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2019 Meet the Consultants - Chicago

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Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 to Thursday, March 21st, 2019
The Palmer House
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
United States
BOOK YOUR ROOM Sponsorship 2019-03-20 00:00:00 2019-03-21 00:00:00 America/New_York 2019 Meet the Consultants - Chicago The Palmer House 17 East Monroe Street Chicago, IL 60603 United States View Map

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Cultivate New Business Relationships

Join SEDC for a day and a half of networking with Chicago-area site location professionals. During the event, hear from 18 or more prominent consultants as they discuss trends and provide insight into various industry sectors.

On Wednesday evening, attend a networking reception where our site location consultants will be available to answer questions, discuss projects, and help you grow your network.

Program

Hear a number of Chicago-based site consultants and advisors speak about their recent project experience. We’ll have six panels that will cover a variety of topics related to economic development and business attraction. Possible topics include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Back Office
  • Bio
  • Call Centers
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Data Centers
  • Distribution/Logistics
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Healthcare
  • Retail

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Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Networking Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Back Office Panel

Tara Nicholson Senior Manager Deloitte
John Wichman Associate Cushman & Wakefield
Cecilia A. Mowatt President Strategies In Site, Inc.


10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
General Consultants Panel

Vineet Sahgal Managing Director JLL
Steven Carter Managing Director Grant Thornton
Joe Christofanelli SR. Manager EY

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (Extended networking lunch where you will be able to meet with consultants from panels earlier in the day and those coming in for afternoon sessions)

1:30 –2:30 p.m.
Distribution & Logistics Panel

Jason Lake Senior Managing Director Cushman & Wakefield
Jerry Szatan Principal Szatan & Associates
Neale Rath Senior Manager Deloitte

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 - 4:00 p. m.
Advanced Manufacturing Panel

Bradley Migdal Sr. Managing Director Cushman & Wakefield
Sarah Raehl Senior Manager Deloitte
Joseph Pilewski Principal Pilewski & Associates


6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Blues Brothers themed reception - Consultants and Attendees

Confirmed Reception Consultants

Thursday, March 21, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Networking Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Foods Panel

Scott Kupperman Founder Kupperman Location Solutions, LLC
Michael J. Eickhoff Midwest Practice Leader Grant Thornton


10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 -11:30 a.m.
Corporate Headquarters Panel

Dan Smolensky Principal, Founder Taurus Modal Group 
Kurt Walsh Managing Principal ProTen Realty Group
Bob Rischmann Executive Vice President Colliers

Hotel & Conference Host

The Palmer House 
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

The cutoff date is March 7, 2019.

Rates starting at $169.99

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• SEDC offers no partial or daily registrations.

• SEDC reserves the right to limit or restrict registration.

• Registration must be received no later than March 11, 2019. After this date, registrants must register and pay fees on-site.

• SEDC policy states that full payment is required prior to the start of the event. Anyone with an outstanding balance may be denied entry.

 

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David Polzin Director BNSF Railway Company
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Dean Whittaker President/CEO Whittaker Associates, Inc
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Eric McDonald President/CEO Greater Haralson Chamber of Commerce
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Frank McCrady President/CEO East Montgomery County Improvement District
Frank Tate
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Frank Tate Executive Director Industial Dev. board of Montgomery
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Gary Silbert
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Gary Silbert Manager, Business Development None
Gary Troutman
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George Swift President/ CEO Chamber Southwest Louisiana
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Greg Wright Sr. Dir, Community & Economic Development Coweta-Fayette EMC
Hannah Mullins
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Hannah Mullins Executive Director Development Authority of Banks County
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James Fenton
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James Fenton Executive Director Gallatin Economic Development Agency
James O'Donley
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James O'Donley Regional Manager Economic Development BNSF Railway Company
James Oltman
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Jamie Nieves
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Jana Russell
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Jana Russell Assistant Director and Marketing Manager Kilgore Economic Development Corp.
Jason Kester
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JD Lowery
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Jessica Hill Executive Director Orange County Economic Development Corporation
Jim Grebing
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Jim Walton
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Jim Walton CEO Brand Acceleration, Inc.
Jo Ellen Martin
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John O'Toole
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John O'Toole Executive Director Beaufort County Economic Development Corp
John Swope
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Jon Arita
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Jon Arita Manager, Economic Development BNSF Railway Company
Jon Maynard
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Jon Maynard President and CEO Oxford-Lafayette County EDF
Jonathan Jackson
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Jonathan Jackson Director Development Authority of Wilkinson County
Joshua Thornton
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Joshua Thornton Regional Development Specialist TVA
Julie Norman
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Justin Greer
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Justin Greer Director of Economic Development W&A Engineering
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Karl Segura
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Karl Segura Sr. Manager of Business Development Entergy
Keith Barclift
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Keith Barclift Economic Development Director North Georgia Joint Development Authority
Ken Allen
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Ken Allen Assistant Director of Economic Development Rockingham County Center for Economic Development and Tourism
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Kent Heermann President Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas
Kevin Johnson
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Kevin Phillips Vice President Industrial Development Genesee & Wyoming Railroads
Kevin Taylor
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Kristi Lumpkin
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Libby Adams Executive Director Shelby County Industrial & Development Foundation, Inc.
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Loren Hill President High Point Economic Development Corp.
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Mallory Lawson Senior Consultant, Global Business, Economic Dev TVA
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Mark Herbison Director of Economic Development Clayco, Inc.
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Matthew Poyner
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Matthew Poyner Vice President - Business Development Savannah Economic Development Authority
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Michael Brooks Director of Economic Development Clayco, Inc.
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Misty Mayo President & CEO Boerne Kendall County Economic Development Corporation
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Raul Peralta Senior VP - Business Development ECS Southeast, LLP
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Ryan Moore President Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department
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Uconda Dunn Economic Development Director Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development
Warren Johnson
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Warren Johnson Director of Business Development Alston Construction
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Will Williams President/CEO Economic Development Partnership
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23 Other Registered Attendees

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Hours:

March 20th
9:00AM to 5:00PM

March 21st
9:00AM to 12:00PM

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