About Us

The Benton-West City Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501 C6 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of business, education, and the quality of life in our communities.

Funds from our members helps to sponsor a wide range of community events and students scholarships in the spring.  Learn more about Student Chamber and our scholarship efforts here.

Board meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 8 am.  All meetings take place at the Chamber Office located inside the Antique Auto Museum, 211 North Main Street in Benton.

Learn more about our Members and how to join the Chamber.

ceidepotbentonOur Mission

The objectives of the Benton – West City Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc, are to: advance the agricultural, industrial, commercial, and civic well being of the Benton and West City, Illinois, area; to aid in the conservation and advancement of the business and professional interests of said area; to foster and encourage the development of said area; and to exercise all powers granted by the statutes of the State of Illinois in the furthernance of said purpose.

Benton-West City Chamber of Commerce By-Laws can be reviewed in the chamber office as well as our public annual reports.

Our History

The Benton – West City Area Chamber of Commerce was incorporated on July 2, 1951.