Regional Differences In Personalities Confirmed In New Study

By: The Third Metric, Huffington Post The old trope that Midwesterners are the friendliest people might actually be rooted in truth, according to a new study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Researchers from the University of Cambridge analyzed personality traits  through the use of Facebook, surveys and [...]

October 23rd, 2013|

Chicago In Motion Time Lapse | KamilGPhotography

  By: Kamil Galimski Beautiful time lapse video of Chicago. I love the night shot. According to Kamil, "All the shots were taken within a week or so, each clip lasting about 30 minutes of real time." We thank him for allowing us to use this footage.

October 20th, 2013|

Chicago food executive Larry Levy files for $150 million IPO

Proceeds from securities would be used for acquisitions in restaurant, hospitality industries, SEC paperwork shows By: Becky Yerak, Chicago Tribune reporter Larry Levy co-founded Levy Restaurants in 1978 and grew it from a Chicago delicatessen into an international food service company that generates more than $1 billion in revenue, according [...]

October 7th, 2013|

Tourists, Not Conventions, Feed Chicago Hotel Boom

By: Robert Sharoff, The New York Times CHICAGO — After a drought in new construction dating back to the 2008 financial crisis, downtown Chicago is suddenly awash in new hotel projects. No fewer than a dozen new hotels representing about 2,700 rooms have recently opened or are under construction, and additional [...]

October 2nd, 2013|

Leisure & Hospitality Industry Sees Robust Growth In Chicago

By: Megan Horst-Hatch, CBS Chicago Whether you prefer to spend your time in a museum or in a restaurant, the leisure and hospitality industry just might be the right career path for you. And in the Chicago area, the industry has seen robust growth in employment in recent months. According [...]

October 1st, 2013|

An 8-Step Social Media Marketing Strategy For Brands [INFOGRAPHIC]

By:  Shea Bennett, All Twitter If you’re a brand getting started with social media, it can quickly get overwhelming. Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook come with a pretty steep learning curve – certainly when used for business marketing – and to maximize return on investment it’s essential that you [...]

October 1st, 2013|

Welcome to our new site

By: Arman Razavi Hello everyone, We'd like to welcome you to our newly redesigned website.  We've been hard at work on the new site and hope that you find your experience with it both user-friendly and enjoyable. MOA is a consulting group with a large coalition of experts in various [...]

October 1st, 2013|