Hyatt Regency Chicago - Crystal Ballroom (West Tower)

  • Event Time 6:00 pm
  • Event Start Date October 7, 2015
  • Event Location 151 E. Wacker Drive

Join us as we celebrate 75 years of empowering the future!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:00 pm–7:00 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm Dinner
Business Attire
Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago;  Crystal Ballroom (West Tower)

Features of the Evening:

Feature Junior Achievement alumni stories from successful former students and volunteers.

Feature acknowledgments from past Chicago Business Hall of Fame honorees.

AR-121119770Celebrate the life and legacy of David Speer, who served as Chairman and CEO of Illinois Tool Works and Vice Chairman of Junior Achievement of Chicago. David Speer’s story of success and his commitment to Chicago’s philanthropic community would be told by students from the ITW David Speer Academy, which was launched as part of the Noble Network of Charter Schools in August of 2014.  The celebration of David Speer’s life will culminate with the students honoring him with a posthumous induction into the Chicago Business Hall of Fame