On September 13, ICSC held its 8th Annual City of Chicago Aldermanic Reception in downtown Chicago at the Apogee Lounge of the dana hotel & spa.  

The Illinois Government Relations Committee organized the event, which was attended by more than 100 ICSC members and public sector officials and staff from the city of Chicago and Cook County. 

The event was managed by Anna Maria Kowalik of IRC Retail Centers. The Program Planning Committee  was chaired by Todd Berlinghof and co-chairs included Kowalik, Donna J. Pugh (Foley & Lardner, LLC), Gina M. Caruso (The Lord Companies, LLC), Lawrence W. Falbe (Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone), and Jonathan J. Stein (Inland Real Estate Advisors, Inc.). 

The event sponsors were: Acadia Realty Trust, Altus Works Inc., Chicago Real Estate Resources Inc., Clark Street Real Estate, Cabanban, Rubin & Mayberry (CR&M), Commercial Forum, Condor Partners, Foley & Lardner LLP, Gordon & Pikarski, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., IRC Retail Centers, JLL, Matanky Realty Group, McCollom Realty Ltd., Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, and SVN.