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Downtown Futures Series


The global downtown is in a renaissancefrom the sharing economy and future transportation technology to increased professional mobility, collaborative offices and the burgeoning creativeclass. Chicago Loop Alliance’s Downtown Futures Series brings recognized urban thoughtleaders into public dialogues on emerging downtown trends and their impact on Chicago’s Loop. Forums are held three times annually through 2018

Strong Neighborhoods, Strong Downtown

Cities comprised of healthy neighborhoods, filled with residents, job opportunities, and culture, are more attractive to people and investment. What would stronger, more engaged Chicago neighborhoods mean for the Loop?

David Reifman, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Planning and Development

Karin Norington-Reaves, Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Jahmal Cole, Founder, My Block, My Hood, My City

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST

5:30-5:45 p.m. Registration
5:45-6:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
6:45-7:30 p.m. Reception and Networking