The Economic Club of Chicago fosters meaningful connections among Chicago leaders to encourage dialogue on important economic and social issues and to cultivate the next generation of civic leadership.

Recent Speakers

  • David M. Rubenstein

  • Patrick Whitesell

  • W. Rockwell Wirtz

  • Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

  • Robert A. Iger

  • Mary Barra

  • David W. MacLennan

  • John T. Chambers

  • Hillary Clinton

  • Greg Brown

  • W. James McNerney, Jr.

  • Michael V. Hayden

  • Martin Sorrell

  • Chris Christie

  • Arne Duncan

  • Tom Ricketts

  • Brian T. Moynihan

  • Kenneth C. Griffin

  • Eric Schmidt

  • Michelle Obama

  • Sheryl Sandberg

  • John Mackey

  • Roger S. Goodell

  • Dick Costolo

  • Douglas R. Oberhelman

  • Michael R. Bloomberg

ECC: At the Heart of What Makes Chicago Work