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South Suburban Chamber of Commerce

The South Suburban Chamber of Commerce, serving Oak Creek and Franklin, is a business organization whose purpose is to promote the interests of our members and enhance the regional business climate, economy and community.

The South Suburban Chamber of Commerce has its roots in the Oak Creek Chamber and the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, which merged in 2001. About one-third of its members are in Franklin, one-third in Oak Creek and the other third comes from the surrounding communities. Any business that wants to do business in Oak Creek and Franklin finds Chamber membership to be of great value.

The Chamber’s board of directors sets policy and paid staff handle the day-to-day operations of the Chamber. Various committees assist in the direction of the Chamber and members volunteer their time and talent to the Chamber’s initiatives.

Among the many benefits offered to members are:

— Chamber website,, with a list of member companies; free job postings; free listing of special offers and hot deals; free links to member websites.

Networking opportunities:

— Monthly networking breakfasts
— Bi-monthly ABLE South lunches with five other Chambers
— ABLE Business After Hours events with seven other Chambers
— Quarterly Maximizing Your Membership seminars
— Ribbon cuttings/grand openings
— Chamber Business After Hours events
— Educational seminars
— Annual golf outing
— Annual awards dinner
— Business of the Year award
— Pride in Premises award
— Scholarships for an Oak Creek and Franklin senior pursuing a business career
— Scholarship to MATC Oak Creek from the Chamber’s Manufacturing Council
— Chamber emailed news
— Advertising and marketing opportunities in the emailed news and website
— Sponsorship opportunities for programs and events
— Member-to-Member discounts
— Committee involvement
— Free listing in membership directory and community guidebook
— South Suburban street map
— Business advocacy
— Legislative updates and events including an annual State of the Cities event
— Travel programs, including an annual trip to China

If your business wishes to join this dynamic business organization, or need more information, please contact the South Suburban Chamber at (414) 768-5845 or visit

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