Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
Brett J. Hart Named Recipient of Award for Distinguished Leadership
PRESENTED BY CIBC
The 31st Annual Daniel H. Burnham Award Dinner on November 14 will honor United Airlines President Brett J. Hart with the Award for Distinguished Leadership. The 31st anniversary of the Burnham Award shines a light on the importance of civic involvement and is a reminder of how Chicago thrives with a fully engaged business community. Reserve your seat today or learn more about how your organization can support this year’s reception.
44th Running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Celebrates Economic, Philanthropic Impact in Chicago
PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA
On Sunday, October 9, more than 40,000 runners laced up their shoes for the 44th running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The internationally recognized event remained true to its legacy, welcoming a field ranging from elite athletes, top regional and masters runners, race veterans, debut marathoners, and charity participants spanning all 50 Chicago wards, 50 states, and more than 100 countries. “As a native Chicagoan, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a reminder of what makes this city vibrant and special,” said Rita Sola Cook, President of Bank of America Chicago. “Bank of America’s commitment to Chicago spans more than 160 years, and it’s so rewarding to watch that commitment grow year over year.”
Don’t Miss the Inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER & ILLINOIS CLEAN JOBS COALITION
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition will host the inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards reception on October 25 at The Ivy Room. The Clean Energy Champion Awards seek to celebrate job creation by private companies, nonprofit organizations, and government units from across Illinois that have seized the chance to make our state a leader in the clean energy future. Join us in recognizing our communities’ organizations that create and retain good-paying jobs, with a special eye toward creating and retaining equitable jobs.
Chicagoland Chamber Adds to Board of Directors and Executive Committee
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce held their quarterly Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, October 12 with a special appearance from Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul. The Chamber’s Nominating Committee added several new members to the Board of Directors and Executive Committe.
Nexdigm Recognized for Procurement Outsourcing Excellence
PRESENTED BY NEXDIGM
Nexdigm was honored by being named in Everest Group’s “PEAK Matrix® for Procurement Outsourcing (PO) 2022”. The PEAK Matrix assesses service providers based on performance, experiences, ability, and knowledge to endorse their overall capability and market impact. Nexdigm is recognized for its end-to-end Procurement Outsourcing solutions through managed services, transformation projects, and resource augmentation in Sourcing, Contract Management, Procurement Support, and Procure to Pay (P2P). Connect with Marc Lessem at email@example.com or 630.574.4419 to discuss how Nexdigm might help you with Business Services like Business Process Management, Strategic Consulting, Technology Risk Advisory, Analytics, Supply Chain Optimization, and more.
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