Past Events

2015 CIA Recap

  • The Practical Innovator

    The Practical Innovator

    09/29/2016 at Kellogg School of Management


    We invite you to join us on Thursday, September 29th for The Practical Innovator, a 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.

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  • Nominee Reception

    Nominee Reception

    09/07/2016 at Park West


    Join us and hundreds of the region’s innovators who have been nominated for the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards. This annual celebration brings together those who are pioneering innovation with brand new products, services and processes — meet them all at the Nominee Reception.

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  • The Innovation Doctor Is In

    The Innovation Doctor Is In

    08/25/2016 at TBD


    Think “Shark Tank” meets a trip to the doctor’s office… A small group of expert innovation “doctors” will be put to the test when they are confronted by entrepreneurs seeking prescriptions for their growth challenges – all before a live audience – and you get to be the “physician’s assistant!”

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  • Chicago Innovation Summit

    Chicago Innovation Summit

    07/21/2016 at Chicago Symphony Orchestra


    The Chicago Innovation Awards, in partnership with the Executives’ Club of Chicago, is bringing together leaders from a variety of industries and disciplines to discuss how they apply innovation in their respective fields.

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  • Celebrating Women in Innovation

    Celebrating Women in Innovation

    05/18/2016 at Wintrust’s Grand Banking Hall


    Join us on May 18th as we  discuss  how inclusivity unlocks innovation at our companies and in our city.

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