David Kielpinski Ruthie Hauge Maria Ortega Robin F. Pendergrast Robert Pears David Kielpinski Ruthie Hauge Robin Pendergrast


The Crystal Lake Home & Business EXPO

Now in its 32nd year, the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce's Home & Business EXPO brought another exciting and jam-packed weekend to Crystal Lake South High School. Over 135 area businesses and organizations were on on the show floor exhibiting their goods and services.

Over 4,000 attendees visited the EXPO to support these local businesses, and support our local economy.  They had the opportunity to meet many community leaders and civic organizations who are making a difference in our community.  Everyone had a chance to meet someone special like your local county and state representatives, policemen, firemen or your local librarian.  There were also exhibitors on hand to help with all your remodeling ,banking and health & wellness needs.  
Cafe EXPO featured local gourmet eats like tasty Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria & Pub individual pizzas, Galloway's Chicago Sub Shop sandwiches, Pabolo's Mexican Restaurant tacos, and Morkes Chocolates delectable candies and nuts.

Everyone received some great items from local businesses, plus every 100th person won a door prize!  Another exciting event at the EXPO were the raffle prizes:    

  • Crystal Lake Entertainment Package - valued at over $500
  • Two Tickets to a Chicago Bulls Game - Donated by the Northwest Herald
  • A Boy's & Girl's Bike - Donated by Walmart Stores Inc.
  • A Kindle Fire- Donated by In Sync Systems
  • Foursome with Cart donated by Crystal Woods Golf Club 
  •  Friendship House-Most Creative web

    Library- Best of Show web.

     Library- Best of Show web.

    Most Creative
    EXPO 2014 Booth
    Splash EXPO

    Best Non-Profit
    EXPO 2014 Booth
    Potts & Pans, Inc.

    Best of Show
    EXPO 2014 Booth
    Summers Academy of Dance

    The Crystal Lake Chamber is grateful to the 2014 EXPO sponsors and many volunteers.  Without their generous support, this event would not be possible. 
    Please thank this year's EXPO sponsors:

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     EXPO "The Crystal Lake Chamber Home and Business Expo was a well-organized event with great attendance.  We were able to make over a hundred business-to-business contacts."  
    Ryan Allison, OWC Pro IT Services
     EXPO "The Crystal Lake Expo has helped our clinic grow by giving us the opportunity to educate on what we specialize in.  It's rewarding for us to be able to spend quality time with the public." 
    Dr. Daniel Strelcheck Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic