Past Events

2014 CIA Recap

  • A Night with Chicago's High Tech Innovators

    A Night with Chicago's High Tech Innovators

    02/18/2015 at Maggianos Old Orchard


    Join us for this partnered event with SIM Chicago as we hear from the region’s high tech innovators.

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  • DePaul University Scholarship Competition

    DePaul University Scholarship Competition

    02/12/2015 at Tech Nexus


    The Chicago Innovation Awards again joins forces with DePaul University to award scholarships to top student innovators and hear advice from successful entrepreneurs. Registration opens in January 2015.

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  • Chicago Innovation Awards

    Chicago Innovation Awards

    10/30/2014 at The Harris Theater


    Chicago’s business and civic leaders, and innovation supporters come together to celebrate the creative spirit of the Chicago region by honoring all of this year’s winners. 1500 attendees

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  • The Practical Innovator

    The Practical Innovator

    09/23/2014 at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management


    We invite you to attend this day-long executive education program hosted at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, one of the world’s foremost centers for executive education. The Practical Innovator will feature senior Kellogg faculty members who teach the practical skills of innovation, along with a few special guests. Members of the Chicago Innovation Awards community receive a 70% discount upon registration with the promotional code “chicagoinnovationawards”. This event is presented by Disney Institute, and made possible through the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation at Kellogg.

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  • Nominee Reception

    Nominee Reception

    09/03/2014 at Park West


    All nominees are celebrated at the Nominee Reception, one of the best networking events for Chicago’s innovators. 700+ attendees

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