Bringing Chicago’s Technology and Business Leaders Across The Country

    Led by Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot with ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, the ThinkChicago: Roadshow brings Chicago’s technology and business leaders to visit top business and engineering programs on college campuses across the country, showcasing career-building opportunities within Chicago’s vibrant innovation ecosystem.


    As Chicago becomes a national hub for innovation and technology, ThinkChicago brings local leaders together to tell the story of what’s growing here and paint a picture of Chicago’s future that encourages students to live and work here after graduation.


    2020 DATES


    Chicago State University: Wednesday, April 8

    Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT): Wednesday, April 29

    City Colleges of Chicago: TBD - exact date coming soon!


    Leadership Talks

    By some of Chicago’s top technology entrepreneurs

    Panel Discussions

    With Chicago leaders discussing the city's technology industry and business opportunities

    Interactive Sessions

    For students to meet with Chicago's leading business and civic leaders

    University Partnership Opportunities

    For members of the Chicago delegation to meet with university thought-leaders

  • Roadshow 2020

    Connecting Top Talent with Innovative Business

    Chicago State University

    Chicago, IL

    Illinois Institute of Technology (ITT)

    Chicago, IL

    City Colleges of Chicago

    Chicago, IL