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On March 27, 2015 By barbara.maloof
Arthur (Art) Williams, MBA, Program Manager for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, participated as part of a funder’s panel hosted by the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort on March 27 at Harold Washington College.
Participants included representatives from: Wintrust, Silicon Valley Bank, Somercor 504, Accion Chicago and Valley Economic Development Corp and the Cook County [...]Continue Reading →
On March 25, 2015 By barbara.maloof
Today, Cook County President Preckwinkle met with the Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) and laid out her action oriented agenda for economic development, both in Cook County and the region.
She started by thanking all who serve on EDAC for their hard work. In 2014, EDAC and the Bureau of Economic Development [...]Continue Reading →
On March 25, 2015 By barbara.maloof
Earlier this month, on March 17, Deputy Commissioner Courtney Pogue spoke about “The Future Ahead” at the University of Illinois (Chicago) UIC Idea Exchange.
Speaking to a packed room of retailers, developers, brokers, property managers, business owners and public sector officials, Courtney explained the pro-active work Cook County has been doing under the Preckwinkle Administration [...]Continue Reading →
On March 23, 2015 By barbara.maloof
The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) hosted a regional meeting on Thursday, March 19th at the NIU Campus in Naperville, DuPage County home of the Rev3 Innovation Center. The purpose of the meeting was to highlight the growing network of incubators, co-working spaces, and Maker [...]Continue Reading →
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that Susan M. Campbell has joined her administration as the new Director of Planning and Development.
“Susan is a dedicated, results-oriented corporate executive with extensive experience in architecture, planning, and real estate development”, stated Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle. “Over the years we have worked together on numerous redevelopment [...]Continue Reading →
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Program Designed to Encourage Chicago’s Leading Institutions to Support Neighborhood Small Businesses; Potential to Drive $80 Million in Additional Revenue to Small Businesses
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and World Business Chicago announced an expansion of the Chicago Anchors for a [...]Continue Reading →
On March 19, 2015 By barbara.maloof
Speaking to a packed room of well wishers, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle presented Jack Lanigan, Sr. (AKA, Senior), with the first “Big Shoes Award,” on March 11, given by the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation (CSEDC) to recognize outstanding entrepreneurs in the Chicago Southland for their efforts and example as community leaders. “He is [...]Continue Reading →
On March 18, 2015 By barbara.maloof
The winners of the 2014 Chicago Innovation Awards joined President Preckwinkle on March 6 for a roundtable discussion about their innovations and the positive impact they could have for the County and our entire region. After President Preckwinkle’s opening remarks, co-founder Tom Kuczmarski explained the Awards, then each person had time to explain their innovation. [...]Continue Reading →
Last evening, after visiting the south suburbs of Cook County, the U.S. Delegation for Chinese Logistics Industries met downtown for a reception with President Preckwinkle, at a gathering sponsored by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA). The event was structured to focus on learning [...]Continue Reading →
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