Chicago Ideas is a year-round platform for designed to make visionary ideas accessible to a wide audience, fostering meaningful connections to spark positive change in the world. Featuring globally recognized speakers and interactive experiences, it is a space for innovators, thinkers, doers and interested citizens from across Chicago, the greater Midwest and the world. Every October, Chicago Ideas Week brings together 150 speakers across 200 events for 30,000 attendees at just $15 per ticket to inspire, connect and activate. Through year-round events, initiatives and digital content, Chicago Ideas is on a nonstop mission to spark action. Chicago Ideas is a 501(c)(3) organization.