Posts in category "networking"

TechWeek 2013 improved; influences can be seen now in other areas outside of tech

TechWeek 2013 improved; influences can be seen now in other areas outside of tech
  TechWeek 2013 took place this past weekend from June 27th to 29th, and was a showcase for Chicago technology. This event is takes place every year inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago and this exposition-style event also featured many speaker panels and conferences throughout the three days. There are many different angles and topics... Read more »

TechWeek 2012 in Chicago under way

TechWeek 2012 in Chicago under way
TechWeek 2012 in Chicago officially kicked off on Friday, June 22nd, and is currently under way. This event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago and will continue through Tuesday, June 26th. TechWeek is an expo event that showcases technology from Chicago companies by having several special panels and conferences. There are... Read more »

TechWeek 2012 coming up, and special discount for passes

TechWeek 2012 coming up, and special discount for passes
TechWeek Chicago officially kicks off on Friday, June 22nd. Through June 26th, this event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago. TechWeek is an event that showcases technology from local Chicago companies by having several panels and conferences. There are many different angles and topics being discussed, all with the main focus on technology.  ... Read more »
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Chicago becomes a hot spot for technology entrepreneurs and incubator spaces

According to a recent article from the Wall Street Journal, Chicago has recently become home to a number of co-working spaces and incubators, for entrepreneur-types who are looking for places to establish their technology ideas in physical spaces. Pointing to the successes of Groupon and GrubHub, the WSJ article mentioned a list of newly formed... Read more »

Chicago Game Jam was a success; brought together city game developer scene

Chicago Game Jam was a success; brought together city game developer scene
IGDA Chicago had recently held an event that brought all game developing enthusiasts together for a “Chicago Game Jam“. Or, in other words a gathering of all people for a competition to develop games in a two-day period taking place at Toy Studio, a social media and mobile game development studio, in the Wicker Park... Read more »

Weekly Tech Event Week of September 5: Pecha Kucha Night is back for inspiration across creative industries

Weekly Tech Event Week of September 5: Pecha Kucha Night is back for inspiration across creative industries
Pecha Kucha Chicago hosts it’s 19th “volume” on Tuesday, September 6th. For those new to the idea, Pecha Kucha is based on the Japanese term of “chit-chat”, formed around sharing creative ideas from several speakers in rapid succession. Using slides, with a 6 minute 40 second time limit, or 20 seconds per slide, each creative... Read more »
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Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more
SocialDevCamp Chicago is a weekend long conference and hackathon about the social web. It’s the event for social app developers, mobile developers and designers. SocialDevCamp is a weekend of discussions on social platforms, apps, APIs, mobile experiences, and new media. This starting on Friday, August 26th, and is taking place at the DePaul University Main... Read more »

TechWeek Chicago: Saturday rundown and impressions

Saturday at TechWeek in Chicago had a fairly big emphasis on social media and social aspects in apps, games and other digital publishing uses. This unique event brought scores of technology professionals from Chicago as well as from major companies on the east and west coasts. A panel on Social Data was one of the... Read more »

TechWeek Chicago exhibition and conference

TechWeek Chicago officially kicked off on Friday, July 22nd, and is currently underway. This event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago and will continue until Monday, July 25th. The TechWeek is an event that showcases technology from local Chicago companies by having several panels and conferences. There are many different angles... Read more »
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Weekly Tech Events for week of July 18: TechWeek, Online Strategy, Chicago Flex and more

Tech is in the spotlight as summer continues to heat up in Chicago. This week begins the official week long event called TechWeek, organized by midVentures, the organization which also puts together the successful midVentuesLAUNCH conference. TechWeek Chicago takes place from Friday, July 22 at 8am to Friday, July 29 at 7pm. The TechWeek is... Read more »