Summertime (Uber) CHI – Kickoff Party
It’s Summer in Chicago! Bust out your white pants, hit up the neighborhood street fest, and lean into patio season. Alright, forget the white pants, but how ’bout an Uber #NeonOnNeon tank?
To celebrate the next three months of outdoor partying, Uber wants to have a drink with you. The first annual Uber Summer Kickoff will be held at Market in West Loop on Wednesday, June 13th. We’ve got some awesome sponsors (Gentlemen Jack, 312 and Grey Goose!) providing a ton of free booze, and top Uber client DJ Rock City will be spinning live. Plus, we’ll be rockin’ those Uber neon tanks we can’t stop talking about!
Today we’re also announcing Uber Intramurals. We know Chicago has some serious Intramural fanatics, and we think it’s only right to get involved. For any team that we sponsor, you’ll get some free rides this summer, and of course a neon tank for everyone on your team. Just note – if you get a tank, it’s required wear at our our Kickoff party, North Avenue Beach, and Lolla!
As always if you need anything, just tweet @Uber_CHI, or even better, come party with us next Wednesday! If you don’t come, well, hopefully you’ll hear the roars echoing down Randolph Street :).
Today, we are excited to announce that Uber will give $5.5M to support a new robotics faculty chair as well as three fellowships at CMU. This gift is part of a partnership we announced earlier this year. In addition, we’re pumped to be part of a growing innovation ecosystem in Pittsburgh that includes world leading research institutions and companies, as well as an increasing number of start-ups.
A new report conducted in partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) reveals that when empowered with more transportation options like Uber, people are making better choices that save lives.