October 17, 2016 - October 23, 2016
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Chicago Ideas Week (CIW), hosted by Chicago Ideas, is one of the largest and most affordable ideas festivals in the world that connects attendees to globally recognized speakers and entrepreneurs—including entertainment executive Ariel Emanuel, FIFA World Cup Champion Abby Wambach, Skinnygirl cocktail creator Bethenny Frankel and more. It is a space for innovators, thinkers, doers and interested citizens from across Chicago, the greater Midwest and the world.
In addition to 90-minute Talks and hour-long Conversations, Chicago Ideas Week offers hands-on Labs where attendees can learn anything from baking the perfect pie with Bang Bang Pie Shop to creating actual graffiti art with Chicago’s most iconic street artists JC Rivera, Matthew Hoffman and Sentrock.