2017-2018 Club Year

 

Listed below is the most recent schedule of meeting dates and tentative speakers for the 2017-2018 Commercial Club year. This page will be updated as future speakers are confirmed.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Luncheon

Working Together to Reduce Gun Violence 

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017  Luncheon

John J. Cullerton
Illinois Senate President


And

James B. Durkin
House Republican Leader

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
**Please note date change from November 16th**
Luncheon

William McNulty
Co-Founder, Team Rubicon
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Team Rubicon Global

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Annual Family Dinner

Walter Isaacson
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Aspen Institute

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Four Seasons
 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Luncheon

“The Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Will it Mean?”

Moderator

Deborah L. DeHaas
Vice Chairman, Chief Inclusion Officer and National Managing Partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness, Deloitte US

Speakers:

Austan Goolsbee
Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Carl R. Tannenbaum
Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, Northern Trust Corporation

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Luncheon

Janice K. Jackson, EdD
Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Public Schools

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Luncheon

“Innovation and Development: The Future of Cities”

Moderator

Robert A. Wislow
Chairman, CBRE Chicago

Speakers:

Benjamin Breslau
International Director, Research, JLL, Inc.

David Reifman
Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development, City of Chicago

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
 
Friday, April 27, 2018  Luncheon

Toni Preckwinkle
President, Cook County Board of Commissioners
"Update on Cook County: Jobs, Healthcare, and Economic Development"

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 The Chicago Club
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
**Please note date change from Thursday, May 17th**
Luncheon

Neighborhood Jobs Connection Meeting
Keynote Speaker
Mary Dillon
Chief Executive Officer, Ulta Beauty
Includes Panel Discussion

11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
JW Marriott
151 West Adams Street
Burnham Room

 

Thursday, June 21, 2018
**140th Annual Meeting**
Luncheon

Dennis Muilenburg
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Boeing Company

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 The Chicago Club

 

Note: These meetings are by invitation only. They are not open to the public or media unless otherwise noted.