Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
04/25/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How to Become a Food Blogger
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Craveity Marketing, LLC
Are you an aspiring food blogger? Or perhaps you have an existing food blog, but want to learn more? We are bringing together a diverse group of food bloggers that are excited to share with you how they got started, what kept them going, how they built their following, and so much more.
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Date/Time Event Partner
05/29/18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good. Hear from interesting speakers, learn from each other and work on civic projects. Non-techies are very welcome!
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05/30/18
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
New Venture Challenge Finals
Booth School of Business, Chicago IL
Polsky Center
Throughout the day, the NVC finalists will present to a panel of judges comprising of top investors, entrepreneurs, and others. Prizes – which include cash prizes and in-kind services, such as legal and professional consulting services, and office space – have helped past NVC winners like GrubHub, Braintree, and Base CRM grow into successful businesses. The NVC is a top-ranked U.S. accelerator program and this year marks the 22nd anniversary of the program.
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05/30/18
9:45 am - 11:00 am
Spain's Role on the International Stage
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
How will the United States and Spain enhance their cooperation to promote greater transatlantic security? Conversation with Pedro Morenés, Ambassador of Spain to the United States.
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05/30/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building Evolutionary Architectures
Thoughtworks, Chicago IL
ThoughtWorks
The software development ecosystem is constantly changing, providing a constant stream of new tools, frameworks, techniques, and paradigms. Over the past few years, incremental developments in core engineering practices for software development have created the foundations for rethinking how architecture changes over time, along with ways to protect important architectural characteristics as it evolves.
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05/31/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Meghan Harte, Jeff Bartow, Perry Gunn and Carlos Nelson discuss the lack of neighborhood economic development.
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05/31/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Meghan Harte, Executive Director, LISC Chicago
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Meghan Harte serves as the executive director of the Chicago office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). A national leader in comprehensive community development, LISC Chicago’s mission is to connect neighborhoods to the resources they need to become stronger and healthier.
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05/31/18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live Taping: Chicago Founders' Stories - with Mark Lawrence of SpotHero
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Founders' Stories
Join us for a live taping of Chicago Founders' Stories at 1871, Chicago's Digital Startup Hub! We're excited to welcome to the stage Mark Lawrence of SpotHero.
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05/31/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CWD Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Women Developers
This weekly event gives ladies a space to code together. Whether you're just getting started, or are a veteran in the tech world, there's a seat for you at the table. BYOL: Bring your own laptop!
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05/31/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
PMML
Author Elizabeth Cobbs visits the Museum & Library to tell the story about how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I.
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06/01/18
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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