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Tour Chicago’s Diverse Innovation Ecosystem with Kuczmarski Innovation

A 1-2 day immersion tour that gives leadership teams the opportunity to engage with Chicago’s nationally and globally recognized thought leaders, entrepreneurs and business incubators, as well as shares best practices on understanding and creating an innovation culture and ecosystem

Kuczmarski Chicago Ecosystem Innovation Tour

The Chicago Innovation Ecosystem Tour gives leadership teams the unique opportunity to get a hands-on, in-depth look at how innovation works within Chicago. Recognized by KPMG as one of the top 10 global innovation hubs in the world, Chicago is…

  • Currently ranked #1 in direct foreign investment in North America for the fifth consecutive year
  • The #1 location in the United States for new and expanding corporate locations
  • Home to the most diversified economy in the United States with no single industry employing more than 12% of Chicago’s workforce

Meet Thought Leaders and Practitioners

The program includes meetings with industry leaders and experts in Chicago that are specifically chosen to provide tailored insights on emerging trends and breakthrough innovations, including company founders and CEOs, as well as esteemed speakers and professors from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Learn innovation best practices and develop actionable growth plans through an engaging and specialized program that is customized to serve any industry or geographic market; Kuczmarski Innovation has experience training top organizations in innovation around the world, including Asia, Europe, North America, and South America.

Visit Incubators and Accelerators

Chicago has over 100 incubators, accelerators and shared spaces that spread across all industries and sectors, including the #1 ranked startup incubator in the world, 1871. Chicago startups have the highest rate of VC returns of any city in the US, with 45 percent of them yielding 10-fold returns on their initial investment. This program includes private tours of selected incubators and personal meetings with key leadership personnel.

Chicago Innovation

Kuczmarski Innovation is the founding sponsor of Chicago Innovation, an almost 20 year-old institution that hosts a year-round series of events and programs geared towards celebrating, educating and connecting innovators and entrepreneurs in the Chicago region. Over 6,000 professionals attended Chicago Innovation events in 2017.

With the support of Chicago Innovation, Kuczmarski Innovation is uniquely positioned to facilitate tailor-made, industry-specific tours, as well as general innovation ecosystem tours in Chicago for any client in any industry.

Immerse your leadership team in this new, interactive, and experiential tour. Click Here to contact us with any questions you might have.