Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
Opinion: There’s a Stealth Campaign to Lure Businesses Away from Illinois
PRESENTED BY CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is fiercely opposing a multi-decade strategy that threatens to nullify the advantages of Midwest commercial interests, as hostile interests have successfully aimed to cripple our region’s air travel accessibility to Washington, D.C. airports. “Two troubling signs indicate these efforts are successful: the migration of corporations from less-populous areas of Illinois to larger cities, and the migration of major conferences and meetings to destinations west of the Rockies.”
Pickleball Fundraiser Hosted by Illinois Science and Technology Coalition
PRESENTED BY ILLINOIS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COALITION
Come back to school with Illinois Science and Technology Coalition’s Education community at The School House on August 11 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a pickleball tournament fundraiser like no other! Pickle for a Purpose supports meaningful mentorship opportunities for high schools across the state of Illinois. Whether you’re a seasoned player or prefer to cheer from the stands, this will be an exhilarating evening of pickleball, raffles, food, drinks, and fun for all attendees. So, gather your friends, grab your paddles, and mark your calendars for a pickleball tournament that makes a difference!
Have 5+ Employees? An Illinois Law Could Affect Your Organization
PRESENTED BY MESIROW
The law, called Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act, applies to Illinois employers who have more than five employees and do not currently offer a retirement plan. It requires employers to either create a plan or enroll in the state-run plan. Organizations that do not comply will be fined by the state. Mesirow and the Chicagoland Chamber have come together to answer questions and offer an alternative to the state plan.
CHICAGO AT A CROSSROADS
Navigating the Gig Economy: Grubhub CEO Howard Migdal Provides Insights
PRESENTED BY OLD NATIONAL BANK
As the gig economy continues to redefine the nature of work and reshape industries, it is imperative for business leaders and policymakers to understand its nuances and explore the opportunities and challenges it presents. In the next installment of the Chicago at a Crossroads series presented by Old National Bank, Grubhub CEO Howard Migdal will share his wealth of knowledge and experience as one of the pioneers and leading players in the gig economy landscape to help businesses navigate their own opportunities and challenges.
Amplify Your Brand as a Hole Sponsor at the Best Workday of the Year
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Become a Hole Sponsor today for the Chicagoland Chamber Golf Classic on Tuesday, August 29 to maximize your benefits, including your organization’s logo listed on our website, signage, and select promotional materials, an activation opportunity at a hole during the event to network and promote your organization, and access to the post-event award reception to follow up with leads. To learn more, contact the Chamber’s Vice President of Corporate Development Marianne Floriano by clicking “Learn More”.
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