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Meet The Alliance at Willis Tower

The Chicago Alliance

Friday, October 21, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

Meet The Alliance at Willis Tower
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Alliance Member   more info Oct 21, 2016 $5.00 $0.00

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For building security, you must regiser to attend. $5 non-refundable registeration fee. You pay for your own food and drinks. Please scroll down for details.

Note: You must select a date first from the above pull down menu above in order to register.




Topic for October 21, 2016

Planning a TEDx event for the Chicago Alliance

(x = independently organized TED event)


Are you interested in learning more about organizing a TED event? Click here to get a quick overview of TED guidelines. If you are not familar with TED Talks, please watch a few videos that interest you at TED.com before attending this meeting.


Amy Segami, a Distinguished Toastmaster, National Speakers Association member and a Board member of the NSA Illinois Chapter, also known as the TEDx expert in Chicagoland, will share her experience and vision for this project. As the founder of TEDxIIT, the longest running independently organized TED event in Chicago since 2010, Amy will provide an overview and guidelines based on her experience. She was invited to speak at the inaugural TEDxPeachtree in 2009, to attend TEDGlobal 2015 and TED Summit 2016. Her webinar on “How To TED Your Way to the Global Platform” broke the attendance record. You can read more about her work at this Huffington Post article.



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Friday, October 21, 2016 from 5 to 9 pm * Business Casual

If you are interested, please register ASAP. Space is limited.



5 - 6 pm Check-in and Social hour. Order your own drinks and enjoy the happy hour networking.

6 - 7 pm Formal Meeting (If you are not early, you're late)

7 - 9 pm * Dinner and continued discussion

* Food and drinks are not included in the $5 registration fee. You will pay for your own food, drinks and gratuity by cash or credit card.



 Below is the information for a typical monthly gathering. However, on Friday, September 16, there will be a specific topic, related to exploration of TEDx opportunities, see above.


You are invited to attend an informal Networking Event for The Chicago Alliance, to be held on the third (3rd) Friday of each month, starting on March 18, 2016.


To see a list of Alliance Group members, scroll to the bottom of this page. If you are a current member of any of the organization on the list, you are already part of the Alliance Group. There is no membership fee.


To attend this event, you'll pay a $5 registration fee and purchase your own beverages and food. See below for details. Registration closes by 2 pm on the day of the event. Absolutely no refund.


Meet The Alliance

Enrich Your Professional Network, Build Alliances, and Share Leads

Join us at the Metropolitan Club, a private membership organization, located on the 66th and 67th floors of the Willis Tower. The evening will be dedicated to informal networking among group members. Build your professional network with us. A cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be available.

This event is the first in a new series of events designed to inspire Chicago-area professionals to form closer ties and learn more about the opportunities available to those affiliated with Alliance member groups.


Save the dates!

The event will take place on the third Friday of each month: Oct 21, Nov 18 & Dec 16.



5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Informal Networking. Happy Hour. Cash Bar.

7:00 PM Optional. Stay for dinner at the Metropolitan Club if you wish. Food and drinks are not included in the price of registration for this event.


Need more information about the Alliance?

  • Watch a video About the Alliance Group.

  • Remember that attire is Business Casual.

  • Note that refunds are not available. Tickets are transferable to a friend or colleague.


Register Today!  MeetTheAlliance.Eventbrite.com

Open to all professionals in the fields of elearning, planning, speaking, or training, and to anyone working to improve Human Performance. You do not have to be a member of the Metropolitan Club or belong to any of the Chicago Alliance member organizations to attend this event.


For parking and travel information, click here.

Meet at the lounge area located on the 67th floor of the Metropolitan Club, 233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606.

Phone: 312.876.3200

Note: Please allocate extra time for the building security, elevator ride, and room navigation. We recommend that you arrive in the lobby as early as you can so you don't miss any of the networking.


PS. Feel free to attend the Viewmasters Toastmasters Club meeting sponsored by Metropolitan Club, from 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm, and stay for the Alliance networking event.

For additional details about the Toastmasters Club and registration for complimentary guest passes, ChicagoViewmasters.EventBrite.com/.


List of Alliance Group Members

ACMP - Association for Change Management Professionals

ATDChi - Chicagoland Chapter Association for Talent Development

ChAPT - Chicago Association for Psychological Type

Chicago ISPI - Chicago Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement

CODIC - Community of Organization Development in Chicagoland

ICF Chicago - International Coach Federation ~ Chicago Chapter

ISODC - International Society for Organization Development and Change

NSA-IL - National Speakers Association - Illinois Chapter

ODN Chicago - Chicago Organization Development Network, Chicago

STC Chicago - Chicago Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication


Prospective Members

PMI Chicagoland - Project Management International

D30Toastmasters - Toastmasters International District 30 Chicagoland

Have questions about Meet The Alliance at Willis Tower? Contact The Chicago Alliance

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Metropolitan Club
233 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Friday, October 21, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

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The Chicago Alliance

The Alliance represents one of the strongest commitments to collaboration among Chicago-area human-performance organizations in 20 years. Comprised of the local chapters of ten Chicago-area professional organizations, the Alliance sparks innovative partnerships and networking initiatives among its members and supports the sharing of best practices, leads, and latest updates about the field of human development and performance. 

Alliance Member Organizations

  • Association for Change Management Professionals (ACMP)
  • Association for Talent Development, Chicagoland Chapter (ATDChi)
  • Chicago Association for Psychological Type (ChAPT)
  • International Society for Performance Improvement (Chicago ISPI)
  • Community of Organization Development in Chicagoland (CODIC)
  • International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • International Society for Organization Development and Change (ISODC)
  • National Speakers Association (NSA-IL)
  • Organization Development Network, Chicago (ODN Chicago)
  • Chicago Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC Chicago)
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