Disability and Business: A Peer-to-Peer Conversation on Inclusion


07/25/2018 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Northern Trust, 50 South LaSalle Street , Chicago, IL, 60603
Registration for this event is currently closed. If you are interested in attending, please contact our Events team at events@chicagolandchamber.org or call 312-494-6772.

The Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN) connects employers to resources, best practices, and effective networking with a business focused approach to disability inclusion. Learn how incorporating disability can add value to your workplace, workforce, drive innovation, enhance the customer experience, provide community benefits, support strategic goals and positively affect the ‘bottom line.’

Join us on Wednesday, July 25 at 3:00 pm, at Northern Trust, 50 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago, to explore how Chicago-area employers, through their membership in the Chicagoland Business Leadership Network are driving results through disability inclusion -

  • ‣Learn how business can benefit from a diverse workforce that recognizes the talents and contributions of workers with disabilities; and efforts underway to develop talent pipelines and advance employment outcomes through recruiting, Internships, mentoring and career development opportunities.

  • ‣Expand relationships with business leaders who are working to advance disability inclusion across their organizations, representing: Human Resources, Recruiting, Diversity and Inclusion, Client Service, Product Development, Marketing and Management.

  • ‣Learn how CBLN business members are working together with disability advisors, advocates, non-profits and academia –in a collective effort, with mutual benefits to advance disability employment, leadership development, innovation, and economic opportunities.

Hear a panel of leaders from CBLN member businesses to discuss the importance of inclusion within their organizations, on behalf of their customers and their communities. Then, stay for refreshments and networking to build relationships with peers who are business champions for inclusion within their own organizations and the community.

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