On Wednesday, April 28th, over 760 attendees virtually gathered to hear from suburban business and community leaders, with a special keynote presentation given by Rick Bayless, Chef & Owner of Frontera Grill in Chicago.
Welcome remarks were given by DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin via video and Cara Esser, Senior Vice President & Director of Portfolio Management and Research at Mesirow Financial gave the 2021 Economic Outlook address.
After the presentations, a panel discussion was led by Greg Bedalov, President & CEO of Choose DuPage. Musical entertainment was provided by local songwriter/musician Tim Stop.
The annual Choose DuPage event was held virtually in 2021 due to the pandemic, with PowerForward DuPage serving as the livestream host site.