ACG Chicago to Host the 2nd Annual ChicagoTech

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Entrepreneurs to Large Corporations are Driving New Growth through Innovation Across Many Sectors

Ahmed, Deeb, O'Connor, Phillips & Hock lead the discussion.

Chicago leaders: Ahmed, Deeb, O'Connor, Phillips & Hock

We need to understand how to support, grow and capitalize Chicago’s global entrepreneurial leadership ... Bringing these innovators together is key to future successes.

Technology is an exciting buzz word that stirs images of incubators and labs. Yet it is also one of the primary forces of growth across many industries in the Midwest. Investors, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and key advisors will gather on September 10th at the Standard Club in Chicago for the 2nd annual ChicagoTech. The Association for Corporate Growth in Chicago (ACG Chicago) is proud to present many leading authorities on 21st century technology to better understand those sectors, our strengths, and what we need to do to maintain our global leadership in technology.

Some of the most active sectors in Chicago include B2B2C, Marketing/Advertising, Financial Services, Healthcare, Travel, Real Estate/Construction, Communications, Transportation and Logistics, Gaming, Retail, Manufacturing, Consumer Information and Products, Tech-­‐Enabled Business Services, General Business, Location Based Services, Consumer Services, and Cleantech.

These ChicagoTech leaders will address how this activity is effecting their investment across all stages of growth and their plans for the future:

  •     Arif Ahmed, Director of Corporate Development & Treasurer, Littelfuse;
  •     George Deeb, Managing Partner, Red Rocket Ventures;
  •     Jim O'Connor, Managing Director, MVC Capital & interim CEO, 1871;
  •     Kurt Phillips, CFO, ShopperTrak; and,
  •     the moderator, Fred Hoch, President, Illinois Technology Association.

“Chicago is already a global leader in dozens of technology related industries. We need to understand how to support, grow and capitalize Chicago’s global entrepreneurial leadership as Forbes recently noted Chicago is the 8th largest center of start-ups in the world. Bringing these innovators together is key to future successes.” notes Craig Miller, ACG Chicago CEO.

For more information on ChicagoTech and the numerous investor forums and networking presented throughout the year, call 877-ACG-Network (877-224-6389). Early registration discounts end September 5, 2013.

About ACG Chicago
ACG Chicago is the premier association of leading authorities on corporate growth. As the largest regional network in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), ACG Chicago boasts a membership of 1000 foremost professionals who form a diverse organization and knowledgeable network of corporate executives, capital sources, and key advisors. ACG Chicago focuses on the needs of these professionals to build unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal-making, personal growth, and professional development. Visit for more information or call 877-224-6389.

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