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Fueling Our Economic Evolution

October 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

South East Chicago Commission (SECC) will host the first-ever regional economic development symposium that aligns thinking and action to strengthen the business districts in Chicago’s Southeast lakefront neighborhoods.  The SECC Symposium will convene entrepreneurs, business executives, property owners, investors, financial institutions, policy leaders and practitioners as a diverse, cross-sector community committed to economic vitality.

The Symposium includes:

  • Breakfast Reception
  • Keynote Conversation:  John W. Rogers, Jr. and Valerie Jarrett
  • Workshops (workshops repeat.  Please choose 2 of 5)
  • Lunch Break
  • The Deep Dive with Dean Derrick Collins:  Secrets to Growth Capital for Small Businesses
  • Closing Reception and Wine Tasting

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October 12, 2019
8:30 am - 3:00 pm


University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
1307 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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