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Annual Meeting/Luncheon

Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place, Chicago, Illinois 60611
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

2017 Keynote SpeakerAl Monaco, CEO of Enbridge Inc.

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The 2017 Illinois Chamber Annual Meeting is set for Thursday, September 28, 2017.  The networking reception and lunch will be held at The Drake Hotel on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm. 

This year’s event will start out with a pre-event networking reception presented by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce policy councils beginning at 10 am. At 11:30 am, the annual luncheon will begin with a plated lunch and our keynote speaker. Attendees will honor the recipients of the Edie Awards, presented in partnership with the Illinois Economic Development Association.  These awards are given annually to recognize outstanding development projects that were completed during the previous year in Illinois.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Al Monaco, CEO of Enbridge Inc. 


10:00 am
Registration opens

10:00 am – 11:30 am
All Council Mix and Mingle
cocktails, appetizers, networking

11:30 am
Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome & Remarks

Plated Lunch

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Al Monaco
CEO, Enbridge Inc.

The Edie Awards
presented by Nicor Gas

Closing Remarks
Todd Maisch, President & CEO, Illinois Chamber of Commerce


Thank you to our Sponsors

Edie Awards Sponsor Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


Council Reception Sponsors

Tax Institute




Health Care Council





Employment Law Council



Tax Institute



Partner Tables

Advocate Health Care
Alarm Detection Systems
BP America, Inc.
Benefit Planning Consultants
Collins Engineers
Deloitte LLP
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Enterprise Holdings
Ford Motor Company
HNTB Corporation
Illinois American Water
John Deere Company
Marathon Petroleum
Motorola Solutions
Q1 Technology
SmithAmundsen, LLC
Tyson Foods
Union Pacific Railroad
United Healthcare
Universal Technical Institute
Wintrust Financial

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