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Techweek Chicagos annual expo and conference to begin on Thursday, June 26.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
Techweek, the nations leading technology conference and festival showcasing, celebrating and enabling emerging innovation ecosystems, today kicks off its expo and conference at 12pm. The 4th Annual Techweek Chicago presented by Microsoft will continue through June 29. Techweek Chicago is the largest technology conference in the Midwest, dedicated to bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, influencers and thought leaders under a single 7-day big tent of remarkable collaboration and engagement. The Techweek Chicago 2014 conference and expo will run from June 27-28, closing out an exciting week of spotlighting the local ecosystem.
Techweek Chicago will celebrate the unique intersections in technology, including those in education, finance, startups, entertainment, fashion, gaming and more. Techweek Chicago aims to provide an open space for all who are passionate about technology to be a part of the conversation this year, Techweek Chicagos conference and expo will feature:
We are excited to bring Techweek home to Chicago for a fourth year with the goal of strengthening and encouraging innovation and collaboration within the community, said Iain Shovlin, Chairman of Techweek. Techweek Chicago will bring together remarkable ideas, important conversations and an incredible experience to provide a platform on which to unite those who are passionate about technology. Techweek is proud to provide remarkable speakers and opportunities to truly achieve our mission to celebrate, showcase and enable innovation ecosystems.
Top sponsors of Techweek Chicago include: Dropbox, Gogo Air, Microsoft, Salesforce and Southwest Airlines.
To learn more about Techweek Chicago or to register, visit http://techweek.com/chicago.
Techweek is a seven-day conference, expo and festival where entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and thought leaders meet to enable the innovation ecosystem in the cities of Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Techweek curates compelling programming that allows a global spotlight to shine on each ecosystem and its leaders. Past speakers include Rahm Emanuel (Mayor, Chicago), Travis Kalanick (CEO, Uber), Craig Newmark (Founder, Craigslist), Barney Harford (CEO, Orbitz), Dan Gilbert (Founder, Quicken Loans), Peter Diamandis (Founder, X PRIZE) and Pitbull (World renowned musician). The Techweek expo has gathered more than 200 sponsors, including companies such as Google, Groupon, Microsoft, Motorola, Redbox, Uber and Wordpress. The after-parties at Techweek have become famous for events like the Bootlegger's Ball, attracting sports teams such as Stanley Cup Champions the Chicago Blackhawks and for hosting entertainers like Calvin Harris.
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