Mix, Mingle and Mash It Up.
Celebrate everything Evanston!
$50 special rate for young Professionals 35 and under
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 a beachfront tent with amazing food, great music, and the eclectic and electric essence of our community.
Northwestern University Beachfront
The MashUp is held in a large, floored tent on the beach directly behind the Henry Crown Sport Pavilion.
2311 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
All parking lots in that area are free after 4 p.m.
Elizabeth Tisdahl, mayor of the City of Evanston, and Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, are the MashUp co-captains for the fifth year in a row.
President Schapiro and Mayor Tisdahl embody the spirit of collaboration and demonstrated positive impact of powerful partnership that is just one of Evanston’s unique characteristics. Each year they present the Catalyst Award to a person or organization in Evanston that embodies this spirit and is a spark for positive impact.
Look who is leading the way to this year’s celebration of Evanston on the beach.
Hang with them! Mash with them! Come watch them be the most-est of hosts!
At the MashUp, we’ll announce the winner of this year’s Catalyst Award and the Corinne Passage Spirit of Evanston Award.
Corrine Passage Spirit of Evanston Award past winners include:
- 2012 Corrine Passage - the award was renamed last year in her honor and accepted posthumously by her husband John and children.
- 2013 Susan Trieschmann - Susan was recognized for her proven track record in making a difference in the lives of the next generation of Evanstonians.
Do you know someone who embodies the spirit of Evanston? The Spirit of Evanston Award honors an individual in the Evanston community who embodies the complex mix of qualities that is our City: courage, vision, compassion, and creativity.
This year, we're asking for your help to find an Evanstonian that exemplifies the visionary spirit of our city! Click here to submit your nomination Nominations are due on Fri., Aug. 29, 2014.
MashUp 2013 Recap by Ben Hollis's Wild Chicago!
Catalyst Award Winner 2013: Evanston Fire & Life Safety Services
2012 Catalyst Award Winner: STEM - NU's OSEP & ETHS
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 on the beach.Click here for more information