Upcoming Events

2014 CIA Recap

Join the Chicago innovation community!  Be inspired by new ideas and fresh directions.  Spend time throughout the year with Chicago’s finest minds and today’s innovators.


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2015 Event Lineup

  • Celebrating Women in Innovation

    Celebrating Women in Innovation

    05/07/2015 at Red Frog Events


    Four organizations partner together to present the first-ever Celebrating Women in Innovation event on May 7th. Join the Chicago Innovation Awards, the Women’s Business Development Center, ARA (Attract, Retain, and Advance Women in Tech) and Blue Sky Innovation as we collectively celebrate women who are paving new paths.

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  • 2015 Un-Gala

    2015 Un-Gala

    05/20/2015 at Morgan Manufacturing


    Join us for our annual Un-Gala as we illuminate innovation in Chicago!

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Check back for registration information for these upcoming 2015 events!