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Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce To Be First Regional Sponsor of Rasmussen Consumer Index

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will be the first regional sponsor of the Rasmussen Consumer Index, a consumer economic confidence measure. As a sponsor, the Chamber will be the region’s exclusive provider of a quarterly Chicagoland Consumer Index based on nightly polls of adults conducted by Rasmussen throughout the quarter.

The Chamber will release the Chicagoland Index to the media with insights and commentary on the first business day following the close of each calendar quarter starting July 5, 2006. The quarterly measure will be posted on the Chamber’s website for consumption by Chicagoland business and civic communities. Chicagoland Chamber members will be able to access more detailed data including cross tabs by income, gender, race, and other key demographic criteria.

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