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Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot & World Business Chicago Announce the Inaugural Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food

More than 600 founders, Fortune 500 leaders, and investors are attending Chicago’s flagship food innovation conference hosted by World Business Chicago CHICAGO, May 26, 2022 – Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today welcomes more than 600 venture capitalists & investors, founders, innovators, and corporate executives for a sold-out Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food, the city’s new…

Cleveland Avenue, LLC Ceo Don Thompson & Vital Proteins Ceo Tracey Warner Halama Headline First-ever Chicago Venture Summit, Future-of-Food May 25-26, 2022

PRESS RELEASE World Business Chicago 180 N. LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60601 Media Contact: Andrew Hayes 312-823-4333 For Immediate Release CLEVELAND AVENUE, LLC CEO DON THOMPSON & VITAL PROTEINS CEO TRACEY WARNER HALAMA HEADLINE FIRST-EVER CHICAGO VENTURE SUMMIT, FUTURE-OF-FOOD MAY 25-26, 2022 World Business Chicago’s annual venture summit expands to food innovation, May 25-26, 2022. Over…

Business Development Associate

World Business Chicago (WBC) is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city.  Position Summary The Business Development Associate is a full-time position that reports to the Executive Vice President of Business Development and Foreign Direct Investment (BDFDI). The responsibility of…

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