Crystal Lake, Illinois is located 50 miles northwest of Chicago and 37 miles from from O'Hare International Airport. As a result, Crystal Lake residents enjoy the many employment, cultural and recreational opportunities of a major metro city, yet live in a pleasant, friendly, small-town atmosphere.
Since 1940, the Chamber has serviced local businesses, non-profits, schools, and residents of the Crystal Lake area as well as those considering relocation to the community. The Chamber and its 950 members play a key role in working to attract quality businesses and improve Crystal Lake's quality of life.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs is the state's lead economic development agency providing a wide array of programs and services designed to help businesses thrive in the global economy. They are committed to forging partnerships to build Illinois' economy and reputation as a center for business and industry.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security provides important employer and employee services throughout the state. They operate the Illinois Employment and Training Center network, and administer the state's employment services, unemployment insurance and labor market information systems.