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Lake FX Chicago Summit & Expo Immerse Yourself May 13-15, 2016



Lake FX Schedule

Lake FX Schedule

Immerse yourself in the the Midwest’s largest free convening of artists and creative entrepreneurs.

IN Conversation

IN Conversation

Join national leaders in the arts and creative industries for conversations, panels and workshops.


Lake FX Expo

Lake FX Expo

Network with other artists and creative entrepreneurs and connect with resources that can advance your career.

Lake FX Chicago 2015 Fashion Presented by Google

Lake FX Marketplace by Dose Market

Browse and buy from this showcase of 60 local designers, chefs, makers, bakers, entrepreneurs and artisans.

IN Tune Music Showcases with iHeartMedia

IN Tune Music Showcases with iHeartMedia

Discover new, emerging talent – and catch free performances by Chicago’s breakout music artists.

IN Sight Viewing Opportunities

IN Sight Viewing Opportunities

Sit back and enjoy the show – performances, podcasts, film screenings and more.

INteractive Clinics

INteractive Clinics

One-on-one clinics, including portfolio reviews, legal advice and branding reviews – for more personalized attention.

IN Action Movement Workshops

IN Motion Workshops

Studio practice with some of Chicago’s distinguished dancers and choreographers.

Information and Resources

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.

Gene Siskel Film Center
164. N. State St.

Hard Rock Hotel
230 N. Michigan Ave.

FREE Admission

Building Hours:

  • Monday–Thursday, 9 am–7 pm
  • Friday, 9 am–6 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am–6 pm
  • Sunday, 10 am–6 pm

Closed Holidays

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