Corporate Relocation Council of Chicago Event: CRC Summer Meeting

Human Resource, Mobility and Relocation professionals must be in constant learning. That is because these are important industries that work towards the goal of attending people and helping them with their necessities.

So, if they find a better and easier way of doing that, they must implement it for their job and company. They must also prepare themselves constantly because the world keeps on changing, so they must adapt to it.

But what if you’ve already gone to college and passed every exam? How can you keep learning and update yourself about your industry? HR or Mobility events are a great way of doing that! There, you can listen to experts, chat with fellow professionals, and practice your business skills.

If that’s what you’re looking for, you should attend CRC Chicago next summer meeting. You’ll learn great things to get better at work and you’ll also have a good time.

About CRC Chicago

Corporate Relocation Council of Chicago (CRC Chicago) is an organization whose mission is to educate and empower the Global Mobility industry. It was born in the 70’s in the form of luncheons and has grown too much from those days.

Some of their goals are to encourage learning constantly about corporate mobility. As well as “create an environment that promotes members engagement”. And to be financially and administratively successful, among other goals.

If you want to be a part of them, become a member. They have different memberships.

There’s the “New Corporate Members”, which is free and has an unlimited subscription period.

The “New Service Provider Members”, which has five different levels and it can cost from $125 to $225 depending on your level. They last one year.

Finally, there’s the “New Transitional Members”, for any CRC member “who is in transition and seeking continued connections with the industry”. You just have to choose the one that fits your business profile the best.

There are also different yearly sponsorships to choose from.

The Premiere sponsorship is $5000.

There’s also the Prestige sponsorship, which costs $3000.

Lastly, there’s the Acclaim sponsorship with a cost of $1000.

Each one has different benefits. But they share some, including to be recognized as a sponsor on their social media and in their opening remarks.


Stephen Ward

According to his LinkedIn, he is a “dynamic HR leader” who specializes in Total Rewards. He has many different areas of expertise, like “executive compensation strategy and execution” and “long-term equity design and administration”.

He studied a Bachelor degree in Accounting at Liberty University. And was certified as a Public Accountant by the State Board of Accountancy.

He has a lot of work experience that backs up his knowledge. Some of his past jobs include Sr. Manager of Compensation at Capital One and Global Director of Compensation and Payroll at Navigant. He’s also worked at The AZEK

Company since 2020 in different positions; he’s currently the Vice President of Total Rewards.

Janet Markle

Janet Markle is a Senior Sales and Account Executive. She describes herself as “effective at selling to all organization levels and building relationships with key executive stakeholders…” As well as a “proven leader and motivator of account executive teams…”

She has many years of experience and has worked in different positions throughout her career. These include being the Vice President of Global Account Management at Cartus. She was also the VP of Business Development at Sirva Relocation and the HR Director at Quarter20. She’s worked at Weichert Workforce Mobility since 2014, and is currently their Senior VP of the Midwest Region.

Mary Beth Nitz

According to her LinkedIn, Mary Beth Nitz is a Global Talent Attraction, Talent Management, Talent Mobility Leader and Subject Matter Expert. She studied a Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Auburn University.

She believes she has an “extensive experience in a myriad of roles within the global mobility industry”. That is proven if you look at her resume.

She worked as a Client Relationship Manager at Associates Relocation Co. She was also the Principal Owner of Nitz Group, LLC. Other jobs include being an Executive Recruiter at Signature Source and a Consulting Specialist at Graebel Companies, Inc. She’s currently the Director of Consulting at UrbanBound.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, June 22nd, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: The Lake Forest Club at 554 N. Westmoreland Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

The “CRC Summer Meeting” is all about learning and discussing ideas, while having fun. Their agenda proves it:

Registration will take place from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm, so make sure to arrive punctual.

Then, there will be a lunch to recharge energies from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.

Then, the sessions will begin. The first session will be “RFP Collaboration Workshop”. The second session is named “This Ain’t Your Traditional Policy Anymore” and it’ll count with three different amazing speakers.

But that’s not it! There will be a networking reception from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. So, you can chat, share and discuss ideas and connect with fellow professionals in a chill environment.

Want more fun? You’ll have the option of taking some mini tennis lessons from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. You should sign up if you’re interested in these lessons.

According to their Facebook poster, there will be a prize for the best “Dress Tennis Outfit”! So, go with your best tennis clothes to have a chance of winning.

Registration is open for non-members and it has a cost of $225.

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