Hospitality Hires Chicago Southland Hiring Event

The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is joining forces with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Southland Small Business Development Council, Illinois Small Business Development Center, Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation, Prairie State College and the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) to host the 1st Hospitality Hires Chicago Southland Hiring Event!

We are proud to partner with Hospitality Hires Chicago Southland to connect employers from the Southland’s hospitality, retail, food services, healthcare, transportation and related sectors with the Southland community of job seekers who want to jumpstart their career. To date, Hospitality Hires Chicago events have helped more than 600 people get conditional job offers and is providing more than 200 employers with access to thousands of pre-screened work-ready candidates.

If you’re an employer looking to build your talent pipeline, this event is for you. The Hospitality Hires Chicago Southland hiring event offers a strategic approach to assist employers with the hiring process, making it less stressful for employers. The way it works, your company provides us with a list of your top three (3) employment opportunities and job descriptions. The Partnership team handles identifying, pre-screening, and scheduling candidates to meet and interview with your company. Our goal is to match your company with the most qualified candidates to fill your employment opportunities.

Please take a moment to complete the following steps below to secure space for your business at our Hospitality Hires Chicago Southland Hiring Event.

Submit your payment request
Complete the employer questionnaire and include specific information about your employment opportunities.

When: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Where: Prairie State College
202 S. Halsted – Conference Center Building
Chicago Heights, IL

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Registration Fee: $150.00

1 Table set up, table cloth & 2 chairs
Coffee & water station
Employer Package

Registration is required for each table set-set up. Companies requiring more than one table accommodation should plan accordingly. Guests must be from the same organization.


The deadline for submitting your information is Monday, June 17, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. We look forward to helping you meet your hiring needs.

For more information or if you require additional support, please contact The Partnership’s Business Relations Specialist, Marion Batey (mbatey@chicookworks.org) at 312-603-0270.