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    • 21 Feb 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • The Drake, 140 East Walton Place, Chicago

     


     

    IN-Chicago cordially invites you to join us on Saturday February 21st for the 2015 Ireland Network Chicago Annual Ball at The Drake, on Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

      

    Our signature Winter event at The Drake is the perfect setting for our Membership to gather for an annual celebration, along with our many guests and friends of the Network. Join us for a memorable evening that begins with a champagne reception in the elegant Palm Court, followed by exquisite dining in the Gold Coast Ballroom, an open bar, dancing until late to the Becca Kaufman Orchestra, and a magnificent Grand Prize Raffle benefiting Concern Worldwide & Chicago Irish Immigrant Support, two causes close to our hearts.

      

    Sponsor Partners

    Our sponsor partners have made this event possible since 2004, and we sincerely appreciate their support. Sponsor partnerships are available at a variety of levels. Please email us to find out more about how a sponsorship package supporting IN-Chicago's 2015 Annual Ball can be tailored to suit your organization's needs. We look forward to working with you!

     

    Seating Reservations - Subscribed Members (register at left)
    Gather your guests to take advantage of preferred table rates before New Year's Day! Please refer to rates at left.

     

    Parking

    Valet parking will be available at the Walton Place entrance. Overnight valet parking is also available.

     

    We look forward to seeing you at what promises to be a spectacular evening on February 21st.

Past events

05 Dec 2014 December 2014 First Friday Pre-Christmas Gathering
05 Dec 2014 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish Fellowship Club's Annual Christmas Luncheon
19 Nov 2014 IN-Chicago Annual Table Quiz
15 Nov 2014 IN Chicago Supported Event: Concern Worldwide US 2014 Thanks-for-Giving Gala
08 Nov 2014 IN Chicago Supported Event: Irish Network New Orleans’ Famine Commemoration Ball
07 Nov 2014 November First Friday Network Gathering
06 Nov 2014 Network with the Neighbors: IN-Chicago & BABC
05 Nov 2014 IN-Chicago supported event: American Ireland Fund's 30th Annual Chicago Dinner
03 Oct 2014 IN-Chicago supported event: 2014 iBAM!
03 Oct 2014 IN-Chicago Annual Members' Business Showcase / First Friday Network Gathering
26 Sep 2014 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Irish Film Screening - A Terrible Beauty
19 Sep 2014 The Night Alive by Conor McPherson
05 Sep 2014 September 2014 First Friday Gathering
27 Aug 2014 Annual AIF-Young Leaders' Summer Sunest Fireworks Crusie
22 Aug 2014 IN-Chicago's Annual Movie-on-the-Roof: The Commitments, Friday August 22nd at 7:30pm (cancelled)
01 Aug 2014 August 2014 First Friday Gathering
29 Jul 2014 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Randox at AACC (American Association of Clinical Chemistry) Conference & Expo
14 Jun 2014 IN-Chicago's Annual Picnic
06 Jun 2014 June 2014 First Friday Gathering
12 May 2014 IN-Chicago Supported Event: President Michael D. Higgins, presented by The Chicago Council & The Harris School
02 May 2014 May 2014 First Friday Gathering
12 Apr 2014 IN-Chicago Supported Event: 2014 Irish American Hall of Fame Awards Gala
04 Apr 2014 April First Friday / IN-Chicago Annual Members' Meeting
14 Mar 2014 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish Fellowship Club's 113th Annual St Patrick's Day Dinner
14 Mar 2014 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish American Partnership's Annual St Patrick's Day Breakfast
13 Mar 2014 IN-Chicago Sponsored Event: "Innovation & Technology in Local & International Markets"
08 Mar 2014 IN-Chicago Supported Event: AIF Chicago Young Leaders' Annual Green Gala
07 Mar 2014 March 2014 First Friday Gathering: Forever Green
15 Feb 2014 IN-Chicago's 2014 Grand Prize Raffle benefiting Concern Worldwide & Chicago Irish Immigrant Support
15 Feb 2014 2014 Ireland Network Chicago Annual Ball
07 Feb 2014 February 2014 First Friday Gathering
17 Jan 2014 IN-Conversation with Theresa Mintle (Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce), Eileen Mitchell (AT&T Illinois) & Janet Davies (ABC 7 Chicago): "The Chicago Business Climate and Outlook for 2014"
03 Jan 2014 January 2013 First Friday Gathering
06 Dec 2013 December 2013 First Friday Pre-Christmas Gathering
06 Dec 2013 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish Fellowship Club's Annual Christmas Luncheon
16 Nov 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Concern Worldwide's 2013 Thanks-for-Giving Ball
13 Nov 2013 IN-Chicago Annual Table Quiz
06 Nov 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: American Ireland Fund's 29th Annual Chicago Dinner
01 Nov 2013 November 2013 First Friday Network Gathering
29 Oct 2013 Network with the Neighbors: IN-Chicago & BABC
20 Oct 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: All Hallows College Benefit
18 Oct 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs - Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson on Ireland's Recovery
12 Oct 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: 2013 iBAM! Cocktail Reception & Awards Dinner
04 Oct 2013 IN-Chicago Annual Members' Business Showcase / First Friday Network Gathering
04 Oct 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Global Irish Economic Forum
28 Sep 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Education in Ireland - Irish Universities Open House
21 Sep 2013 IN-Chicago supported event - IAHC 23rd Annual Golf Outing
18 Sep 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: BABC Chicago Speaker Series featuring Stephen Potter, President of Asset Management at Northern Trust
06 Sep 2013 September 2013 First Friday Network Gathering
22 Aug 2013 Annual AIF-Young Leaders' End-of-Summer Boat Cruise
10 Aug 2013 IN-Chicago's Annual Movie-on-the-Roof: "Once" - Rescheduled to Saturday August 10 due to weather
06 Aug 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: "Rush Hour Concert" featuring IN-Chicago members Maire O'Brien (soprano) and Mark Riggleman (piano)
02 Aug 2013 August 2013 First Friday Network Gathering
28 Jul 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: "From Chitown to Beantown" Fundraiser
08 Jul 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: US Senator Dick Durbin on Immigration Reform, presented by The Chicago Council
05 Jul 2013 July 2013 First Friday Network Gathering
27 Jun 2013 IN-Chicago supported event - Tech Week Networking Event: Innovation & Globalization on the American Frontier
20 Jun 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: The Chicago Council - Former US Ambassador to the UK Louis B. Susman on Transatlatic Relations
15 Jun 2013 IN-Chicago's Annual Bloomsday Picnic Celebration
07 Jun 2013 June 2013 First Friday Network Gathering
01 Jun 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: 2013 Irish American Hall of Fame Awards Gala
31 May 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Jewellery Box, Ireland's Hidden Gems
23 May 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Europe 2020 Series (Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce)
20 May 2013 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish American Partnership's Annual Chicago Golf Outing
16 May 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs - Irish & EU Ambassadors on Europe's Quest for Recovery
09 May 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Concern Leadership Network's Spring Outreach Celebration
06 May 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: European Drinks Festival
03 May 2013 May 2013 First Friday Gathering
28 Apr 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: IAHC Open House
05 Apr 2013 April First Friday / IN-Chicago Annual Members' Meeting
25 Mar 2013 IN-Conversation with US Senator Dick Durbin & Billy Lawless Sr: The Path Forward for Immigration Reform
23 Mar 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Chicago Irish Immigrant Support's Annual Dinner Gala & Fundraiser
15 Mar 2013 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish Fellowship Club's 112th Annual St Patrick's Day Dinner
15 Mar 2013 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish American Partnership's Annual St Patrick's Day Breakfast
04 Mar 2013 Lunch with President Mary Robinson
02 Mar 2013 IN-Chicago Supported Event: AIF Chicago Young Leaders' 3rd Annual Green Gala
01 Mar 2013 March 2013 First Friday at Strawdog Theatre: Improbable Frequency
28 Feb 2013 IN-Chicago supported event: Father Ted's Ardal O'Hanlon at IAHC
16 Feb 2013 IN-Chicago's 10th Annual Ball
13 Feb 2013 IN-Conversation with Don Welsh (Choose Chicago) & Colm O'Callaghan (Trump): "Leadership in Tourism and Hospitality: Reshaping the Chicago Experience"
01 Feb 2013 February 2013 First Friday Gathering
04 Jan 2013 January 2013 First Friday Gathering & Ball Pre-Sale Event
08 Dec 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: An Irish Language Evening at IAHC with Guest Bartenders Aidan & Maedhbh Cronin
07 Dec 2012 December 2012 First Friday Pre-Christmas Gathering / CIIS Benefit
07 Dec 2012 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish Fellowship Club's Annual Christmas Luncheon
15 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago Annual Table Quiz & Ongoing Hurricane Relief Fundraiser
15 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: Ireland-US Gaelic Heritage Awards & Dinner Gala
14 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: American Ireland Fund's 28th Annual Chicago Dinner
13 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: UCC Reception celebrating the launch of the Atlas of the Great Irish Famine
10 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: Concern Worldwide's 2012 Thanks-for-Giving Ball
09 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago Fall Book Club Gathering
03 Nov 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: Atlantic Steps - CIIS Fundraiser
02 Nov 2012 November 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
17 Oct 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: IDA Ireland presents "Expand your business internationally through Ireland"
13 Oct 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: 2012 iBAM! Cocktail Reception & Awards Dinner
12 Oct 2012 iBAM! Reception hosted by Northern Ireland Bureau
05 Oct 2012 IN-Chicago Annual Members' Business Showcase / First Friday Network Gathering
19 Sep 2012 IN-Conversation: NATO Revisited, with Lori Healey & Niamh King
09 Sep 2012 IN-Chicago End-of-Summer Golf Outing
07 Sep 2012 September 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
30 Aug 2012 Annual AIF-Young Leaders' End-of-Summer Boat Cruise
16 Aug 2012 IN-Chicago Summer Book Club Meeting
07 Aug 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: "Rush Hour Concert" featuring soprano (and IN-Chicago member) Maire O'Brien
03 Aug 2012 August 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
20 Jul 2012 Movie on the Roof : "The Guard"
06 Jul 2012 July 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
27 Jun 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: Concern Worldwide's Annual Golf Outing
22 Jun 2012 IN-Chicago Reception for Connect Ireland, launching "Succeed in Ireland"
16 Jun 2012 IN-Chicago's Annual Summer Picnic & Bloomsday Performance
10 Jun 2012 UEFA Euro 2012: Republic of Ireland vs Croatia
01 Jun 2012 June 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
21 May 2012 IN-Chicago supported event - Irish American Partnership's Annual Chicago Golf Outing
19 May 2012 IN-Chicago Partner Events - The Chicago Council's Global Leader / NATO Speaker Series - On the Summits: Perspectives from Global Leaders
11 May 2012 IN-Chicago Spring Book Club Meeting
04 May 2012 May 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
02 May 2012 IN-Chicago Partner Event: The Chicago Council Pre-NATO Summit Series - The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State
28 Apr 2012 IN-Chicago Supported Event: 2012 Irish American Hall of Fame Awards Gala
26 Apr 2012 IN-Chicago Partner Event - The Chicago Council: The NATO Summit - Meeting 21st Century Challenges with Allies and Partners
25 Apr 2012 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Education in Ireland - Open House
23 Apr 2012 IN-Chicago Partner Event: The Chicago Council Pre-NATO Summit Series - Martin Wolf, Associate Editor, Financial Times
17 Apr 2012 IN-Chicago Partner Event: The Chicago Council Pre-NATO Summit Series - Jaap De Hoop Scheffer, former NATO Secretary General
13 Apr 2012 IN-Chicago Annual Members' Meeting
06 Apr 2012 April 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
31 Mar 2012 IN-Chicago supported event: Chicago Irish Immigrant Support's Annual Dinner Gala & Fundraiser
28 Mar 2012 The Chicago Council Pre-NATO Summit Series: The Honorable R. Nicholas Burns
21 Mar 2012 The Chicago Council Pre-NATO Summit Series: The Chicago Summit - A British Perspective. His Excellency Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States
16 Mar 2012 IN-Chicago supported event - Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD at Irish Fellowship Club's Annual St Patrick's Day Dinner
16 Mar 2012 IN-Chicago supported event - Taoiseach Kenny, Mayor Emanuel & Governor Quinn at the Irish American Partnership's Annual St Patrick's Day Breakfast
02 Mar 2012 March 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
01 Mar 2012 The Chicago Council Pre-G8/NATO Series: NATO and the Transatlantic Alliance - The American Perspective. The Honorable Ivo Daalder, US Permanent Representative to NATO
18 Feb 2012 IN-Chicago's 9th Annual Ball
03 Feb 2012 February 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
24 Jan 2012 IN-Conversation: Christopher Kennedy & Colm O'Muircheartaigh
06 Jan 2012 January 2012 First Friday Network Gathering
02 Dec 2011 December 2011 First Friday Network Gathering: Meet the Consul General
16 Nov 2011 IN-Chicago Fall Table Quiz
15 Nov 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: American Ireland Fund's 27th Annual Chicago Dinner
12 Nov 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: Concern Worldwide's 2011 Thanks-for-Giving Ball
10 Nov 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: Irish Network New Orleans Launch
04 Nov 2011 November 2011 First Friday Network Gathering
26 Oct 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: Poetry Off The Shelf - Women's Voices From Ireland
18 Oct 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Mary Robinson 2011 Ethics & Leadership Lecture
09 Oct 2011 IN-Chicago supported event thru Nov 12: Strawdog Theatre Company's Old Times (by Harold Pinter)
16 Sep 2011 IN-Chicago Book Review & Social Gathering
16 Sep 2011 IN-Chicago supported event - Guinness Oyster Fest
13 Sep 2011 IN-Chicago supported event - AIF / Chicago Blackhawks Leadership Forum Lunch
02 Sep 2011 September 2011 First Friday Gathering
31 Aug 2011 Annual Lake Michigan Boat Cruise on Fireworks Night
27 Aug 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: The Henry Girls (an Imagine Ireland presentation)
12 Aug 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: George Murphy & The Black Donnellys at Irish Oak
05 Aug 2011 August 2011 First Friday Gathering
08 Jul 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Irish Fest at IAHC
01 Jul 2011 July 2011 First Friday Outdoor Gathering honoring Consul General Martin Rouine
28 Jun 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Keeping up with the Qaddafis - CCGA / AIF Global Affairs Pub Quiz
18 Jun 2011 Summer Kick-off Picnic at Montrose Harbor & Beach
16 Jun 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Bloomsday Tour in Chicago
13 Jun 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Seanachaí Theatre Company presents - An Evening of Entertainment with Special Guest John Mahoney
03 Jun 2011 June 2011 First Friday network gathering
03 Jun 2011 An evening with Colm Tóibín
27 May 2011 IN-Chicago Supported event: Irish Fest at Gaelic Park
18 May 2011 IN-Chicago Spring Table Quiz
14 May 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Irish American Hall of Fame Awards Gala
06 May 2011 May 2011 First Friday Network Gathering / Members' Business Expo
05 May 2011 IN-Chicago Supported Event: Concern Bowling Party
13 Apr 2011 Chicago Residential Property Market - Panel Discussion
02 Apr 2011 In-Chicago supported event: CIIS Annual Dinner Dance Benefit
01 Apr 2011 April 2011 First Friday Gathering
23 Mar 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: Druid's "The Cripple of Inishmaan" - Dinner Reception 5:15PM, Show 7:30PM
14 Mar 2011 IN-Chicago Annual General Meeting
13 Mar 2011 A View into the Irish Economy: Panel Discussion
04 Mar 2011 March 2011 First Friday Gathering
04 Mar 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: Chicago Irish Film Festival
26 Feb 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: "That Was Then", a Seanachai Theatre Company production, through April 3rd
25 Feb 2011 IN-Chicago supported event: 2011 Women of Concern Brigid Awards Luncheon
19 Feb 2011 Ireland Network Chicago 8th Annual Ball
04 Feb 2011 February 2011 First Friday Gathering
07 Jan 2011 January First Friday Gathering
04 Dec 2010 Chicago Irish Immigrant Support Group – Joy for Josephine Fundraiser
03 Dec 2010 December First Friday Get-Together
18 Nov 2010 Ireland Network Chicago Annual Table Quiz
05 Nov 2010 November First Friday Get Together
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