Logistics Plus VP of Global Strategic Partnerships Shane Gross attended the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce 118th Annual Meeting last week. This year, the Chamber had Google President of Global Clients and Agency Solutions Karen Sauder as their keynote speaker.
At this year’s annual event, the Chicagoland Chamber announced the findings of the Chicago Tech Effect, a comprehensive analysis of the city’s tech ecosystem, and the priorities needed to help maintain Chicago’s place as a global technology hub. Some of the findings included:
- Chicago is one of America’s leading tech hubs, with 18% growth in the tech workforce over the last decade
- Widespread tech growth in Chicago is fueling upward mobility and greater economic equality
- Chicago outperforms national averages for diversity in technology
About the Annual Meeting
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce assembles more than 700 business and civic leaders of Chicago for the Annual Meeting of Membership. We invite Chicago’s business community to join us at this event, the premier business event for Chicagoland to celebrate the contributions commerce and industry make to a great city.