Panels, networking and coding over coffee: These are the week's 5 best tech events

by Michael Hines
April 16, 2018

Chicago tech events

With so many tech events happening in Chicago each week, it can be tough to know which ones should be on your calendar. That’s why we highlight the city’s five best tech events each week. Check out our list below, and if you’d like more to do then head over to our full events calendar.


Women in Tech: Unconscious Bias and How to Make Your Voice Heard, April 16 at 5:30 p.m.

This interactive panel will explore the multitude of challenges women in tech face. Arrive early as there will be an opportunity to network with attendees before the panel kicks off.


Highlight Networking Mixer At Drumbar In Chicago, April 17 at 6 p.m.

Head over to Drumbar, located in the Raffaello Hotel, for a night of networking over beer and wine. Whether you’re looking for a job, searching for talent or just want to promote your latest venture, this is the place to be.


Digital Megaphone's Top Women in Marketing, April 17 at 6 p.m.

This panel event features female marketing leaders from a variety of companies, including United, Morningstar and ActiveCampaign. In addition to the panel event and networking opportunities, there will also be light bites, margaritas and on-site mini massages and manicures offered.


Code & Coffee, April 18 at 6 p.m.

Are you a coding pro or someone who is still trying to learn the ropes? Regardless, come out the Capital One Cafe in Old Town for a nice of casual coding and, of course, coffee!

Chicago CEOs Power the Connected Family, April 19 at 6 p.m.

Sittercity and Tech in Motion host this panel on how modern technology is simplifying and improving the lives of everyday families. Panelists include Sittercity CEO Elizabeth Harz, Pearachute CEO and founder Desiree Vargas Wrigley and Sparkl founder Lisa Souter.

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