Cities Drive the World — What Drives the World's Cities?

Clive Christison, VP, Supply & Optimization for Fuels, BP North America; Sarah Herda, Artistic Director, Chicago Architecture Biennial; Director, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts; Brian Lee, Design Partner, Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill LLP; Andrés Mendoza Peña, Principal, Strategy, Marketing, and Sales Practice, A.T. Kearney, Inc. Moderated by Noah Toly.

Cities Drive the World — What Drives the World's Cities? by The Chicago Council

What do Singapore, London, Tokyo, and Chicago have in common? They are all centers of arts and culture, and are top performers in business activity, human capital, information exchange, and political engagement. Furthermore, they also exhibit great potential for amplified global engagement in the future. As cities across the world increasingly compete for capital, people, and ideas, what are the key drivers of success? And as Chicago’s role as a global city continues to evolve, how can the city maintain its cultural and competitive edge and maximize the benefits of global integration while minimizing risks?


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