What we're about

We are the Chicago Chapter of the national Product Development Management Association. We're providing a community for Product Teams, Product Owners & Managers, Project Managers, Engineers, Designers, Marketers, and Developers to discuss best-practices in Product Management, New Product Design, Development, Product Portfolio Management, Project Management and Innovation Management.

Upcoming events (5+)

The PDMA Innovation White Space Conference: Developing into the Unknown

Paid Registration required on Event Brite: 10% off https://pdmawhitespaceconf.eventbrite.com?discount=PDMAFriend The PDMA Innovation White Space Mini-Conference: Developing into the Unknown Innovation is the currency entrepreneurial people use to drive organizations to growth and profitability. The PDMA White Space Conference probes how to uncover innovation whitespaces and how to lead the organization towards unclaimed market spaces and accelerate new product development. Whether you’re looking to exploit interstitial gaps in existing markets, or to radically alter the market landscape, you’ll walk away with tools, examples, and experience necessary to identify unmet customer needs, map your product strategy, and lead your organization to its next successful product launch. Follow Link for full Description: https://pdmawhitespaceconf.eventbrite.com Reasonable parking available next door using Spot Hero. CONTACT: [masked]

Breakfast Club (downtown)

Tech Nexus

* Date Change Due to Conference. Topic: HOW TO MANAGE A PRODUCT AND PROJECT TEAM INCLUDING NON-SELF STARTERS & DIFFICULT PEOPLE (more details to follow) The Breakfast Club, meets the first Friday of every month, is an informal gathering of people interested in talking/learning about product development and networking with other product development professionals. You do not need to be a registered member of the PDMA to join us and there is no cost. Just RSVP and show up to join the conversation. Stop by anytime. Agenda 8:00-8:20am: Networking 8:20-8:30am: Introductions and announcements 8:30-9:30am: Discussion of the monthly topic 9:30-10:00am: Feel free to stick around and network Complimentary coffee and tea available. Bring a couple dollars for bagels. CTA buses and trains, and Metra trains are within walking distance. Need parking suggestions, PM the organizers for more info.

Breakfast Club (downtown)

Tech Nexus

Topic: How to relate technical to strategic, and connect the bottom to the top (more details to be posted) The Breakfast Club, meets the first Friday of every month, is an informal gathering of people interested in talking/learning about product development and networking with other product development professionals. You do not need to be a registered member of the PDMA to join us and there is no cost. Just RSVP and show up to join the conversation. Stop by anytime. Agenda 8:00-8:20am: Networking 8:20-8:30am: Introductions and announcements 8:30-9:30am: Discussion of the monthly topic 9:30-10:00am: Feel free to stick around and network Complimentary coffee and tea available. Bring a couple dollars for bagels. CTA buses and trains, and Metra trains are within walking distance. Need parking suggestions, PM the organizers for more info.

Breakfast Club (downtown)

Tech Nexus

Meeting pushed out a week due to Fourth of July Topic: TBD The Breakfast Club, meets the first Friday of every month, is an informal gathering of people interested in talking/learning about product development and networking with other product development professionals. You do not need to be a registered member of the PDMA to join us and there is no cost. Just RSVP and show up to join the conversation. Stop by anytime. Agenda 8:00-8:20am: Networking 8:20-8:30am: Introductions and announcements 8:30-9:30am: Discussion of the monthly topic 9:30-10:00am: Feel free to stick around and network Complimentary coffee and tea available. Bring a couple dollars for bagels. CTA buses and trains, and Metra trains are within walking distance. Need parking suggestions, PM the organizers for more info.

Past events (120)

Breakfast Club (downtown)

Catapult Chicago

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