Twilio Hits the Windy City for Techweek

Twilio is headed to the Chicago for Techweek 2012 June 21st – 25th with a line up of awesome events and we’re excited to meet you there. The Windy City is home to innovative Twilio-powered companies like Groupon, 37 Signals, Fruition Partners and Bellycard, and we can’t wait to see what people bring to the table during this tech-fueled week.

We’re sending out former Chicagoans Daniel Zarick and Nina Mehta, who will be painting the town red with partner Twilions Rob Spectre and Gene Miguel. Join us at any of the events below and reach out @twilio if you’d like to say hello.

Developer Meetup at Happy Village
Thursday, June 21, 7-9pm at Happy Village 1059 Wolcott Ave

Calling all devs, hackers, coders in Chicago, let us buy you drinks at Happy Village on Wolcott and Thomas St. We have handfuls of passes to Techweek to give away, so come early and stay late. Look for the red track jackets stocked with swag and start your weekend early with us over beers and ping pong. Let us know you’re coming with an RSVP.

Twilio Workshop with Developer Evangelist Rob Spectre
Saturday, June 23, 11:30-12:30pm at 4-7AB, Merchandise Mart free

Practice your coding skills and your vocal cords while you learn how to build a cloud-powered karaoke machine. This will be a comprehensive introduction to Twilio Voice, SMS and Client with Lead Developer Evangelist Rob Spectre.

API Showcase Panel Discussion
Saturday, June 23, 2-3:45pm at Second Stage, Merchandise Mart

Join Twilio Developer Evangelist Rob Spectre at the API show case after his Twilio Workshop. He joins folks from Mashery, Optimizely, OnStar, ESPN who will present overviews of their APIs and share time during a discussion. The last hour will provide one-on-one hands on advice about API integration.

Techweek Hiring Fair: Meet the Geeks at Twilio
Saturday, June 23, Noon at 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza

We’re hiring and we want to meet you. Find us Techweek’s Hiring Fair to learn about our open positions and why we love working at Twilio. The event is open to all, just  print out the free Techweek registration and a version of your resume. Sign up here:

Startup Power Hour with Jeff Lawson, CEO
Monday, June 25, 1:15pm-1:45 at 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Mainstage

Join Co-founder and CEO Jeff Lawson (@jeffiel) during Startup Power Hour on the Techweek Mainstage. Hear his talk on startups, innovation, and the future of technology.

See you there!