Second City Works, the B2B arm of the world-renowned theatre company, The Second City, was one of two honorees at the Chicago Innovation Foundation Un-Gala on Thursday, June 23, 2016, receiving the “Chicago Reinvention Award.” Chef Rick Bayless was also honored with the Chicago Innovation Foundation’s Legendary Innovator Award.
“We’re thrilled to receive this recognition,” states Steve Johnston, President & Managing Partner of Second City Works. “In order to stay relevant, reinvention is key. We are honored to receive this recognition from the Chicago Innovation Foundation and to help support their work with the next generation of innovators.”
Drawing on The Second City’s 56-year legacy of engaging audiences with smart, incisive comedy, Second City Works has evolved from its early days in customized entertainment to become a leading innovator in professional development and marketing services. Second City Works has worked with hundreds of corporations, including Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Procter & Gamble Co., and provides improv-based business solutions that focus on four key business challenges: talent development, marketing and content strategy, sales effectiveness, and legal and compliance training.