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Student Case Competition Update

The Top 24 Teams have been posted at Top 24. These teams will play an additional 3 rounds of 2 hours each, scheduled for Friday, February 19, 2016 from approximately 8:00PM – 8:00 AM CST.  

Find complete details at SCC 2016 

The On-Line registration system will automatically stop taking registrations as of 11:45pm on Monday, February 15th. Our cutoff to provide the DoubleTree with final information for the event is the morning of February 16th. Failure to register by the deadline will effect your participation at the event.

ALL STUDENT TEAM MEMBERS MUST REGISTER AT Student Competitors. If you have previously registered for this event and are unable to attend, please cancel you reservation by sending an email to Student Case.

All other attendees must register at General Registration

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Student Job Fair

Second Annual Student Job Fair
APICS Great Lakes District 21st Annual Student Case Competition
February 19th & 20th, 2016

Interview Registration is NOW Open!

The APICS Great Lakes District is pleased to announce the Second Annual Student Job Fair in conjunction with the District Student Case Competition on February 19th and February 20th, 2016. The interviews will be on Saturday, February 20th starting at 5:30 PM after the presentations of awards. The interviews will be held every 15 or 30 minutes from 5:30 PM until 8:00 PM.

Interviews will be held for full time positions and also internships for undergraduates not graduating this spring. It is intended to be only for members of student chapters participating in the two day competition or a student volunteer for the competition.

Here is the current list of companies that are participating this year (In order of registration):

Roche - Has has to withdraw
Johnson Controls
C.H. Robinson
Northrop Grumman - Has has to withdraw
Yaskawa America Inc.
Mercury Marine
Havi Global Solutions
Pfizer Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company
Ajilon Professional Staffing
John Crane
H. D. Smith

Important Information regarding Interview Registration:

  • All Interview Registrations will be made on-line this year and will be first come, first serve.
  • We are limiting the initial Number of Interview Registrations to two (2) per student from February 8 - February 14 to allow everyone to participate. We will delete any registrations above two (2) per student. We have had 5 major violators so far that have lost there interview registration times!
  • As of February 15, each student may register for an additional two (2) Interview Registrations from any company with available time slots.
  • All Interview Registrants MUST complete the interview Form and upload a copy of their resume for each company they register to talk with.
  • Specific Location Details and other information will be sent to each student registrant by Monday, February 15, 2016.
  • Students MUST make sure they comply with all requirements as we will not be sending reminders and constantly following up as we have done in the past. This simply requires too much volunteer time.


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Room Reservations

APICS Great Lakes District Student Case Competition
DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center, Downers Grove IL.
February 19th & 20th, 2016


Although there may still be rooms available, the APICS block has been closed by the hotel and we cannot guarentee room availability or the Nightly Rate and that Breakfast will be included.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove

2111 Butterfield Rd., 
Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515, 
TEL: +1-630-971-2000

$ 109.00 per room per night

Includes:       Full breakfast buffet for up to 4 people in a room and complimentary internet access.

Call In Group Block:          APICS

Online Group Code:          ACC


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The Agenda for the 2016 Student Case Competion has been released and is available at Agenda

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