business Formation and Taxes" webinar presented by G & G Law, LLC  - March 17, 2022

"Crush Your Taxes" webinar presented by Wintrust Bank, English & Spnish - Feb. 22 and Mar. 8, 2022

"Marketing 101" webinar presented by the Albany Park Chamber of Commerce, English & Spanish - Jan. 25 and Feb. 1, 2022