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How can I be invited to attend a Chicago Innovation Awards event?
Events are by invitation only. You can sign up on our mailing list to receive invitations here:
2015 Event Lineup
This half-day event features discussion with media, capital and workforce experts to help Chicago’s innovators answer three important questions: How do I gain awareness in the market place? How do I gain access to sufficient capital? How do I retain and attract talent?
A small group of expert innovation “doctors” will be put to the test when they are confronted by entrepreneurs seeking prescriptions for their business ailments and growth opportunities – all before a live audience.
Considered to be the premier networking event in Chicago’s innovation community, every type of organization is present at our Nominee Reception, as we celebrate all nominees who launched a new product or service in our region.
Registration open in early August.
The largest annual celebration of innovation in the Midwest. Chicago’s business and civic leaders come together to honor the creative spirit of the Chicago region by recognizing the most innovative new products and services introduced in the market.