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1871 is your lucky number for digital marketing & startups in Chicago

When it comes to digital marketing, digital media advertising and small business social media, 1871 has your number. Located in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, 1871 is the flagship project of The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center, a not-for-profit organization that hosts events for digital designers, coders, and area entrepreneurs.

This month, the lineup includes:

February 6, 6 pm – 9pm

Tech Cocktail’s Chicago Mixer & Startup Showcase

Meet likewise entrepreneurs, investors and more for networking while several startups demonstrate their stuff. For tickets, visit

February 7, 6:30 pm – February 8, 12:00 am

Startup Weekend Chicago

Join city developers, marketers, designers, product managers and entrepreneurs for a 54-hour weekend packed with possibilities. Register at

February 24, 6 pm – 9 pm

Student Networking at 1871

Elance has partnered with 1871 to offer food, fun and networking opportunities to entrepreneurial students from the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Illinois Chicago, and Columbia College. To register, visit

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