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Business Listings Setup Instructions

Steps 1 & 2 are one-time only actions but must be completed for your calendar events to be submitted properly.

1.     Start by creating your free online account at

·      Click Login/Join at the bottom of the screen. OR you can also CLICK HERE for a direct link.


·       Click Create an Account
Note: If your computer has memorized your password from our old site, you will need to create a NEW account. The old password will not work

·      Enter your email, name and password, and check the “not a robot” box and complete the captcha photos that pop up.


·      You will see this message at the top of the page.

You must CONFIRM your email and activate your account. Please visit your email inbox and find the email from Natural Awakenings Chicago. 

·      Click the “Confirm my account” blue link in the email.

·      The link will return you back to the sign in page. Login with your email and password. Continue to Step 2.

If you do not receive the confirmation email. Check your junk/spam folder. If you still do not see it: 1) return to the website 2) click login/join 3) click “Didn’t receive confirmation instructions?” Then enter your email and click the green resend button.

2.     Once logged in, start by “Claiming” your business.

·      Click on DIRECTORY at the top of the page. All advertisers and regular event submitters have been entered in our directory.

·      Under “Find the Best Local Businesses” enter your business name in the search box and click search/magnify glass.

·      When your business appears click on the blue name (link). This takes you to your listing with basic information.

·      Scroll down and on the left side of the page, click the blue “Claim this Listing” box.

NOTE: If you do not see the blue button, please email [email protected] or call Peggy at 847-858-3697. If your listing is already a featured listing, we just need to ‘un-feature’ your listing momentarily while you claim it.

·      Next click on “Claim this listing for free” and your listing will display.

·      You will be taken to your Business Basics page. This is your hub to edit your listing, upload photos, create coupons and more. Edit your business information as desired and Save. 


1. Log in to your account and click Manage, then click Businesses

2. Select the COVID-19 Status option from the lefthand navigation.
3. Use the pulldown menu to select your business status. Add a short description (up to 240 characters) if desired.
4. When done, click Save.