Microsoft Chicago’s “Voices of Change” blog series celebrates women who have made an impact through civic engagement, leadership and empowering other women. Chamber president and CEO Theresa E. Mintle was recently recognized for her dedication to embracing technology to drive a robust economy. 

From the blog:

In today’s business landscape, it’s no longer about whether or not your company is using technology; every business is using technology. It’s about whether or not you’re successfully utilizing the technology available to grow your business and make an impact.

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce recognizes the growing importance of technology, and we know Chicagoland businesses do too – small businesses in particular. The results of our 2016 and 2015 Chicagoland Small Business Outlook Surveys reflect that.

Our 2016 survey, released January 19 of this year, revealed that 46 percent of Chicago area small businesses need help with technology. That number is nearly identical to our 2015 survey, in which 45 percent of respondents reported a need for tech support.

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