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March 5, 2013

Chicago — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Bloomberg LP announced today
that the inaugural Bloomberg Business Summit will be held in
Chicago on November 20 and 21, 2013.

The Summit will bring together more than 250 chief executives of
major corporations, leaders in finance, and senior policymakers
from around the world to engage in forward-looking conversations
about disruptive technologies, newly emerging markets, and
trends to watch. They will also discuss corporate responsibility
and how to sustain success in the current global economic
climate. The two-day program will showcase the resources of
Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Industries, and Bloomberg’s
executive conference group, Bloomberg LINK, and it will focus on
the outlook for key industry sectors including health care,
consumer products, energy & industrials, and technology.

The Chicago Mayor’s office has pledged its support for the
Summit as part of its ongoing engagement with the business

“My administration has been focused on engaging the business
community in every fashion, with the goal of ensuring that
people are continuing to invest in Chicago and create additional
opportunity wherever possible,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “It is
therefore fitting that global business leaders will gather here
and discuss ways to create more opportunities in the future. I
am pleased that we will host the inaugural Bloomberg Summit in

“Under Mayor Emanuel’s leadership, Chicago has again become a
vibrant example of how public and private-sector partnerships
can provide a path for economic turnaround – the true
transformation of a city. Bloomberg LP is proud to host our
inaugural Business Summit in this innovative city, in
collaboration with a Mayor who is getting results,” said Norman
Pearlstine, Chairman, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Chief Content
Officer, Bloomberg LP. “The Summit is part of Bloomberg LP’s
Industry Outlook, including a special issue of Bloomberg
Businessweek and the first annual set of Bloomberg Industry
Rankings, powered by exclusive Bloomberg data and analytics,
looking at the world’s most important companies the way
investors and executives do – through an industry lens.”

With over 100 pages of editorial content, the special Bloomberg
Businessweek Industry Outlook issue, to be published November
14, 2013, will give key decision makers across business,
technology, finance, and government a competitive edge by
offering them a look ahead at 2014 and connecting them to
essential insights about the companies and industries most
responsible for the world’s economies. The issue will include
the release of the first annual set of proprietary Bloomberg
Industry Rankings which will provide in-depth data on and
analysis about the world’s most valuable companies in 50

Updates on the Bloomberg Business Summit, including program,
speaker, and venue details, may be found here:

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