Community Impact

Chicago is a city of neighborhoodsand we are investing in our local communities.INVEST South/West is leading this effort, providing investment where it is needed most, while World Business Chicago continues…

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.…

LaSalle Street Reimagined

The city of Chicago will subsidize renovations to the historic LaSalle Street corridor to introduce new apartments from converted office buildings. The Wall Street Journal reported on the City’s investment…

Chicago Business Bulletin: Logistics Tech in Chicago

In this updated version of Issue 3, the Research Center reports logistics tech is, “A fast-growing vertical within the TD&L industry capitalizing on Chicago’s historic strengths, evolving technology, and a…

Chicago is named the #1 Best Big City in the U.S. 6 Years in a Row

Condé Nast Traveler released its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards for “#1 Best Big City in the U.S.” You can read the full Condé Nast Traveler article here.

Chicago’s Best Days are Ahead of Us

In an open letter to the Economic Club of Chicago, Michael Fassnacht, CEO of World Business Chicago, addresses the national media coverage of the complex city of Chicago. Read the…

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