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BLUE OCEAN

ID supports and sponsors the annual Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Competition where students from around the globe compete for cash prizes. In 2019, ID had the privilege of presenting an Illinois-based team with a winning check. (See blog post) Registration for the 2020 competition opens in September 2019.

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CHOOSE DUPAGE PITCH

Hosted by ID Partner, Choose DuPage along with UPS and the Chicago Regional Growth Corporation, ID sponsors this pitch contest in which entrepreneurs make the case for doing business with foreign countries and why they deserve the cash prizes that will help make their dreams come through.

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COLLEGE OF DUPAGE MAKER MARKET

This annual showcase is the perfect opportunity for the public to browse the highly creative and inventive products, services and businesses started by COD students. College of Dupage Spring 2020

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COLLEGE OF DUPAGE PITCH CONTEST

In support of Global Entrepreneurship Week, ID is proud to sponsor COD’s student pitch contest, “Tell Your BIG IDea” for COD students and alumni and area high school students – Wednesday, November 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000.

Applications due October 18. Click here to apply


COLLEGE OF DUPAGE PORTFOLIO NIGHT

Graduation student designers at College of DuPage take this opportunity to showcase their work and attract potential employers and/or customers. A great place to meet eager students looking for work in the graphic arts.

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Ed Posh Scholarship Shootout Golf Event & Dinner Party

One hundred percent of the event surplus benefits the Ed Posh Scholarship Fund for this annual Glen Ellyn Village Links-based fundraiser, sponsored by Innovation DuPage. Congrats to the 2019 scholarship recipients: Gabrielle Reese and Sydney Fabis, Glenbard South High School, Eve Shanahan, Glenbard West High School, and Kaitlyn Ho, Glenbard North High School. Get the details

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TASTE OF GLEN ELLYN

This four-day event is located in the heart of the downtown Glen Ellyn and features a variety of live entertainment including nationally known performers and a local youth groups. The event offers festive foods, cold beverages, a craft festival, a business expo and carnival rides and is generally attended by up to 20,000 people from around the greater DuPage region. More information can be found on the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce website.

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DUPAGE HUMAN RACE

This 5K community fundraiser hosted each spring by Giving DuPage has raised over $630,000 in the past 7 years. ID supports the work of Giving DuPage, a 501(c)3 non profit that supports over 55 charities serving the residents of DuPage County. Event occurs in late April annually, Oak Brook, Illinois.

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