Programs & Events
We're working to strengthen the prosperity of the Illinois technology industry by developing a stronger workforce and building the next generation of industry leaders.
TechForward is the philanthropic foundation of the Illinois Technology Association.
TechForward's programming is created to attract, grow and retain world-class and diverse tech talent in Illinois.
TechForward delivers and supports programs that attract talent from a broad base of sources and help diversify the industry.
This is a forward thinking and unique opportunity to directly impact and invest in the community and careers of Illinois' future.
Employment in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) occupations is outpacing U.S. job growth by a wide margin.