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Press Release
Monday, October 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Tech Challenge Commemorates Ten Years with Gender Diversity Push »
This year's program was the first-ever exclusively all-female program in its decade long history  ...
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enova, Centro, Solstice and Envoy Global Among Winners at Landmark 20th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards »
  The Illinois Technology Association honors the industry leaders that are making Chicago tech history....
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finalists Revealed for Milestone 20th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards »
  Public voting opens Monday, August 5 and closes Friday, August 16   CHICAGO, IL –&nbs...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Establishes Leadership Council »
Chicago, IL – May 17, 2019 – The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today the formation of its Leadership...
Monday, April 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces AI & Machine Learning Council »
Chicago, IL – April 22, 2019 – The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today the formation of a new advisory...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces New Chair of Its Board of Directors »
Jeremie Bacon named as chair of the Illinois Technology Association   Chicago, IL – March 4, 2019...
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Influence Chicago Celebrates One-Year Anniversary »
New partners and board members are added as group prepares for new initiatives in 2019 CHICAGO, IL – December 1...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces IoT Innovation Award Winners »
  Inaugural awards highlight the strength of the Midwest IoT ecosystem   CHICAGO, IL -...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA's TechForward Achieves 501(c)(3) Status, Announces Board of Directors »
  Chicago, IL — November 2, 2018  —  The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today the formation of...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Hosts Sixth Annual IoT Summit Nov 27 - 28 »
IoT From Pilot to Production: Architecture, People and Process CHICAGO, IL - The Illinois Technology Associati...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Tech Challenge Reaches Nearly 40 Universities Across the Country »
This year's challenge had the most females ever in the Top 50   CHICAGO, IL - The Illinois Technolog...
Friday, September 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jellyvision, Tempus, Uptake and Vibes Among Winners at 19th Annual CityLIGHTS Awards »
  ITA reveals the industry leaders that are helping Chicago defy expectations   Last night...
Monday, August 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finalists Revealed for Extraordinary 19th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards »
Public voting is now open through Friday, August 17   CHICAGO, IL – August 6, 2018 – Today the I...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership: Chicago Codes »
Karin M. Norington-Reaves, CEO, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership   The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnersh...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sales Assembly Launches VentureSCALE with focus on Diversity »
Sales Assembly , Chicago’s premier peer community & resource for sales leaders from the city’s top tech/SaaS companies...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Influence Chicago and Vibes Partner to Produce Lumity One-Day Challenge »
The inventive program is meant to immerse underserved teens and young adults in life-changing experiences to prepare them...
Monday, February 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA's Chicago Tech Summit Returns for a Power-Packed Second Year »
With the force of presenting sponsor Google, on May 10 th The Second Annual Summit will bring together leaders and storyt...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Expands Professional Development Offerings »
New and expanded courses provide cost-effective options for Chicago tech companies   February 01,...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
​ITA Launches Women Influence Chicago Initiative »
New program aims to make Chicago the leading tech ecosystem for women to start and grow their careers 10.26.17 – The I...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finalists Revealed for Prestigious 18th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards »
Today the  Illinois   Technology Association (ITA)  announced the 38 industry fast trackers being recognize...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces Powerful Slate of CityLIGHTS Judges »
Sixty Chicago tech leaders and innovators to judge 18th annual awards program The Illinois Technology Association (ITA...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA IoT Council Releases Third Edition of Internet of Things Inventory »
IoT Inventory grows over 30%, highlighting Midwest leadership in the Internet of Things The Illinois Technology Associ...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Launches New Employment Brand Platform »
New platform provides a more impactful digital presence for regional tech employment powerhouses The Illinois Technolo...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Seeks Industry Innovators for 18th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards »
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is seeking the nomination of local tech industry fast trackers for its  18t...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Speakers for 2017 IoT Summit Now Open »
ITA accepting speaker proposals for fifth annual IoT Summit Chicago. Today the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) a...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces New Immigration Benefits Through Partnerships with Road to Status and Envoy »
The collaborations will provide local tech companies with powerful resources with which to navigate immigration and visa a...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces Winners of Spring Tech Challenge Events »
Today the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) awarded cash prizes and scholarships to eight students across two Tech Cha...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keynote Speakers Announced for the Inaugural Chicago Tech Summit »
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today the keynote speakers for the Inaugural  Chicago Tech Summit...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Expands Programming Skills Competition to Drive Tech Talent to Chicago »
New coding competition to be offered in conjunction with Information Technology Month The Illinois Technology Associat...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Launches Inaugural Chicago Tech Summit »
Executives will gather on May 10th to collaborate, celebrate and identify ways to improve Chicago’s tech ecosystem. Th...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Names Julia Kanouse as Chief Executive Officer »
Founding CEO Fred Hoch to become Executive Chairman Today, the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) named Julia Kanou...
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces High School Tech Challenge »
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today it is expanding its Tech Challenge initiative, a programming and...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Talent Director Joins Board of Expanding Your Horizons Chicago »
Partnership is key part of ITA strategy to expand STEM programming and  support. The Illinois Technology Associa...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Launches New Professional Development Workshops »
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today that it is providing a series of professional development worksh...
Monday, November 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Engages Record Number of Students in 2016 Tech Challenge »
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) held its seventh annual ITA Tech Challenge programming skills competition on Sat...

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