Crain’s Chicago: ConAgra move shows how corporations can see Chicago through rose-colored glasses
Even as the city’s fiscal crisis has worsened since 2011, 36 companies have moved from other states and the suburbs to downtown. ConAgra officially became the 37th on Oct. 1, when CEO Sean Connolly announced the company would move its headquarters to the Merchandise Mart from Omaha, Neb.
Much of corporate America, it’s clear, cares more about a well-educated workforce and an abundance of direct flights than it does about pension insanity or gun violence.
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
The Rattan L. Khosa SeedCon is Chicago Booth’s flagship entrepreneurship and venture capital conference. As the world seemed to stand still amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, investors, entrepreneurs, an
World Business Chicago Partners with Global Fintech Leader tastytrade for ThinkChicago Fintech Summit
“Innovation is the many years of study and analysis, which then finds itself in the path of an emerging opportunity” -Linwood Ma, tastytrade CTO World Business Chicago was proud to…
CBO Collective Announces $1 Million Grant from Google.org to Provide Job Placement and Support to Jobseekers from Under-Resourced Chicago Communities
CHICAGO — The Community Based Organization Collective today announced a $1 million grant from Google.org to help place hundreds of jobseekers on Chicago’s South and West sides into in-demand caree