Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
Chamber GR Team Secures Big Wins to Start 2023
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Big news from Springfield: the Chamber team just saved Illinois employers more than $1 billion in taxes! Our Government Relations team closed out a historic Veto and Lame Duck session in the Illinois General Assembly, securing several big wins including a resolution of the $4.5 billion Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund deficit that will save all Illinois employers thousands each, a new business-friendly five days paid leave requirement, and economic development tools for EV developments, the Illinois film industry, and sustainable airlines practices.
Motorola Solutions VP Joins Fireside Chat on Thursday
PRESENTED BY EMERGING LEADERS CHICAGO
Join Emerging Leaders Chicago on January 19 for a Fireside Chat with Motorola Solutions Vice President of Government Affairs Monica Mueller. Mueller is responsible for the company’s government affairs globally and she also oversees the company’s country management organization. Mueller will be joined by moderator and Merrill Lynch Senior Portfolio Advisor Nicolina Falcone for a discussion on Mueller’s tips, lessons, and insights. Lunch will be provided.
Apply for Crain’s ‘Fast 50’ Feature
PRESENTED BY CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
Crain’s Chicago Business is compiling the Fast 50, a feature showcasing Chicagoland’s fastest growing companies over the past five years. Companies with significant growth between 2017 and 2022 should apply. There is no cost to participate. Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 24.
CHICAGO AT A CROSSROADS
NASCAR Chicago Street Course President Joins Crossroads Luncheon
PRESENTED BY OLD NATIONAL BANK
Join us for a luncheon discussion with NASCAR Chicago Street Course President Julie Giese on February 27 for the next installment in the Chicagoland Chamber’s Chicago at a Crossroads series presented by Old National Bank. Don’t miss this unique conversation with Giese and NBC 5 Sports Anchor Leila Rahimi about NASCAR’s Chicago debut and the importance of attracting and supporting new revenue streams that can aid our post-pandemic economic recovery and bring back jobs to the hospitality industry.
Chicago Restaurant Week 2023 Begins Friday
PRESENTED BY CHOOSE CHICAGO
Chicago Restaurant Week is a 17-day celebration of the city’s award-winning culinary scene. The 16th annual event brings together more than 300 of the city’s top restaurants, representing a near-endless array of cuisines. Diners can enjoy special prix fixe menus from restaurants throughout Chicago and nearby suburbs.
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