Mix, Mingle and Mash It Up.

Celebrate everything Evanston!

Thursday, September 20, 2018 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Northwestern University behind the Norris Univ. Center
Tickets are $95 until September 6, $125 thereafter.
$50 each for Young Professionals (35 and under) or grab a friend for 2 tickets for $75.
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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.


Norris University Center


The MashUp is held in a large, floored tent on the lawn directly behind the Norris University Center.

1999 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

All parking lots are free after 4 pm.

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MashUp Leadership

Mayor Steve Hagerty President Morton Schapiro

Steve Hagerty, mayor of the City of Evanston, and Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, are 2018's Co-Captains of the Evanston MashUp for the second year in a row!

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 they present the Catalyst Award to a person or organization in Evanston that embodies this spirit and is a spark for positive impact.

Alan Anderson Alan Anderson Northwestern University Linkedin-color
Monique Brunson Jones Monique Brunson Jones Evanston Community Fdn. Linkedin-color
Carole Cahill Carole Cahill Kellogg Linkedin-color
Scott Epskamp Scott Epskamp Leapfrog Online Linkedin-color
Joseph Flanagan Joseph Flanagan Acquirent, LLC Linkedin-color
Patrick Hughes, Jr. Patrick Hughes, Jr. Inclusion Solutions, LLC Linkedin-color
Linda Larkin Linda Larkin Evanston Chamber Linkedin-color
Maureen Palchak Maureen Palchak Northwestern Athletics Linkedin-color
Jay Ryan Jay Ryan Accuity Linkedin-color
Caroline Brown Caroline Brown Hagerty Consulting 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
Keith Glantz Keith Glantz Glantz Design Linkedin-color
Katherine Gotsick Katherine Gotsick Main-Dempster Mile Linkedin-color
Jill Kushner Bishop Jill Kushner Bishop Multilingual Connections Linkedin-color
Jennifer Lasik Jennifer Lasik City of Evanston Linkedin-color
Paulina Martinez Paulina Martinez City of Evanston Linkedin-color
Lisa McGowan Lisa McGowan A Wondrous Affair Linkedin-color


Look who is leading the way to this year’s celebration of everything Evanston.

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

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MashUp Awards

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:

  • 2017, Bill Logan
  • 2016, Col. Jennifer Pritzker
  • 2015, Bob and Patty Reece
  • 2014, Dick Peach
  • 2013, Susan Treischmann
  • 2012, Corrine Passage
  • 2011, Dan Coyne

MashUp 2017 Recap by Ben Hollis's Wild Chicago!
Catalyst Award Winner 2017: Northwestern Dance Marathon and ECF
2017 Corrine Passage Spirit of Evanston Award Winner: Bill Logan


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.

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Chow Down at the MashUp

Agortles Bluestone Restaurant Chef's Station Cupitol Epic Burger Farmhouse FEW Spirits Hecky's Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Orrington Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston Koi La Cocinita La Macchina Cafe Maggiano's Mark Vend Co Meta Wines NaKorn Next of Kinship North Shore Cider Company Nothing Bundt Cakes Peckish Pig Smylie Bros Brewing Soul & Smoke The Stained Glass Temperance That Little Mexican Cafe Valli Produce Viet Nom Nom

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