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Banquets and Special Events

Addison: A destination place for events

Whatever you’re planning, whether it’s a wedding, anniversary, family reunion or other event, Addison is the place to be. Addison Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s members offer a wide variety of banquet facilities, restaurants, entertainment venues and hotels to accommodate all of your needs. Banquet facilities to accommodate small and large gatherings are available in Addison at Alta Villa Banquets, Empress Banquets, the Medinah Shrine Center, and Bloomingdale Golf Club in neighboring Bloomingdale. Hotels offering banquet facilities include Eaglewood Resort & Spa and Hilton Indian Lakes Resort in adjacent communities.

In addition, hotel facilities are readily available at Addison’s Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn & Suites.

For smaller groups, many of Addison’s fine restaurants have private banquet areas, and many can meet special needs for events in your home.

Inviting out-of-town guests? There’s lots to do to keep them entertained, from golf at one of the numerous nearby courses to the wide choice of movies at Marcus Cinema or gaming, food and beverages at Dave & Buster’s, and much more.

Annual Events

Throughout the year, the Addison Chamber of Commerce & Industry schedules meetings with members and guests, often combines with other area chambers, highlighting special speakers and informational subjects, as well as business networking opportunities. Each year in January, the ACCI holds its annual meeting and election of officers and directors, at which time the Mayor offers his “State of the Village” address.

Business-to-Business and Public EXPOs

Several EXPOs are held each year, where goods and services tailored to the business community and public are exhibited by the participating vendors. Attendance is free, and area restaurants provide complimentary food samples. One of these events is the annual Five Star EXPO & Health Fair, sponsored by five local chambers of commerce: Addison, Bartlett, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream and Glendale Heights. Exhibitors from area businesses and health care providers offer valuable information to the business community and residents.

The Passport to Success EXPO is a multi-chamber networking event with exhibitors from numerous area chambers of commerce.

Special events throughout the year include:

Annual Student Honors Banquet: A special evening devoted to recognizing Addison Trail High School top graduating seniors. At this event the Addison Chamber of Commerce & Industry and other scholarships are presented.

Annual Golf Outing: A fantastic networking and advertising opportunity where advertising sponsorships are available, where attendees can enjoy a day of golf followed by a great buffet dinner. The day includes prizes, special events and more. A portion of the proceeds from this event are directed to the chamber’s scholarship fund.

Annual Mayor’s Community Charity Ball: A black-tie-optional event where the community comes together to help support the good works of Addison’s nonprofit service organizations.

Annual Holiday Cocktail Party: The opportunity to kick off the holidays with cocktails, appetizers, and a variety of special entertaining events.

For more information

Keep informed of upcoming events by visiting the Addison Chamber of Commerce & Industry website www.addisonchamber.org or contact the chamber at addisonchamber@sbcglobal.net.

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