Chamber Sponsored Programs & Activities

The Fulton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets the second Wednesday of every month at noon.  All chamber members are welcome to attend.  The meeting location changes so please call ahead, 815-589-4545. 

Activities - Events - Programs

  • Daily information resource for visitors/businesses
  • Business Referral System
  • Fulton, IL Visitor Guide
  • Community Advertising & Promotions(stop by office for complete listing)
  • Member Spotlights in local newspaper & Downtown Window Displays ($250 value)
  • Small Business Workshops
  • Legislative Luncheons w/elected officials
  • City Candidates Forum
  • Maintain City/Chamber Website
  • Community Site Visits
  • Biz After 5/Ribbon Cuttings
  • Annual Planning Session
  • Schedule Tour Groups
  • Promotional Products & Giveaways
  • E-Newsletter-monthly
  • Annual Membership Dinner
  • Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Land Use Study (2004)
  • Bus Trips (3 times a year – fundraiser)
  • Chalk the Walk (2003 & 2004)
  • Wooden Shoe Walk Event (2003)
  • Fulton’s River Front Art Project (2004)
  • Fall Festival Event
  • Christmas Walk Event
  • Grand Excursion Event (2004)
  • Downtown Sidewalk Sales
  • Summer Concert Series
  • Large Downtown Welcome Sign
  • Downtown Banners
  • Downtown Flower Plantings
  • Dutch Picture Boards (2004)
  • Shop Local Campaign (2004)
  • Whiteside County Trail of Trains (2005)
  • Winter Public Art Event (2005)
  • Welcome to Fulton Signs – maintained
  • Fulton History Book w/ David Alan Badger
  • Community Swap Program (2004)

Representation - Involvement in the following area Organizations:

  • Blackhawk Waterways Visitor’s Bureau
  • U.S Route 30 Coalition
  • Fulton Retail Development Group, Inc.
  • Fulton Tourism & Promotions Committee
  • Whiteside County Economic Development
  • Blackhawk Hills Economic Development
  • Clinton Area Chamber Leadership Institute
  • Windmill Area Development Committee
  • Friends of the Windmill
  • Millers of the Windmill
  • Fulton Historical Society
  • Heritage Canyon Foundation
  • Fulton Kiwanis Club
  • Great River Bike Trail Committee
  • Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition
  • Great River Road Committee