Business Before/After Hours Hosting Requirements

The 2022 Business After/Before Hours sponsorships are available exclusively to members of the LZ Area Chamber of Commerce.

Host Requirements:

Check each box below acknowledging that you agree to adhere to these guidelines:

  • Host membership must be in good standing with the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce when booking and hosting the event
  • Hosts of this event are welcome to invite non-chamber member guests so long as they provide the Chamber with a list, no less than one week in advance of the event, to be used at the registration table
  • All catering must be provided by a current chamber member in good standing
  • Host & Caterer must meet all state and local requirements for hosting such an event, including Health Department requirements
  • Food and beverage for approximately 60 attendees
  • Alcoholic beverages may be provided as a cash or open bar at the host’s discretion
  • Adequate space for approximately 60 people
  • Parking availability for approximately 60 people
  • Coat rack or room availability (Nov – May) for approximately 60 people
  • Registration table skirted with 2 chairs located at the entrance to the event (not the facility entrance)
  • High top tables or tables with LIMITED chairs (remember this is a networking event)
  • Minimum of one door prize valued at $25
  • Logo provided in Jpeg format to the Chamber’s Events Manager, Events@lzacc.com
  • Site visit (Events Manager will walk-thru the facility in the weeks prior to event) if needed
  • Host is welcome to partner with other Chamber members that are in good standing to co-host the event and both companies will be promoted
  • Any outdoor venue will be required to have a secondary location in the event of rain/weather
  • No rain/snow dates – if weather requires the Chamber to cancel your event, you will be guaranteed placement for the next year

 Chamber Requirements:

  • Promote event and host through:
    • Weekly CHAT email for no less than 2 weeks prior to event
    • Networking email/invite
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Online Chamber calendar of events
  • Staff or volunteers to work the registration table for the duration of the event (5 PM – 7 PM) or (7:30 – 9:00 AM) and take photographs of the event.
  • Collects business cards at the registration and emails the host an Excel spreadsheet of those in attendance no later than one week after the event
  • Post-event coverage on social media and submission to newspapers

Business Before/After Hours Sign-Up

Business After Hours

January 11
February 8
March 8
June 14
August 9
September 13
November 8
December 6

Business Before Hours
February 23
April 27
August 24
October 26