Posts in category "socials"

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 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 »

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 »
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Social Media Week ends on a social note with media industry veterans

Social Media Week ends on a social note with media industry veterans
Social Media Week was a success in Chicago, and also around the world. Hosted by the Zócalo Group and The Chicago Tribune, the weeklong focus on social media ranged from discussion topics on mobile applications and the newest technology, to also focusing on how the traditional media (such as radio, TV and newspapers) are currently... Read more »

Social Media Week underway in Chicago, active online and off

Social Media Week underway in Chicago, active online and off
This week of September 19th has a host of several different networking events all around Chicago. As part of an international conference, Social Media Week brings together social media enthusiasts and technologists in a week-long series of events in cities around the world. It is a fairly unique event as the only cities other than... 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 »

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 »

Tech events for Week of June 27: Social Media Day

Social Media Day in Chicago is in full effect on Thursday, June 30th. Many may be wondering what does this officially mean, and how the whole thing started.  Social Media Day originates from an idea by a leading resource on the Internet, Mashable.com. The Web site has many readers interested in technology and social media, so they decided that... Read more »
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Weekly Tech events Week of June 20: Hackathon for mobile apps development, and Wordpress Expo

Mobile app development, a hackathon, and WordPress are the focus of this event filled tech week in Chicago.   The Ji-V Hackathon and Seminar Series II, is the second one this year to bring together mobile application developers in a competition to develop the best mobile device app in a twelve hour time-span. It happens this Saturday, June 25 from 8... Read more »