Get ready for an incredible weekend. We’ve taken everything we learned hosting Forefront 2016 and added some incredible new features this year.

  • 4 different participant tracks covering everything from relationships to advanced business strategies
  • More networking events and social opportunities for attendees
  • Powerful workshops hosted by special guest experts
  • And much more

Here’s just a peek at what we have in store:


Forefront 2017 Schedule


Day 1: Friday, September 29, 2017

Registration (Aon Grand Ballroom Foyer at Navy Pier)
Check in and get all the details for the weekend!

Kick-Off Event & Cocktail Party (Lakeview Terrace at Navy Pier)
Enjoy a special presentation by premier Improv Group, Second City, as well as top shelf cocktails in Navy Pier as you meet Ramit and your fellow attendees.


Day 2: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Morning Session (Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier)
Join your fellow attendees for the kickoff keynote by Ramit, along with a presentation by Gretchen Rubin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better than Before.


Afternoon Session (Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier)
Every attendee will have pre-selected one of four tracks, ranging from Starting Your Own Business to Million Dollar Networking.

Free Time
Grab coffee or a drink with other Forefront attendees, enjoy the sights of Chicago or get some rest before our Saturday night Gala event.

Gala Event at Museum of Science and Industry
Forefront is taking over the stunning Museum of Science and Industry! Hit the dance floor with your new Forefront friends, explore the Maze of Mirrors or Flight Simulators and savor a Delicious Taste of Chicago.


Day 3: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Morning Session (Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier)
Happiness Researcher and author of The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor will open Sunday with a keynote before Ramit takes the stage for live Q&A and 1-on-1 Teardowns with a few lucky attendees.


Afternoon Session (Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier)
Break back into our tracks for one last workshop session. Then Ramit will be back onstage for a live Q&A and a few more 1-on-1 Teardowns with Forefront attendees. Finally, we’ll cap off the weekend with some closing remarks from Ramit.