On June 22-26, 2012, experience a five day celebration of technology and entrepreneurship at the Techweek Conference & Expo. Techweek 2012 offers you the chance to interact with over 5,000 engaged and passionate participants, 2,000 unique brands, 300 speakers, 200 sessions and 100 exhibitors. Tell us why you want to attend TechWeek in Chicago in the comments below by MIDNIGHT on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 and the best two answers will receive a free passes! Women 2.0 members save 20% on tickets to TechWeek when you register here.
Make sure to check out the all-women panels:
- "The Ladies of Tech: Chicago Women Share Tips for Success in Chicago’s Tech Scene" featuring Jessica Zweig (Founder, CheekyChicago), Mana Ionescu (Founder & President, Lightspan Digital), Genevieve Thiers (Founder, SitterCity), Desiree Vargas-Wrigley (Co-Founder & CEO, GiveForward) and Sue Khim (Founder & CEO, AllTuition).
- "Women Tech Leaders who are Changing the World!" featuring Elisa Miller-Out (CEO, Singlebrook Technology), Charlotte Rademaekers (Founder & CEO, Call2Action), Amy Ward (Membership Director, Nonprofit Technology Network) and Jessica Trybus (CEO, etcetera edutainment)
The Chief Innovation Officer of American Airlines - Maya Liebman - and the Founder of Blogher - Jory Des Jardins - will host a fireside chat on enterprise vs. small business practices.
Housed in the Merchandise Mart, the largest commercial building in the US, Techweek presents the perfect platform for innovative pairings, disruptive discussions and leveraged education revolving around entrepreneurial culture.
FYI: Last year's winner of TechweekLAUCH (startup competition) was Jessica Kim, Founder of Babbaco.