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Commonly referred to as a the CCP or the Partnership, we are a local leader in providing businesses and organizations with opportunities to engage with one another and the broader Champaign-Urbana community. By partnering with us, we can help your business grow and, together, we can transform our city into a healthy, inviting, and thriving place for all.

Unlike traditional business associations, we don’t have added fees on top of our annual membership dues. That means your dues include free admittance to our events, free newsletter and social media posts, free access to knowledge and resources, and so much more.

Finally, by becoming a member, you’re supporting your neighborhood! Our small but mighty staff are leaders in promoting your neighborhood, attracting people to your storefront, and creating a sense of place for residents, visitors, and entrepreneurs. There is no organization that does what we do and we can’t do it without your support. Thanks for becoming a member!


Champaign Center Partnership Benefits
How to Join


Joining the Champaign Center Partnership is easy! To become a member, please:
1. Fill out and submit a membership using our online application.
2. Submit payment electronically at the end of the form or pay later by check. You can also setup ACH transfer automatic renewals.

Once your application and payment is received, our staff will contact you with a welcome packet to guide you in making the most of your membership investment!


Each year, we ask our members and supporters to share their feedback so that we can ensure that we effectively delivering benefits and services to them, their business, and their commercial district. We are proud to receive high marks from our stakeholders.

100% of CCP members rated the value of CCP membership as GOOD or EXCELLENT (Oct. 2022).
96.7% of CCP members would LIKELY or VERY LIKELY recommend CCP to another business (Oct. 2022).
Other memberships
42.9% of CCP members are not members of any other professional organization (Oct. 2022)

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