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The 2017 Business Ledger's Book of Lists has become an essential reference guide for area business owners and executives. No other publication offers such comprehensive listings of the major firms in various industries throughout suburban Chicago. The annual Book of Lists is without equal as a guide to sourcing business products and services in the region.

The print version of the 2017 Book of Lists can be purchased for $25 by contacting Kristine Wilson at or calling (847) 427-4369.

The Excel spreadsheet version of the 2017 Book of Lists can be purchased for $225 by clicking here.

To view a PDF version of the 2017 Book of Lists, click here.

Is your company not on a list? We are always updating our lists to be as complete as possible. Lists that are in the Book of List may also be featured in an upcoming issue of the Daily Herald Business Ledger. There is no charge for this editorial feature to qualifying companies. Click here to be added to a list.

Send any list submission questions to, or contact Rich Klicki at (847) 427-4507 or

If you'd like to advertise in this year-round reference guide, call Andy Zielonka at (630) 955-3593 or e-mail at


Meetings, conventions, workshops, seminars, forums and retreats are basic parts of business life for companies and organizations both large and small. This guide offers tips from pros on such issues as finding the right hotel, selecting menus and caterers, choosing a speaker or selecting a meeting planning firm. Lists include the largest area hotels and meeting sites, caterers, meeting planning firms and others related to this vast and growing industry.

The 2016 edition is $25 and can be ordered by contacting Kristine Wilson at or calling (847) 427-4369.


The suburban Chicago marketplace has a wealth of facilities, large or small, business or personal to host or cater a corporate meeting, event, golf outing, retreat, luncheon, dinner, seminar or team building experience. The 2017 Hospitality & Entertainment Guide provides targeted editorial with tips from the experts (in hosting your next event), showcases venues throughout the suburban marketplace -- hotels, restaurants, golf clubs, attractions, entertainment venues, state parks, etc. and supplies lists of meeting sites, caterers, hotels and convention & visitors bureaus to help you in your search to find the perfect place to host your next event, #enjoyillinois.

There is no charge for the 2017 edition and a PDF version can be downloaded by clicking here.