Colin Powell Highlights the Inaugural Illinois Leadership Conference

Colin Powell Highlights the Inaugural Illinois Leadership Conference

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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

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CHICAGO, September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  The Illinois Diversity Council is hosting the Inaugural Illinois Leadership Conference in an effort to recognize and empower multiculturalism and leadership throughout the state of Illinois. The event will be held on October 16, 2014 at the McCormick Place Chicago, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60616. The keynote speaker will be Former Secretary of State General Collin Powell.

“The Illinois Leadership Conference will help professionals grow in their knowledge of diversity and inclusion best practices, while also recognizing those individuals who have made an impact in their organizations and communities,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder & CEO of the National Diversity Council.

The full-day event will feature concurrent sessions that will address topics regarding diversity and inclusion, leadership and professional development. A series of awards will also be given in recognition of leadership and excellence, including the Leadership Excellence in the Law Award, the Multicultural Leadership Award, and the Leadership Excellence Award.

Registration for the Illinois Diversity and Leadership Conference is currently ongoing and can be completed at: Contact Dennis Kennedy for more information at

About the Illinois Diversity Council
The Illinois Diversity Council is a non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. The regional advisory board is located in Chicago.

More information about the Illinois Diversity Council is available at

Media Contact:
Dennis Kennedy
Founder & CEO
National Diversity Council