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Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Statement on Mayor Emanuel's 2015 City Budget

October 15, 2014

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce applauds Mayor Rahm Emanuel for proposing a 2015 city budget that does not raise the property, sales or gas tax.

The Chamber continues to support the Mayor's efforts to grow the economy and invest in an educated workforce. Investing in city neighborhoods and supporting small business is important for continued economic growth, and the Chamber recognizes and commends Mayor Emanuel for his efforts.

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Political Panel Delivers Inside Look at Upcoming Elections

October 15, 2014

Having spent years covering local politics, Chicago Sun-Times news columnist Mark Brown and "Early & Often" Sun-Times political reporter Dan Mihalopoulos have better insight than most when it comes to what we can expect in the upcoming city and state elections.

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Business Lunch with Chamber Board Member Brian Leonard

October 9, 2014

Brian Leonard, President and CEO of Cardio Partner Resources and a member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, joined Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano for their afternoon “Business Lunch” show on WGN radio on Tuesday, October 7.

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Chicagoland Chamber of Chamber Statement on Toni Preckwinkle's 2015 County Budget

October 9, 2014

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce commends Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on her 2015 budget and efforts to reinvigorate the county.

The preparation of a budget with no new taxes, fines or fees is promising and beneficial to the business community. President Preckwinkle has reduced the budget deficit to close to $169 million down from $487 million in 2011 when she first took office.

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Theresa E. Mintle Talks Small Business on WGN Radio

October 1, 2014

WGN Radio recently launched "Business Lunch", a new weekday business news program as part of Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano’s afternoon show that focuses on what’s happening in Chicago’s business and tech sectors.

Theresa E. Mintle, President & CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, was featured as one of the first interview guests on the show on September 30.

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Spanish Delegation Connects to Chicago through the Chamber

September 25, 2014

A delegation from Tenerife, Spain convened at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on September 24 to explore opportunities to connect with Chicago-based companies.

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Southeast Asia is Open for Business

September 23, 2014

A business delegation from Vietnam’s Binh Duong Province and Chicago business leaders joined the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on September 23 to explore opportunities for Chicago companies in Southeast Asia.

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Crain's Tech 50 List Showcases Chicago as Tech Hub

September 22, 2014

From serial entrepreneurs and investors to up-and-coming tech whizzes, Crain’s Tech 50 2014 list a virtual “who’s who” of Chicago’s technology talent. The impressive list illustrates Chicago’s significant growth as a technology hub in recent years.

Several Chamber members show up on this year’s list.

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Chamber to Recognize Alejandro Silva as 2014 Burnham Honoree

September 8, 2014

Chicago, IL – The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce announced today that Alejandro Silva, Chairman of Evans Food Group, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Daniel H. Burnham Award for Distinguished Leadership. He will be honored at the 23rd Annual Daniel H. Burnham Award Dinner on November 19, 2014 at the Hilton Chicago.

“Alejandro Silva’s leadership in business and commitment to civic and charitable causes in the Chicago region exemplify the spirit of the Burnham Award,” said Theresa E. Mintle, President & CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

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Technology the Focus at the 2014 US-Brazil Business Forum

September 4, 2014

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce annually hosts the US-Brazil Business Forum & Cultural Exchange to explore areas of rapid expansion and opportunity in both Brazil and Chicago. The 1871 Digital Incubator was an ideal venue for the fifth installment of the event on September 3, as the focus was on opportunities in the growing fields of IT, new media and medical technology.

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Chicagoland Chamber Launches Small Business Chicago

September 2, 2014

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has established Small Business Chicago, a hub designed to create jobs and investment for small businesses. Small Business Chicago features new membership programs to cultivate skills and connections for local businesses and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Chicagoland Chamber, which provides free, one-on-one business consulting for entrepreneurs and existing business owners.

The SBDC at the Chicagoland Chamber will also kick off an ongoing Business 101 course about how to operate businesses profitably and efficiently.

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Chamber Well Represented on Crain's List of Most Powerful Women in Chicago Business

September 2, 2014

Crain’s Chicago Business today released a list of the 20 most powerful women in Chicago Business in 2014, many which are directly connected to the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber President & CEO Theresa E. Mintle came in at number eight, where the article mentions her experience in government and efforts to emphasize small business services at the Chamber.

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Looking Forward: The Top 10 Economic Trends in Illinois

August 29, 2014

Before answering one of multiple questions about tax reform at the Illinois CPA Society Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase on August 28, Jim Kane, CEO of Kane & Co., looked around at the 900 or so attendees in the room. As a career tax specialist, he couldn’t have felt more at home surrounded by accountants.

“Man, I love you guys!” he said.

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Illinois Sees Export Growth in High Tech Industries

August 27, 2014

Data shows export growth in Illinois has outpaced the national average in several high tech sectors over the past few years. According to the latest issue of the Illinois Innovation Index, goods exports have increased 58.8 percent from $41.6 billion in 2009 to $66.1 billion in 2013, significantly outperforming the national average of 49.6 percent over the same time frame.

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Chamber Releases 2014 Member Survey Results

August 27, 2014

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has released the results of its first ever Member Survey, revealing that 62 percent of the member respondents reported optimism about the region’s economy.

Further supporting this encouraging outlook, 60 percent of respondents reported plans to add employees over the next year and 53 percent reported that they are conducting business internationally in 2014.

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