The countdown is on for our sixth bi-national Great Lakes Economic Forum taking place in Chicago from June 26 - 28th, 2022! Click the button below to learn more and secure your ticket today! 

Bringing the Region Together

The Council of the Great Lakes Region

The Council of the Great Lakes Region provides a binational, multi-sector forum for exchange and collaboration on the region’s key risks and opportunities. Beginning with conversations about the Region’s most critical issues, the Council encourages those with common interests to drive commitment and action through dialogue groups, research, advocacy, and programs.

We encourage collaboration on the opportunities and Challenges facing the Great Lakes Region

The region’s long-term competitiveness and sustainability demands collaborative action. We invite you to join us in confronting the most pressing economic, social, and environmental issues facing the Great Lakes region, and building the future of the region together, today.

The Online Great Lakes Economic Forum

We provide access to information, dialogue, and collaboration focused on our community’s shared vision for the future. Visit the online Great Lakes Economic Forum for the latest insights.

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Shaping the Region, Together

The Council of the Great Lakes Region is a bi-national forum committed to fostering dialogue and collaboration among the eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces that comprise this vital mega-region. 

Let's Work Together to Build a Sustainable, Prosperous Future

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