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Innovation for the Ages

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Members—$25 (with Promo Code) & guests—$25-35

Join Chicago Innovation Awards, The Retirement Research Foundation, and the Village for a celebration of “ageless innovators”, who have successfully launched a new product, service, business, or non-profit after the age of 60. The event will spotlight innovators who have reinvented themselves and defied the stereotypical paths to retirement—choosing to focus on “unretirement” and making unique contributions to society. Panel discussion will be led by Tom Kuczmarski, Co-Founder, Chicago Innovation Awards and President & Founder, Kuczmarski Innovation. Panelists are: Judy Carmack Bross—Co-Founder and Editor of Classic Chicago; Dianne Campbell—Founding Executive Director, Lincoln Park Village; Hedy Ratner—Founder, WBDC; Terry Savage -nationally syndicated financial columnist; Tawfik Sharkasi—Co-Founder & CTO, Long Shot Innovation and Former Chief Science & Technology Officer, Wrigley; and Howard Tullman – CEO, 1871. The event includes a reception with complimentary food and drink provided by Blue Plate.

Click here to register to this event directly to the Chicago Innovation Awards.  Village members should call the Village office for the member promo code to lock in early bird pricing.


Tuesday, December 6, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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