Sixth Annual Summit on Regional Competitiveness: Understanding Competitiveness and a Call to Action

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/29/18
8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Hosted by
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago


Sixth Annual Summit on Regional Competitiveness: Understanding Competitiveness and a Call to Action

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

October 29, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Transformative investments are happening in our mega-region. Hear first-hand from decision-makers in the private sector, government, and academia, and have your questions answered at this year’s invitation-only Summit on Regional Competitiveness!

 

Register today for the not-to-be missed Sixth Annual Summit on October 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., hosted at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in partnership with the Alliance for Regional Development.

 

The Milwaukee-Chicago-Northwest Indiana corridor is an economic powerhouse and regional collaboration benefits across state lines. There are best practices to share, thought leaders to hear from, networking opportunities, and exciting initiatives to embrace.

 

This year, the program will have many highlights, including insights on:

 

  • U.S. Steel’s $750 million investment in its Gary, Indiana, plant
  • Foxconn, the world’s largest contract maker of electronics with its U.S. plant in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Lessons learned over the past 25 years from the opening and subsequent expansion of the BMW Manufacturing Company in South Carolina and how our mega-region can benefit from a supply chain cluster strategy
  • Doing business in the twenty-first century’s global economy and how recent national policies are impacting businesses

 

Each year, the Summit serves as an important event for regional stakeholders to meet, network, and identify areas for collaboration.

 

This is an invitation-only event. For information on how to be added to the guest list, please contact Kelly O’Brien, President of the Alliance for Regional Development, at kobrien@alliancerd.org.

 

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