The Big Event: 20 Years of Leading the Innovation Economy

Join Lake County's single largest gathering of business and civic leaders for an exciting program about building on the innovation and growth of the last 20 years to fuel continued success.

When: Friday, June 1, 2018
7:00 am (Registration & Networking)
8:00 am-9:30 am (Breakfast & Program)

Where: Grand Marquee Pavilion, Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, Illinois, 60069
Individual Tickets: $75 per person
Chairman's Circle Table Sponsorship: $2000
Includes a premier table with 10 seats.  Recognized as Chairman’s Circle Table sponsor on signage, in the pre- and post-event press release, and on event web page.

If you will be using social media at The Big Event, please use the hashtag #LCPBigEvent in your posts!

Featured Speakers

Robert Safian, Former Editor & Managing Director of Fast Company

Robert Safian, Former Editor & Managing Director of Fast Company magazine 




Sumit Desai, CFA, Mesirow Financial Wealth Advisors

Sumit Desai, CFA, Vice President and Director of Research for Mesirow Financial Wealth Advisors will present an economic outlook.




Sponsorship Opportunities

Due to demand, we have expanded our sponsorship packages for the Big Event - click here to view available sponsorship packages.

To pursue one of the packages and take advantage of this unique opportunity for exposure and recognition in front of Lake County’s business community, please contact Lake County Partners’ President & CEO Kevin Considine at 847-597-1226 or

Lake County Partners would like to thank and recognize our many sponsors for their contributions and commitments to the Big Event. Click here to see this year's sponsors.


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Lake County Partners would like to thank and recognize the many sponsors that have made this year’s Big Event possible. We appreciate their contributions, support and dedication to economic development in Lake County, and we look forward to a fantastic annual meeting.

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