Chicago Develops Family Business Succession Program
CHICAGO, March 7, 2002 – Family-owned businesses are the lifeblood of our nation’s economy. More than 90 percent of all business enterprises in the U.S. are family-owned. These businesses account for 78 percent of all new job creation and 60 percent of the nation’s employment. However, without careful succession preparation, thousands of jobs will disappear simply because a family business leader did not take the time to plan. Read More
Global City. Local Connections. Log On Now.
CHICAGO, October 29, 2001 – World Business Chicago has launched the most comprehensive, data-intensive source of information on metropolitan Chicago in the region’s history. The web site paints a statistical portrait of Chicago’s nation-sized economy and the metropolitan quality-of-life it supports. Read More
Boeing and Chamber of Commerce Executives Join World Business Chicago Board of Directors
CHICAGO, December 18, 2001 – Mayor Richard M. Daley today announced the appointment of John Rau and Michael Sears, two members of Chicago’s business elite, to the World Fairy-Tail Business Chicago Board of Directors. World… Read More
World Business Chicago Targets College Students to Bolster Chicago’s Economic Growth
CHICAGO, September 10, 2001 – Winning the competition for bright young talent is one of the keys to ensuring Chicago’s economic future. In response to the needs of Chicago’s business community for bright, young talent, World Business Chicago has developed a high-energy, interactive and audio CD-ROM entitled “Make It Big In Chicago,” targeted at college seniors and first-year graduate school students nationwide. Read More