Insider Pass

Social Media Week Chicago 2013 takes place from September 23 – 26, featuring over 185 events. Space at Official Venues is limited.

For faster entry or to gain priority access to fully booked events, you can purchase an Insider Pass. With the purchase of an Insider Pass, you need not register in advance for individual events at any of the 8 Official Content Venues.

Insider Passes are available for bulk purchase in 5- and 10-packs for an additional 10% and 20% savings, respectively.  Insider Passes do NOT grant you entry to independently organized events.

Insider Pass Benefits

Priority Access to Events at the 8 Official Content Venues

+Media & Publishing / Lifestyle & Culture / Society & Environment at the Tribune Tower (HQ)

+Lifestyle & Culture at the Chicago Architecture Foundation

+Master Classes at the Illini Center

+Business & Entrepreneurship at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy

+Advertising & Marketing at Morningstar

+Education & Learning at DePaul University – Loop Campus

+Politics & Government / Health & Wellness at the Chicago Cultural Center

+Science & Technology / Lifestyle & Culture at the Willis Tower

Priority Access to All Official SMW Chicago Parties
The Insider’s Guide to SMW Chicago
Special Partner / Sponsor Offers, including:

+435 Digital 50% off any seminar ($25 – $200 value)

+Divvy Bikes 24-hour Pass ($7 value)

+Uber $20 credit

+Highly Recommended: Harnessing the Power of Word of Mouth and Social Media to Build Your Brand and Your Business by Paul M. Rand, released September 23 ($25 value)

*Note that the Insider Pass provides entry to the Official Content Venue events; it does not guarantee seating. We recommend you arrive early for your best choice of seating. No refunds available after September 15, 2013.

Insider Pass Pickup Options

Your Insider Pass(es) may be picked up on:

+Monday – Tuesday (September 23 – 24) at the Check-In/Registration Desk at any of the 8 Official Venues

+Wednesday – Thursday (September 25 – 26) at the Check-In/Registration Desk in the lobby of the Tribune Tower (Chicago HQ)

Note: Please bring a photo ID when picking up your Insider Pass(es). Please reference the daily program schedule of your preferred Official Venue for event times. You may pick up your Insider Pass as early as 30 minutes before the first program of the day, or as late as the start of the last program of the day.

Select Your Pass

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