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May 2019
INDUSTRY FOCUS: FOOD SECTOR INNOVATION, GROWTH, SUSTAINABILITY & GLOBALIZATION
FRESHER, FASTER, TASTIER: HOW PACKAGING INNOVATIONS ARE CHANGING THE FOOD INDUSTRY
May 29, 2019
Chicago, IL
Join Global Midwest Alliance, host Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and sponsors, Griffith Foods Worldwide, HAVI, Kerry Taste and Nutrition, and the Institute for Food Safety and Health, for a program focused on packaging innovations that are changing the food industry. The program will feature a keynote speaker and two panel discussions with informative speakers from across the supply chain, along with ample time for networking. The Keynote Panel will focus on how branding and package design has changed buying habits. The Innovation Panel will discuss packaging innovations and technology as drivers of change in the food sector. The Growth and Global Opportunities Panel will delve into opportunities for businesses to expand globally, particularly through gaining a competitive edge from better food packaging.

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING ROUNDTABLE: FOOD SECTOR
May 29 2019
Chicago, IL
Executive Briefings are events open to Global Midwest Alliance partners and stakeholders BY INVITATION ONLY. The briefings bring together a select roundtable group of 10-12 C-Suite executives who share a common industry focus to network, discuss issues and trends, collaborate on solutions and provide thought leadership which will drive the Alliance’s industry programming.


September  2019
5TH ANNUAL MIDWEST FOOD MATTERS LEADERSHIP AWARDS HONORING KERRY TASTE & NUTRITION
September 18, 2019
Chicago, IL
The 5th Annual Midwest Food Matters Leadership Awards gala will bring Midwest food executives together to celebrate and recognize companies and individuals in the Midwest who have made significant contributions to the growth and improvement in the food industry. The honoree for 2019 is Kerry Taste and Nutrition.


November 2019
INDUSTRY FOCUS: MANUFACTURING SECTOR INNOVATION, GROWTH, SUSTAINABILITY & GLOBALIZATION
November 12, 2019
Rosemont, IL
Join Global Midwest Alliance for a program featuring a discussion examining the manufacturing industry. Speakers will cover a number of topics that are current and relevant to the evolution of the manufacturing industry. 

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING ROUNDTABLE: MANUFACTURNG SECTOR
November 12, 2019
Rosemont, IL
Executive Briefings are events open to Global Midwest Alliance partners and stakeholders BY INVITATION ONLY. The briefings bring together a select roundtable group of 10-12 C-Suite executives who share a common industry focus to network, discuss issues and trends, collaborate on solutions and provide thought leadership which will drive the Alliance’s industry programming.


December 2019
ANNUAL HOLIDAY NETWORKING RECEPTION
December 2019
Chicago, IL
Holiday networking fundraiser to support Global Midwest Alliance as we celebrate another year of successful programming and kick off our calendar of events for 2020. All proceeds will fund the educational and mentoring programs that Global Midwest Alliance, a not-for-profit educational organization, provides to Midwest.innovators and entrepreneurs.


January 2020
January 7, 2010
Chicago, IL
2020 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCH
Global Midwest Alliance and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will host a discussion focused on the forces that are currently shaping the U.S. expansion as it enters 2020. Keynote speaker William Strauss, a Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 1982, will discuss the major sectors of the economy and provide the Federal Reserve's forecast along with his perspective on economic activity.