Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
General Counsel: Understanding Large-Scale Vision to the Everyday Detailed Operational Benefits
PRESENTED BY LOPP MATHIAS LAW
As a business owner, you wear many hats. You may be the CEO, CFO, and COO all rolled into one. But what about when it comes to legal matters? Do you have someone on staff who can handle that? Or do you outsource to an outside counsel firm? And what about your day-to-day operations? Can you afford to hire a full-time COO? There are creative solutions that can help you get the legal and business support you need. Working with a firm that provides General Counsel + COO (or C-Suite) can help take your business to the next level.
DePaul Athletics to Host Business After Business at Wintrust Arena
PRESENTED BY DEPAUL ATHLETICS AND WINTRUST ARENA
Join us at the Wintrust Arena for the Chicagoland Chamber’s next Business After Business networking event hosted by DePaul Athletics. A reception will be held in the Blue Demon Club, while guests will have the opportunity to view the arena’s various rentable spaces for corporate meetings, team building exercises, and banquets. Attendees will receive a VIP tour of the arena, including an exclusive look at the DePaul men’s and women’s basketball facilities. The event will feature special appearances from DePaul basketball players and mascot DIBS, along with a chance to win suite space and tickets for a DePaul basketball game.
Innovation Through DEI Principles and Disability Inclusion
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGO LIGHTHOUSE
It’s no secret that building a more diverse and equitable workforce leads to certain competitive advantages, yet many businesses are still discovering how prioritizing inclusion can positively impact culture, productivity, and dependability. Join the Chicago Lighthouse’s panel of inclusion experts as they detail the benefits of prioritizing DEI principles, including disability inclusion strategies, and ways that your business can make progress today.
Emerging Leaders Fireside Chat with HCSC Chief Growth Officer Kevin Cassidy
PRESENTED BY EMERGING LEADERS CHICAGO
The Fireside Chat Series provides an exclusive opportunity for Emerging Leaders to learn from savvy business professionals; sharing tips, lessons learned, insights to the industry, and some personal mantras. On Thursday, October 6, young professionals will have the opportunity to hear from Health Care Service Corporation Chief Growth Officer and Chair of the Chicagoland Chamber’s Board of Directors Kevin Cassidy.
Deadline Extended to October 5: Clean Energy Champion Award Nominations
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition will host the Inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards Reception on October 25. The Illinois 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. These awards recognize what it takes to create or retain good-paying jobs, with a special eye toward equity in communities historically left behind. Register now to attend the reception or nominate an organization by October 5.
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