For Additional Information Contact:
877-224-6389 Ext. 103
Friday, August 13, 2010
ACG Chicago to host Food Industry Conference, September 14
“Feasting on Opportunities in the Food Industry”
CHICAGO – ACG Chicago will host a Food Industry Conference, “Feasting on Opportunities in
the Food Industry,” on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at The Standard Club, Chicago. The
conference will offer an intensive look at the risks and opportunities facing middle market
businesses in the food industry.
The conference will feature speakers and presenters representing global success in the food
industry. These include:
• Ron Paul, President & CEO, Technomic, Inc.
• Christopher P. Meyers, CFO, KeHe Food Distributors, LLC
• David J. Miniat, President, Ed Miniat, Inc. and South Chicago Packing
• Kevin J. Brown, President & CEO, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc.
• Liam Killeen, CEO, Farley’s & Sathers Candy Company, Inc.
• Selim Bassoul, CEO, The Middleby Corporation
“The conference will be an intense look into this critical Midwest industry that provides jobs,
economic development and strong middle market investment opportunities,” said Dustin
Weinberger, Executive Vice President, ACG Chicago and Vice President, GE Capital. “Clearly
these leaders provide excellent examples of both organic growth and growth through mergers
“ACG Chicago often presents key industry leaders to address successful corporate growth,” said
Craig Miller, CEO, ACG Chicago. “This collection of food industry leaders, together for one
conference, is unprecedented. The conference provides the opportunity to gain first hand
perspective from the most active and productive leaders in the food industry.”
Conference registration and additional information is available on-line at www.ACGChicago.com
or by calling 1-877-224-6389.
Blake’s Canadian Lawyers, Duff & Phelps, and Grant Thornton sponsor the ACG Chicago Food
About ACG Chicago
ACG Chicago is Northern Illinois’ premier network of experts and decision-making professionals
focused on strategies for increasing stakeholder value. ACG Chicago’s more than 1,000
members represent the most diverse and knowledgeable network of corporate executives,
advisors, capital sources, and service providers. ACG Chicago members are the foremost
authorities in their respective fields.
ACG Chicago’s 40 Board members and an additional 100 committee members is dedicated to
building unparalleled opportunities for networking and deal-making and providing members
personal growth and professional development. ACG Chicago also provides members national
and international access through the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG), a global network of
over 12,000 business professionals.