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WBC Travels to China for Economic Development Mission

WBC Committed to Strengthening Economic Ties in China World Business Chicago’s President and CEO, Andrea Zopp, along with the global strategic initiatives team went on an economic development missi

Corridor Revitalization Initiative Kicks Off

WBC, Community Organizations and the Chicago Central Area Committee (CCAC) are Collaborating on a Commercial Corridor Revitalization Effort On August 5, World Business in coordination with its commun

CASE Business Showcase: Marketing Pitch Day

Save the Date for November 6! Calling all advertising, marketing, and/or promotional companies. Mark your calendars for the Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE) and Anchor Institutions Fall Bu

2019 Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Summit a Success!

World Business Chicago and Chicago Sister Cities International are proud to share the 2019 Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Summit just concluded on Saturday, July 27. A joint program of Chicago S

ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2019 a Success!

200 of the Nation’s Top Technology and Engineering Students in Chicago Completed Successful 2019 Program ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the University of Illinois S

Shopping app Mavely raises $1M to help brands spend less on Facebook

A new Chicago startup aims to help brands spend less money on Facebook and Instagram ads with its shopping rewards app that helps people earn cash back on purchases they make. Mavely, founded by Eva

4 Corner Hustler pleads guilty to racketeering in Chicago

A member of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang has pleaded guilty in a conspiracy prosecutors say included drug trafficking and deadly violence on Chicago's West Side

Window washer rescued dangling from high-rise

Fire officials rescued a window washer who was hanging from a high-rise building Tuesday in River North.

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United Airlines makes a change in free economy snacks

United Airlines, In the never-ending push to offer an ever-changing variety of onboard complimentary snacks, said more change is coming to the free snack selection in the carrier’s economy cabins o

Three big DNC delegations booked for O'Hare hotels

Three of the largest state delegations for the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee — California, Texas and Florida — will be sleeping in hotels at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airpo

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Kraft Heinz protein packs get marketing boost in new ad campaign

McGarryBowen's new work will help raise the profile of at least one Kraft Heinz product during a difficult year for the packaged goods company.

Chicago police to test phones that access high-tech tools

Chicago police officers may soon be able to access the city's approximately 35,000 surveillance cameras through phones provided by the city

A year after $50M investment, PerkSpot expands its office (PHOTOS)

PerkSpot, a Chicago-based startup that makes an HR tech platform, recently expanded its River North office as it gears up to nearly double its staff in the coming months. The company, founded in 20

ChiBizHub Resource Provider Shares Advice for Local Entrepreneurs

Love Cork Screw Founder Discusses Why She Chose Chicago & How She’s Relied on Resources from ChiBizHub ChiBizHub sat down with Chrishon Lampley, founder of LCS Entertainment, LLC that features

United Airlines announces new international routes

The small number of new foreign routes on the docket will originate almost entirely out of Newark Liberty International Airport, with Chicago's O'Hare Airport getting exactly one.

2019 Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative Selections Final

This year 24 doctors from 20 countries were accepted to the Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative! WBC & Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) are pleased to announce that this year, 24 d

Discover is big winner in new J.D. Power credit card survey

Discover topped a slew of high-profile contenders in the newest satisfaction survey from J.D. Power.

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Police: Suburban Chicago officer fatally shoots suicidal man

Police say an officer shot and killed an armed man who was threatening to shoot himself and someone else and who ignored commands to stay away from his occupied west suburban Chicago home

Parking app SpotHero scoops up $50 million

Chicago parking app SpotHero landed $50 million in new funding as it looks to help more people find on-demand parking. The round was led by Macquarie Capital, an Australia-based investment bank. O

Chicago police officer pleads guilty in insurance scam

A Chicago police officer has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking at least $10,000 in bribes from the owner of an attorney referral service in exchange for information about crash victims and the

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Uber Confirms Move to Old Post Office

Uber Signed 10-Year Lease for Chicago Office Space Uber has recently signed a 10-year lease for office space at the Old Post Office, with room for thousands of employees. According to the Chicago Tri

All aboard! Amtrak's Chicago to New Orleans line restored

A summer filled with train disruptions has reached its end as Amtrak will restore full service on its Chicago-to-New Orleans line

Addressing race in Bronzeville forum, Buttigieg says: 'We have to act'

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg brought his presidential campaign to Bronzeville Tuesday night, addressing a host of issues related to race in the United States."We need to act on the knowle

Chicago judge names special prosecutor to investigate the dropping of charges against actor Jussie Smollett

Chicago judge names special prosecutor to investigate the dropping of charges against actor Jussie Smollett

Report finds bullying, intimidation in Speaker Michael Madigan's office

An investigation of sexual harassment in House Speaker Michael Madigan's office found that control has been too centralized and discourages complaints about mistreatment.

Blue Moon brew launches ad campaign from DDB Chicago that's anything but routine

On the eve of the beer's 25th anniversary, DDB Chicago has developed a new ad campaign for the brew that asks an intriguing question.

Checks worth millions written by Chicago remain uncashed

A lawyer says Chicago has benefited from 22,000 uncashed checks worth $11 million, some going back to the 1980s

A Few Clouds and 72 F at Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL

Winds are Northeast at 13.8 MPH (12 KT). The pressure is 1022.9 mb and the humidity is 50%. Last Updated on Aug 23 2019, 10:51 am CDT.

Inside Southwest Airlines flight attendants' heated battle for new a contract

Southwest Airlines flight attendants and management are at odds over what kind of contract deal is the right deal.

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