Social Innovation
Summit 2024

 June 4-5, 2024 | Chicago

The Most Important Social Impact Event of the Year​

Social Innovation Summit is a destination for thinkers, doers, and leaders who are disrupting old models and scaling what works. ​ ​

Our Flagship Summit and year-round events welcome curated rooms of purpose-driven business leaders, funders, community stakeholders, and impact entrepreneurs.​ ​

Together, we get the work done.

Event Location

JW Marriott Chicago

151 W Adams Street

Chicago, IL 60603

Our room block is now fully reserved. We recommend reserving a room as soon as possible at one of the nearby hotels. Some recommendations include:
• Kimpton Gray Hotel
• W Chicago City Center
• Club Quarter Hotel Central Loop, Chicago
• Canopy by Hilton Chicago Central Loop

2024 Featured Speakers

Dr. Chelsea Clinton
Vice Chair
The Clinton Foundation
Danny Wirtz
Chairman & CEO
Chicago Blackhawks

Tiffanie Boyd

Senior Vice President &
Chief People Officer

McDonald’s USA

Valerie Jarrett

Chief Executive Officer
Obama Foundation

Alexis McGill Johnson
President & CEO
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Nikole Hannah-Jones
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist; Domestic Correspondent
New York Times Magazine
Al Roker
Host & Weatherman,
NBC’s Today Show; CEO

Al Roker Entertainment
Katya Echazarreta
Citizen Astronaut, Electrical Engineer; Board Member
Space for Humanity

Julie Gehrki

Vice President, Philanthropy
Walmart

ERIC RIPERT

Chef, Author & Television Personality; Co-owner
Le Bernardin
Anne Wintroub
Head of the Centre for Social Impact
lululemon
Gretchen Carlson

Former CBS & Fox News Journalist & Co-Founder
Lift Our Voices

Lara Littlefield
Executive Director,
Partnerships & Programs

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Ali Velshi
Chief Correspondent & Host, ‘Velshi’
MSNBC
Reba Dominski
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Social Responsibility Officer & President, U.S. Bank Foundation
U.S. Bank
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot
Chief Executive Officer
Feeding America

2024 Presenting Partners

2024 Featured Partners

2024 Supporting Partners

2023 Summit Highlights

Get Involved

Anchored around the Flagship Summit, the SIS annual calendar is designed to convene the best and brightest minds in social impact.

» Thought-leadership salons and curated peer-to-peer networking.

» Nation-wide Learning Journeys and far-reaching Virtual conversations.

» Cocktail reception experiences and VIP social events.

Join our remarkable community of fellow ESG, CSR & DEI Executives, Global Philanthropists & Investors, Cultural Influencers, Public Officials, NGO Leaders, and Impact Entrepreneurs.

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