Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Edition: October 23, 2016

Every week, I like to find Chicago networking events that will help me meet my business and personal goals. Since I’m in marketing and currently developing a 2017 Marketing Plan strategy, my main objectives are to learn:

  • lead generation
  • content creation
  • partnership opportunities for speakers and writers
  • best practices for marketing

So, since I do this, I thought I would share the top marketing events this week for my fellow marketing strategy and execution colleagues in Chicago.

Tuesday:

Contently, a tech content creation firm is hosting a content strategy night at SoHo House in the West Loop on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The event will discuss brand strategies to create high-quality, culturally relevant content. This event is free. Find out more here. 

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, join Mobile Growth Meetup -to meet mobile marketers and developers to discuss influencer marketing. This event is free. Find out more here. 

The 15th annual Chicago Innovation Awards  will spotlight the best new products in Chicago, and an opportunity to network with some of the most innovative companies. An expected 1,500 members of Chicago’s business community will be attending. Tickets for the event start at $35. Find out more here.

Wednesday:

No Money, Mo’ Marketing: How To Make Your Marketing Dollars Go Further  workshop will look at how to execute big marketing ideas on a smaller budget on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Tickets are free for members of the Illinois Technology Association, or $35 for non-members.

Hope Bertram is organizing a healthcare marketing conference on Wednesday, October 26th, and it will feature a number of speakers and panels including Baxter, Walgreens, and Abbott, who will be covering topics like digital marketing, social media, and working within regulatory and legal restrictions. Tickets to this conference are $400. Find out more here. 

Thursday:

DND Chicago – a monthly marketing meetup on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 6:00 pm at Pops for Champagne. Join B2B Marketing, in collaboration with Omobono, for this free monthly event. Speakers will explore cutting-edge topics that provide insight into your business needs, as well as your career. Find out more here. 

Have something to add to future lists? Feel free to email: windycitycosmo@gmail.com or connect with me on LinkedIn. 

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