Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
10/23/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
C2ST Social at Lagunitas
Lagunitas Tap Room, Chicago IL
C2ST
The event will take place at THE TapRoom at Lagunitas Brewing Company, where guests can enjoy food as well as a selection of Lagunitas locally brewed beers. Mingle and network with young professionals and business leaders in a casual setting, all while you check out the facilities from the second-floor catwalk.
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Date/Time Event Partner
11/16/17
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
foodjunky.com HQ, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast
Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about starting something from your garage, come on out for a great conversation.
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11/16/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Eddie T. Johnson Superintendent Chicago Police Department
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Eddie T. Johnson has served as Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department since his appointment in March 2016. Johnson joined CPD as a Patrolman in May 1988 and has served in several supervisory roles, including Sergeant (5th District), Sergeant (Detective Division), and Gang/Tactical Sergeant. After that, he served as a Lieutenant in Patrol in the 15th District (Austin) before being promoted to Commander of the 6th District (Gresham), Deputy Chief for Area Central, Executive Officer of Patrol, and finally, Chief of Patrol, where he commanded 8,000 police officers.
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11/16/17
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
2017 Entrepreneur Growth Opportunities - Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
VentureShot, Chicago IL
VentureSHOT
This special series of collaboration sessions is for Entrepreneurs, Startups, 1st Stage & 2nd Stage Growth Companies, Bootstrappers and Business Owners who are building their business without major amounts of investor capital (i.e. Not VC Funded)...so far.
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11/16/17
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Blue Skies in Beijing: An Evening with China's Environmental Activist
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
With the world turning to China for affordable and clean energy leadership, Ma will share his insider’s perspective on a blue – or grey – sky future for Beijing.
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11/16/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chris Kennedy: Restoring Opportunity
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago IL
Lincoln Forum
Chris Kennedy is a long-time Chicago philanthropist and Democratic gubernatorial candidate.
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11/16/17
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2112 Creative Tech Entrepreneurs & Startups Hack Night
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Anyone who has ever been interested in music tech, becoming a co-founder, a CTO, a problem solver, a troubleshooter, a startup developer and more. We are an entertainment tech incubator looking for developers, graphic designers and tech savvy people who want to help our startups in launching, development, beta testing and focus group studies.
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11/16/17
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
50 on Fire
TBD, Chicago, IL
Chicago Inno
50 on Fire is a celebration of innovators, big and small, people and organizations, across multiple categories.
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11/16/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Food Business Regulation Seminar
The Hatchery, Chicago IL
The Hatchery
This workshop that will cover: The Basics of Food Oversight Food Regulations & Business Strategy Production Facility Considerations Food Safety & Food Safety Modernization Act
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11/17/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Murphy, Associate Editor of the New York Times: Journalism of a Businessman President
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Medill Alumus (BSJ80) and Associate Editor of the New York Times, Dean Murphy, will visit to discuss journalism of a businessman president and the opportunities and responsibilities that combination creates. Dean took on the new role in enterprise journalism at the NYT last March, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.
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11/17/17
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night!
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