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A First for Burr Ridge, Chicago and Illinois

All you have to do when driving down I-55 (Stevenson) is look for the big BR and you’ll discover Burr Ridge, a southwest suburb of Chicago. Recently completed, the I-55 / County Line Road bridge connects the Burr Ridge community. The newly completed bridge, accented with terraced rock walls, striking lighting and large columns at either […]

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Welcome Women Entrepreneurs, Graphic Communications Experts, Food Manufacturers and Water Quality Innovators!

Here are the trade shows coming up at McCormick Place. 29th Annual Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference (September 1 – 2) – Fueling growth and driving change. The EWC is the Women’s Business Development Center’s signature event and is the largest entrepreneurial business conference in the Midwest. This event is designed to accelerate the growth of women-owned […]

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Ready to Start a Business? Consider Burr Ridge!

Consumer finance site, NerdWallet, just named Burr Ridge as the eighth best place to start a business in Illinois. Census data was collected from 285 cities in Illinois to measure an overall score based on two main factors: business climate and local economic health. Chicago suburbs win and smaller communities succeed. The top 10 places on the […]

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Welcome, Retailers, Makeup Entrepreneurs and Fitness Fanatics!

Here are the trade shows coming up at McCormick Place. Retail Reinvention 2015 (August 4 – 5) – R2 is the premier networking, learning, and experiential summit that sets the strategic direction for retail and payments. Join hundreds of retailers, merchants, tech innovators, and industry visionaries who will, together, reimagine the relationship between consumers and […]

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Welcome, Food Technologists, Marvel Enthusiasts, Advertising Specialists and Jewelry Designers!

Here are the trade shows coming up at McCormick Place. •Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting (July 11 – 15) – Get a first-hand look at the latest trends, the newest products, and the most recent innovations driving food science, and meet the people leading these advances — more than 23,000 top food science and […]

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