ThinkChicago invites 200 university students to tour Chicago's fast growing tech scene and attend Lollapalooza and Chicago Ideas Week Programming.


About ThinkChicago Roadshow: Chicago is a place where young entrepreneurs grow big ideas, transform industries and shape technology and business. As Chicago becomes a national hub for innovation and technology, ThinkChicago brings local leaders together to tell the story of what’s growing here and paint a picture of Chicago’s future that encourages students to live and work here after graduation.

Led by Mayor Lori Lightfoot with ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, the ThinkChicago Roadshow brings Chicago’s technology and business leaders to visit the top business and engineering programs on college campuses across the country, showcasing career-building opportunities within Chicago’s vibrant innovation ecosystem. 

Learn more about ThinkChicago: For questions, please contact Stephanie Larson at









Technology Entrepreneur Center

The Grainger College of Engineering

351 Coordinated Science Lab, MC-228
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

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