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Exclusive Membership Benefits Include:

Ongoing Recognition

  • At every Chicago Innovation event
  • On our website member directory
  • In our monthly newsletter

Quarterly Members-only Events  

  • Exclusive networking for members
  • Access to members-only speakers

Membership “In-A-Box”

Rising Together book, 3 Chicago Innovation Award winning products, sweets & treats, and more!

Monthly Engagement

Engage in a full calendar of Chicago Innovation events!

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

OUR WORK CENTERS AROUND THE IDEA THAT INNOVATION IS FOR EVERYONE AND YOUR MEMBER FEE SUPPORTS THESE PROGRAMS:

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

MEMBER DIRECTORY

Member NameCompanyConnect
Susan AbramsIllinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center LinkedIn
Joseph Adamik
Prashantha Amarasinghe
Justin Bartkus LinkedIn
Stephanie BenyoCMC Materials
Matthew Joseph Brennan LinkedIn
Rachelle Bresnahan LinkedIn
Frank CassouCyclopure, Inc. LinkedIn
Mary Ceron-Reyes
Sze-Chieh Chen
Jessica ChonichOffice Revolution
Lori Hilson CioromskiEssential Water Technologies LinkedIn
Tommie Collins LinkedIn
M. Todd Cooke LinkedIn
Cornelius Davis LinkedIn
Samantha Deleon LinkedIn
Abhishek Deshpande LinkedIn
Robert DuerrAlliant LinkedIn
Emmanuella Ben Eboh LinkedIn
Steven EdwardsJMI-USA, Inc.
Samar Elhouar
Darcy EvonThe Village Chicago LinkedIn
Kaelen Evon LinkedIn
Haleh FardiProCFO Partners LinkedIn
Shelley FullaSlalom LinkedIn
Mrinali Gokani LinkedIn
Michael GoldwaterCaterpillar LinkedIn
Neil GoodrichM. Holland Company LinkedIn
Grace Hanford
Anthony HarrisHFit Corp, Inc.
Roxanne Hoffman LinkedIn
Dr. Adrienne HollowayCity of Aurora LinkedIn
Ruohua Huang LinkedIn
Robert Hyc LinkedIn
Dongxue Jia LinkedIn
Christopher JohnsonJohnsonese Brokerage LLC LinkedIn
Marcia JohnstonMake Room @ The Table
Royce Joyner
Lavanya Julaniya LinkedIn
Yuta Katsuyama LinkedIn
Tejeswini KC LinkedIn
Sufia Khan
Bungaku Kure LinkedIn
Chacko KurianComplete Health Systems LinkedIn
Rosanna Lederhausen LinkedIn
Pamela Von LehmdenAmerican Dental Association LinkedIn
Timothy Leonard LinkedIn
Steven Leopoldo LinkedIn
Sean LightnerBMO Harris Bank LinkedIn
Zhuqiao Lu LinkedIn
Ryan Luat LinkedIn
Eva Maddox LinkedIn
Lynn Maddox LinkedIn
Rodney MannSteeplechase Advisory Group LinkedIn
Adrianna Maron LinkedIn
Christopher Matzenbach LinkedIn
Spencer Mcgowan LinkedIn
Mariana Mecedo LinkedIn
Michael MedemaAmplify Innovations & Entrepreneurship LinkedIn
Adlin Mendez LinkedIn
Fan Meng LinkedIn
David Morales LinkedIn
Jessica Nelson LinkedIn
Angelica Oliva LinkedIn
Madeline Olszak LinkedIn
Ola Osunmakinde
Mickinch Patel LinkedIn
Curtis PowellBizArtistry LinkedIn
Johnathan Prunty
Kathleen QuinnThe Q Group, LLC LinkedIn
Dana RiddelRiddel Associates LinkedIn
Craig Rutkowske LinkedIn
Snow Rutkowske LinkedIn
Ana SanfilippoLinde Consultants LinkedIn
Yodsanan Sanpavat LinkedIn
Jiani Sapathy LinkedIn
Andy ShaferShafer's Innovation and Business Building Services LinkedIn
Veronica Paz Soldan LinkedIn
Silvella Strain LinkedIn
Fareine Suarez LinkedIn
Irina SullivanBarnes & Thornburg LLP
Kristine Tackie
Donna Townsend LinkedIn
Michael TrampettiTrampetti Management Group LinkedIn
Bobby Ubhi
Eduardo Vasquez
Joanna Veleris LinkedIn
Gavin Waits LinkedIn
Candice WarltierCS-Effect LinkedIn
Dr. Russ WatsonMindset Data LinkedIn
Magnes WelshMagnes Communications LinkedIn
Al WilliamsKids Sports Fitness Education LinkedIn
Sze Wing Alpha Wong LinkedIn

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