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    Claim Your Key to the City: Become a 2019 Chicago Ideas Member

    Access to Chicago's most innovative organizations. A collective of lifelong learners. Events you can't find anywhere else. Chicago Ideas Membership means more. Already a Member? Gift the lifelong learners in your life a year-round experience they'll love.

    Individual Membership Levels

    All levels of membership include 10% off of the already low ticket prices, invitations to year-round, exclusive Member-only event and first choice volunteer opportunities. Memberships are tax deductible less the value of the included tickets.
    Spark
    Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
    • All talks
    • All conversations
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    2 Free Tickets

    For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs
      Connector
      Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
      • All talks
      • All conversations
      Also Includes

      5 Free Tickets

      For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs
        Collaborator
        Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
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        • All conversations
        Also Includes

        10 Free Tickets

        For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs

          Premier Level Memberships

          Includes all benefits of Individual-level Memberships, plus Member recognition on website and in CIW Playbill, and executive Menlo Lounge access during Chicago Ideas Week. Memberships are tax deductible less the value of the included tickets.
          Developer
          Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
          • All talks
          • All conversations
          Also Includes

          15 Free Tickets

          For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs
            Plus
            Member recognition on website and CIW playbill and executive Menlo Lounge access
            $1,000
            Producer
            Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
            • All talks
            • All conversations
            Also Includes

            20 Free Tickets

            For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs
            • 2 Premier Lab tickets and an invitation to an exclusive salon/speaker experience, ,
            Plus
            Member recognition on website and CIW playbill and executive Menlo Lounge access
            $2,500
            Menlo
            Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
            • All talks
            • All conversations
            Also Includes

            20 Free Tickets

            For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs
            • 2 Menlo all access Talks and Conversations passes with reserved seating
            • 3 Premier Lab tickets, an invitation to an exclusive salon/speaker experience and opportunity to bring 8 guests to a stage program during CIW, ,
            Plus
            Member recognition on website and CIW playbill and executive Menlo Lounge access
            $5,000
            Edison
            Membership level includes year-round Member-only events and early event access to:
            • All talks
            • All conversations
            Also Includes

            20 Free Tickets

            For use at any Talks, Conversations, or Labs
            • 4 Menlo all access Talks and Conversations passes with reserved seating
            • 4 Premier Lab tickets, an invitation to an exclusive salon/speaker experience, opportunity to bring 8 guests to a stage program during CIW get an exclusive CIW backstage experience
            Plus
            Member recognition on website and CIW playbill and executive Menlo Lounge access
            $10,000

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