The celebration of PCD's in 2022 also included the announcement of Chicago's win as Site Selections Top Metro for the 10th consecutive year, and the release of the Year-in-Review 2022 report.
Over the past year, World Business Chicago (WBC) led inclusive economic development activities through business and company recruitment, by driving growth and expansion in priority industries and emerging ecosystems, and convening city, business and regional leaders and partners to support the overall health and financial well-being of the city and its residents. Peruse leading efforts and achievements in 2022 by World Business Chicago.
PCDs: pro-Chicago decisions
PCDs are the KPI metric tracked throughout the year to position Chicago competitively in the U.S. and on the world stage.
Jobs Created in 2022
Q4 2022 Economic Output
World Business Chicago Awardees
FDI Trailblazer Award
Impact Maker Award
Up-and-Coming Innovator Award
Community Impact Award
The Innovation Champion Award
MORE DESIGN PROJECTS
Each team icon has an attached pop-up outlining an overview of their key wins for the year.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
GLOBAL STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
INNOVATION & VENTURE
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
THE RESEARCH CENTER
TALENT & WORKFORCE
PUBLIC SECTOR INVESTMENT STRATEGY
TOP SOCIAL MOMENTS
@chicagosmayor just announced @ChicagoVCSummit that @CDL1000Inc has named #Chicago as home to its global HQ. #proChicagoDecision #WelcomeCDL1000 pic.twitter.com/Hrxss0qUx8— World Business Chicago (@WorldBizChicago) October 6, 2022
We are live from the grand opening of @MDLZ global HQ in #Chicago’s #FultonMarket neighborhood! So many iconic world renowned brands, including @Oreo. With @chicagosamir @mfassnacht56 @chicagosmayor sharing #WhyChicago is No 1 for food innovation & mfg. pic.twitter.com/gjeNtkagRM— World Business Chicago (@WorldBizChicago) September 13, 2022
Today @Google joined other #Chicago companies in returning to offices & the city’s business district in greater force. Seen here Karen Sauder, Head of Google Chicago, welcomed city leaders @Chicagosmayor, @chicagosamir, & @mfassnacht56 into Google Chicago’s Fulton Market Office. pic.twitter.com/0pJdsdiehR— World Business Chicago (@WorldBizChicago) April 5, 2022
Today @BookCameo announced the opening of its #globalHQ in #Chicago with @WorldBizChicago and @chicagosmayor with a special shoutout by none other than @Southpaw: https://t.co/LgTc7nxv98 https://t.co/qPeSgo91RV— World Business Chicago (@WorldBizChicago) September 22, 2022