• President Obama Awards Chicago Grant for Digital Manufacturing Lab

  • United Airlines Grows Operations in Willis Tower

  • Motorola Mobility to relocate its headquarters to downtown Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

  • Nation’s Number One Online food Ordering Platform Expands in Downtown Chicago

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Emerging companies selected in mobile, social, SaaS, e-commerce and data security

This morning, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago released July 2014 figures for its Midwest Economy Index (MEI). The MEI is a weighted average of 129 indicators designed to measure non-farm business activity in the Midwest (IL, IN, MI, WI, IA).

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  • Additional info on partnership/investment opportunity to create Chicago’s entertainment destination along #Riverwalk: http://t.co/XwO6DDKfZT 3 days 18 hours ago
  • RT @ADMupdates: Watch live as we cut the ribbon on our Global HQ & Customer Center w @ChicagosMayor http://t.co/ewwUZljmHw 4 days 13 hours ago
  • IL goods #exports increased 58.8%, outpacing national average over same period; read more in new Innovation Index: http://t.co/FLTLFEgG1y 5 days 13 hours ago