Peggy Parfenoff, WorldChicago Executive Director, is a proud member of the Civic Committee.
Expo Chicago is the inaugural international exposition of contemporary and modern art and design. This innovative exposition will draw on the city's rich history as a preeminent art fair destination and present a new concept for the art world to explore.
Set to occur on Chicago's historic Navy Pier, EXPO CHICAGO will open the fall art season, featuring leading international galleries and offering a curated blend of contemporary and modern art and design. Their museum-quality, concept-driven programming will attract the world's top artists, thinkers, curators and collectors, all with the common aim of fostering new dialogue within the international art community.
September 20-23, 2012
Navy Pier, Festival Hall
For tickets and more information: http://expochicago.com/
Social Innovation Advocates
Thursday, September 20
6:00 - 9:00pm
Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, IL 60660
$12 Early Bird (until September 6th); $15 Online; $18 At the Door
WorldChicago is pleased to be a partner for this event.
2012 SIA will host Introduce Yourself, an event to introduce ourselves to Chicago's nonprofit and art communities as we celebrate the possibility of a more peaceful and just world. SIA works globally to empower the next generation of social entrepreneurs at the margins of society to create business plans while also connecting them with internships and networking opportunities based on their individual needs. The event will showcase visual and performance art from young Chicago artists, as well as a debut screening of Growing to Khula: Chapter 1, a documentary piece following SIA Founder David Flynn through the KwaZulu-natal during SIA's beginning.
Register here: http://siadvocates.givezooks.com/events/introduce-yourself
Niagara Foundation Presents Chicago World Forum
featuring H.E. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
Secretary General, The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
WorldChicago is a Co-Sponsor of this event.
Friday, September 21, 2012
11:30am Reception; 12:00pm Luncheon
University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Cost: $35 online; $45 at the door
Sponsorship opportunities available
To register and for more information, click here.
World Lithuanian Economic Forum in Chicago
Friday, September 21, 2012
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place, Chicago
Organized by the Lithuanian Business Confederation with support from: Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, Washington, D.C.; Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania, Chicago; Enterprise Lithuania; Invest Lithuania; Lithuanian Trade Office, Chicago; International Trade Association of Greater Chicago; Global Strategy, Inc.; and others.
Learn about the many advantages of doing business in Lithuania: Innovative & entrepreneurial business sectors (IT; BioPharma & Medical; High Value-added Manufacturing; Healthcare & Wellness Services); Success stories in hosting shared service centers; Attractive investment climate; Logistics hub for European operations.
No charge; advance registration required. For information on registration, sponsorships or exhibit space, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or see: www.wlef.lt.
Chicago Ideas Week
October 8-14 throughout the city.
WorldChicago is pleased to host an Affiliate Event with Chicago Ideas Week (see above)
Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) is a premier annual gathering of global thought leaders created to drive ideas into actionable results. Co-chaired by Brad Keywell, Eric Lefkosky, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former Mayor Richard M. Daley, CIW brings together widely recognized visionaries to the Midwest to discuss a variety of social topics and share breakthrough concepts. CIW speakers will include Tom Brokaw, Colin Powell, Edward Norton, Elle Macpherson, Deepak Chopra, and more!
For only $15 a ticket, you will participate the sharing of ideas, inspiring action, and igniting change to positively impact our world.
Check out the schedule now to start planning your week! Click here for the schedule or visit www.chicagoideas.com for more information.