News: Chicago Connectory Announces “Connexion IoT” Event

Chicago Connectory Announces “Connexion IoT” Event

The Chicago Connectory — an IoT innovation and incubator space boasting
cutting-edge technology, expert programming, and mentorship from leading experts in IoT —
announces the Connexion IoT event, with a focus on informing and engaging audiences in the fastgrowing
industry of IoT.

“Connexion IoT is a conference where we bring the Midwest community of IoT professionals
together,” says Dennis Boecker, Founder and Managing Director at the Chicago Connectory. “The
concept is to transform our space for 24 hours into a vision of the current and future world of IoT.
We have invited entrepreneurs, subject matter experts, venture capitalists, public ofTicials, and
many more who make up the vibrant community of IoT enthusiasts to immerse themselves in a set
of unique IoT experiences.”

The 20,000 sq ft space the Chicago Connectory occupies on the 5th Tloor of Merchandise Mart will
feature 45+ interactive IoT experiences from global companies while the 12th Tloor auditorium of
partner organization 1871 gathers senior IoT thought-leaders to share experiences from a variety
of industries, presenting visitors with a comprehensive view of IoT. The event will conclude at 1871
with a Pitch Contest to highlight 6 of today’s most innovative IoT startups. Names to be announced
April 25th, 2018.

“We are extremely excited to launch this IoT experience in coordination with Chicago Connectory,”
said Betsy Ziegler, CEO of 1871. “The IoT industry is one of many we are focused on in order to best
serve our digital startup community. As more and more devices get connected to the internet, the
power and importance of investing time and energy in this area becomes ever more critical for our
member organizations.”

Select companies already on board include Bosch, Microsoft, CDW, Bosch Rexroth & IOTA.
Interested companies can contact for more information.
For more information about Connexion IoT, visit

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