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Disability:IN Chicagoland is a business-to-business network striving to increase disability inclusion in the workplace, marketplace, and supply chain. By joining as a partner, you are helping sustain and expand these efforts throughout Chicagoland.

Disability:IN Chicagoland partners are local businesses that see the value in building and supporting disability inclusion in their corporate diversity and inclusion strategies. They have stepped forward at an enhanced partnership level to support local efforts in building a vibrant peer-to-peer network of business partners working to expand opportunities for people with disabilities by helping companies invigorate their disability initiatives.

Benefits to joining the Disability:IN Chicagoland include:

  • Learning business best practices for disability inclusion from member companies.
  • Attending business-focused disability inclusion educational workshops and potentially earn professional development credits.
  • Connecting with the Disability:IN, a national association of employers.
  • Gaining access to qualified candidates with disabilities to meet Section 503 requirements.
  • Hiring individuals from the largest minority group in today’s market.

Disability:IN Chicagoland Partnership Structure

Charter Partner  | $10,000 annual contribution

  • Recognition as a Charter Partner on Disability:IN Chicagoland website, in all newsletters and at all programs.
  • Disability:IN Chicagoland logo on business website, if desired.
  • Prominent display via Disability:IN Chicagoland social media channels.
  • Five (5) complimentary admissions to the annual Opportunity Summit.
  • Two (2) complimentary admissions to all quarterly trainings/seminars.
  • Opportunity for disability success story to be featured in Partner Spotlight on Disability:IN Chicagoland website (subject to approval).

Sustaining Partner | $5,000 annually, 3-year commitment

  • Recognition as a Sustaining Partner on Disability:IN Chicagoland website, in all newsletters and at all programs.
  • Disability:IN Chicagoland logo on business website, if desired.
  • Prominent display via Disability:IN Chicagoland social media channels.
  • Two (2) complimentary admissions to the annual Opportunity Summit.
  • Single (1) complimentary admission to all quarterly trainings/seminars.
  • Board of Directors position option.

Executive Partner | $2,500 annual contribution*

  • Single (1) complimentary admission to the annual Opportunity Summit; 50% discount on Summit admission for additional employees and for all other Disability:IN Chicagoland programs.
  • All local employees eligible as partners.
  • Priority admission to annual Opportunity Summit (subject to deadline).
  • Recognition as Executive Partner on Disability:IN Chicagoland website for one year.
  • Includes annual partnership fee ($300).

*$1,000 discount available for Disability Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE)

Nonprofit Partnership | $500

  • 50% discount on single (1) Opportunity Summit admission.
  • Partner networking opportunities.
  • Inclusion in business resource directory (in development).

Individual Partnership | $125

  • Advance notice of all Disability:IN Chicagoland programs and events.
  • Member networking opportunities.
  • Discounted admission to Opportunity Summit and Disability:IN Chicagoland programs.