Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner discuss regional, state challenges at MPC's 2014 Annual Luncheon
MPC recognizes W. James Farrell, retired CEO and chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc., with 80th Anniversary Champion Fighter Award
The Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) was thrilled to host the two major candidates for Illinois governor and more than 1,000 prominent business and civic leaders at our 2014 Annual Luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 28. Held at the Fairmont Chicago’s Imperial Ballroom, the event provided a non-debate, moderated forum for Gov. Pat Quinn (D) and his challenger, Bruce Rauner (R), to discuss some of the Chicago region’s most pressing challenges.
For more information, take a look at our slideshow of the event, links to video clips and the full list of sponsors.
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