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"It's All About Southwestern Madison County." 

The Chamber of Commerce of Southwestern Madison County is proud to welcome you to our community.  The Chamber is fortunate to represent a very diverse area that includes the cities of Granite City, Madison, Venice, the Village of Pontoon Beach, and the unincorporated area known as Mitchell.

Located a days travel by horseback from the city of St. Louis, southwestern Madison County became a way station in the mid-1800's and was settled primarily by middle European immigrants. Even today, their descendents form the backbone of our community.

Because of our proximity to St. Louis and having an abundant and skilled workforce, southwestern Madison County soon became one of the major industrial areas in the Midwest.

Today, when many communities are losing their industries, we retain a strong industrial base that includes US Steel's Granite City Works and the Worldwide headquarters of ASF Keystone.

In addition, our location, which puts us within a 500 mile radius of one-third of the population of the United States, and gives us direct access to the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois river corridors, four major interstate highways and most of the major rail lines, and provides direct access to all points in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, making us a fast growing distribution point.

Add to this award winning parks, exemplary school systems, low crime rates, excellent emergency services, top notch health care facilities, a small town atmosphere with close proximity to the entertainment centers of St. Louis, make Southwestern Madison County a great place to live, work, and play.

 
Lifestyle
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There's a home-a family place- in  Southwestern Madison County fitting every budget and every lifestyle.  [More]

Networking
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latest ribbon cuttings, Business After Hours, and 
all other special envents and meetings. 
Activities
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Economy
Economy in Granite City IL and surrounding metroeast illinois areasSet on the eastern side of the St. Louis metro area, SW Madison Co. is the hub of an impressive transportation network of highways, railroads, & waterways. [More]


The Chamber welcomes new Board Members: Missy Callis ~ Lascelle's Granite City, Ed Cunningham ~ Gateway Regional Medical Center, Terry Driscoll ~ The John Sakach Company of St. Louis, Jamie Hoge ~ First Bank, Matthew Lester ~ SunCoke Energy, Duke Niedringhaus ~ J.W. Terrill, Kenya O'Neal ~ Stearns Nursing & Rehab, Andy Patel ~ Fairfiled Hotel/Marriott


Events * Activities 

Networking Luncheon
Shining The Light
On Our Business Community
3rd Thursday of Every Month
Dates: Thurs., Jan. 18th, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
RSVP TODAY!
Cost: $10 per person
Speaker: Steve McKinney
Topic: Fitness

The ART of Business
Celebrating 75 years!
View Photo Album 1
View Photo Album 2 
 
Networking * Happenings
NEW Marketing Initiative!
Membership Directory
View Monday January 15th, 2018
(will be updated on Monday's)
Pricing for Ads in Directory

Shop Small Business
January Flyer


IDOT ~ Week of 
January 22nd, 2018
View Lane Restrictions 


Premier Membership Listing for SW Madison County Chamber of Commerce located in Granite City IL 

Premier members enjoy an enhanced listing by including the web site in the business directory in addition to randomly selected listing on the home page

 

Check out our premier members:



We Welcome the Newest Members of the
Chamber of Commerce Southwestern Madison County:

AT&T ~ Amanda Hoff
12851 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO. 63131

City of Granite City ~ Mayor Ed Hagnauer
2000 Edison Ave., Granite City, IL 62040

Granite City Optimist ~ Paul Hellrich, President
3921 Dorothy Court, Granite City, IL 62040

Village of Pontoon Beach ~ Mayor Mike Pagano
1 Regency Parkway, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040

Cricket Wireless - Gateway
3421 Nameoki Road, Granite City, IL. 62040

Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler
157 N. Main St., Suite 165, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Signs by MoJo LLC ~ Marla Ullrich
2604 Benton Street, Granite City, IL 62040

Motel 6 ~ Tanna Patel
1240 E. Chain of Rocks Road, Granite City, IL 62040

Dickey Sign Company ~ Dale Dickey
116 Springfield Drive, Granite City, IL 62040

Tuesday Jan 30, 2018
The Best of Our Granite City Area   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Take this Opportunity to Connect with our GC Community ~ "Our mission is to connect businesses, restaurants and the people of our Granite City area in order to promote and grow our community."  Search GraniteCity CEO on EventBrite.com to purchase tickets 

Sponsor: CEO
Location: St. Gregory's Armenian Community Center 3501 Century Drive, Granite City, IL 62040
Other: For more information, contact us: Morgan 618.444.0288 | Ashlynn 618.580.0881 granitecityceo2018@gmai
Saturday Feb 3, 2018
Winter Trivia Night Fundraiser   

Time: 7 pm | $15/person, 8 players maximum per table | Chili, Chili dogs, hot dogs, snacks, soda and water included.  Mulligans, Silent Auction, and Attendance Prizes. Donations for attendance prizes and auction are welcome.  Please call 618-451-2611 to register a table, donate or volunteer.

Sponsor: Lincoln Place Heritage Association
Location: St. Gregory's Armenian Community Center 3501 Century Drive, Granite City, IL 62040