CHJS Celebrates Top 100 Innovative Services in Chicago

Vote for CHJS to win most innovative services in Chicago.

Chicago, IL— Out of 344 nominees, CHJS has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 22nd annual Chicago Innovation Awards.

The awards celebrate the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region across all organization sizes, sectors and industries. Over 600 business and civic leaders will come together to honor the winners when they are announced on November 16th at the UIC Forum.

CHJS Top 100 Badge
CHJS Top 100 Badge

CHJS is a national nonprofit organization working to ensure that more young people and athletes have access to sport experiences that are healing-centered, inclusive, and work to address issues of systemic injustice. Our mission is to make sport healing for all youth and athletes everywhere through training, consulting, and systems change. 

“Chicago continues to rise as a global hub of innovation that cuts across industries, large corporations and startups, for-profits and non-profits,” said Luke Tanen, President and CEO of Chicago Innovation. “The impact that this year’s nominees generated is profound – their new products and services generated $3.8 billion in revenues and created over 10,000 new jobs.” As one of the Top 100 Finalists, CHJS will receive a $2,500 scholarship to attend The Practical Innovator, a day-long executive education course on October 3rd led by top faculty who teach innovation at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Each of the Top 100 Finalists is also in the running for the annual “People’s Choice Award,” selected through online balloting.

Out of the Top 100 Finalists, the judges will select 20 winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards. In addition to being celebrated at the Chicago Innovation Awards on November 16th, the winners will be invited to ring the Nasdaq Bell in New York City and receive widespread media recognition.

Voting is open until October 17th. Check out the list of nominees and vote for CHJS today!

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