The IL Muslim Chamber is a dynamic and inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the economic growth, development, and empowerment of Muslim businesses and entrepreneurs. Our mission is to create a supportive and thriving ecosystem that enables Muslim professionals to succeed and contribute to the overall prosperity of their communities.

At the Chamber, we believe that economic empowerment is essential for the advancement of the Muslim community. By providing a platform for networking, advocacy, and resource sharing, we aim to uplift Muslim businesses, drive innovation, and promote economic opportunities for all.

One of our key goals is to create a strong network of Muslim professionals who can collaborate, share knowledge, and support each other’s growth. Through our regular networking events, conferences, and workshops, we facilitate meaningful connections, foster mentorship relationships, and encourage collaboration among our members.


The mission of the Illinois Muslim Chamber of Commerce (ILMCC) is to empower and support Muslim-owned businesses in Illinois. We aim to foster economic growth, promote entrepreneurship, and facilitate networking opportunities within the Muslim business community. Through advocacy, education, and collaboration, we strive to create an inclusive environment that encourages the success and prosperity of Muslim entrepreneurs and contributes to the overall economic development of the state.


The vision of the Illinois Muslim Chamber of Commerce (ILMCC) is to be a leading catalyst for economic empowerment and prosperity within the Muslim business community in Illinois. We envision a vibrant ecosystem where Muslim-owned businesses thrive, contribute to the local economy, and play a vital role in shaping a diverse and inclusive business landscape. Through our advocacy, resources, and strategic partnerships, we aim to create an environment that fosters entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable growth, while promoting the values of integrity, collaboration, and social responsibility.

About the Chamber

Board of Directors

Our services are provided by a valuable group of volunteers, business leaders, and professional staff.  For more information on us or any of our programs, please contact us at info@ilmchamber.org

Shafeek Abubaker


Omar Ali

Vice President - Operations

Farhan Ahmed

Vice President - Membership

Zahra Antar

Vice President - Public Relations

Thabraize Ahmed

Vice President - Finance

Sahira Sadiq


Naila Ali

Executive Director