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    Members Get Tickets First

    Chicago Ideas Week is October 16-22, 2017. We're announcing our lineup on August 29, which is the same day Member tickets go on sale–two weeks before the on sale date for the general public!

    10 Social Entrepreneurs You Should Know

    We are pleased to announce the 2017 Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Semi-Finalists. Up to five of these remarkable individuals will be selected for the 2017 Fellowship. See them on stage at Chicago Ideas Week, October 16-22, 2017.

    The Curiosity Series

    Watch videos from this year's Curiosity Series, ranging from Reimagining Prison to the Future of Intelligence, and save the date for Chicago Ideas Week: October 16-22.

    Ideas Day gives students the power to create change in their schools

    This year marks the inaugural Ideas Day, a new initiative which brings Chicago Ideas-style events into schools throughout Chicago

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