Chicago is the place to be this spring since educational sessions and networking events are springing up all over town.
School’s in Session
On April 13, from 5:15 pm to 7 pm, join Dev Bootcamp’s Coding School Info Session on 351 W. Hubbard Street in River North as instructors describe their teaching style, resources and application process for those who want to learn more about creating code and software development. For details, visit www.devbootcamp.com.
Local entrepreneurs and technology CEOs will want to attend Chicago Founders Night Out from 6 pm to 9 pm on April 16. Held at Fado Irish Pub in River North, the free event encourages attendees to share business ideas and ideas over drinks. For more managerial mingling, attend Mix It Up After Work at River North’s Vertigo Sky Lounge from 6 pm to 9 pm on April 23. Tickets ($12) include nametags that are color-coded by industry. To register for either of these networking events, visit www.eventbrite.com.
Social Media Mania
The Social Media Club Chicago hosts a Social Media Masters Summit from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on May 6 at the Metropolitan Club at Sears Tower on 233 S. Wacker Drive. In addition to taking in views, cocktails and appetizers, the evening offers networking opportunities as well as a preview of the year’s lineup of speakers from McDonald’s, Discover, the Chicago Cubs, Enjoy Life Foods, and Wilton Brands who will discuss mobile marketing, video marketing, marketing to millennials, re-designs and re-branding, partner marketing and media campaign management. Tickets are $10 in advance, $20 at the door.