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07 May


Inaugural Great Lakes Economic Forum

May 7, 2015 | By |

From April 26th to the 28th, CGLR hosted its first Great Lakes Economic Forum in effort to bring together business leaders, lawmakers, government executives, academia and advocates from non-governmental trade and environmental organizations to talk about the economy of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region and share insights with respect to ways in which we can work better together across the border and sectors to fortify the region’s strategic economic advantages in today’s borderless climate of global trade and investment.
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26 Apr


Great Lakes Economic Forum 2015: Chicago

April 26, 2015 | By |

The Council of the Great Lakes Region welcomes you to Chicago to network with decision-makers, learn from experts, and find partners to grow your business. Read More

23 Apr


Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announced as Honorary Chair of Great Lakes Economic Forum

April 23, 2015 | By |

The Council of the Great Lakes Region announced today that Mayor Rahm Emanuel will serve as Honorary Chair of the inaugural Great Lakes Economic Forum, April 26-28, 2015 in Chicago. The event, to be held at the Chicago Cultural Center, will engage business, government, political, academic and non-profit leaders in creating a transformational bi-national, economic agenda to strengthen the region’s competitiveness in an increasingly integrated North American and global economy.
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16 Apr


Media Advisory: Leaders from the U.S. and Canada Gather to Discuss Great Lakes Economy

April 16, 2015 | By |

  • First ever Great Lakes Economic Forum focused on accelerating growth
  • BMO Chief Economist Doug Porter to deliver State of the Great Lakes Economy address
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26 Mar


Council of the Great Lakes Region To Host Business Roundtable In Buffalo with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership

March 26, 2015 | By |

If it were a country, the Great Lakes Region would be the third largest economy in the world.

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