A new report by World Business Chicago and the Chicago NATO Host Committee projects big revenue gains from the May 20-21 summit.

Feds to protect government buildings starting next week

Federal agents in "traveling swarms" and patrols will begin protecting federal buildings in the Loop next week in preparation of next month's NATO summit.

Lori Healey

Most of the $36.5 million raised by private donors to cover costs for Chicago's NATO summit are in the host committee's bank account, according to a Chicago Tribune interview with committee director Lori Healey.

Lori Healey

Lori Healey is the executive director of the Chicago NATO host committee. 

The G-8/NATO host committee is on the defensive as it lays out plans for the May events. Carol Marin and her panel have more.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to avoid the kind of clashes with protesters that occurred at past G-8 and NATO Summits. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel look at the benefits and possible problems that await the city in May.