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Posted: January 26, 2024

Breakfast with the Chair: Workforce Development

DuPage County business leaders gathered on Wednesday, January 24 at CBRE in Oak Brook for a roundtable discussion on workforce development. The discussion is part of an ongoing series hosted by The Hon. Deborah Conroy, DuPage County Board Chair, and Choose DuPage, designed to provide an opportunity for the business community to connect, learn, and discuss important topics affecting DuPage County.

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Posted: January 22, 2024

People-nomics, Part 2: Housing, Aging & Inflation

Buckle up! In this follow-up to Part 1, Greg & co. dive into the rising cost of housing, the aging population, and the endgame of recent inflation. Hosted by Greg Bedalov. Featuring Matt Finn and Glenn Mazade of Old National Bank.

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Posted: January 22, 2024

People-nomics, Part 1: Automation, Immigration & The Supply Chain

Welcome to “People-nomics” – the intersection of automation, immigration, housing, healthcare, and work. In this episode of the DuPage Business Beat, we unpack the labor crisis and discuss how it’s affecting Chicagoland businesses. Hosted by Greg Bedalov. Featuring Matt Finn and Glenn Mazade of Old National Bank.

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Posted: December 4, 2023

Illinois Employers Required to Provide Public Transit Benefits in 2024

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Many employers with at least fifty employees in the six-county Chicago area will have to provide their full-time employees with pre-tax public transit benefits starting January 1, 2024, under a new Illinois law.

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Posted: December 4, 2023

Illinois Back to Business New Business (B2B NewBiz) Grant Program

Illinois B2B NewBiz will provide financial relief to businesses that started during the pandemic in the industries most impacted by the pandemic. Businesses that started during the pandemic have not been eligible for state grants and most federal emergency support provided for emergency relief to small businesses thus far.

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