Oct 28, 2019

28th Annual Daniel Burnham Award Dinner November 6 to Celebrate Achievements of Larry Richman of CIBC Bank

Annual Chicagoland Chamber Prestigious Award Honors Richman for His Civic and Business Vision and Accomplishments

Oct 23, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Statement In Response to Mayor Lightfoot’s Budget Address

May 22, 2019

Business and labor urge governor and lawmakers to pass legislation to grow data center industry

Legislation would create greater economic growth and new union, IT industry jobs

The business and labor communities are calling on the governor and lawmakers to pass legislation that would create tax incentives for the state's data center industry, bring high-paying trade labor union jobs to Illinois, and create greater economic opportunities and additional revenue streams for our communities. It is a win-win for the state of Illinois and its workers. 

May 1, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce launches new talent platform with $1.3 million from JPMorgan Chase

New platform to facilitate efficient, bias-free recruiting to connect Chicago’s diverse talent with in-demand jobs

Apr 17, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Study Projects $120 Billion in New Tax Revenues, Other Public Benefits of ONE Central

Transformative South Loop development brings greater transit access and economic growth to Chicago region and state

With existing transit lines beyond capacity and 19.1 million additional Loop transit riders since 2000, improvements to Chicago’s infrastructure are drastically needed to support the growing number of Chicago commuters and business travelers. Today, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce released a report reinforcing how the proposed ONE Central infrastructure and mixed-use development would serve as a transformative economic engine and civic asset that integrates the region’s transit systems, creates new jobs, and establishes a gateway between the city’s central business district to the South Side, and the lakefront civic and cultural institutions.

Apr 3, 2019

Chicagoland Middle Market Business Survey Results Reveal Mid-Sized Businesses Driving Economic Growth and Job Creation

Executives Cautious to Invest Capital and Region Sees Drop in National and Global Economic Confidence

This year’s annual Chicagoland Mid-Market Survey, released today and conducted by the National Center for the Middle Market in partnership with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, reveals trends and concerns of this market’s C-suite.
Mar 27, 2019

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

Jan 25, 2019

STUDY: Illinois would benefit from tax incentives for digital data centers

Chicagoland Chamber President & CEO: Opportunity to Attract High-Paying Jobs

AURORA, CHICAGO (January 25, 2019) — Illinois showed significantly weaker growth in data center markets than surrounding states that have data center incentives, according to a report published by Mangum Economics. 

“The report highlights the need for data center incentives in Illinois so we can stay competitive in the data center market in an increasingly digitally-connected world,” said Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch.

Jan 10, 2019

Applications Now Open For The $50,000 James Tyree Small Businesses Award

Prize Money Fuels Business Growth, Good Deeds

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award. The award is presented annually by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to a high-growth small business with a demonstrated commitment to social impact. The winner of the award receives a cash prize of $50,000 to further fuel business growth, hiring, and give-back to the community.
Dec 4, 2018