In a year where disruption and innovation have become more important than ever, we are excited to share our way of recognizing some local innovators and entrepreneurs this holiday season: the Innovator's Holiday Gift Guide.

´╗┐Below are 12 perfect gift ideas for the innovator, techie, or supporter of local businesses in your circle of family and friends. We've also included some upcoming events and mentorship opportunities for you to check out as well.

Wishing you a safe and healthy holiday season from the entire Chicago Innovation team!

Tom Kuczmarski, Co-founder, Chicago Innovation
Luke Tanen, Executive Director, Chicago Innovation
Luke Tanen on WBBM Discusses the Chicago Innovation Awards
Featuring Tom Kuczmarski
Featuring Troy Henikoff and Matt McCall