IT consulting firm’s downtown Chicago office opens with 15 new positions; expected to grow to 40-45
Last month, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza, an innovative program that brought 100 students from top engineering schools across the country to Chicago for two days of exploration in the city’s vibrant innovation ecosystem and three days of music at Lollapalooza.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Hannover Fairs USA recently announced that the global event organizer has chosen to move its North American headquarters to 8755 W. Higgins Road in Chicago.
Seed Chicago, the city’s curated Kickstarter page, promotes funding for businesses and community groups fostering growth in Chicago’s neighborhoods. The project wrapped up last month with eight of the featured projects successfully funded.
President & CEO Jeff Malehorn Updates Board on First 100 Days in Office; Guest Speaker Dr. Barbara Byrd-Bennett Presents on Chicago Public Schools
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics describing Job Openings & Hiring Activity in the Midwest.
World Business Chicago tracks indicators from month to month to gauge the strength of several aspects of Chicago’s regional economy, including employment in major sectors, residential and office real estate data, price and purchasing indexes, freight demand, and auto and truck sales.
Highlights from the Federal Reserve Board “Beige Book” on economic activity in the Chicago-based 7th District
Eight of Seed Chicago’s most recently funded projects share lessons learned; MillerCoors presents matching grant to project owners
July 2013 figures the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Midwest Economy Index (MEI), a weighted average of 129 indicators designed to measure nonfarm business activity in the Midwest (IL, IN, MI, WI, IA).
The Forum will bring together public intellectuals, stakeholders, academicians, policy analysts and citizens to examine both the enhancing and the constraining effects of technology on the capacity of local and regional governments.