Chicago Ideas Week hits Chicago for its first ever run on October 10-16. But the ideas are already popping. Check out some of the best ones that made their ideas bubbles and let us know what you think.
CIW will consist of talks and behind-the-scene labs in various venues throughout Chicago, including local theaters, museums and parks.
Speakers featured at the event will include Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Groupon founder Andrew Mason, managing editor of TIME Richard Stengel, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and many others.
Yellow idea balloons are scattered along Michigan Avenue. Ideas range from improving Chicago schools to creating new ways to harnass clean energy.
Chicago Idea's Week | October 10-16 Chicago Idea's Week comes to Chicago. The world's top speakers and Chicago's best thinkers will come together to inspire creativity and discuss the power of an idea.