Business Directory, Press Releases, Jobs, Products, Services, Articles
Businesses Articles Press Releases Follow @PRcom
Press Release Pricing | News by Category | News by Country | News by US Region | Recent News | News on Your Site

Press Releases

PMI Chicagoland

Press Release

Receive press releases from PMI Chicagoland: By Email RSS Feeds:

Register Now for PMI Chicagoland's 3rd Annual Professional Development Day 2013 - Early Bird Discount Ends Sept. 19th

Keynote address by Governor Pat Quinn, annual 1-day event tackles this year's theme; “Mastery Beyond the Triple Constraints” with 4 Knowledge Tracks, 28 workshop sessions, 8 PDU’s, Rolling Meadows, IL. Early bird discount closes tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 19th. Go to to register.

Chicago, IL, September 20, 2013 --( PMI-Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) is hosting it’s annual Professional Development Day (PDD) 2013 for Chicago area project management professionals. PDD 2013 will be held on Friday, November 1, from 8am-6pmCT at the Meridian Banquets, 1701 W Algonquin Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. Doors open at 7:00 a.m. for registration. Attendees will enjoy this acclerated 1-day event tackling the theme of "Mastery Beyond the Triple Constraints" with a keynote address by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, 28 workshop sessions and presentations by expert speakers across 4 Knowledge tracks. Earn 8 PDU's for attending.

Early Bird Discount Ends Tomorrow: $349 for members ($399 non-Chapter members)

Join them for an invigorating day of networking and knowledge sharing by registering now at to enjoy the Early Bird discount which ends tomorrow, Thursday September 19th. Early bird fee is $349 for members ($399 non-members). Regular registration for Professional Development Day ends October 28th and is $399 for members ($449 non-members). Attendees must reserve a seat in advance. This price includes the entire day of workshops and networking and includes Breakfast, Lunch and Networking reception. No refunds or walk-ins permitted. Note: Student Discount for current full-time students is $150. To register, please email your student ID, enrollment verification, and a contact phone number to and include “FT Student” in subject line. They will contact you to confirm you have met all requirements.

The Professional Development Day is a unique opportunity for professionals who lead and impact projects to learn about the latest project management trends and techniques. It is also an opportunity for project managers to engage and network with peers, and learn from one another. The event will feature a keynote presentation by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, on “Leveraging Project Management for the State.” Governor Quinn has been instrumental in driving initiatives for innovation and growth in the Illinois area.

Attendees will also enjoy a dynamic line-up of speakers and 28 workshop sessions designed to inspire and stimulate learning around 4 Key Knowledge Tracks:

1. Program and Portfolio Management
2. Agile, Collaboration and Emerging Trends
3. Stakeholder Management/Procurement/Risk Management
4. Leadership lessons from the C Suite
Each session is 60 minutes followed by a 15-minute break/networking session.

Other top rated topics and speakers include:

Agile: Nuts and Bolts | 
Len Lagestee, 
SPR/Redpoint Technologies
Case Study: 
How a PMO Was Built 
in a Company Where PMO 
Was a Dirty Word
 | Amy Martin, Aon Hewitt
Pulling the Trigger 
on Portfolio Management 
| Brian Kaminski,
 Allstate Insurance
Skills for Success: 
The Dale Carnegie Approach 
to Stakeholder Management
 | Mark Wilson
Project Management 
in the "Cloud" 
| Richard Pless,
 Choon, Aun Quek, Google
Risk Management 
in an Agile Lifecycle
 | Elena Yatzeck, VP Chief Agilist, 
JP Morgan Chase

Attendance for the event is limited to the first 500 people registering, which promotes an intimate learning environment and a great variety of networking opportunities.

Sponsorship Opportunities
To become a sponsor for PDDay please contact and specify “PDDay 2013 Sponsor” in the subject line.

Do not miss the Premier Project Management Event of 2013.

Visit to register for the Early Bird Discount and for additional information about this event.

For more information contact:
Srinivas Saineni PMP
PDD 2013 Conference Chair
Email: pdday(at)pmi-chicagoland(dot)org

Media Contact: Aisleigh McGann (Director of Marketing and Pubic Relations) PMI Chicagoland, Email: marketingpr(at)pmi-chicagoland(dot)org

PMI Chicagoland:

PMI Chicagoland Chapter advances the mission and objectives of the Project Management Institute (PMI) by advancing and promoting the project management profession within local businesses, universities and professional organizations in the Chicagoland area.
Contact Information
Project Management Institute Chicagoland Chapter
Aisleigh McGann

Click here to view the list of recent Press Releases from PMI Chicagoland
Promote Your Business