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BOOST 2020: The Midwest’s Emerging Entrepreneurs in Sustainability

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Please us for our 9th annual BOOST event! BOOST is a platform for early-stage entrepreneurs with innovative products and services to provide sustainable change in the Midwest. BOOST 2020 will be a virtual showcase, welcoming hundreds of supporters to participate in selecting this year’s winners.

What comes with the cost of your ticket?

  • One vote: Each ticketed attendee gets to cast one vote for the favorite entrepreneur. Voting takes place November 10-15, 2020.
  • Debut Night Talkback: Your ticket grants you access to our BOOST Debut Night Talkback to hear more from this year’s entrepreneurs. The talkback will start at 7:00 p.m. Central, immediately following the release of our BOOST presentation at 6:00 p.m.
  • Supporting Sustainability: With no venue costs this year, 100% of your tax-deductible contribution will be used to support emerging entrepreneurs in sustainability as well as the mission of Delta Institute.

Important Dates:

  • October 1 – Early Bird Ticket Sales end!
  • November 1 – Last day to sponsor the event
  • November 10 – BOOST Video Premiere at 6:00 pm and Debut Night Talkback at 7:00 pm
  • November 15 – Last day to vote!
  • November 17 – BOOST winner announcement!

Please contact Patrick Murphy at 312-651-4356 or at pmurphy@delta-institute.org to for questions and comments about BOOST.

Some of our recent BOOST winners …

BOOST 2019 Winner: Block Bins

Block Bins provides food scrap recycling bins to Chicago residents so that neighbors can share bins to reduce cost and clutter. In the news: Block Club Chicago – Meet the new bin on the block, here to help clean your plate and save the planet

BOOST 2018 Winner: KitcheNet

Founded in 2017, KitcheNet is increasing the accessibility and affordability of local, high quality produce in the south side and west side of Chicago. In the news: WGN-TV – Around “The House” checks out Chicago gift boxes and “Parties To-Go” in a box”

BOOST 2017 Winner: Chicago Eco House

Chicago Eco House works to restore the inner city through sustainability and green energy. In the news: WTTW – “Flower Power” farm-to-vase movement takes root on Chicago’s South and West Sides


November 10
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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