CIADC will be taking part of this year's Lake FX Summit + Expo. The Chicago-centric event at the Cultural Center is a great resource for creatives and makers, featuring:
More than 100 talks, panels and workshops – on topics ranging from marketing and engagement strategies to legal, financial and space issues – will be presented by industry experts for those working in the culinary, fashion, film and media, music, performing arts, technology and design and visual arts fields, with select programs identified for emerging artists and creatives.
Evening music showcases featuring some of Chicago’s hottest talent (Friday & Saturday, 7–10pm)
The Expo resource fair (Friday, 10am–5pm & Saturday, 10am–3pm)
Dose Marketplace, featuring local artisans (Sunday, 10am–4pm)
Branding clinics, Legal clinics, Portfolio reviews and Pop-up Performance opportunities (Advance registration coming in April)
Local musician auditions for national music label executives (audition spots are full, but attendees are invited to sit in the audience)
Live podcast stage featuring favorite local podcasts recording on site
Festival of Chicago Film Fests screenings
For more info, please visit cityofchicago.org!