Mix, Mingle and Mash It Up.

Celebrate everything Evanston!

Wed, September 18, 2019 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Northwestern University behind the Norris Univ. Center
Registration Coming Soon

What is the MashUp?

The MashUp is uniquely Evanston: a starlit evening of conversation and connections with a wide range of characters—from entrepreneurs to executives, artists to accountants, and city leaders to CEOs. Join the celebration and enjoy a late summer evening in the big tent with amazing food, great music, and the eclectic and electric essence of our community.


Northwestern University behind the Norris University Center


We are excited to announce our new venue this year! The MashUp will be held in a large, floored tent under the stars behind the Norris University Center.

1999 Campus Drive,
Evanston, IL 60208

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All parking lots in that area are free after 4 p.m.

MashUp Leadership

Steve Hagerty

Steve Hagerty, mayor of the City of Evanston, and Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, are 2019's Co-Captains of the Evanston MashUp!

President Schapiro and Mayor Hagerty embody the spirit of collaboration and demonstrated positive impact of powerful partnership that is just one of Evanston’s unique characteristics. Each year the Mayor of Evanston and President Schapiro present the Catalyst Award to a person or organization in Evanston that embodies this spirit and is a spark for positive impact.

Jill Kushner Bishop Jill Kushner Bishop Multilingual Connections Linkedin-color
Caroline Brown Caroline Brown Hagerty Consulting Linkedin-color
Carole Cahill Carole Cahill Kellogg Linkedin-color
Annie Coakley Annie Coakley Downtown Evanston Linkedin-color
Tara Davis Tara Davis Kellogg Linkedin-color
Vincent Doyle Vincent Doyle Bagel Art Linkedin-color
Richard Fisher Richard Fisher The Autobarn of Evanston Linkedin-color
Joe Flanagan Joe Flanagan Acquirent Linkedin-color
Keith Glantz Keith Glantz Glantz Design Linkedin-color
Katherine Gotsick Katherine Gotsick Main-Dempster Mile Linkedin-color
Patrick Hughes, Jr. Patrick Hughes, Jr. Byline Bank Linkedin-color
Greg Jackson Greg Jackson Northwestern Athletics Linkedin-color
Monique Brunson Jones Monique Brunson Jones Evanston Community Fdn. Linkedin-color
Johanna Leonard Johanna Leonard City of Evanston Linkedin-color
Paulina Martinez Paulina Martinez City of Evanston Linkedin-color
Lisa McGowan Lisa McGowan A Wondrous Affair Linkedin-color
Peter Myers Peter Myers Linkedin-color
India Mussell-McKay India Mussell-McKay Peckish Pig Linkedin-color
Maureen Palchak Maureen Palchak Northwestern Athletics Linkedin-color
Lea Pinsky Lea Pinsky Art Encounter Linkedin-color
Roger Sosa Roger Sosa Evanston Chamber Linkedin-color
Keith Terry Keith Terry Linkedin-color
Angela Valavanis Angela Valavanis Creative Coworking Linkedin-color
Paul Zalmezak Paul Zalmezak City of Evanston Linkedin-color


Look who is leading the way to this year’s celebration of Evanston in the big tent! Check back daily. The list of Hosts is ever growing!

Hang with them! Mash with them! Come watch them be the most-est of hosts!

MashUp Awards

At the MashUp, we’ll announce the winner of this year’s Evanston/Northwestern Catalyst Award and the Corinne Passage Spirit of Evanston Award.

MashUp 2018 Recap by Ben Hollis's Wild Chicago!
Evanston/Northwestern Catalyst Award Winner 2018
Corrine Passage Spirit of Evanston Award 2018


We are proud to have Northwestern University as our Platinum Sponsor


Join the MashUp as a Sponsor. Gain significant exposure for your business among leading Evanstonians and beyond and enjoy a celebratory evening in the big tent.

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Chow Down at the MashUp

Agortles A LA CARTE Bluestone Restaurant Breakthru Beverage Celtic Knot Evanston Pub Farmhouse FEW Spirits Good to Go Jamaican Hecky's BBQ Hilton Garden Inn Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston Koi La Cocinita La Principal Maggiano's Mark Vend Nothing Bundt Cakes Pete Miller's Reprise Coffee Roasters Rock N Ravioli Smylie Bros. Brewing Soul & Smoke Viet Nom Nom

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