WHIR Networking Events are free events that offer you a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with local like-minded industry executives and corporate decision makers with an interest in the hosting, cloud, MSP, VAR, Telco and internet infrastructure industries. Events are held in a relaxed, comfortable environment where you can expand your network and create new business opportunities.
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SoftLayer, an IBM Company is giving away a Roku SE
Lenovo is giving away a Yoga tablet
Radware is giving away a $100 AMEX giftcard
Cayan is giving away a Bluetooth Speaker with Carrying Case
Companies Attending: SoftLayer, Lenovo, Radware, Cayan, 360TCS, Accension, Accenture, Access One, ACME Internet Services, LLC dba Born Consultants, Alcom, Allstate, Apartments.com, ARC, Associated BUsiness Consultants, AVANT, Barchart Market Data Solutions, BCBS, Betancourt, BlackDoctor.org, Blue Water Advisors LLC, Bluecross blue shield, BMO Harris Bank, BOA/ML, Brinks Gilson & Lione, BroadAspect, ByteGrid, Chiataglance , Chicago Park District, Chi-girlabouttown.com, Clarity Partners, CloudFX, CNA, Cogent Communications, Cps, Cumulus Networks, CyberlinkASP, DCM, Dell, Digital Realty, DJDB Inc, East Cermak Data Center, eBoundhost, EER, EPS Global, Fearless Revival, Gigenet, GPR & Marketing, Green House Data, GX, Hayden Consulting , Hennes And Mauritz, Hypercloud, ICC, IMG Technologies, iMiller Public Relations, Independence Plus Inc., Ingram Micro, Insyte, International Computer Concepts, Inc, INTERSTATE POWERCARE, INTL COMPUTER CONCEPTS, J&B, Jebiz Corp, JP Morgan, jtdc, Juniper Networks, K Hov, Kind, Kingsbridge Holdings, LA Dedicated, LBB Training, Leadliger, LeaseWeb, Level 3 Communications, Macy's, Madceller Marketing Inc., Management Consultant Group, Market Impact, Martin & Associates, Megaport, MFN LLC, Micron, MOPD, MTM, NetApp SolidFire, Netrix LLC, Netwisp, Inc, New West reality, Niya White LLC, North State Group, NT, Odin, OlayeIT Health, Ontrack solutions, Open-xchange, Over The Edge T/D - tecAssured, PaceTel, Inc., Panopta, Pearl I &A, Pritty Kute, Professional Services, ProManaged, Pulse, QTS Data centers, Raymond James, Regent Surgical Health, Renal Home, SBFI, Sears Holdings, Secular Franciscan Communications, Sentinel Technologies, ServerCentral, Shire, Simplicitta Creative Group, SingleHop, Steadfast Networks, Sumer, SupportPRO, TBI-ITA JVA, TechnologyAdvice, TierPoint, TotalCapacity, Touch Support, Transamerica, tsssystems llc, Ubersmith, UCX, University of Illinois, US Dedicated, VACK Inc., VIP Bidding, website development, WEEBLY.COM, Willdan Energy Solutions, Williamson Trading, Wri Enterprises, XTRACOM
About the venue: Nestled at the base of Chicago's legendary Tribune Tower, this stunning restaurant is a vibrant addition to Michigan Avenue and downtown Chicago. Incorporating signature Tribune elements into our design, Howells and Hood pays homage to John Howells and Raymond Hood, architects of the Neo-Gothic landmark. With a Modern American food menu, the largest craft beer selection in chicago, and impressive staff, Howells & Hood is sure to delight foodies and beer lovers alike.
Venue Address: 435 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Food and Drink: Complimentary drinks and delicious appetizers (including vegetarian) will be available. An open bar is provided thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.
Hotel Information: TBA
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Sponsor WHIR Events: The support of our sponsors allow us to offer these valuable events for free. If you are interested in sponsoring WHIR Networking Events, please contact us.
Who Are WHIR Events For:
Our events best serve cloud, hosting, MSP, VAR, Telco and internet infrastructure industries. They cate to hosting business executives, owners, resellers, IT consultants and those looking for their services. However you are connected to the industry, WHIR Networking Events offer the perfect venue to mix and mingle with other savvy individuals also looking to create and solidify business relationships.
Why We Offer These Valuable Events: The WHIR believes in the value of in-person interactions in an industry that is digitally- based. Our goal is to facilitate community by providing a fun and comfortable environment to meet, mingle and do business with face-to-face.
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About our Sponsors:
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With 100,000 devices under management, 13 data centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLayer’s modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible unified platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and a worldwide network for secure, low-latency communications. For more information, please visit softlayer.com.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $39 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-
quality, secure products and services includes System x, Flex System and ThinkServer systems. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com.
Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility. Radware's solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down.
Cayan™ makes businesses more successful by connecting them to payment technologies that give them a competitive advantage. From simple, intuitive and reliable credit card processing, to fully integrated multi-channel customer engagement platforms, Cayan is continuously developing new ways for businesses to unlock the power of payments.