Tech Week Flags are flying high in the vibrant city of Chicago. Chicago is a “rapidly growing hub of Technlolgy and Entreprenuership.” Visit Tech Week Chicago 2012 at the Merchandise Mart to learn about Chicago’s Technology movers and shakers.
WHEN: June 22-26, 2012
You can witness keynotes from the world’s top technology and business visionairies at the Chicago Merchandise Mart.
For more information check out: http://techweek.com/
Rahm Emanuel, who was elected the 55th mayor of Chicago on February 22, 2011 talked about “state of Techonology in Chicago.
There are plenty of interesting speakers, startup community members, lectures, panels, discussions, workshops and exhibits in this gorgeous town this weekend.
Ryan Holmes of HootSuite was a speaker.
He discussed his entreprenuerial endeavors.
There are plenty of Pearls of Wisdom floating around the Merchandiae Mart this weekend! Head over to hear about all of the innovative companies that are presenting disruptive technologies.
Visit the plethora of exibition booths and check out the “Hiring Fair” on the 8th floor of the Merchandise Mart on Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 12-5 pm. If you want to participate in the hiring activities, bring a one page resume.
Get a copy of the Tech Week 100; Chicago leaders in rapidly growing Tech Sectors. There will also be a Food Truck face-off on Saturday, June 23rd from 11 am to 2 pm on the South Drive of the Merchandise Mart in front of the Chicago River. The Food Trucks include:
Sweet Ride, Haute Sausage, the Wagyu Wagon , Duck N Roll, Bergstein’s NY Deli, The Adelita Truck, Bridgeport Pastry Company and Forever Yogurt.
There was a VIP Party at the Trunk Club Men’s Outfitters with “Cocktails and Couture” from 7-10 pm at 311 W. Superior in Suite 504. They have an interesting business model where men can come in and shop or they can shop on-line and have merchandise shipped directly to their homes.
Union at 23o West Erie was serving some delicious Sushi and crab cake sliders.
There was even a late night party Bootlegger’s Ball at 111 West Kinzie Street with a range of themed rooms, DJ’s and a Bourbon Tasting.
There are plenty of local bars and restaurants to visit near the Merchandise Mart. Check out Club Lago at 331 W. Superior. They won the “Viagra Award for Staying Power” from TimeOut Chicago! The restaurant has been around for half of a century.
GianCarlo runs Club Lago, a restaurant founded by his grandparents. He has an inspired Italian menu and a great wine list. I loved the baked clams, pasta, veal specialties and tasty meatballs!
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