With several new projects in the public sector and heightened interest in development, SMPS Chicago will be presenting a panel on the economic growth in Chicago’s collar communities, specifically in DuPage County, Lake County and Will County.
The luncheon program will be held on April 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Oakbrook.
The panel includes:
Moderator: Derek Ward, public sector manager, Gilbane.
- John Greuling, president and CEO of the Will County Center for Economic Development (CED) and Will County Chamber of Commerce;
- Michael Stevens, president and CEO of Lake County Partners; and
- John Carpenter, president and CEO of Choose DuPage.
Event sponsors are W‐T Family of Companies, FGM Architects and Gilbane.
The program is $50 for members and $95 for non‐members if you register by April 11. After that date, the cost to attend is $75 for members and $120 for non‐members.
SMPS Chicago is the local chapter of the national organization of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS). SMPS is the only marketing organization dedicated to providing education, team building and networking opportunities for developing business opportunities in the A/E/C industry. SMPS represents a dynamic network of 6,500 marketing, business development, and technical professionals, from 57 chapters, responsible for marketing and building relationships for their companies. As one the largest chapters in SMPS, the Chicago Chapter has more than 230 members representing the top contractors, architects, engineers, and specialty consulting firms in the Midwest.