2018 Calendar of Events

January 17, 11:30 to 1:30 PM

Luncheon:  The 2018 Capital Market Insight, Real Estate and Economic Forecast

Mary Ludgin, Director of Global Investment Research for Heitman


February 21, 11:30 to 1:30 PM

Luncheon (Petterino’s – 120 N. Dearborn, Chicago)


March 21, 11:30 to 1:30 PM

Luncheon (Petterino’s – 120 N. Dearborn, Chicago)


April 18, 11:30 to 1:30 PM

Luncheon (Petterino’s – 120 N. Dearborn, Chicago)


May 16,  Evening



June 20, 6:00 to 10:00 PM

Annual Banquet Gala with the Initiation of New Members and Awards for long-time members

A stunning evening of glamor and glitz, held at the beautiful Peninsula Hotel.


 July 18, Evening

New Members Welcome

A small, more personal networking event for new members to meet and get to know existing members


July 26, 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Summer Social

Come celebrate the Chicago River while enjoying food, drinks and great networking at this evening social sponsored by Arcadis  and Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

August 15, 11:30 to 1:30 PM

Luncheon (Harry Caray’s 33 West Kinzie Street)

Studies show that commute time is the key factor in social mobility, more so even than factors related to crime or education. Join us to learn how Autonomous and Connected Vehicles may help to Bridge the Hope Gap.

September 19, 3:00 to 6:30 PM

Fall Field Trip

A guided bike tour though the rapidly changing, and increasingly vibrant neighborhood of Bronzeville.  Culminating with some concluding remarks and a happy hour at Truth Italian Restaurant.

October 17, 4:30 to 7:00 PM

Fall Chautauqua (Location TBA)

Uprooting the Legacy of Segregation by race and income-Equity in Our Region.


October 18-20, LAI – Land Economics Weekend

Orange County, CA 

Our 2 day tour will showcase the History of Orange County from the roots of land development, highlighting the emergence of master-planned communities and unique coastal urban reuse developments.

November 14, 11:30 to 1:30 PM

Luncheon (Petterino’s – 120 N. Dearborn, Chicago)

Obama Library 


December 13 (Time TBD)

Holiday Party

A great way to wrap up the year with a fun and festive networking party with members.