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2014-06-20 16:20:42

Nonstop Service Begins Today June 20, 2014 BOSTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Hainan Airlines today launches nonstop service between Boston's Logan Airport and Beijing, representing the first scheduled nonstop flight between New England and Mainland China in history - and with the industry's most advanced airliner - the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119652 In addition, Hainan Airlines has partnered with Boston-based Dav El...

2014-06-20 12:24:25

CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rediscovery of ancient foods like quinoa has now opened the door for other forgotten plants to go global. The prickly pear cactus and chia seeds are two of the latest such examples, having both been used by the ancient Aztecs. According to Mintel, the use of chia seeds as an ingredient has continued to grow, with a tenfold increase in ingredient penetration globally between 2009 and 2014. North America saw the majority of chia seed food and...

2014-06-19 23:18:57

Travel Directors positively respond to ProgramWire, a new online portal for independent meeting support staff. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Executive Travel Directors (ETD) has completed 50% of the launch phase of ProgramWire, an online portal for independent Travel Directors. ProgramWire serves as a single platform through which users can view details of upcoming and past worked programs, search invoices by program name and date, and access common independent Travel Director FAQs....

2014-06-19 23:02:12

Techweek Chicago to Kick Off on June 23 with Stellar Lineup of Events, Summits, Speakers and more Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival showcasing, celebrating and enabling emerging innovation ecosystems, will host its 4th Annual Techweek Chicago presented by Microsoft on June 23-29. Techweek Chicago is the largest technology conference in the Midwest, dedicated to bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, influencers and...

2014-06-19 12:26:30

CHICAGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigate Research has been named one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For(®) in 2014 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The award is given out to Chicago-based companies every year and honors both small and large businesses. Each company is evaluated on a variety of elements, including: -- Work-Life Balance -- Diversity and Inclusion -- Strategic Company Performance -- Employee Achievement...

2014-06-19 08:34:23

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneca announced today that it has been named one of "Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For(®)" by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR). Geneca has received this recognition for the last seven years. Hundreds of competing companies throughout Chicago vie for a Best and Brightest designation, but only the companies with the highest quality workplaces claim it. The 2014 winning companies are assessed...

2014-06-19 08:25:07

CHICAGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One minority-owned Chicago agency is not only beating the odds, but winning big, in an economy that has not been kind to boutique public relations firms. Danielle Ashley Group received the prestigious Silver Anvil Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America during a recent ceremony in New York City. Founded by entrepreneur Tracey Alston, DAG was the only African-American agency represented at the awards event which drew...

2014-06-19 08:21:47

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently awarded $8,400 in grants to Chicago-area schools in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26015. Through the company's National Engineers Week STEM Grants program, Northrop...

2014-06-18 23:12:01

Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Pinter succeeds Richard Anderson, who is retiring after nearly twenty years in the position. Pinter began his career with Arthur Andersen and later held positions with Kraft Foods and Orbitz Worldwide. He was most recently vice president,...

2014-06-18 23:10:08

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn visited 1871, a Chicago-based tech incubator, to meet with start-ups including the team behind the app Selfie. Many heavy hitters are betting on Chicago to be the next new hub for technological innovation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The innovative iOS app "Selfie" showed off its new feature #ThemeOfTheDay to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn at 1871, a Chicago-based tech incubator. Selfie aims to revolutionize the Social Media landscape with their...


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