Press Releases

  • Make It Big In Chicago CD-ROM Wins Three Prestigious Awards

    CHICAGO, May 29, 2002 – World Business Chicago snagged three prestigious awards during the past month for its Make It Big In Chicago interactive CD-ROM. World Business Chicago and Jordan Tamraz Caruso (JTC) Advertising received two Tower Awards from the Business Marketing Association’s (BMA) Chicago Chapter and a Creative Excellence Award from the Employment Management Association (EMA). Read More

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  • 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

  • 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