Industrial Collaborative Conference
ACCESS TO CAPITAL
WORKFORCE RECRUITING & TRAINING
Food Processing & Packaging
Metal Fabrication (light manufacturing)
Transportation Distribution & Logistics (TD&L)
2019 GCI Industrial Collaborative Conference [PDF]
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
9:30 – 11:30 AM
Woodson Regional Library
9525 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60628
Industrial Cluster Manager
John S. Handler
(773) 644-1451 x 103
Greater Chatham is comprised of Auburn Gresham, Avalon Park, Chatham and Greater Grand Crossing neighborhoods. It is a significant business hub. Per the 2010 US Census Data, Greater Chatham has 4,086 firms that have a combined workforce of 51,878 employees of which 20% live in the area. Greater Chatham has five industrial clusters that have $720 million in annual sales: 1,048 business services and headquarters that have $274 million in annual sales; 355 retail in $274 million in annual sale; 10 metal fabrication firms that have $82 million in annual sales; 128 transportation, distribution and logistics firms that have $82 million in annual sales; and 7 food packaging and processing firms that $7 million in annual sales.