Upcoming Events

July 10th Metronome Meetup

Come learn about Metronome, the built to last cryptocurrency, in Chicago on July 10th! Project lead Jordan Kruger is in town to present Metronome and field questions from the community. Reserve your spot here:

Past Events

April 11th screening

The Chicago Blockchain Center is pleased to host an exclusive and its first every documentary screening of “Trust Machine” at the Museum of Contemporary Art! Purchase your tickets at the link below.

April 3rd Blockress

The 3rd International Blockchain Congress, “Blockress”! The Chicago Blockchain Center is proud to support this 1-Day event at AON Center. Find more information at their website here and use our 20% discount code “CBC20”

March 26th Pomp

Anthony Pompliano: Fireside Chat with Bobby Cho! This month, we welcome Anthony Pompliano, Founder of Morgan Creek Digital Assets and host of “Off the Chain”, and Bobby Cho, Chief Operating Officer of Cumberland to discuss institutional asset management and cryptocurrency.

March 6 - 7th

Please join the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Georgetown University’s Center for Financial Markets at the DC Blockchain Summit 2019. The Chamber, a CBC founding strategic partner, is for the fourth year in a row bringing together the world’s leading blockchain executives and technologists, public policymakers, and academics in blockchain technology.

November 28th

UIC Panel! The Chicago Blockchain Center is proud to partner with the University of Illinois at Chicago for a panel event. More details coming soon!

November 8th

Join us at our Blockchain and Real Estate Half Day Symposium in #Chicago! Learn from lawyers, regulators, and start-ups on the landscape of blockchain in the real estate sphere
Register below to reserve your spot!

November 3rd

The CBC is partnering again with DApper Network to bring our next 1-day Ethereum Developer Bootcamp to Chicago on Saturday November, 3rd! Click below for more details.

Oct 16th - 18th

“Loyalty Live” is the first conference bridging the gap between loyalty rewards and blockchain, in Chicago this fall. Apply to be a speaker or register at the link below! Use code LOYALTY100 for $100 off registration

Oct 4th

Listen to Ivan Franco, lead developer at Digibuild, who will be presenting on applications of Hyperledger, followed by a Q&A. Click the link below to register!

Oct 3rd

Join a group of software engineers to discuss blockchain, the decentralized web, web 3.0, DAGs, dApps, Ethereum, etc. Click below for more information!

September 29-30th

Factom Hackathon! Please visit the eventbrite here for more details on how to participate. Applications go live September 1st.

September 6th

Hyperledger Meetup! Come for an introduction to the tech, and our first meetup of 2018! We’ll be asking the community what other Hyperledger related events and topics you’d like to see next.

Aug 28th, 2018

Startup Spotlight! Metronome (MET). We welcome Metronome co-founder Matthew Roszak who will be speaking on this foundational new cryptocurrency at their first Official Metronome Meetup. Space is limited, so save your spot by registering below!

Aug 24 - 25th, 2018

Voice of Blockchain! The Chicago Blockchain Center is proud to support this two day event at Navy Pier. Find more information at their website here and use our discount code “chiblockchain”

Aug 13th, 2018

Startup Spotlight! bloXroute. This month, we welcome the founders of bloXroute to discuss scaling in blockchain, and how their innovative new solution.

Aug 11th, 2018

Join the DApper Network and Chicago Blockchain Center for a 1-Day Ethereum Developer Bootcamp at mHub! Get more information and submit an application below

July 12th, 2018

Startup Spotlight! This month, we welcome WAVES platform ambassador James to the Chicago Blockchain Center to discuss the project, and the opportunities the platform holds for business owners.

June 27th, 2018

Startup Spotlight! This month, we are inviting the founders of FlureeDB to the Chicago Blockchain Center to discuss Building Blockchain Applications with FlureeDB.

Jul 25th, 2018

Startup Spotlight! Omnisparx This month, we hear from the founders of an innovative new Chicagoland based community management platform that is helping create better transparency in the token/ICO space.

June 20th, 2018

Blockchain Legal meetup. Join us for an informal Chicago Blockchain Center hosted event where we will discuss the intersection of blockchain and the law.

June 14th, 2018

Matthew Roszak, founder of the Chicago Blockchain Center, will be speaking at mHub in a special fireside chat presentation on cryptocurrency and investment opportunities.

April 23rd, 2018

Distributed: Markets 2018

Convergence of Blockchain and Financial Services

April 4th, 2018

CBREC Meetup

The monthly Chicago Blockchain Real Estate Collective (CBREC) Meetup, at National Building WeWork.

March 15th, 2018

Chicago Ethereum Meetup, held at MATTER.

March 14th, 2018

The first Blockchain and Construction Meetup, held at River North WeWork. More details to come.

Feb 15th 2018

Perkins Coie partnered with the Chicago Blockchain Center for an evening of Understanding Blockchain and Tokenization. Jim Coughlan, Partner and Perkins Coie, and Laurie Rosini, Associate at Perkins Coie, presented a Blockchain 101. Following that, Ms. Rosini moderated a panel with Marcelo Halpern, Partner Perkins Coie, Jennifer O’Rourke, CBC Director of Public Engagement, and Kai Wu, Leader for Blockchain Initiatives at Morningstar.

Feb 15th 2018

The Chicago Ethereum Meetup: CryptoDossier, ERC-725 Digital Identities, and Incentivizing Artists. Nicole Villa, Jack Miller, and Conrad Barski spoke to a full house at the Chicago Blockchain Center.

Jan 30th 2018

The CBC partnered with the Mankoff Company After the Bell series to discuss Interoperability, Scalability, Bitcoin Impact & Latest Developments & Challenges.

Jan 24th 2018

Monthly Chicago Blockchain Real Estate Collective Meetup. This month…bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining: the next big REIT sector?

December 12th 2017

We are proud to host the 2nd Chicago Hyperledger meetup, with guest speaker Marta Piekarska, Hyperledger Director of Ecosystems.

December 7th 2017

Want to learn more about Ethereum and smart contracts? Come for this special ETH 101 meetup.

December 4th 2017

Our Dir. of Public Engagement Jennifer O’Rourke will be speaking at the Blockchain for Social Good meetup sponsored by Microsoft. Limited space available.

November 30th 2017

Come hear about blockchain, real estate, and tokenization for the CBREC Monthly meetup with guest speaker Wulf Kaal. Register here.

November 16th 2017

The Chicago Blockchain Center partnered with the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals on their roundtable event to discuss Supply Chain and Blockchain applications.

November 1st 2017

Chicago Ethereum, lightning talks part 2. After our sold out event in October, we got to hear from more voices in the community at Lightning Talks part 2

October 26th 2017

Inaugural Blockstack meetup at the Chicago Blockchain Center. More Chicago Blockstack meetups to come!

October 12th 2017

Chicago Ethereum and IOTA Meetup, A Primer on Cryptocurrency Taxes and Lightning Talks.

September 21st - 22nd 2017

The Chicago Blockchain Center, the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, National Association of Realtors and mLabs are proud to announce the Hyperledger Hackfest, in partnership with Linux Foundation and Hyperledger.

September 20th 2017

The Chicago Blockchain Center is proud to host the Chicago Blockchain Real Estate Collective’s 2nd meeting.

September 7th 2017

The next Ethereum Chicago meetup – Cryptography for Cryptocurrency. For more details, please visit the meetup page.

August 16th - 17th 2017

Smart Contracts Workshop

The Chicago Blockchain Center was proud to host our Smart Contracts Workshop in partnership with DePaul, University of Illinois, and FinTex. Looking into possibilities for a repeat session due to demand.

August 16th 2017

The first Chicago Blockchain Real Estate Collective meetup, to discuss real world applications for blockchain in Real Estate. For more information, visit the meetup page.

August 12th 2017

CBC is proud to host the Bitcoin and Open Blockchain Meetup for a SegWit lock in party to discuss the latest developments in Bitcoin, a scaling explanation, and Q&A session. It’s going to be #SegLit! See the meetup page for more details.

August 3rd 2017

We are proud to host Ethereum Chicago at the Chicago Blockchain Center. For more details, please visit the meetup page.

July 2017

Illinois Blockchain Initiative Month Long Hackathon: IBI is proud to host the month long blockchain focused hackathon. For more updates, please visit

June 8th 2017

Chicago Blockchain Center Launch Party
20 W Kinzie, Chicago, IL. 17th Floor.



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