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Business Summit

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Thursday, October 3
8-1030 AM
Highland Park Country Club
1201 Park Avenue West


On October 3rd, the City of Highland Park will welcome local and regional business leaders, entrepreneurs and government officials to join us for our seventh annual Business Summit.

Each year the Summit features expert voices on topics to inspire and educate business leaders with new tools, strategies, and best practices to bring back to their companies, such as building your brand, creating a strong workforce, marketing, getting up to speed on social media, and business growth strategies. With an emphasis on dynamic networking opportunities, each event combines essential business tips with opportunities to share your own story with fellow business owners and across industries, along with breakout deep dive roundtable discussions on diverse topics with City Officials, members of the City Council and Business & Economic Development Advisory Group.

This year’s Business Summit keynote speaker, Jodi Coplan will discuss “the Future of Work”.  Ms. Coplan is a human resources leader, career coach and adjunct professor with Career Track Coaching.

8:00 AM      Check in/Networking
8:45 AM      City Manager Report
9:00 AM      Roundtable Discussions with City Officials
9:45 AM      Featuted Speaker: Jodi Coplan
10:30 AM    Adjournment

The event is free. Advance registration is required.


The City of Highland Park hosted its 6th Annual Business Summit on October 10, 2018, at the Highland Park Country Club. The event featured keynote speaker, Larry Levy, real estate developer, businessman, and internationally recognize
d restauranteur. Mr. Levy presented via panel discussion lead by Mayor Nancy Rotering and Councilman Alyssa Knobel. Summit attendees also had the opportunity to network with other Highland Park business owners and share feedback with the City about their experineces doing buisness in Highland Park.