A RECORD OF THE RESPECTED SPEAKERS AND ENGAGING CONVERSATIONS WE’VE HOSTED.

2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

ANNUAL FAMILY DINNER
6:00PM – 9:00PM
THE FOUR SEASONS
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Rick Reilly

Sportswriter, Columnist and Author

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Annual Veterans Recognition Program

 

SPEAKER:


Scott P. Moore

Rear Admiral | United States Navy

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB

Karl Rove and Jim Messina

 

SPEAKERS:


Karl Rove

Political Strategist, Former Deputy Chief of Staff, and Senior Advisor | President Bush

Jim Messina

Democratic Political Strategist, Campaign Manager, and Former Deputy Chief of Staff | President Obama

Monday, September 26, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

City of Chicago

Thursday, June 23, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Hon. Anne M. Burke

Justice | Illinois Supreme Court, 1st Judicial District

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Vernon Jordan

Senior Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Company | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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John Boehner

Former Speaker | U.S. House of Representatives

Monday, March 21, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Diane Swonk

Founder and Chief Executive Officer | DS Economics

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Thomas S. Ricketts

Executive Chairman | Chicago Cubs

Thursday, January 14, 2016

LUNCHEON
12:00PM – 1:30PM
THE CHICAGO CLUB
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Arne Duncan

Former U.S. Secretary of Education

The Commercial Club presents illuminating conversations across a broad spectrum of issues

Commercial Club meetings provide members opportunities throughout the year to hear from business, governmental, and other influential thought leaders on the most relevant and engaging topics of the day. The meeting schedule consists of monthly lunches between September and June, a family dinner meeting in December, and occasional special events. During the Commercial Club’s history, guest speakers have included nine U.S. Presidents, Cabinet members, ambassadors, foreign heads of State, as well as numerous local and national business, civic, and cultural leaders.
  • Meetings are by invitation only and closed to the press
  • Members must reserve a space at all meetings

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