The RedEye Chicago Big Idea Finale!

We did it! We made it to the final round of the RedEye Chicago Big Idea Awards! Thank you so much for the support we received from so many of you during the semi-finals --- we seriously can't thank you enough for your kind words, encouragement and votes!!

We would like to personally invite each of you to the final round which consists of an in-person event at Chop Shop on Friday, November 14th at 7:00pm. The event will feature each of the sixteen finalist companies and the winners from each category will be selected based on votes that are cast at the event! 

What: The Big Idea Awards Finale Event --- a capstone event hosted by RedEye Chicago where you can have fun and support improve it! and other small businesses and entrepreneurs in Chicago who made it to the final round of the Big Idea Awards competition! There will be a stations featuring each of the sixteen finalist companies, a keynote presentation, and appetizers and cocktails for two hours.

When: Friday, November 14th at 7:00pm

Where: Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL 

How to Attend: You can purchase tickets on the RedEye Chicago Big Idea Awards website (for $25 with early bird discount) or buy tickets at the door for $30. 

Purchase tickets at

You can also add yourself to our Facebook event here:  This way we know to look out for you and thank you in person! 

Please share with friends, family, co-workers, etc. It should be a really cool event with tons of innovative ideas (and cocktails!) and should make for a fun Friday night. We hope to see you there!