Chamber Member Belly Creating 150 Jobs in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel joined Chamber member Belly today at its company headquarters to announce that the fast-growing loyalty company will be adding 150 jobs this coming year in Chicago.
“Belly is a perfect example of the sort of thriving technology company that we’re looking to attract and expand in Chicago,” said Mayor Emanuel. “The company is growing rapidly and attracting bright young people to Chicago. I am encouraged by their growth and I look forward to watching them succeed in the future.
From the Mayor’s Office press release:
Belly is the largest universal digital customer loyalty and rewards program that lets anyone earn crave-worthy rewards at their favorite local businesses. Customers can either use a physical BellyCard or mobile app to scan in on the Belly provided in-store iPad to earn points redeemable for custom and unique rewards.
Belly is celebrating a monumental growth milestone this week by surpassing 1 million members. Since launching in August 2011, loyal Belly users have visited participating merchants over 7 million times while redeeming over 200,000 rewards.
The Chamber supports Mayor Emanuel’s efforts to develop Chicago as a global technology hub, attract companies and create jobs in the city.
Click here to read the full press release.