Press Releases

As a truly regional event, over a dozen organizations in the South Bend-Elkhart region are involved in organizing IDEA Week.

Bill Nye, Kevin Kelly And Driverless Vehicle Experiences Announced As First Round Of 2019 Idea Week Acts

Emmy Award-winning speaker Bill Nye the Science Guy and Wired magazine co-founder Kevin Kelly were announced as the first round of keynote speakers for Idea Week ...

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Grammy Award-winning country music artist Tim McGraw to perform during IDEA Week 2019

Superstar Grammy award-winning artist Tim McGraw will perform at the University of Notre Dame in April during IDEA Week, an annual event that celebrates innovation, ...

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2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition Winners

17 area teams were awarded more than $400,000 in cash and in-kind prizes at the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition on Friday, April 27. Enlighten Mobility and ...

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Thomson Reuters MBA Tech Innovation Challenge

In less than two weeks, the ND MBA Tech Club will host the finals of first-ever ND MBA Technology Innovation Challenge (#NDMATIC) on April 20th, 2018, as a part of ...

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Semifinalists Selected for the 2017-18 McCloskey New Venture Competition

We are pleased to announce those teams advancing to the semifinal round in the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition. These 40 semifinalists will pitch live to a ...

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Grammy award-winning duo The Chainsmokers to perform during IDEA Week 2018

The Grammy award-winning and Billboard chart-topping duo The Chainsmokers will perform at the University of Notre Dame in April during IDEA Week, an event that ...

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Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ “One Show Fits All” world tour comes to South Bend

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ “One Show Fits All” world tour comes to South Bend for Idea Week 2018 Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will bring his “One Show Fits ...

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh to deliver Idea Week keynote

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh will be a keynote speaker during Idea Week, a large regional event that will celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship in South Bend and ...

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Idea Week to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship in South Bend-Elkhart region

Idea Week to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship in South Bend-Elkhart region The University of Notre Dame, along with the city of South Bend, the city of ...

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