Letter from the President


Welcome to Metropolis, Illinois. Make 2023 your year whether you are new to Metropolis, or you’ve been a resident for a while. There are likely things that the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce have introduced over the past couple of years that could make a big impact on your time here in Metropolis. “Building up Business, Bridging our communities” is our slogan and points toward our greater mission at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce.

At the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce we bring community partners together for the betterment of all. We strive to advance Metropolis by educating, energizing, and connecting a diverse group of leaders to serve the community.

To help our member businesses, we provide a variety of networking, advertising, educational, and social offerings each year. In 2023, we’ll be expanding these with more opportunities to make deeper connections. We also plan to support collaborative efforts with local organizations to help our members build business relationships for additional growth.

The chamber provides information on Metropolis’s tourism, business, and residential activities. We encourage you to review our published website and Facebook page for the most up-to-date events or our membership directory. The Chamber office staff is available to anyone who seeks information regarding the Metropolis community and our chamber members events or announcements.

Metropolis is a excellent place to do business in and a caring community with opportunities for growth for everyone. Please look at our calendar and our website for opportunities where you can help make a difference. Support our member companies with your business. Local purchases help build our community and strengthen our schools. Together we can become better than ever before.

On behalf of our business community, we look forward to helping you make the most of your time in Metropolis. It won’t take you long to figure out why Metropolis is an attractive destination for those choosing to live, work, or play (or perhaps all three) in our city. There are so many ways to be a part of the continued transformation! We hope you will be a part of our story!

Thank you for the opportunity to be of service to you.


Ericca Arthur, 2023  President