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Monday, June 23
 

5:30pm

Mandarin Quarterly Techweek Boat Cruise

Monday June 23, 2014 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Chicago's First Lady 112 E Upper Wacker Dr. Chicago 60610
 
Tuesday, June 24
 

2:30pm

Techweek GT I presented by CBRE
1.       Sprout Social – 131 S. Dearborn Street, Ste. 1000

2.       Context Media – 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Floor 25

3.       Vibes – 300 W. Adams Street, 7th Floor

Join CBRE for a happy hour following the Techweek Grand Tour.  Relax on Epic's rooftop after touring the creative spaces at Sprout Social, ContextMedia and Vibes.



 

Sponsors


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:30pm - 5:30pm
South Drive, Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

7:00pm

FashionTECH Runway Show
The FashionTECH Runway Show highlights wearable technology, leaders in e-commerce, and innovative fashions bringing tech front and center in this unique setting.



Uber promo code

New user: $20 off code: TECHWEEKCHI

Existing user: 10% off code: TWCVIP



#techweekchi



The event is open to all Techweek Summit badge holders, ages 21 and over, on a first come, first served basis. Photo I.D. is required for entry. **RSVP does not guarantee admission**




Tuesday June 24, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
W Hotel City Center 172 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603
 
Wednesday, June 25
 

2:00pm

Techweek GT II presented by CBRE
1.       InContext Media – 300 West Adams Street, Suite 600

2.       Enova – 200 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 2400

3.       Uber – 370 West Carpenter Street

After touring the modern office spaces of InContext Solutions, Enova and Uber during day two of the Techweek Grand Tour, take a complimentary Uber to Little Goat and join CBRE and Chicago Ventures for a rooftop happy hour.



 

Sponsors


Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
South Drive, Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

7:00pm

Techweek @ The Movies: TRANSFORMERS AGE OF EXTINCTION [SOLD OUT]
Wednesday June 25, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Navy Pier IMAX Theater 600 E Grand Ave Chicago, IL
 
Thursday, June 26
 

11:00am

Food Truck Face Off
Thursday June 26, 2014 11:00am - 3:00pm
South Drive, Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm

Office Hours with Alicia Cannon Mullen, Chair of Techweek Executive Advisory Board and Principal, Washing Pond Ventures
Speakers
AC

Alicia Cannon Mullen

Alicia is the Founder and Principal at Washing Pond Ventures, which focuses on investing in IT-enabled companies through either internal incubation or external investment.   Alicia is a founding board member of The Nantucket Project, an annual invitation-only thought leadership... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bar Techweek 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

6:00pm

Brands+Startups 2014: Blind Pitch
Come see the kick-off of Brands+Startups, "The Voice" of pitch competitions, at Techweek - Chicago!  Unlike a typical pitch, our Challenge puts startups in the drivers seat.  If one of our corporate brands likes their pitch, they will hit their button, turn around and compete with the other brands to coach them.



This is Round 1 of 4 and each round will narrow down the field till the final three.  Those three win a contract to do work with their brand coach and the grand prize of $25,000 will be determined by popular text vote.  Each round also illuminate a new Marketing Strategy to demonstrate how marketing helps startups who want to pitch corporate brands.  Come see how our coaches from Healthcare, Big Box Retail and Travel build innovation with the help of Brands+Startups.




Thursday June 26, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
 
Friday, June 27
 

9:30am

Salesforce Business Summit
Sponsors


Friday June 27, 2014 9:30am - 12:00pm
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

11:00am

Food Truck Face Off
Friday June 27, 2014 11:00am - 3:00pm
South Drive, Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

12:00pm

Hiring Fair
Meet and talk to the very hiring managers building the teams changing the playing field. Shop around, and find your next dream job in tech.

75+ tech companies will be looking to fill their talented ranks – will you be their next stellar find?




Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Techweek Town Square 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago IL 60654

3:30pm

Beer Pong Tournament Presented by Sterling Bay and Raise


Friday June 27, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bar Techweek 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
 
Saturday, June 28
 

11:00am

Food Truck Face Off

Saturday June 28, 2014 11:00am - 3:00pm
South Drive, Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

12:30pm

TECHWEEK @ THE MOVIES & THE AV CLUB PRESENT: COMPUTER CHESS
Techweek at The Movies & The AV Club invite you to join us for a private screening of the independent comedy Computer Chess. AV Club staff members will join us to introduce the film at the renowned Gene Siskel Film Center, exclusive only to Techweek attendees.

Speakers
IV

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

Ignatiy is a critic and essayist for MUBI.com, co-founder of the acclaimed Cine-File.info, and a contributor to The Chicago Reader. Prior to becoming a film critic, Ignatiy worked as a translator for Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, Russia's premier literary journal. Born in the Soviet... Read More →



Saturday June 28, 2014 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Gene Siskel Film Center 164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601
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