Chicago is letting the technology and business sectors know that it is a force to reckon with for talent, entrepreneurship, and innovation. The Chicago Innovation Awards showcases Chicago companies that empower and “connects the corners of the economy by building relationships that strengthen companies, stimulate growth, and create jobs.” In addition to celebrating Chicago based companies, the Chicago Innovation Awards expanded to include the “formation of the Women’s Mentoring Co-op to support female innovators, the Innovators Connection to connect large corporations with emerging start-ups, and an Innovation MBA in partnership with IIT that offers real-world experiential learning.”
Innovation expo to be held in Chicago
An event named The Innovators’ Guide to Chicago will take place next month at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Luke Tanen — president and CEO of Chicago Innovation — joins the Noon Business Hour.