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Chicago Innovation Awards Scholarship Competition 2014

Chicago Innovation Awards Scholarship Competition

Event Date: 

Apr 9, 5:30pm to 8:00pm


IIT Stuart School of Business Downtown Campus
565 W. Adams St., Auditorium
Chicago, Illinois 60661

Chicago Innovation Awards and IIT Stuart have partnered to host the Chicago Innovation Awards Scholarship Competition, providing students a unique opportunity to apply their knowledge to finding solutions for under-served or unmet needs. 110 students competed this year for awards totaling $10,000. Attend the awards ceremony on April 9, 2014, to honor Stuart students and learn more about how this collaborative competition enables students to advance their understanding of innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
5:30-8 pm
Registration has closed
The top winner will present to an audience of local industry leaders. View winners and student entries. A panel of Chicago innovators, from start-up entrepreneurs to large corporations, will discuss innovation and entrepreneurship, and reveal how they made careers for themselves in Chicago. The panel includes:
Tom Kuczmarski Matt Matros Kate Shubert Andrew Nieman Sharon Schneider
Tom Kuczmarski 
Chicago Innovation Awards
Kuczmarski Innovation
Matt Matros 
Protein Bar 
(2013 winner of the Chicago Innovation Awards) 
 Kate Shubert 
 Chicago Regional  Sales Manager
 Disney Institute
Andrew Nieman 
Co-Owner & Director of Business  Development
(2013 Up-and-Comer winner of the Chicago Innovation Awards)
Sharon Schneider 
Co-Founder & CEO 
Moxie Jean 
(2013 Up-and-Comer winner of the Chicago Innovation Awards) 
Appetizers and drinks are complimentary. Seating is limited so please register soon if you would like to attend!
5:30-6 pm: Appetizers, drinks, and networking 
6:30-7:30 pm: Student awards presentation and panel discussion 
7:30-8 pm: Appetizers, drinks, and networking
We look forward to seeing you as we continue to celebrate the creative spirit of the Chicago region!