MAYOR LIGHTFOOT, WORLD BUSINESS CHICAGO & CHICAGONEXT ANNOUNCE 2020 CHICAGO VENTURE SUMMIT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2019 MAYOR LIGHTFOOT, WORLD BUSINESS CHICAGO & CHICAGONEXT ANNOUNCE 2020 CHICAGO VENTURE SUMMIT Chicago’s flagship VC conference will connect the city’s most promising startups with investors from across the country and around the… Read More
Farmer’s Fridge Expands to Chicago’s South Side
On Thursday, September 26, World Business Chicago (WBC) President and CEO Andrea Zopp, joined Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and leaders and staff of Farmer’s Fridge in a ribbon-cutting for their new 50,000 square foot facility located… Read More
WBC Leads Chicago Delegation to Bogotá
Earlier this month, World Business Chicago’s President and CEO, Andrea Zopp led a Chicago delegation to Bogotá with Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) team to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the sister city relationship. Read More
2019 Chicago Sister Cities International Volunteer of the Year Awardee Announced!
Please join us in congratulating Ruben D. Ocampo, member of the Bogota Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI), for being selected as the 2019 Chicago Sister Cities International Volunteer of the Year. Ruben was… Read More
2019 ChicagoNEXT Awardee Announced!
World Business Chicago (WBC) is happy to share the 2019 ChicagoNEXT Award recipient is Future Founders. Future Founders provides age-appropriate and stage-appropriate programs to connect youth passionate about entrepreneurship with mentors and help them build… Read More
Under-Represented Neighborhoods Receive Workforce Outreach Support
World Business Chicago has partnered with the Westside Ministerial Alliance, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, and various workforce centers throughout Chicago to develop targeted workforce outreach strategies for under-represented neighborhoods and to support employers in their hiring… Read More
4th Annual Gala of China General Chamber of Commerce – Chicago
Last week, World Business Chicago (WBC) continued its implementation of the Gateway Cities Agreement by co-hosting the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce – Chicago Chapter’s annual meeting. This is the fourth year in a row… Read More
Opinion: Chicago’s Current Business Development Outlook
World Business Chicago drives inclusive economic growth and job creation by supporting businesses and promoting Chicago as a leading global city. As a part of this, our business development team is dedicated to studying the… Read More