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Conference Badge to the Midwest's Largest Tech Conference & Expo

Techweek

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

Badge to the Midwest's Largest Tech Conference...

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Be a part of the largest tech conference in the Midwest at the

Third Annual #TechweekChi  

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Techweek Chicago 2013 will consist of our proven elements including conference, expo, workshops, parties, partner events and summits. With over 120 speakers, 70 startups, 150 exhibitors, and 80 hiring companies, we are redefining what is possible within a one-week technology series.  Attendees can also look forward to many improvements and new events this year: 

Here's what we improved:  

  • Conference - Shortened to 3 days | Over 50% of content now organized into summits
  • Hiring Fair - Doubled the hiring companies | Increased focus on technical talent
  • LAUNCH - Competing companies doubled to 70 | Recruiting broader set of startups
  • Floor Plan - Enhanced floor plan | Addition of the Expo stage with content for a broad group

Here is some of what's new:

  • TechweekGT - Grand tour of the best tech compnaies in their homes
  • Angel Boot Camp - first pro-investor course on investing educating key capital contributors
  • Techweek at the Movies - Special pre-screenings including Director discussions
  • Alumni Gatherings - Reconnect with key contributors to the talent ecosystem

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Conference

June 27 - 29, 2013

Techweek Conference is a showcase of the emerging technology ecosystem in Chicago and the Midwest. In just 3 days, learn the life cycle of an technology business – from idea to scale. Discover how companies like Motorola, CDW, Groupon, Orbitz, 37Signals, and hundreds more grew to success in the heart of the Midwest. More than 120 speakers from around the country and our home in Chicago will talk about the latest trends in technology.


Techweek Summits

Gatherings of ground breaking thinkers at the peak of their industries. Each Techweek Summit includes:

  • Series of speaker sessions
  • Designated showcases in our Expo hall
  • Engaging gatherings

Techweek Summits

 
Find out more about each of our Summits here!

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Expo

June 27 - 29, 2013

Techweek Expo is a trade show and innovation space where startups to Fortune 500 companies exhibit and demo the newest tech products in front of thousands of Techweek attendeesDaily events at the Techweek expo:

What to expect at the Expo:

  • Over 150 exhibitors
  • Scheduled events throughout the day
  • Daily happy hours @ Bar Techweek
  • Open access to content on Expo stage

Keep an eye on companies that will be exhibiting, lounging, and hiring.

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LAUNCH

June 28, 2013

Techweek LAUNCH provides a vision of the future by introducing you to the progressive risk takers who are paving the way. Over 70 pre-qualified startups will demo their products and services in Startup City on Friday, June 28th for a chance to compete on Techweek's main stage.  Guest judges (featuring a panel of venture capitalists and influential key technology figures) and Techweek attendees will visit each demo table to determine who has what it takes. 

What to expect at LAUNCH:

  • 70 startups showcasing their ideas and developments
  • Five finalist startups compete on the main stage 
  • Grand prize of $100,000 in cash and prizes

Applications for LAUNCH are currently open. Click HERE to register your startup

To compete in Techweek LAUNCH, your company must have less than $2 million in funding and be less than 3 years old. Participants must exhibit at Startup City for the entire competition.

Techweek LAUNCH is supported by:

Polsinelli Shughart     TandemHR          WalkerSands

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Hiring Fair

June 29, 2013

Are you looking for a career that provides challenging work? Want to be an integral part of your workplace? The Techweek Hiring Fair loves matching great people with perfect project. At the hiring fair you will find over 1,500 job seekers and more than 80 companies looking to hire, placing for:

  • Data Analytics
  • IT and Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Analytics
  • Customer Support
  • UX/Design
  • Advertising
  • Sales & Marketing



 


Check back to our Hiring Fair page often to see who will be hiring. 

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Parties

June 23 - 29, 2013

Work hard, play harder. We know you work hard. That’s why Techweek plans parties from Sunday, June 23 to Saturday, June 29.  All Techweek conference badge holders will have access to an eclectic mix of gatherings at River North's hottest venues.  Come celebrate and unwind after a productive day

Visit our Parties page to see all of the late night festivities already announced.

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TechweekGT

June 24 - 26, 2013

Techweek Grand Tour (GT) is an interactive event celebrating the office spaces in Chicago that best foster talent collaboration, creative thinking, and dynamic work environments. Select conference badge holders will be chosen to tour these offices with the leaders who run them, learning best in class ideas to incorporate in their own workspaces. 

Nominate your company today!

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Techweek100 

The Techweek100 identifies those individuals who are impacting the business and technology landscape on a significant scale. The Techweek100 is not a ranking but rather a list of 100 technology leaders who support our mission to showcase, celebrate, and enable emerging innovation ecosystems

See the 2013 Techweek100 honorees HERE.

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Partner Events

June 23 - 29, 2013

Looking to host an official Techweek event? Partners of Techweek host a variety of official events alongside the conference and expo such as happy hours, luncheons, workshops and more. These are located at or near the Merchandise Mart location and are open to conference badge holders.

Official partner events include:

  • Happy Hours
  • Meet-ups
  • Workshops
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Luncheon
  • Custom opportunities available upon request!

Partner events schedule to come. Stay tuned for updates.

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Techweek Chicago  Techweek LA  Techweek New York

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Have questions about Conference Badge to the Midwest's Largest Tech Conference & Expo? Contact Techweek

When & Where


Merchandise Mart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)


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Techweek

Techweek Conference and Expo

Techweek is an integrated media company creating and curating engaging media, dynamic events and disruptive content on web, digital and interactive technology, bringing together diverse communities of entrepreneurs, corporate professionals and thought leaders.

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