Chamber630 Members all have the desire to conduct business within the ‘630’ area which may be found approximately 20 miles west of Chicago, in DuPage County. With a highly skilled labor force and desirable location, DuPage County has experienced unprecedented growth over the past two decades. Businesses choose this region to relocate for its quality of life, highly rated schools, recreational experiences and sensible, business-friendly leadership. Chamber630 has a focus as well as offices, in two of the top-rated Villages within DuPage County, Downers Grove and Woodridge.
The region’s business community is diverse, with major employers consisting of the technology, manufacturing, retail, warehousing and logistics, and health care industries. The area has a wealth of knowledge-based institutions and is the location of two national laboratories, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Its proximity to O’Hare International Airport as well as Midway Airport, major interstates (I-355, I-88, I-55, I-290, I-294, and I-90), and access to an extensive rail freight system (Chicago is the nation’s rail hub), means that businesses have access to clients or customers nationally as well as globally.
Downers Grove offers the best of all worlds when it comes to large corporations, family-owned businesses, and everything in between. Located where the I-88 corridor meets I-355, Downers Grove is at the crossroads of the western suburbs. This, combined with close proximity to O’Hare International Airport, and three stops on the Metra commuter rail make Downers Grove a desirable location for corporations. Downers Grove also offers a high quality of life with excellent schools, beautiful parks, recreation, and a variety of restaurants and retail shops.
The Crossroads of Opportunity The Village of Woodridge is home to a strong industrial base and a variety of retail activity. It’s success is due in large part to its centralized location and connection to the regional transportation system. Woodridge is linked to the rest of the region via an extensive highway network including I-55 and I-355. Woodridge offers a competitive business environment, high quality of life, a growing and prosperous population, and available space for businesses looking to relocate.