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Aurora Chamber to Host Annual Innovation Summit

Oct 12, 2018 11:23AM ● By Hannah Ott

Aurora, IL — On Friday, October 19th, The Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce will focus on the State of Business: Innovation. The summit will be from 8:30am-1:30pm and will include presenters and a Celebration of Membership Luncheon. Exhibitors will spotlight their innovation through products and services, presentations by innovators sharing their experiences and the Celebration of Membership at noon.

Keynoting the morning will be Thomas D. Kuczmarski, president and founder of the global consulting firm Kuczmarski Innovation and an internationally recognized expert on innovation. During the course of his career, he has helped hundreds of clients, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations, learn to systematically unlock the value of innovation. Attendees to the summit will receive a copy of his latest book, Lifting People Up: The Power of Recognition published by Book Ends Publishing this year. 

That morning will also include a panel of recognized innovators representing the City of Aurora and business leaders in the region. The City of Aurora is one of the finalists for the 2018 Innovation Award under the People’s Choice category.

The summit takes place at Belle Salle Banquets, 1920 E. New York Street in Aurora, Illinois. It is being presented by OnLight Aurora and is sponsored by Konen Insurance Agency and Umbrella Technologies. 

Registration is open at

Source: Maureen Gasek, Director of Events & Marketing (630) 256-3182