Upcoming Events

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2014 Event Lineup

  • Media, Capital, and Talent Day

    Media, Capital, and Talent Day

    08/18/2014 at The Museum of Broadcast Communications


    This half-day event features talks from media, capital and talent experts to help Chicago’s innovators overcome their biggest needs. 300+ attendees

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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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  • 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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