You can register for your next monthly dinner mtg. further below, or, immed. below start your 12-MONTH ANNUAL membership now for just $399, all-inclusive, for programs in 2019.  To pay by credit or debit card, just click the yellow "Buy Now" PayPal button immed. below, which includes PayPal's processing fee: 


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Tues., Nov. 27, 2018, 5:15 - 7:30 pm, at:  Baird & Warner Corp. HQ, 120 S. LaSalle St., 20th flr., Chicago 60603 (you can also enter this bldg. thru the doors at 171 W. Monroe).  This is our “early” December monthly dinner mtg = consecutive monthly dinner mtg. #288, since 1991.   

“Economic Outlook – 2019” with speaker, William A. “Bill” Strauss, Senior Economist & Economic Advisor, 35 years at The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60604.  Bill is "back by popular demand" for the 6th time! 

PARKING:  See info below for discounted parking.

  William A. Strauss, (312) 322-8151;, is a senior economist and economic adviser in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which he joined in 1982. His chief responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy.  He organizes the Bank's Economic Outlook Symposium and Automotive Outlook Symposium. In addition, he conducts industrial and manufacturing roundtables throughout the year.  
Strauss has taught as an adjunct faculty member at Loyola University Chicago and Webster University in Chicago. He currently teaches at DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, and at the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies. At the latter institution, he was named winner of the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award in the Business and Professional Programs.   He was recognized by the University at Buffalo as a Distinguished Alum in 2012.  His research papers include analysis of the manufacturing sector, the automotive sector, the Midwest regional economy, the trade-weighted dollar, business cycles and Federal Reserve payments operations.  Strauss has been interviewed on numerous television and radio shows and quoted in the major business magazines and newspapers. He has also provided testimony concerning manufacturing issues to the U.S. Senate.
He is a past president of the Chicago Association of Business Economists; a past board member for the National Association for Business Economics; a member of the National Business Economics Issues Council; a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University at Buffalo; a member of the Advisory Board for the Center of Excellence on Human Capital, Technology Transfer and Economic Growth and Development, a member of the Advisory Council for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Economic Education; a member of the Economic Advisory Committee for the Council on Competitiveness; a board member of Global Interdependence Center; and a member of the Council of Great Lakes Governors Maritime Advisory Committee.
Strauss earned a B.A. in economics and geography from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an M.A. in economics from Northwestern University. 
He is a Certified Business Economist™ (CBE), the certification in business economics and data analytics developed by the National Association for Business Economics. It documents a professional’s accomplishment, experience, abilities and demonstrates mastery of the body of knowledge critical for a successful career in the field of economics and data analytics.

PARKING:  Fellow Member and garage owner, John Hammerschlag, has arranged discounted parking rates for Members for all day, and for evening parking. THIS LINK GOOD only for the 11/27 event. 

$20: Park all day from 5 am – 2 am (next day)
$10: Park from 3 pm – 2 am (next day)

WALKING DIRECTIONS:  For directions to the garage, please visit Upon entering the garage, scan your prepaid barcode at the entry station and park your vehicle as close to the Wells Street elevator as possible. Walk south on Wells Street to West Monroe St. Walk one block east on Monroe St. towards LaSalle Street. Turn right on LaSalle St.  The entrance to 120 South LaSalle will be on your right. Upon returning to the garage, go straight to your vehicle and proceed to the exit lanes.  Scan your prepaid barcode at the exit station for the gate to lift.

THANKS & QUESTIONS TO:  Nicole Fernandes, Hammerschlag & Co., Inc., 350 West Hubbard St., Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60654; Tel. 312-494-9135;;; Parking Investment • Development • Advisory Services


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MEMBERS GET for their ALL-inclusive annual fee: (with rare additional charges!)

  • about 40 - 50 total events of various types, all valuable, all included in one annual fee
  • up to $2,000 in waived, partner (3rd party) business-event / conference fees
  • all the benefits of learning from our expert/super speakers who address the timely/important topics that you tell us are priorities
  • a valuable give and take of ideas and networking with "C-Suite" business exec. peers 
  • $100 CASH BONUS for each new, full-year Member you refer in - no limits
  • $35 DINNER-GUEST FEE REBATE:  When Members' dinner guests join for a full year membership, the paying party gets their $35 dinner-guest fee back in cash.
  • occasional, free tickets to sports, theater, etc., donated by Members and Sponsors, given out to Members by FIFO:  the order in which Members paid dues 

2019 ANNUAL DUES are $399 for about 40 - 50 total events.  We had 50+ events in 2018.  NO additional charges for our events:  Pay once and don't touch your wallet again for the year!  On rare occasions, partners have a small fee!

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  • $100 CASH BONUS:  When Members' dinner guests or other referrals join for a full year membership, the referring Member gets a $100 CASH BONUS per new Member!  No limit, no cap on the $100 CASH BONUSES.  
  • $35 DINNER-GUEST FEE REBATE:  When Members' dinner guests join for a full year membership, the paying party gets their $35 dinner-guest fee back in cash.   



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