Happy by Chocolate - Illinois MakerROSELLE, Ill. – For its creativity and locally based delicious goods, Chocolate Inspirations, Inc. has the privilege of being accepted into the next class of Illinois Makers, exemplifying  authentic and one-of-a-kind experiences created by small businesses. The Illinois Made Program is presented by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to drive tourism to every region of the state. 

“Meet Chicago Northwest continually looks to our region for Illinois Makers and this year, we submitted Chocolate Inspirations in Roselle, Illinois. They are a family-owned, woman-owned artisan chocolatier who recently opened their Happy by Chocolate shop on Prospect Street in Roselle,” says Heather Larson, President & CEO of Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW). “We are proud to welcome Chocolate Inspirations into our Illinois Made family which includes Church Street Brewing Company in Itasca, Maple Leaf Coffee Roasters in Roselle, and Lynfred Winery in Roselle.”

Each year, the Illinois Office of Tourism selects a group of small businesses that exemplify the hidden gems, experiences, and unique offerings that make Illinois a great place to explore for residents and visitors alike. Chocolate Inspirations is a mother-daughter-owned specialty chocolate company specializing in handmade, artisan, traditional and vegan chocolate and confections. 

Chocolate Inspirations is among the many businesses working with Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) to promote diverse lists of businesses located within eight major northwest communities: Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood and Wood Dale. From restaurants to world-class shopping in Illinois, both locals and visitors can enjoy countless activities and businesses with the help of MCNW. 

To learn more about Chocolate Inspirations visit: chocolateinspirations.com and to learn more about Meet Chicago Northwest visit: chicagonorthwest.com.


About Chocolate Inspirations
Chocolate Inspirations, Inc. is a mother/daughter specialty chocolate company located in Roselle that creates handmade chocolate and confections. Their passion is to take only clean, simple ingredients, along with a measure of the same love and care your mom might use-if your mom was an artisan chocolatier– and make the best handcrafted chocolate confections possible. For more information, please visit chocolateinspirations.com


About Meet Chicago Northwest
Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) is a non-profit, 501c6, destination marketing organization whose mission is to promote its service area of eight communities (Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Wood Dale) for meetings, convention, sporting events, group tours, and leisure visits. MCNW concentrates on direct sales and marketing programs designed to promote the area in order to increase overnight hotel stays thereby enhancing the local economy through visitor spending. Meet Chicago Northwest is one of 37 Illinois certified convention bureaus and the first in the state to have achieved the prestigious DMAP Accreditation through Destinations International.  For more information, please visit chicagonorthwest.com.