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Why Become a Member?

Define Yourself. Redefine Executive.

Becoming a member of Exec Club means joining a growing community of the people driving Chicago’s business. Membership is for people and companies who want to think differently, who want to grow, who want to change the business landscape.

Exec Club membership is by invitation only. Our members are hand-picked by other members to participate in our community.

Be part of the most important conversations.

Joining the Executives’ Club of Chicago is one of the most important steps you take in building your network.

Relationships Drive Success. We Drive Relationships.

Exec Club membership shows that Chicago business matters to you and that you matter to Chicago business. Members are here to push themselves and move their fields forward.

What kind of people become members?

  • Senior level executives, up and coming leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs of large and small, local, national, and multinational corporations.
  • Leaders of universities, state and city government officials, and foreign dignitaries.
  • Executives who want to grow personally, professionally, and elevate their corporate brand.

Most importantly, our members interact with people inside and outside of their niche. They learn more about how to do their job better, and the bigger picture. It’s not networking. It’s connecting.

It’s not just a membership. It’s an opportunity

To qualify for membership, individuals must be responsible for managing a team or P&L in their organization, in addition to being sponsored by a current member.


Access to the World’s Top Business Leaders

100+ Programs Each Year

Build A Powerful Network

Grow As A Leader

Be Challenged

What Does Membership Include?


Gain in-depth insights from industry influencers on key business issues spanning cross industries and functions. Summits are complimentary for members.


Led by experts, covering a range of leadership competencies for your career.

Leadership & Peer Development

Our Leadership Circle and 1:1 Mentorship offer a curated opportunity to cultivate relationships that advance personal and professional growth. These offerings are complimentary to members.

Signature Series Events

Showcases global leaders discussing topics reflecting current business and economic trends.

Members-Only Events

Create an intimate setting for engaging with fellow members of the Exec Club community.

The HRMAC Institute at the Executives’ Club of Chicago

A premier resource for advancing workplace strategy and leadership.

An Enterprise Membership Meets The Needs of Your Organization

We don’t only serve individual executives, we serve entire organizations.

Develop your organization and your people with an Enterprise membership: help your team grow professionally and personally, increase your company’s visibility, elevate your corporate brand.

For Enterprise members, we activate our network of trusted experts and exclusive programming to elevate your entire organization and team. It’s a highly customized member experience. 

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Become a Member

It’s not just a membership, it’s an opportunity.