ThinkChicago to Host Two-Day Tech Event for City Colleges Students and Alumni


City Colleges of Chicago students and recent graduates are invited to register for ThinkChicago Launchpad 2022, a behind-the-scenes tour of Chicago’s technology and innovation sector happening September 29-30, 2022, in Chicago.

Thanks to a strong partnership between City Colleges and World Business Chicago, the ThinkChicago Launchpad 2022 program is available exclusively to City Colleges students and alumni. The two-day program will connect participants with classmates and alumni who are interested in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship while learning from industry leaders in these fields.

Attendees will learn from keynote speakers and attend panel discussions led by professionals who work in Chicago’s startup and entrepreneurship spaces in the technology field. Additional supports like free resume review, LinkedIn profile help, and professional headshots will also be offered to those who attend.

Interested students and alumni must register by September 16, 2022, at

ThinkChicago Launchpad 2022 Event Schedule

 Day 1 Session | Thursday, September 29, 2022 

 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Opening reception, keynote speaker, and networking session.

 Day 2 Session | Friday, September 30, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Keynote speakers, panel discussions, resume and LinkedIn workshops, and free professional headshots

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Closing networking reception

ThinkChicago is a national STEM talent attraction and retention program led by World Business Chicago in partnership with City Colleges of Chicago, the City of Chicago, and the University of Illinois System.