The 2nd annual Economic Summit will be taking place this year on November 21, from 9am -1 pm with Chris Kennedy as our keynote speaker. The event will be located at Morton College in the VAIS Gymnasium.
The Economic Summit will feature a few key events such as a speed-networking segment for students, where they will get a chance to chat with high level executives from around the local area and hone their networking skills. Executives from MacNeal Hospital, Midway Airport and Marquis Sales among others have agreed to participate. Also there will be a panel discussion, featuring executives from CareerBuilder and other staffing organizations and will focus on helping students and individuals break into the career market. Finally our keynote speaker, Chris Kennedy, former president of Merchandise Mart, will deliver a speech to cap off the Summit on the importance of education today for you as a successful individual in the workforce tomorrow.
Students of Morton College are let in free of charge, but must pre-register by Student Services at 708-656-8000 ext 2318.
The public is also welcome to attend the event, and individual tickets are $25. To purchase tickets please contact Sallie Nyhan at 847-904-7060.