Co-Chairman, Chicago Ideas; Mayor, City of Chicago
Rahm Emanuel has served as the 55th mayor of the city of Chicago since 2011. As mayor, he has worked to secure Chicago’s future as a global capital by investing in the city’s public schools, modernize crumbling infrastructure, increase transportation options and promote job creation in every neighborhood. Emanuel previously served as the White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama and served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as a key member of the Clinton administration from 1993 to 1998, rising to senior advisor to the President for Policy and Strategy.
Jun 11, 2014
Wednesday, June 11
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will take the Chicago Ideas stage to discuss her memoir "Hard Choices." Clinton will open the...
Speakers: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and more speakers to be announced
205 E. Randolph Street
May 31, 2014
Saturday, May 31
Dynamic, in-depth conversations between CIW speakers around specific topics led by leading journalists and challenged by audience Q&A.
Speakers: William H. Macy, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Mark Caro
600 W. Chicago Ave.
Oct 20, 2013
Sunday, October 20
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and acclaimed chef and restaurateur Mario Batali take part in this multifaceted, intimate conversation on how small...
Speakers: Bill Kurtis, Mario Batali, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and more speakers to be announced
22 W. Washington St.
Oct 15, 2013
Tuesday, October 15
Get the inside scoop as prominent newsmakers have a lively political debate regarding issues of the day and analyze our democracy at work.
Speakers: Jack Abramoff, Ramesh Ponnuru, Cornell Belcher, David Plouffe, Steve Schmidt, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, David Gregory, Amy Walter
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Oct 8, 2012
Monday, October 08
CIW examines the state of our democracy at the local level with an in-depth mayoral panel?what is innovative in some major cities throughout our...
Speakers: Nancy Gibbs, Mark Halperin, Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Mayor Annise Parker, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, David Gregory, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Richard Stengel, John Heilemann, Michael Duffy
24 West Randolph Street
Oct 10, 2011
Monday, October 10
A star-powered evening featuring Mayor Emanuel and Richard Stengel of Time Magazine. The event will include innovative city leaders from around the...
Speakers: Thomas L. Friedman, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayor Kasim Reed and more speakers to be announced
24 West Randolph Street