Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jack Lavin issued the following statement regarding Chicago’s selection as the site for the 2024 Democratic National Convention.
“On behalf of Chicago’s business community, we are honored that Chicago has been selected to host the 2024 Democratic National Convention. Chicago is a world-class city, and the DNC will give us the stage to showcase to the world all we have to offer.
The DNC will energize Chicago’s economy with jobs and millions of dollars pouring into our local businesses. The unparalleled number of visitors will serve as a major boon to our city’s hotel, restaurant, and hospitality industry, and a critical element to the overall economic recovery of our entire region, and the positive long-term economic development impact that will be felt by businesses across the city.
There is no question that Chicago has what it takes to be a successful host city, and we look forward to welcoming the Democratic National Convention to Chicago in 2024.”
Lavin joined ABC 7 Chicago to discuss the economic impact of the 2024 DNC: