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This week the city of Chicago will host the inaugural Lake FX Summit + Expo, presented by Google. This year's summit—a free, four-day event—will welcome "thousands of individuals, businesses and organizations for keynotes by industry leaders" eager to venture through the summit's theme: innovation and reimagining the everyday and familiar.


We are excited to announce that Gramovox co-founder and CEO, Pavan Bapu, will be joining Shinola as a featured panelist on Get Connected: Restyling the Norm and the Innovation of Taking the Familiar and Updating it for Today. Details follow:

 

Date:
Saturday, April 18th, 2015
12-1PM

 

Location:
Virgin Hotels Chicago, Manor
203 North Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601


Pavan will be accompanied by several other industry leaders and moderated by Howard Tullman, mentor and CEO of Chicago's central start-up hub 1871

The Summit will provide wonderful insight into multiple crafts and "reflect the flexibility and ingenuity that artists and creative professionals need in order to build and maintain viable careers."

Lake FX Summit + Expo will run from Thursday, April 16th, to Sunday, April 19th, at the Chicago Cultural Center. If you would like explore more of the summit and its festivities, you may do so on the Chicago Cultural Center's website