Marketing Resources

Free PR Services for Members

Take advantage of this perk of membership, it is completely free to your business!


Zapwater Communications is retained by the West Town Chamber to help generate publicity and awareness for the commercial corridors. The What's Happening in West Town newsletter is a showcase of monthly promos, events and news items pertaining to local businesses. At the beginning of each month, the Chamber will send out a Call for Info email to all Members asking for your content to promote for the following month.


Your news will get blasted on our social media accounts and possibly included in the quarterly West Town press releases.

With the direction of the Marketing Committee, Zapwater Communications will be issuing press releases monthly with specific focuses as well as continually posting to the West Town Facebook page, Instagram page, and Twitter account.

Street Pole Banner

West Town SSA is offering a 24/7/365 promotional opportunity: custom light pole banners. Banners beautify and brand our area while putting your business in front of thousands of people passing through West Town each day. Visit our Program Applications page for more information and an application, or email

Online and Social Media 

Social Media Marketing:

The chamber as @WestTownChicago and West Town Chicago and many of the individual chamber special events are also on Facebook and Twitter: @DoDivision, @DoDivisionStreetFest@WestFestChicago, @DancingInTheStreetsChicago @WestTownArtWalk, Chamber member business events, specials, local news, plus our details on chamber meetings and special events are shared via social media outlets.

Online Marketing:

The chamber maintains a number of websites to market the West Town business community, special events, and the WTCC. is a resource for members and consumers and has a list of WTCC  business members, a searchable business directory, community information, business resources, a list of available storefronts and commercial properties, demographics, membership information, chamber events, and more. is a website dedicated to the chamber’s West Town Special Service Area program with information on the Façade Rebate Program, street pole banner advertising, public art, street maintenance, artist made garbage cans, beautification programs, and more. is a consumer oriented website with searchable business directory of chamber member businesses, information on the community, and special events. is a consumer oriented website with consumer information on the annual Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale with links to vendor applications, sponsorship information and more. is a site dedicated to information on the annual West Fest event with consumer information plus links for vendors and sponsors. is a site dedicated to information on the annual Chicago Brewing District's Dancing In The Streets event with consumer information plus links for vendors and sponsors. is a site dedicated to information on the West Town Art Walk event. is a site dedicated to information on the Grand Design District.

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Chicago, IL 60622


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