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SIM After Work Networking Bash at Chicago’s Nerdery

  • The Nerdery 1033 West Van Buren Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)

SIM invites you and a guest to attend a great after hours networking event at the Nerdery in the West Loop on October 5th.  Enjoy conversation with your colleagues over drinks at a truly unique Chicago site for innovation.

The Nerdery is a hivemind of software engineers, strategists, human-centered designers and problem solvers who push boundaries to create digital products and services that better people’s lives and drive business outcomes. 

The company's facility in the West Loop was created as an innovation hub for talented digital craftsmen (and women), with unique work spaces and interactive exhibits that foster collaboration between designers and engineers, while providing inspiration and creativity across disciplines.

This mix of creativity and character make The Nerdery’s environment naturally conducive to networking, sharing ideas and learning from other minds in the industry, with a dedicated space for gathering as an intimate group as well as smaller areas for more personal introductions. "


SIM members and a guest for only $20 per person.  Includes drinks and more


5:30 pm – 6:00 pm   Networking and Drinks

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm   Buffet Style Dinner and Socializing

6:30 pm – 6:50 pm   Welcoming Remarks and Nerdery Introductions

6:50 pm – 8:00 pm   Continue the Conversation in a Unique Environment

Convenient Location

The Nerdery is on Van Buren, between Racine and Halsted.  The site is a short cab ride from downtown and is located near a Blue line stop (Halsted) as well as local bus stops (126 Jackson and 8 Halsted).  For those driving, the Nerdery is just off the Ike, with available parking nearby. 


Free parking is available 1 block away in the open Walsh Parking Lot on VanBuren and Morgan.  Paid parking ($7) is available next door at Landmark West Loop Garage, 1035 W VanBuren.

Earlier Event: September 21
2017 SIM Chicago Fall Gala
Later Event: October 20
SIM CIO Breakfast Roundtable