Chicago's 4-million-strong private-sector workforce puts a dynamic and thriving business community within steps of your meeting.
Business & Financial Services: This sector includes nearly one million employees and is home to 17 percent of the world's futures, options and derivatives trading activity.
Healthcare: Chicago has more than 430,000 health employees, 91 hospitals, six medical schools and 27,300 physicians directly involved in patient care, along with 40,000 registered nurses.
Manufacturing: More than 400,000 manufacturing workers are thriving in Chicago, comprising more than 10 percent of the regional economy.
Transportation & Distrubution: Nearly 200,000 workers make up this local industry, boasting the third highest gross regional product in the U.S.