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August 2018

Curator's Choice


01

  • 08/01/2018
  • 08:30am
  • Free

1 Million Cups Chicago: August Session

1871 West Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago, IL 60654


  • 08/01/2018
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Open House - The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan 233 S Wacker Dr 67th FL Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/01/2018
  • 12:00pm
  • Free

Pitch Polish: The Money is in the Messaging

222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago, IL 60654


  • 08/01/2018
  • 03:30pm
  • Free

Maximizing Growth with the Customer Experience Journey

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


  • 08/01/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • Free

Chicago Freelancers Union SPARK: Reach New Clients!

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


  • 08/01/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

The Future of Listening: Data and Music

GA Chicago Event Space 444 N. Wabash Avenue, Level B Chicago, IL 60611



02

  • 08/02/2018
  • 04:00pm
  • $40

The Conversation Map: The 90 Day Plan

2112 4245 North Knox Avenue Chicago, IL 60641


  • 08/02/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Spark Chicago Freelancers Meetup: Creative Exercises to Grow Your Business

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



03

  • 08/03/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • Free

WOKE Entrepreneur Social

Velvet Lounge Chicago 67 East Cermak Road Chicago, IL 60616


  • 08/03/2018
  • 07:00pm
  • Free

Learn to Run a Professional Short-Term Rental Business

WeWork Kinzie 20 West Kinzie Street Chicago, IL 6065



04

  • 08/04/2018
  • 10:00am
  • $210

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

GA Chicago, SPACE 444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60611



06

  • 08/06/2018
  • 09:00am
  • $3,950

Data Analytics 1-Week Accelerated Course

GA Chicago, SPACE 444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60611


  • 08/06/2018
  • 12:00pm
  • Free

Business Plan Critique Session

Women's Business Development Center 8 South Michigan Avenue Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60603


  • 08/06/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Physical Product Development & Design with the User in Mind

mHUB - 965 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60642



07

  • 08/07/2018
  • 05:00pm
  • Free

London & Partners - Chicago Office Launch

WeWork Kinzie 20 W. Kinzie St. 17th Floor Chicago, IL 60654



08

  • 08/08/2018
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Open House - The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan 233 S Wacker Dr 67th FL Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/08/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • Free

People Development: Reshaping How We Think About Human Capital

GA Chicago Event Space 444 N. Wabash Avenue, Level B Chicago, IL 60611



09

  • 08/09/2018
  • 05:30pm
  • Free

DEI Professionals Meet-Up

Groupon Corporate Headquarters 600 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60654



10

  • 08/10/2018
  • 09:30am
  • Free

Getting Paid Online with an E-Commerce, WordPress Website

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



13

  • 08/13/2018
  • 07:30am
  • Free

Why My Business Needs A Mobile App Developer (FREE)

online - Chicago IL


  • 08/13/2018
  • 06:00pm

Starting a Business in Illinois ($20)

Women's Business Development Center - 8 South Michigan Avenue - 4th Floor - Chicago, IL 60603



14

  • 08/14/2018
  • 10:00am

Illinois Apprenticeship Expansion NOFO Bidder's Conference in Chicago (FREE)

Michael A. Bilandic Building - 5th Floor Auditorium - 160 N LaSalle St - Chicago, Illinois 60601


  • 08/14/2018
  • 10:00am

Engaging Speakers Tech Tuesday ($25 – $35)

GLM Financial - 200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 326 - Schaumburg, IL 60195



15

  • 08/15/2018
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Open House - The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan 233 S Wacker Dr 67th FL Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/15/2018
  • 02:00pm
  • 0

diversiTECH Hiring Fair

Chicago Connectory, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 5th Fl., Chicago, IL 60654


  • 08/15/2018
  • 03:00pm

Building a Compelling Brand Marketing Story! (FREE)

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


  • 08/15/2018
  • 05:00pm
  • $0-$20

Plan Your Funding Like Your Business Depends on It

WeWork, 220 N Green Street


  • 08/15/2018
  • 05:00pm

Lean In Illinois - Communicate with Confidence! (FREE)

Cushman & Wakefield - 225 West Wacker Drive - Suite 3000 - Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/15/2018
  • 05:30pm

Chicago CreativeConnects: Happy Hour for Creative (FREE)

Frontier - 1072 N Milwaukee Ave. - Chicago, IL 60642


  • 08/15/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • $35

Design Your Dream Job

GA Chicago, SPACE 444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60611


  • 08/15/2018
  • 06:00pm

Ladies Get Drinks Chicago (FREE)

Ace Hotel Chicago - City Mouse - 311 N Morgan St - Chicago, IL 60607


  • 08/15/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Pet Care Startup Growth: Chicagoland

Centro Chicago - 11 East Madison Street



16

  • 08/16/2018
  • 07:30am

Chicago Tipclub Business Networking Event for August 2018 (FREE)

Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer (Willis Tower) - 233 South Wacker Drive - 70th Floor - Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/16/2018
  • 11:45am

Entrepreneur Growth Opportunities - Brown Bag Lunch & Learn! ($10 – $20)

VentureSHOT - 744 N. Wells St. - Chicago 60654


  • 08/16/2018
  • 02:00pm

How to Make an Extra $5,000 Per Month Consulting (FREE)

Webinar at bit.ly/m5kcst - Chicago IL


  • 08/16/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • FREE

Fireside Chat with Dig: The Dog Person's Dating App

rent24 - 9 W Washington, Level 4 Chicago, IL 60602


  • 08/16/2018
  • 06:30pm
  • Free

FaithTech Chicago Networking

100 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60603



17

  • 08/17/2018
  • 09:30am
  • Free

Buying a Business: Find, Evaluate and Negotiate

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


  • 08/17/2018
  • 11:00am

Engaging Speakers Chicago August 2018 ($25-35)

Ann Sather's Restaurant - 909 W Belmont Avenue - *** FREE PARKING *** - Chicago, IL 60657


  • 08/17/2018
  • 07:00pm
  • Free

Entrepreneurship Crash Course - Chicago

Online at bit.ly/ecccst - Chicago IL



20

  • 08/20/2018
  • 07:00pm
  • $21.50 – $26

Chicago | Speed Networking for Business Professionals

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



21

  • 08/21/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • $15 – $159

Network After Work Chicago at Cerise Rooftop at Virgin Hotel

Cerise Rooftop at Virgin Hotel - 203 N Wabash Ave 26th floor - Chicago, IL 60601



22

  • 08/22/2018
  • 09:30am
  • Free

Startup Funding Workshop

Polsinelli Law Office - 150 N Riverside Plaza - Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/22/2018
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Open House - The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan 233 S Wacker Dr 67th FL Chicago, IL 60606


  • 08/22/2018
  • 03:00pm
  • Free

Chicago’s Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

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



23

  • 08/23/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • $15-20

User Research is Like Gift Shopping

Cars.com


  • 08/23/2018
  • 06:00pm
  • $0 – $25

weconnect® Chicago Summer Tech Networking Mixer powered by Google

Tapster - 2027 West North Avenue - Chicago, IL 60647


  • 08/23/2018
  • 08:00pm
  • Free

Escape Corporate: From Employee to Entrepreneur – Chicago

Online at bit.ly/ecwcst - Chicago IL



24

  • 08/24/2018
  • 09:30am
  • Free

Roadmap to Business Financing

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



29

  • 08/29/2018
  • 10:00am
  • FREE

Open House - The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan 233 S Wacker Dr 67th FL Chicago, IL 60606



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