Rita R. Athas' Blog
Last night, World Business Chicago was given the unique opportunity to host nearly 70 international journalists, who were in Chicago for a biennial meeting with United Airlines.
This morning, World Business Chicago hosted a roundtable discussion among a group of Chicago’s business leaders about supplier diversity.
The Atlantic recently released the World’s 25 Most Economically Powerful Cities and Chicago came in at #4.
Did you know that World Business Chicago is the only place to find certain information about our city?
Since the President of China’s visit, several stories have emerged on the impact that the visit had, and will have on future relations between Chicago and China. After actively participating in the visit, I believe the future will bring more business linkages and a continuation of a strong working relationship between our region and China.
I recently received a forwarded letter addressed to Mayor Daley from a foreign business leader who had recently visited Chicago for the first time. I thought this letter was a great representation of what we consistently hear from visitors who experience Chicago for the first time, and wanted to share an excerpt from it.
I’m very excited to be writing my first ever blog entry, and the first for World Business Chicago. We hope that this blog will provide our associates and friends more insight into the world of economic development in Chicago, and a better understanding of what we do.