LinkedIn Connects, Chicago

Keeping Chicago’s business community connected has never been more important.

At The Exchange 2023, LinkedIn will host a keynote presentation and panel on insights that can help Chicagoland businesses to attract and retain talent.

LinkedIn’s professional social media platform has connected professionals and businesses around Chicago for more than 20 years. Today, LinkedIn can be used as a valuable tool for businesses to attract and retain talent by showcasing their brand and culture, advertising job openings, engaging current employees, help businesses market and sell more effectively and leverage insights for the most effective strategy possible.

Please check out the full schedule of activities below.



11:00 AM

Exhibitor Set-up Begins

Exhibitors, sponsors, and Culinary Showcase participants will be able to begin setting up their showcase space.

3:00 PM

Doors Open | Networking Happy Hour Begins

After checking in, guests are encouraged to head to The Miller Lite Midway for a networking hour followed by the keynote presentation by LinkedIn.

4:00 PM

Keynote: LinkedIn Connects, Chicago

Chicagoland talent insights will be shared to help attract and retain top talent in the Chicago market, followed by an engaging panel, with networking opportunities to build lasting connections and enable positive impact to your business.

Michelle Schumaker Vice President, Go-To-Market Enablement | LinkedIn

4:00 PM

Panel Discussion: LinkedIn Connects, Chicago

Jay Carlile (Host) General Manager, State & Local Government Practice, Talent Solutions | LinkedIn
Nikki Mash Regional Sales Leader, Mid-Market Account Directors | LinkedIn
Sam Patel Senior Manager, Enterprise Sales, North America & Head of Chicago Community Affairs | LinkedIn
Nicole McBean Large Enterprise Account Director, LinkedIn for Nonprofits | LinkedIn
Kurt Hankin Manager, Sales Development & Head of Communications, Chicago Community Affairs | LinkedIn

5:00 PM

Showcase Floor Opens

Join us in the United Club to network with Chicago’s business community.

7:30 PM

Showcase Ends