Colin Powell keynotes at McCormick Place

May 22, 2011 6:35:50 PM PDT
General Colin Powell was in Chicago Sunday to serve as the keynote speaker of this year's National Restaurant Association hotel-motel show.

The show that started Saturday is taking place at McCormick Place.

The former secretary of state shared his insights into the impact global events and other issues will have on the U.S.

The show features the newest trends in restaurants and includes tens of thousands of industry professionals from 50 states and more than 100 countries. The show ends Tuesday.