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September 2017

Curator's Choice


01

  • 09/01/2017
  • 09:30am
  • FREE

Master Goal Setting & Vision Planning for Leaders

City Hall - 121 North LaSalle Street - Room 1103 - Chicago, IL 60602



02

  • 09/02/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Spark Chicago Freelancers Meetup: Creative Exercises to Grow Your Business

Serendipity Labs Chicago 1 South Wacker Suite 200 Chicago, Illinois 60606



05

  • 09/05/2017
  • 09:00am
  • FREE

Coworking Day Pass!

211 W Wacker Dr - 211 West Wacker Drive - 3rd Floor - Chicago, IL 60606



06

  • 09/06/2017
  • 08:30am
  • FREE

1 Million Cups Chicago

1871 - 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza - #1212 - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/06/2017
  • 10:00am
  • $40 – $50

#gabLABS: Building your business model, revenue streams, and offerings

Festive Collective - 3279 W Armitage Ave - Chicago, IL 60647


  • 09/06/2017
  • 03:00pm
  • FREE

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Hall - 121 North LaSalle Street - Room 805 - Chicago, IL 60602


  • 09/06/2017
  • 05:30pm
  • FREE

Venture Connects: VCAccess - for Entrepreneurs & Investors

The Boading House - 720 N. Wells - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/06/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $49

Planning your WordPress site

Chicago Loop


  • 09/06/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $25

A Private Viewing of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

mHUB, 965 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642


  • 09/06/2017
  • 08:00pm
  • FREE

New Ideas To Grow Your Business Through An Entrepreneur Leadership Mindset

Live Online Webinar - 60615



07

  • 09/07/2017
  • FREE

Heart Innovation Forum Challenge

Soldier Field, Chicago


  • 09/07/2017
  • 07:30am
  • $15

How To Get Real Business Results from Networking for Entrepreneurs

WeWork Kinzie - 20 West Kinzie Street - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/07/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Data Analytics + Business Intelligence

333 South Wabash Avenue - Suite 2700 - Chicago, IL 60604


  • 09/07/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

How to Raise Venture Capital

1871 Auditorium - 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza - Suite 1212 - Chicago, IL 60654



08

  • 09/08/2017
  • 09:00am
  • FREE

Free Coworking Day

WorkSpace 230 - 230 West Superior Street - 2n Fl - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/08/2017
  • 09:30am
  • FREE

Quickbooks 101

City Hall - 121 North LaSalle Street - Room 1103 - Chicago, IL 60602


  • 09/08/2017
  • 09:30am
  • FREE

COFFEE TALK: Career Change

Free Range Office - 2141 West North Avenue - Chicago, IL 60647


  • 09/08/2017
  • 11:00am
  • FREE

Think Tank @25N

25N Coworking - 25 North River Lane - Geneva, IL 60134



11

  • 09/11/2017
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Digital Marketing & Advertising 101

US Small Business Administration - 500 West Madison Street - Suite 1150 - Chicago, IL 60661


  • 09/11/2017
  • 12:30pm
  • FREE

Fintech Opportunities for US Companies in Hong Kong

Seyfarth Shaw LLP - 233 South Wacker Drive - Willis Tower, 80th Floor - Chicago, IL 60606



12

  • 09/12/2017
  • 09:00am
  • $199

Corum Group M&A - Selling Up, Selling Out

Polsinelli LLP


  • 09/12/2017
  • 12:00pm
  • FREE

FREE Digital Marketing & Advertising 101 Workshop by Birk Creative a Google Digital Coach

Sunshine Enterprises - 503 East 61st Street - Chicago, IL 60637


  • 09/12/2017
  • 05:15pm
  • FREE

Women In FinTech

FinTank - 333 South Wabash Avenue - Suite 2700 - Chicago, IL 60604


  • 09/12/2017
  • 06:30pm
  • $45

Social Media Soirée: How to create a social media strategy that WORKS

Hummingbird Studios - 737 W WRIGHTWOOD AVE - Chicago, IL 60614


  • 09/12/2017
  • 07:00pm
  • $29

NetworkNite Chicago Speed Networking for Business Professionals

Suite Lounge - 1446 North Wells Street - Chicago, IL 60610


  • 09/12/2017
  • 07:00pm
  • $29

Chicago Speed Networking for Business Professionals

Suite Lounge - 1446 North Wells Street - Chicago, IL 60610



14

  • 09/14/2017
  • 09:00am
  • $395 – $495

Chicago M&A Conference | Fall 2017

The University of Chicago Gleacher Center - 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive - Chicago, IL 60611


  • 09/14/2017
  • 05:30pm
  • FREE

How to Create a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

General Assembly Chicago - 444 North Wabash Avenue - Level B - Chicago, IL 60611


  • 09/14/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $95

Learn A Language Series: The Power of Python

Arity, 222 W. Merchandise Mart, 8th FL., Chicago, IL 60654



15

  • 09/15/2017
  • 10:00am
  • €49

Move to Europe, Find a Job (Chicago)

Chicago - Chicago IL


  • 09/15/2017
  • 10:30am
  • FREE

Pop Up Business Incubator: Finding Funding

Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library - 4455 North Lincoln Avenue - Chicago, IL 60625


  • 09/15/2017
  • 12:00pm
  • FREE

Pop Up Business Incubator: Grow Your Business Through Google

Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library - 4455 North Lincoln Avenue - Chicago, IL 60625


  • 09/15/2017
  • 01:30pm
  • FREE

Pop Up Business Incubator: Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents

Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library - 4455 North Lincoln Avenue - Chicago, IL 60625



18

  • 09/18/2017
  • 04:30pm
  • FREE

Idealist.org Presents: Chicago Career Center Roundtable

720 North Franklin Street - 4th Floor, Suite 402 (Rm 1) - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/18/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

DESIGNATION Info Night, Sept. 18

DESIGNATION - DESIGNATION, 12th floor, 1871 at the Merchandise Mart - 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212 - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/18/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Small Business Networking Mixer

South Suburban College - Oak Forest Center - 16333 Kilbourne Street - Oak Forest, IL 60452



19

  • 09/19/2017
  • 08:00am
  • $285

All Women Want Options - Live Seminar - 3 CU Credits

Bank of America Building - 135 S. LaSalle - 43rd floor - Chicago, IL 60603


  • 09/19/2017
  • 08:30am
  • $29

The Here's How Startup Marketing Conference

TechNexus, 20 North Upper Wacker Drive #1200


  • 09/19/2017
  • 08:30am
  • FREE

Complimentary Coworking Day at Serendipity Labs Chicago Loop

1 S Wacker Dr - 1 South Wacker Drive - Suite 200 - Chicago, IL 60606


  • 09/19/2017
  • 12:00pm
  • FREE

FREE Digital Marketing & Advertising 102 Workshop by Birk Creative a Google Digital Coach

Sunshine Enterprises - 503 East 61st Street - Chicago, IL 60637


  • 09/19/2017
  • 01:00pm
  • $15

Financial Modeling The Wall Street Way

4245 N Knox Ave - 4245 North Knox Avenue - Chicago, IL 60641


  • 09/19/2017
  • 03:00pm
  • FREE

General Assembly Project Reviews: Data Scientists and Analysts

General Assembly Chicago - 444 North Wabash Avenue - Level B - Chicago, IL 60611


  • 09/19/2017
  • 04:00pm
  • FREE

Pitch + Catch @25N Geneva

25N Coworking - Geneva - 25 N. River Lane - Geneva, IL 60134


  • 09/19/2017
  • 04:00pm
  • FREE

Meet the World’s Top MBA Programs in Chicago - Eventbrite Exclusive Free Entry

Congress Plaza Hotel - 520 S. Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Cook 60605


  • 09/19/2017
  • 05:00pm
  • FREE

BLS Fall Kick-Off Event

Mitchell Hamline - Conservatory


  • 09/19/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $10-25

Startup lessons with Ujjwal Gupta, Co-founder at BenchPrep

WeWork - 100 South State Street (Entrance on Monroe)


  • 09/19/2017
  • 08:00pm
  • FREE

How To Raise Money For Your Business - Chicago

Chicago IL



20

  • 09/20/2017
  • 09:30am
  • FREE

8(a) Orientation

US Small Business Administration - 500 West Madison Street - Suite 1150 - Chicago, IL 60661


  • 09/20/2017
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Government Contracting for your Small Business

The Shops at North Bridge - Microsoft Store - 520 North Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL 60611


  • 09/20/2017
  • 10:30am
  • FREE

Ignite Your Business with Google: B2B Marketing

111 E. Wacker Drive - Suite 435 - Chicago, IL 60601


  • 09/20/2017
  • 03:30pm
  • FREE

Business Model Canvas I - Introduction to Business Modeling

Coleman Center - 1 E Jackson Blvd. - Suite 7900 - Chicago, IL 60604


  • 09/20/2017
  • 05:30pm
  • $5

Built In Chicago's Top Companies Hiring

Old Crow Smokehouse River North - 149 W Kinzie St - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/20/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $10

LWD Chicago: Can Design Save the World?

Media Made Great - 1350 West Erie Street - Chicago, IL 60642


  • 09/20/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $49

WordPress Technical SEO Kickstart

332 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 500


  • 09/20/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $10

Career and Conversations...The Entrepreneur and Venture Capital

GE Ventures - 500 W. Monroe Avenue - 19th Floor - Security Check-in - Chicago, Illinois 60661



21

  • 09/21/2017
  • 08:00am
  • FREE

TECH THURSDAYS CHICAGO 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

City Colleges of Chicago - 1900 W. Jackson Blvd - Conference Center - Chicago, IL 60612


  • 09/21/2017
  • 09:00am
  • FREE

Coworking With Impact Open House

Coalition: Impact - 405 West Superior Street - Chicago, IL 60654


  • 09/21/2017
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Let's Talk Business

U.S. Bank - 1000 East 111th Street - Chicago, IL 60628


  • 09/21/2017
  • 05:00pm
  • $10

Founders Live Chicago

COCO | 1046 West Kinzie Street | Chicago, IL 60642


  • 09/21/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $10

W/MBE CERTIFICATION PROCESS

Entrenuity | mox.E, 1550 S State St, Ste 102, Chicago, IL 60605



22

  • 09/22/2017
  • 09:30am
  • $75

ICOnference NYC

43 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010


  • 09/22/2017
  • 09:30am
  • FREE

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance

City Hall - 121 North LaSalle Street - Room 1103 - Chicago, IL 60602


  • 09/22/2017
  • 11:00am
  • FREE

Jump$tart Business Basics: Lunch & Learn

Next Door Cafe - 659 W Diversey Pkwy - Chicago, IL 60614


  • 09/22/2017
  • 11:00am
  • FREE

Think Tank @25N

25N Coworking - 25 North River Lane - Geneva, IL 60134


  • 09/22/2017
  • 12:00pm
  • FREE

AMA w/ $1 Billion Y Combinator CEO, Michael Seibel

Chicago (online)



25

  • 09/25/2017
  • 01:00pm
  • $15

The $500M Mistake: Lessons for Start-ups from the Virtual Reality Wars

4245 N Knox Ave 4245 North Knox Avenue Chicago, IL 60641


  • 09/25/2017
  • 05:00pm
  • FREE

Women in Events Meet & Greet

theWit Chicago - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 201 North State Street ROOF


  • 09/25/2017
  • 05:30pm
  • FREE

Special Situations Research Forum

190 S LaSalle St Chicago, IL 60603


  • 09/25/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $15

Union League Club Entrepreneur Group Presents "ULC Shark Tank"

Union League Club 65 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60604



26

  • 09/26/2017
  • 11:00am
  • FREE

Introduction to Growth Wheel: Getting a 360° Perspective on Your Busine

815 West 63rd Street Chicago, IL 60621


  • 09/26/2017
  • 11:30am
  • FREE

Your Culture Is Your Brand

BAPA Community Room 11109 S Longwood Chicago, IL 606043


  • 09/26/2017
  • 04:00pm
  • FREE

2112 Mentor Mixer

2112 inc 4245 North Knox Avenue Chicago, IL 60641


  • 09/26/2017
  • 05:30pm
  • FREE

ReWireU Networking Event at Second City's 1959 Kitchen + Bar

1959 Kitchen & Bar 230 W North Ave, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60610


  • 09/26/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Connect Apps and Simplify Your Business

The Destiny Business Centre 4137 Sauk Trail Richton Park, IL 60471


  • 09/26/2017
  • 08:00pm
  • FREE

How To Raise Money For Your Business

Virtual Event



27

  • 09/27/2017
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

How to Apply for a Small Business Loan

The Shops at North Bridge - Microsoft Store 520 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611


  • 09/27/2017
  • 01:00pm
  • FREE

Women Entrepreneurs and Tech Startups in Creative Industries + 2112 / Netwo...

2112 4245 North Knox Avenue Chicago, IL 60641


  • 09/27/2017
  • 03:00pm
  • FREE

Introduction to the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF)

City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street Room 805 Chicago, IL 60602


  • 09/27/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • $49

Planning your WordPress Website

332 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 500



28

  • 09/28/2017
  • 08:30am
  • FREE

Curating a Culture for Growth

TechNexus 20 North Upper Wacker Drive #1200 Chicago, IL 60606


  • 09/28/2017
  • 09:00am
  • FREE

Fab Five Certification Workshop

Chicago Urban League 4510 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60653


  • 09/28/2017
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Starting a Business in Illinois

Bellwood Public Library 600 Bohland Avenue Bellwood, IL 60104


  • 09/28/2017
  • 06:30pm
  • FREE

Small Business Basics: How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

WeWork 100 S State St. Chicago, IL 60603



29

  • 09/29/2017
  • 09:30am
  • FREE

Facebook for Business

City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street Room 1103 Chicago, IL 60602


  • 09/29/2017
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

HR Essentials for the Small Business

US Small Business Administration 500 West Madison Street Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60661


  • 09/29/2017
  • 11:00am
  • FREE

Think Tank @25N

25N Coworking 25 North River Lane Geneva, IL 60134



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