There’s no shortage of tech and startup events in Chicago, and we like to get out and see our neighbors. Here’s where we’ve been lately and where you’ll find us in the coming weeks. Want to connect at an upcoming event? Give us a shout on Twitter.
We headed over to 1871 to hear advice from Chicago entrepreneurs at IdeaMensch. We learned a lot from the founders of Code Academy, Power2Switch and Give Forward, including these 5 startup lessons.
Techweek Chicago 2012
We were proud to be a Strategic Partner at Techweek, with a focus on SMS marketing and content marketing. Here are 10 things we learned at Techweek 2012.
The Art of Marketing 2012
The Chicago edition of the Art of Marketing Conference covered the changing face of marketing in 2012, with input from speakers Keith Ferrazzi, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mitch Joel and Randi Zuckerberg. We also learned about important web analytics from Avinash Kaushik.
Juice on the Loose: Social Media Edition
lonelybrand Digital Content Developer Katherine Leonard headed to Catalyst Ranch to discuss blogging and editorial calendar strategies.
Community Manager UNconference Chicago 2012
Held at Google Chicago, this UNconference was designed specifically for community managers. We covered the 10 best community management tools featured at #cmgrUN.
1871 Hard Hat Tour
1871 is a non-profit space meant to cater to the growing tech and entrepreneurial community in Chicago. We swung by Merchandise Mart in February 2012 to check out the space before the official opening. Check out our recap and photos of the 1871 Chicago hard hat tour.
Social Media Week Chicago 2011
SocialDevCamp Chicago 2011
Techweek Chicago 2011
Techweek 2011 featured speakers Aneesh Chopra (CTO of the United States), Pat Quinn (Governor of Illinois), Dave McClure (Founder of 500 Startups) and Craig Newmark (Founder of Craigslist).