Upswell Chicago: Day 1
// By Christian Clansky
For months, we’ve been promising an immersive Chicago experience. What we didn’t anticipate was a mid-Autumn arctic blast that plunged the Windy City into the low teens! But when it comes to changing the world, cold weather is a minor inconvenience. So, on the first morning of Upswell, hundreds of folks from across the country bundled up and explored the incredible innovation happening in communities throughout Chicagoland.
In the afternoon, the floodgates of ideas and inspiration burst open as Upswell’s hundreds of changemakers poured into the Hilton Chicago. What was it like? Well, you probably better to see for yourself…