Jacques Panis, president of luxury lifestyle brand Shinola, will be the keynote speaker for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce's trade show, The Exchange, on April 6 at the Swissotel Chicago.
Panis' presentation will be part of an interactive panel discussion titled "Social Impact Strong," focusing on social issues and corporate responsibility programs for business success.
The Exchange, a trade and networking event, features 100 exhibitors and is expected to draw 750 attendees.
"Mission-driven businesses are transforming today's economic and civic landscape, impacting the success of both their communities and their bottom lines," Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Theresa Mintle said. "Looking ahead, successful companies like Shinola that are committed to making a social impact will be the most competitive, attract the most talented workers and ultimately experience better results."