Pro-Business, Pro-Chicago Supported by Mid-Market Chicago

11/15/2016 7:45 AM
7:45 AM - 11:00 AM
The Drake Hotel, 140 East Walton Place , Chicago, IL, 60611
From talent to transportation to economic climate, Chicago consistently ranks as one of the best places in the world to do business. But don’t take our word for it. Hear directly from leaders in top corporations – those who built their businesses here and those who have grown their businesses here - about why they continue to invest in Chicago and its people.

Panel Discussion: Why We Stayed (8:45 - 9:30 am)
  • • John Grant, Regional Vice President, Walgreens
  • • Matthew Vander Laan, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Edelman Chicago
  • • Ed Wehmer, President & CEO, Wintrust
  • • Danny Wirtz, Vice-Chairman, Breakthru Beverage Group
  • Moderator: Robin L. Brown, Vice President, Government Affairs and External Relations, Ingredion Incorporated

    Panel Discussion: Why We Came (9:45 - 10:30 am)
  • • Rich Labriola, Founder and Chief Boy Dough of Labriola Chicago, Stan's Donuts Chicago and La Barra
  • • Jacques Panis, President, Shinola
  • Moderator: Theresa E. Mintle, President & CEO, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

    Additional Information

    ABOUT MID-MARKET CHICAGO: The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce’s newest initiative, Mid-Market Chicago is designed to create a business-friendly environment for the middle market through programs, policy, and research in partnership with the National Center for the Middle Market.

    ABOUT PRO-BUSINESS, PRO-CHICAGO EVENTS: This series convenes leaders from across the business community to highlight why Chicago is a great place to do business and how local corporations – from mid-market to Fortune 500 companies – are working together for a stronger city and region.


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    Ticket Costs

     Registration NamePrice LevelPrice

    RegistrationName Individual Ticket

     Individual TicketMember$35.00
     Individual TicketNon-Member$70.00

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