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THINK CHICAGO: White Sox and Illinois Tech

A collaboration event to connect employers from Chicago Tech companies with Illinois Tech students working on exciting Tech projects.  Led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel with ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, this event is part of the "ThinkChicago Roadshow" bringing Chicago’s tech leaders to visit top business and engineering schools across the country and showcase career-building opportunities.

The event includes exhibits of Illinois Tech Student Projects followed by a presentation by key business leaders, a tour of Guaranteed Rate Field with Jonathan Reinsdorf, AND a White Sox game, networking, and dinner.


Apr 9, 3:30pm to 7:00pm


Chicago Guaranteed Rate Field, Left field party suite, Box level.

Who can attend?: 

  • Illinois Tech students in CS/CE, design, business/entrepreneurship, and other STEM disciplines
  • Administrators, research teams, and other key Illinois Tech stakeholders 
  • Chicago Tech companies and start-ups

Additional Instructions: 


3:30pm - 6:00 pm Student Project Demo Session with selected IIT student teams
5:00pm - 5:15pm Welcome to Guaranteed Rate Field from Reinsdorf family
6:00pm - 6:30 pm ThinkChicago Feature Panel + Keynote speakers
6:30 - 7:00 pm Tour of Guaranteed Rate Field with Jonathan Reinsdorf
7:10pm White Sox Game + Networking + Dinner


Free. Pre-registration required.

How to register: 


NOTE: Students must have a Handshake account to register.


Rima Kuprys
IPRO Program Coordinator