WBC is recruiting software developers to participate in its first ever Logistics Hackathon to connect the region’s transportation and logistics companies to its thriving tech community.
Mayor Emanuel announces initial plans for a center comprised of Chicago biotech and pharmaceutical startups, to galvanize positive forces in Chicago's bioscience space and provide a physical location for the advancement of this industry.
WBC reported on the organization’s accomplishments in attracting and retaining companies in the Chicago area at the spring meeting of its board of directors, held at BMO Harris Bank this week.
World Business Chicago (WBC) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ProMexico, the Mexican Government institution in charge of strengthening Mexico’s participation in the international economy.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with the inaugural class of Fellows on loan from Chicago area companies to support implementation of Chicago’s Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs (PEGJ).
World Business Chicago (WBC) and Choose Chicago hosted a reception today for 100 Chinese business executives and tour operators in Shanghai, China, as well as alumni of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
World Business Chicago President Rita Athas today announced her resignation as President of the organization, effective early 2013.
World Business Chicago was ranked 3rd best city in the world for its “digital marketing efforts” in Financial Time’s fDi Magazine.
Announced 18 new board members, supported Mayor Emanuel’s job attraction and retention efforts, worked with more than 33 companies that committed to creating/retaining 13,563 jobs
Chicago was selected by the Brookings Institution to participate in its Metropolitan Export Initiative (MEI), a ground-up collaborative effort to help a pilot group of regional civic, business, and political leaders create and implement customized Metropolitan Export Plans (MEP).