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Back to Business: Reigniting Chicago’s Billion Dollar Convention Industry

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Free

As vaccines are being distributed worldwide, the question remains, when will conventions return to Chicago in 2021? What impact will the loss of trade shows have on tax revenue, the hotel and restaurant industries and the approximately 15,000 Illinois jobs the convention industry supports? Join us as leaders discuss how to reignite the billion dollar industry…

Day/Time: 2/19/21, 12pm-1pm

Panelists:

  • Larita Clark, CEO Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
  • David Whitaker, President & CEO Choose Chicago
  • Peter Eelman, Vice President & CXO, The Association For Manufacturing Technology & The International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Steve Drew, Assistant Executive Director, Radiological Society of North America

Moderator:

  • Danny Ecker, Reporter Crain’s Chicago Business

Registration is FREE and capacity is limited

 

Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://ulcc-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KhYbIvfBQjKbXBrwpzNdZQ

Back to Business: Reigniting Chicago’s Billion Dollar Convention Industry

As vaccines are being distributed worldwide, the question remains, when will conventions return to Chicago in 2021? What impact will the loss of trade shows have on tax revenue, the hotel and restaurant industries and the approximately 15,000 Illinois jobs the convention industry supports? Join us as leaders discuss how to reignite the billion dollar industry…

Day/Time: 2/19/21, 12pm-1pm

Panelists:

  • Larita Clark, CEO Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
  • David Whitaker, President & CEO Choose Chicago
  • Peter Eelman, Vice President & CXO, The Association For Manufacturing Technology & The International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Steve Drew, Assistant Executive Director, Radiological Society of North America

Moderator:

  • Danny Ecker, Reporter Crain’s Chicago Business

Registration is FREE and capacity is limited

 

Event Date and Time
Feb 19th, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm CST

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