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The 2nd annual regional economic development symposium for the Southeast lakefront neighborhoods in Chicago.

About this Event

South East Chicago Commission (SECC) will host the 2nd annual 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:

  • Opening Remarks
  • Keynote Conversation: Don and Liz Thompson, Co-Founders of Cleveland Avenue, will be interviewed by Andrea Zopp, CEO, World Business Chicago
  • Featured Sessions
  • Networking Reception and Wine Tasting

The SECC’s economic development symposium be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. We recommend attendees log-in to the platform at 8:30 am to prepare for viewing.

No fee to attend. The virtual symposium is accessible online via web browser and by mobile app. For details, please visit



Event Details
10. 10. 2020
8:30 am - 3:00 pm