about us

 Our founder, Marty Sandler, second from left, with (left to right) Paula Ben-Gurion, David Ben-Gurion, Sam Neeman, and Moshe Sharett.

Our founder, Marty Sandler, second from left, with (left to right) Paula Ben-Gurion, David Ben-Gurion, Sam Neeman, and Moshe Sharett.

Mission

Our mission is to cultivate business connections, collaboration, and community between Chicago, the broader Midwest, and Israel.

We are building a community of businesses and individuals interested in networking, cross-border business collaboration between the U.S. and Israel, and potential investment opportunities.

WHO WE ARE

We are a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit business association, founded in 1958, that connects its members into a global network that provides vital information and facilitates business contacts. Members include manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, professional and business service providers, venture capitalists, investment bankers and R&D scientists.

Leadership  I  Chicago  I  Illinois  I  Israel  I  Our Founder