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Welcome to the heart of

Chicago’s Innovation Community

$350 for a full year of membership

Maximize your connection to Chicago’s innovation ecosystem

build relationships with the region’s most innovative leaders

Membership Includes Tickets to Year-Round Events

MEMBERS ARE ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS RECOGNIZED FOR A FULL YEAR FROM THE DATE OF REGISTRATION.

GAIN ACCESS TO THE “INNER CIRCLE” DIRECTORY

Chicago Innovation members, board members, judges, and mentors

Support Chicago Student Invention Convention:

  • Inspiring curiosity in STEM, invention and entrepreneurship in K-8th grade Illinois students
  • Keeping this invention curriculum free-of-charge for teachers, schools and students
  • The state’s largest competition of student-built prototypes

Support Ageless Innovators:

  • Chicago’s first intergenerational co-mentoring program
  • Convening leaders across generations to foster age-related empathy and knowledge sharing
  • Supporting a community where diverse perspectives are welcomed and valued

Support Women Mentoring Co-op:

  • Empowering, connecting and propelling female innovators in Chicago
  • Advancing inclusion and diversity in the workforce
  • Building a supportive community across industries for women in innovation

Support The Ladder:

  • Mentorship, community, & career acceleration for Black and Latine Innovators
  • One-on-one mentoring with high-powered leaders in Chicago
  • Monthly cohort events and workshops focusing on career development
  • Helping Black and Latine innovators climb the corporate ladder 

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