Chicago Innovation Awards

For the 18th year, the Chicago Innovation Awards will be celebrating the most innovative new products and services introduced to the Chicago region. Nominees and winners can cut across all industries, from large corporations to new start-ups, for-profit and non-profit, public and private sector, high tech and low tech. The key is innovation.

If you have developed a new product or service in the last 4 years, you are encouraged to self-nominate for this year’s awards. Nominations are free, and can be submitted via an online form at The deadline is July 31.

This year’s winners will be celebrated to 1500 people at the Chicago Innovation Awards on October 28 at the Harris Theater, covered in local and national media, invited to ring the Nasdaq Bell, invited to meet with the Mayor, Governor, Cook County President and more.

Social Enterprise Alliance Chicago is a proud Community Collaborator of the Chicago Innovation Award.