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2014-09-10 23:00:50

Innovation Enterprise are delighted to be hosting the Open Innovation Summit, taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Chicago on October 30 & 31. Over 150 senior innovation executives will attend to share best practices and forge new business partnerships. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Since Henry Chesbrough coined the phrase, open innovation has been one of the key initiatives that businesses have been pursuing, allowing them to further enhance their innovation processes....

2014-09-10 12:26:33

Brandmuscle Report Highlights Trends in Social Media, Digital and Traditional Marketing - What's Working, What's Not and Ways to Improve CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local affiliates of national brands are making the shift from traditional to digital marketing but not nearly at the pace of their parent companies, according to the latest report by Brandmuscle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130114/CL41982LOGO In June 2014, an in-depth study of hundreds of local affiliates...

2014-09-09 23:13:13

Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins will visit Vic’s Drum Shop, one of America’s premier drum and percussion stores, to lead an interactive clinic for drummers of all skill levels on Thursday, September 11 at 7:00pm. Along with welcoming Perkins, Vic’s will also offer a special discount on all brands of in-stock gear that Perkins uses. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins will visit Vic’s Drum Shop, one of America’s premier...

2014-09-09 23:04:18

RealCap Chicago, a real estate crowdfunding conference, announced a contest today in which entrants will write about their real estate experiences, judged by American Homeowner Preservation Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 RealCap Chicago, a real estate crowdfunding conference taking place September 18 at One Financial Place, announced their “Inspire Capital” contest. The top three winners will receive free sets of tickets to next week’s event. To enter the contest,...

2014-09-09 16:24:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has recognized creative agency 50,000feet as one of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in America. The numbers speak for themselves: #2003 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list, #88 in Illinois and #40 in Chicago. From 2010 to 2013, 50,000feet revenues grew 203%, agency staff tripled and capabilities expanded to create robust practice teams across account, strategy, creative and technology....

2014-09-09 12:28:10

Business Technology Leader to Join Provider-Led Innovation Network CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AVIA - a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare ­- announces NorthShore University HealthSystem, a not-for-profit healthcare delivery system serving the Chicago region, has joined the growing AVIA Innovator Network. Recently named to the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business...

2014-09-09 12:23:23

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of the Citizen Utility Board's 30(th) Anniversary, the watchdog organization is hosting an "I Love CUB" photo contest to give Illinois consumers the opportunity to show off their communities and win $300. "Over the past three decades, CUB has travelled across Illinois to save consumers money," CUB Executive Director David Kolata said. "And one of the perks of this job is we get to see the special places that make Illinois a great...

2014-09-09 08:27:32

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago based Kapow Events today announced that it will open a new office location in Dallas, Texas on October 1. This will be the corporate event company's third location in the United States and its first in the south. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120625/CG28998LOGO Kapow selected Dallas as its next location due to the city's strong restaurant scene and robust technology presence, which includes many existing Kapow clients such as...

2014-09-09 08:26:58

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having grown his net worth to almost $300 million since 1990, Richard Koch is now ready to share his knowledge and experience as an elite private equity investor with a select group of motivated, like-minded individuals. The event will be a three-day financial freedom seminar covering everything from the well-known but often misunderstood 80/20 Principle to Koch's trademark Star Principle. Spearheading this seminar is Koch's good friend and...

2014-09-09 08:20:35

Americans are leaving Sun Belt and West Coast for Midwest and Northeastern cities ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a busy residential moving season, United Van Lines today announced the findings of its Summer Long-Distance Moving Trends Study, indicating that Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta are the most popular moving destinations. Based on United's summer moving volume data, the most popular metro areas for U.S. families to move to this peak season...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.