• Carbondale Chamber Blog

    Southern Illinois University’s welcoming reputation extends to the Carbondale community. Whether you’re new to our friendly college town or have been here for years, you’ll find lots to do thanks to your proximity to a major university.

    Carbondale is a wonderful community in which to raise a family, but also just a beautiful community in which to live. I encourage you to visit, and visit often, and to experience our community in all ways. - Meghan Cole is the Executive Director of Carbondale Main Street

    City of Carbondale update provided by Mayor Mike Henry. Summary: This activity indicates that investors and business owners have renewed confidence in Carbondale's economy and business-friendly attitude.

    What does a typical day, or a week, or month in Carbondale look like? Well, sometimes it is best to look at a year to see what keeps us hopping.

    The Carbondale Chamber serves the area as an influential non-profit, member-driven, professional organization whose primary mission is to advance the interests of business. We strive to provide opportunities for business leaders to educate and promote themselves and their businesses. Additionally, we partner with a wide variety of organizations committed to making Carbondale a great place to live, work, visit, play, and invest.