Celebration of Entrepreneurship: Drinks, Food & Experience Sharing

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Moonlight Studios

1446 W Kinzie St

Chicago, IL 60642

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EO Chicago cordially invites you to celebrate the city's best and brightest entrepreneurs! Last year, our inaugural Celebration of Entrepreneurship attracted over 400 professionals and entrepreneurs. Some notable participants included the founder of @properties, Cards Against Humanity and Boka Restaurant Group, along with the heads of 1871 and Sterling Bay. This year, you'll hear the stories of RXBar, Groupon and Conor McGregor, along with Howard Tullman, Rick Bayless, Troy Henikoff and many more.

Similar to last year, four student entrepreneurs will compete as part of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards ("GSEA") -- think Shark Tank for students -- with the winner receiving $10,000 and the opportunity to represent Chicago at the National GSEA ceremony. All proceeds are donated to Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and Women's Business Development Center on a 50/50 basis.

Sponsorships sold out last year so be sure to book early! Sponsorship opportunities, GA and VIP tickets are on sale now. Click Tickets to view and register today. Come share some innovative cocktails, bites and business growth experiences with other professionals at Moonlight Studios in the West Loop. November 12th is the date! Many more speakers and judges will be announced soon.

Feel free to browse photos from last year's event here.

About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)

Founded in 1998, the GSEA represents more than 1,700 prominent student entrepreneurs from more than 60 countries; it brings global visibility to pioneering student business owners and their respective cities. The Chicago Chapter of EO will host this year's competition; the 2nd Annual Celebration of Entrepreneurship. If you'd like to attend or sponsor, please click on Tickets and purchase your desired package today. If you're a student entrepreneur who would like to apply, please visit here for more details and/or apply now.

When: Tuesday | November 12 | 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Networking, Pitches, Activities Simultaneously Occur)

Where: Moonlight Studios - moonlightstudioschicago.com

Dress: Whatever you want to wear. We're entrepreneurs. We don't follow rules.

To become a Sponsor, please click Tickets and select your desired package. If you have any questions regarding sponsorships, please email Everywhere Wireless at contact@everywherewireless.com.

Paradigm Sports Management: Diamond Sponsor ($20,000)

Proper Twelve: Diamond Sponsor ($20,000)

Signature Bank: Platinum Sponsor ($10,000)

Everywhere Wireless: Platinum Sponsor ($10,000)

Fuksa Khorshid LLC: Platinum Sponsor ($10,000)

Accelerated Growth Advisors: Platinum Sponsor ($10,000)

Courageous Bakery: Gold Sponsor ($5,000)

Bisnow: Gold Sponsor ($5,000)

Rise Buildings: Gold Sponsor ($5,000)

The John Buck Company: Gold Sponsor ($5,000)

The Goldie Initiative: Silver Sponsor ($2,000)

First American Bank: Silver Sponsor ($2,000)

Wax Center: Silver Sponsor ($2,000)

Rightsize Facility: Silver Sponsor ($2,000)

Sipp Brands: Silver Sponsor ($2,000)

Baltic Networks USA: Silver Sponsor ($2,000)

Sponsorship Available: ($2,000)

727 W. Madison: Benefactor ($1,000)

Wicker Park Apartments: Benefactor ($1,000)

Triplepoint Water Technologies: Benefactor ($1,000)

Cadella: Benefactor ($1,000)

Middleground Technologies: Benefactor ($1,000)

Amped I: Benefactor ($1,000)

SpencePC: Benefactor ($1,000)

Level 10: Benefactor ($1,000)

LulaFit: Benefactor ($1,000)

Onni: Benefactor ($1,000)

Verus: Benefactor ($1,000)

WAV, Inc.: Benefactor ($1,000)

Insight: Benefactor ($1,000)

Everywhere Wireless: Participant Sponsor

Frontera: Participant Sponsor

Kaplan Institute: Participant Sponsor

IntraLink Global: Participant Sponsor

Savills US: Participant Sponsor

Cresset: Participant Sponsor

Fabio Viviani Hospitality: Participant Sponsor

MATH Venture Partners: Participant Sponsor

Shiftgig: Participant Sponsor

Technori: Participant Sponsor

Akara Partners: Participant Sponsor

PHLEARN: Participant Sponsor

ActiveCampaign: Participant Sponsor

Uptake Technologies: Participant Sponsor

RXBAR: Participant Sponsor

EVENTup: Participant Sponsor

Cameo: Participant Sponsor

Lao She Chuan: Participant Sponsor

Solid Digital: Participant Sponsor

Dan Heuertz: Participant Sponsor

Derick Dermatology: Participant Sponsor

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs: Participant Sponsor

Lululemon: Participant Sponsor

Diptyque: Participant Sponsor

Jo Malone: Participant Sponsor

George the Salon: Participant Sponsor

NARS Cosmetics: Participant Sponsor

Tiesta Tea: Participant Sponsor

Bukiety: Participant Sponsor

1o8: Participant Sponsor

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits: Participant Sponsor

Lagunitas Brewing Company: Participant Sponsor

Nuts on Clark: Participant Sponsor

Sugar Bliss | Cake Boutique: Participant Sponsor

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1446 W Kinzie St

Chicago, IL 60642

United States

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