Past Events

2019 Past Events


June 19
2019 New Member Initiation Banquet
The Peninsula Chicago
108 E. Superior St.
6:00 p.m. – Cocktails
7:00 p.m. – Dinner
8:00 p.m. – Awards
8:30 p.m. – New Member Initiation Ceremony
Black Tie Optional

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April 17
Luncheon
Petterino’s
150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, 60601
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Topic: Redeveloping Chicago’s Old Post Office
Speaker: Expert Panel

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May 15
Salons
Locations Vary at Members’ Homes
Dinner, Dessert, Drinks & Lively Small Group Discussion
5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Topic: Moving Discussions: Equity, Economics and Experiences of Mobility


March 20
Luncheon
Petterino’s
150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, 60601
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Topic: Chicago’s Affordable Housing Ordinance
Speaker: Panel Discussion

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February 20
Luncheon
Petterino’s
150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, 60601
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Topic: Intermodal Transportation
Speaker: Panel Discussion

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January 16
Luncheon
Petterino’s
150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, 60601
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Topic: The 2019 Capital Market Insight, Real Estate and Economic Forecast
Speaker: Mary Ludgin, Managing Director – Head of Global Research, Heitman

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2018 Past 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

Salon

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 7, Fall Salon – Rebuilding Puerto Rico

An evening discussion at one member’s home to discuss a vision for rebuilding Puerto Rico. Also a preview of the upcoming 2019 San Juan Land Economics Weekend.

November 14, Luncheon

Topic: An Update on The Obama Presidential Center
Speaker: Michael Strautmanis, Chief Engagement Officer, The Obama Foundation

December 12, Holiday Party


2017 Past Events

January 27, 11:30 to 1:30 pm

Luncheon: The 2016 Capital Market Insight, Real Estate and Economic Forecast

Mary Ludgin, Director of Global Investment Research for Heitman

February 17, 11:30 to 1:30 pm

Luncheon: Innovation and Economic Development in Water Resources

March 16, 11:30 to 1:30 pm

Luncheon: Data Driving Change

April 20, 11:30 to 1:30 pm

Luncheon: Aging in Community: How well is our region supporting our evolving population?

May 18

Spring Chautauqua: The City as a Laboratory: How Big Data is Influencing Land Economics Decisions and Policies in Chicago

June 15, 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.

Wednesday, July 20, Evening

New Members Welcome

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

August 17, Late Afternoon

Field Trip- Rogers Park

September 21, 11:30 to 1:30 pm

Luncheon: State of the Region- the Leadership Perspective

 

October 13, Late Afternoon

Pop Up Networking Event

October 20, Late Afternoon

Fall Chautauqua: The Role of Parks in the Vitality of Cities

 

November 16, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Luncheon: Women in Retail

December 14 (Time TBD)

Holiday Party

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