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07 Jun, 2016, 07:30 ET BDO USA's Stephen Ferrara Elected New Chairman of Chicagoland Chamber

 Stephen Ferrara, Partner and Chief Operating Officer of BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting firms, has been...


18 Feb, 2016, 15:16 ET Chicagoland Chamber Announces Google Exec Margo Georgiadis as Keynote Speaker for 2016 Annual Meeting

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce announced today that Margo Georgiadis, president, Americas for Google, will serve as the keynote speaker during...


16 Feb, 2016, 15:23 ET 2016 James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award Doubled, Applications Now Accepted

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Mesirow Financial and The PrivateBank are pleased to announce today that the 5th Annual James Tyree...


28 Jan, 2016, 15:57 ET Shinola President to Serve as Keynote for The Exchange 2016

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce today announced that Jacques Panis, president of Detroit-based luxury lifestyle brand Shinola, will serve...


19 Jan, 2016, 17:28 ET Chicagoland Small Businesses Plan to Expand Despite Uncertain Economic Conditions

 To combat challenges created by uncertain economic conditions, Chicagoland small businesses plan to expand business operations in 2016 to...


28 Apr, 2014, 14:46 ET Magnetic Cultures Event Delivers Valuable Advice On Building A Better Workplace

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel discussion for an audience of 120 people at the Mid America Club about the importance of...


09 Nov, 2012, 13:19 ET Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Hosts 2nd Annual "Office Party" To Promote Tips for Safe and Healthy Celebrations

 Nearly 100 Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce members and associates attended the Chamber's 2nd Annual Office Party yesterday, learning tips for...


18 Sep, 2012, 14:28 ET Chicagoland Chamber And Flexible Benefit Service Corporation Announce Partnership To Provide Health Insurance Resources And Support For Local Small Businesses

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce today announced a partnership with Flexible Benefit Service Corporation (Flex) to reach out to local small...


07 Aug, 2012, 15:30 ET Employers Honored for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness

Judy Hsu, co-anchor of ABC7 Chicago News This Morning, presented awards today to the Chicagoland winners and finalists of the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan...


18 Jul, 2012, 12:00 ET Chicagoland Chamber & ADT Announce Partnership To Provide Resources Support Local Small Business

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in partnership with ADT Small Business announced the partnership to reach out to local small businesses to...


06 Jun, 2012, 13:13 ET Scott C. Swanson of Charter One and RBS Citizens Elected Chairman of Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Scott C. Swanson, President, Charter One and RBS Citizens, Illinois, has been elected Chairman of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. The...


15 May, 2012, 14:59 ET Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Chicago Federation of Labor Applaud Announcement for New O'Hare Airport Cargo Facility

 Joint Statement from Chicago Federation of Labor and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce about Cargo Facility Announcement We jointly applaud...


18 Apr, 2012, 15:40 ET Chicagoland Chamber Reacts to Temporary Deferral of Chicago Infrastructure Trust Ordinance

In reaction to the decision to defer the vote on the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce reiterates its support for...


17 Apr, 2012, 14:50 ET Chicagoland Chamber Commends Mayor Emanuel's Business License Reform Initiative

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce fully supports Mayor Rahm Emanuel's announcement today to reform Chicago business licensing system and reduce...


22 Feb, 2012, 17:21 ET Chicagoland Chamber Optimistic About Governor's Budget Address

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce responds to Governor Quinn's budget address with cautious optimism. The Chamber is pleased that the Governor...


21 Feb, 2012, 15:24 ET Chicagoland Chamber Supports City College's Plan to Invest in Future Workers

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce applauds today's announcement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl Hyman to invest...


13 Feb, 2012, 14:08 ET Chicagoland Chamber Urges Illinois Congressional Delegation to Support Mass Transit Funding

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce today issued a letter to Illinois's Congressional Delegation in opposition to a proposal in the federal...


01 Feb, 2012, 11:45 ET Chicagoland Chamber Supports American Airlines Restructure

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce member, American Airlines announced today a restructuring plan to grow the airline for the future. The...


18 Jan, 2012, 14:16 ET Chicagoland Chamber Applauds Mayor Emanuel's "Chicago First" Ordinance

 The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce applauds the "Chicago First" ordinance introduced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "Mayor Emanuel is...


13 Dec, 2011, 16:57 ET Chamber Commends Illinois Governor and Legislature's Support for Business

CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce commends the Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and the General...


03 Nov, 2011, 14:00 ET Chicagoland Chamber President Testifies on County's Budget Proposal

Today, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce commended President Toni Preckwinkle on Budget during the Cook County's Finance Committee public...


02 Nov, 2011, 15:08 ET Chicagoland Chamber President Testifies on City's Budget Proposal

Today, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce commended Mayor Emanuel on Budget during the Chicago City Council's Budget Committee public hearing, for...


25 Oct, 2011, 11:08 ET Chicagoland Chamber Office Party

The October 17 release of "Economic Costs of Excessive Alcohol Consumption in the U.S." elevates the importance of companies planning safe and...


05 Oct, 2011, 13:32 ET Chicagoland Chamber Applauds Mayor's Plan to Create Jobs Now

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce applauds Mayor Emanuel for introducing an ordinance to reduce the Chicago Employer's Expense Tax, also known as...


24 Oct, 2006, 01:00 ET Innovate NOW! Summit Kicks Off Major Regional Innovation Initiative

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A major regional initiative of business, labor, academic and government leaders to make the area more...