Illinois REALTORS® joined political and business leaders from Japan and several midwestern states, as well as representatives from the state of Illinois at the 52nd Annual Midwest U.S.-Japan Conference in Chicago.

The conference kicked off Sunday at the JW Marriott in Chicago and continues through Tuesday.

Leaders of Illinois REALTORS® and the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) are helping to promote a wide variety of Illinois communities for business investment while highlighting the state’s transportation infrastructure, workforce, access to suppliers and markets.

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