SelectChicago Community Tour - Whiteside County

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Chicago Marriott O'Hare

8535 West Higgins Road

Chicago, IL 60631

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SelectChicago is coordinating a Community Tour of Investment Sites in Whiteside County. Please join us at the Marriott O’Hare at 8:00 AM.

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SelectChicago Community Tour: Whiteside County, Illinois

Join us as we discover Whiteside County. This is the first in a series of familiarization tours of key communities in the SelectChicago area. Held monthly, SelectChicago Community tours offer:

  • Market sector focus
  • Available investment opportunities
  • Warm Introductions to decision makers

While the event is free to CITCA Members and SelectChicago guests, space is limited.

Agenda

8:00 AM – Leave Chicago by bus from the Marriott O’Hare for Whiteside County

10:00 AM – Arrive in Whiteisde County. Welcome meeting, information about the day’s events – Rock Falls Holiday Inn Express meeting room

10:20 AM – Leave for tour of Astec Mobile Screens (manufacturer of heavy equipment used in mining and construction) exporting to several overseas markets – Europe, Asia, South America, Central America and Africa

10:30 AM – Arrive Astec Mobile Screens – Tour of manufacturing facility

11:30 AM – Leave for “Doing Business with Luncheon/Networking Event

11:50 AM – Arrive Luncheon venue (TBD)

12:00 AM – Working lunch, begin “Doing Business with …” Brief overview of the Whiteside County/Northwest Illinois Region and description of key industry sectors. Each participating Consulate/Trade Organization will be given 10 minutes to describe the country’s business environment and what the country is looking for in establishing mutually beneficial trade opportunities. 1:20 PM – Q & A, Networking Session

2:20 PM – Leave for tour of choice of 1) Manufacturing Facility TBD or 2) Whiteside Area Career Center or 3) Morrison Tech Innovation Center/MakerSpace

2:35 PM - Tour of facility selected

3:35 PM – End of Tour, brief meeting with CITCA participants and local EDOs to discuss next steps

4:00 PM – Adjournment and leave for Chicago

6:00 PM – Arrive Chicago – Marriott O’Hare

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Chicago Marriott O'Hare

8535 West Higgins Road

Chicago, IL 60631

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