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May 2015

Chicago Forum on Global Cities

May 27, 2015 - May 29, 2015

The Chicago Forum on Global Cities will bring together global city leaders of the four pillars vital to urban life—business, education, arts and culture, civics—for a multidisciplinary discussion on how they can collaborate to make their cities more economically vital, socially inclusive, and environmentally livable.

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June 2015

Think Asia, Think Hong Kong

June 10, 2015
McCormick Place West Chicago, IL

Chicago will host a large-scale Hong Kong symposium targeting the US business community, showcasing Hong Kong's advantages for American companies looking to tap new opportunities in Asia, particularly on the Chinese mainland. "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong," will feature a trade delegation of senior officials, as well as Chinese investors. Speakers include: Michael Sacks, Vice Chairman, World Business Chicago Gebhard Rainer, President and COO of Coach Morgan McGrath, Managing Director, Head of International Banking, JP Morgan The Honourable CY Leung, Chief Executive of the Hong…

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October 2015

Chicago Ideas Week

October 12, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Various Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) is about the sharing of ideas, inspiring action, and igniting change to positively impact our world.

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December 2015

Chicago Consular Corps Gala

December 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL United States
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Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago once again host the annual Chicago Consular Corps Gala: A Tribute to Our Global Partners on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the Hilton Chicago. The proceeds from this special event will support the work of Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago and fund Chicago Consular Corps scholarships to the University of Illinois at Chicago. Learn about the 2014 Chicago Consular Corps Gala here. To sponsor the Gala or purchase tickets,…

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March 2016

ChicagoMade General Assembly Austin Send-Off Party

March 7, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
1871, 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor
Chicago, United States
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Free

Please join us at 1871 for a gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators, and makers.

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April 2016

Chicago Venture Summit

April 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - April 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Google Chicago, 320 N Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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On April 21, an exclusive group of top investors comes to Chicago to meet the best venture-backed companies in the midwest. Participating startups raised $220.87M after the event's first year.

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May 2016

Great Water Cities 2016: Rainfall to Results in Action

May 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - May 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Mid-America Club, 200 E Randolph St Fl 80
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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The Water Environment Federation's “Rainfall to Results” report was the first effort to identify priorities in the wake of significant rulemaking and resulting rapid changes in the industry. This conference will build on that report and provide the catalyst for continued advancement in several key areas of managing stormwater runoff and valuing it as a resource.

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“Makers + Markets: Different by Design” – Lake FX Summit + Expo

May 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chicago Cultural Center – Fl 4 – Exhibit Hall, 78 E. Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Don’t miss this informative workshop looking at ways that successful entrepreneurs are using design, technology, micro-retail and relationship management to grow their creative businesses.

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“Finding Our Space in Time” – Lake FX Summit + Expo

May 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center – Fl 4 – Exhibit Hall, 78 E. Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Kickstarter co-founder Charles Adler explains his visionary endeavor Lost Arts, a blend of laboratory, woodshop, atellier, incubator and playground.

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“Makers + Markets: Making it Personal” – Lake FX Summit + Expo

May 14, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center – Fl 4 – Exhibit Hall, 78 E. Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Get tips on using today’s leading platforms to customize audience experience and build your reach through storytelling, idea sourcing and converting customers into cheerleaders.

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