What is it?
1647 South Blue Island. Avenue (Chicago, IL.)
BLUE1647 is a next generation innovation center, supporting all forms of entrepreneurship from events, filmmakers, artists, engineers, and designers. BLUE1647 has the camaraderie of a purposeful lifestyle club, the technology of a wired office, and the resources of the best private schools. As a beacon of resource through physical space and curated programming, BLUE1647 is a place where diverse people working for a better world can quickly access relationships and support to bring their ideas to life.
LEARN: Explore a future in entrepreneurship through relevant workshops and classes focused on personal and professional development.
LAUNCH: Through a holistic approach to incubation, the application of ideas and the process of innovation you have access to advice, resources, and a curated community to get your venture off the ground.
GROW: Creative innovation space to scale your business and shared services for cost savings.
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BLUE1647 has an incredible event space that comfortably accommodates up to 450 for meetups, and events. For classroom style, we can accommodate almost 80 guests seated at desks with power, flat-screen projectors, and fast wireless Internet in two classrooms. Immerse your guests in a highly hosted venue for presentations, professional talks, educational programs, celebrations, and other extraordinary events. A BLUE1647 host will guide your session including space selection, food and beverages, and technology.
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Located at 1647 South Blue Island Ave. Chicago, IL
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A donation to BLUE1647 gives us the ability to support various programs throughout the year. We sincerely thank you for your generosity.
Everything from curated programming to casual gatherings with a creative, active, or educational twist!