23 4 / 2014

Game 4 Chicago! WIN Andrew Shaw Hockey Gear.

Rock some autographed swag and be the envy of all your friends this playoffs! How you ask? We are giving away a signed Andrew Shaw jersey and game-used hockey stick. Get on it! 

How to enter:

  • Sign up & Download Uber
  • New & existing users apply Promo Code “SHAW65
  • Click to tweet for the best chance to WIN! 

Let’s keep The Cup in Chicago!

Uber on! 
Team Uber Chicago

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17 3 / 2014

Uber Chicago Marketing Internship


Uber is looking for some of Chicago’s best and brightest students - born hustlers - to help spread the UberLOVE.

Are you a self-starter, a move-maker, a people person? Do you dig social media and want to grow your professional network? Then we’re looking for you!

This is your chance to work with one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world!

For more info on this paid marketing representative position, please fill out THIS form today!

Uber on!

20 2 / 2014

Ride and Workout in Style!


We get it - working out is not all that glamorous. That’s why we’re excited to partner with our friends at DavidBartonGym so you can ride and workout in style. 

Ready to get your workout on?

To help you find your inner Olympian, we’re giving away a one month membership pass to DavidBartonGym & Uber rides:

Click to Tweet for a shot to win!

Pump iron and Uber on. :)

17 12 / 2013

Ride In Style To The Event Of The Season: Snowball!

There are events in Chicago that are not to be missed, and Snowball is definitely one of them. On Saturday, February 8, 2014, The Junior Council will host its 26th Annual Snowball, the premier event for young professionals in Chicago. They are expecting a crowd of 1,600 of Chicago’s most involved and lively young professionals to fill the Great Hall of Historic Union Station for an incredible evening of fun, food and dancing.

We’ll be there and so should you! We’re even giving away 2 tickets to Snowball!

RT #Snowball2014 for your chance to WIN 2 tickets + UberBLACK rides to the @Junior_Council event!  http://www.juniorcouncil.org/

Enjoy tasting from several top Chicago restaurant favorites, live music to dance the night away, open bar, a silent auction and much more!

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26 11 / 2013

An Uber Experience: Little Black Friday

Just like the perfect Little Black Dress, Uber fits just right. Thanksgiving is about delicious giving, so we’re serving up a side of shopping and Uber with your feast. Enter for a chance between now and Black Friday (Nov. 29, 2013) to win an unforgettable retail outing with Uber and The Shops at North Bridge.

Enter to Win Here!

Already an Uber user? Text code NorthBridgeVIP to 827-222 or enter it in your app for a chance to win.

You’ll receive fashion and style advice from an expert personal shopper. To make the day even more special, this experience will include lunch or dinner, a mini makeover or skincare consultation, and other goodies. You’ll “gobble up” this sensational experience that will leave you feeling like the VIP you really are.

Arrive in style at The Shops at North Bridge this holiday season:

  • Roundtrip Uber ride to The Shops at North Bridge.
  • Personal welcome and VIP escort from Erica Strama, The Shops at North Bridge Style Guru and on-air fashion and trend expert.
  • $100 Visa Gift Card toward your shopping spree.
  • $50 Gift Card toward Lunch or Dinner for two at Chicago’s anxiously awaited Eataly, a 63,000 square foot Italian food emporium opening December 2 at 4pm.
  • Half-hour massage at Spa Nordstrom.
  • Make-up application or skincare consultation at Sephora.
  • Mini-gourmet chocolate from Vosges Haut-Chocolat
  • Shopping & Dining Incentives Booklet (over $500 in savings)

Valid through December 31, 2013.

19 11 / 2013

Raising Your Goblets for Ale Quest!

Jousting, falcons and swords.  What could make this even better? How about beer!

The Ale Quest Craft Beer Festival will be held at Medieval Times castle in Schaumburg, IL this weekend!

Craft beer lovers can now sample up to 50 different beers over a 3 1/2 hour period all for for only $34.

Or for only $59 you can get two hours access to the Craft Beer festival of 50 beers to sample, a full dinner fit for a king, and the complete Medieval Times show including displays of jousting, horsemanship, falconry and swordsmanship.

If you use the promo code LOCAL when getting your tickets, you can get 5% off. Make Uber your designated driver in your quest for glory and beer!

12 11 / 2013

WIN 2 Passes to the Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration!

Bacon, Sports and Beer are the hat trick of awesomeness. On their own each of them is wonderful. When put together it’s a combination more fantastic than a break dancing unicorn.

The festivities are happening Saturday, November 23rd from 2pm-6pm at Union Station. 

RT #UBERBACON for your chance to WIN 2 tickets + UberBLACK rides to the celebration!

Sample 30+ delicious bacon inspired creations from some of Chicago’s top restaurants, 30+ beer tastings from craft breweries, plus Nerf games, pop-a-shot, a sweet DJ, action photo booth and much more! 


10 11 / 2013

Hang out with Curtis Granderson this Wednesday!

New York Yankees All Star outfielder and Chicago native, Curtis Granderson, founded the Grand Kids Foundation to improve educational experiences for youth nationwide, as well as helping to re-establish baseball opportunities for inner city youths.

This Wednesday, join Curtis (and your favorite Chicago athletes!) at the legendary John Barleycorn to support this worthy cause.

RT #UBERCURTIS to WIN 2 VIP tickets + sleek UberBLACK rides to the inaugural GrandGiving fundraiser! We’ll picking one lucky fan tonight. :)

This is your chance to “game” against Chicago’s top athletes and celebrity guests in the DreamSeat Lounge presented by SONY PlayStation and EA SPORTS.



23 10 / 2013


Uber is proud to partner with Beer Hoptacular, Chicago’s annual celebration of the art of craft brewing, for its fourth year.

Do you like Beer & BLACK cars? We’re giving away 3 pairs of VIP tickets!

RT #UBERTACULAR for your chance to win 2 VIP tickets + rides to the epic Beer Hoptacular on November 8th or 9th.

We’re picking the first winner Wednesday at 6pm so don’t wait! :)


What you can look forward to:

Held at Lacuna Artist Lofts in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, attendees have the chance to sample more than 150 craft beers from more than 60 breweries, as well as enjoy homebrew tasting and demos; food from local favorites like Dia de Los Tamales, Honky Tonk BBQ, Stanley’s and Chubby Weiners; art installations from Pilsen’s talented arts and crafts community and the BeerHop Derby, in which breweries will race their home-made race cars built from beer cans and bottles.

Beer Hoptacular (2150 S. Canalport, Chicago) will offer three sessions: Friday, November 8 from 6:00-9:30 PM and Saturday, November 9 from 12:30-4:00 PM and 6:00-9:30 PM. General admission per session is $45 in advance, $55 day-of; VIP admission is $85, $95 day-of. Beer Hoptacular is for ages 21 and over. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.BeerHoptacular.com.

Uber on!

14 10 / 2013

Win VIP Tickets to SOFA Chicago 2013

If you love art and design, there is no better place to be October 31st through November 1st than SOFA Chicago at the Navy Pier and we have tickets up for grabs for you!

The 20th Annual Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA) is a gallery-presented, international art fair bringing you the chance to experience design, decorative and fine art from around the world right at our doorstep for a weekend.

Starting October 24th - RT #UberSOFA to win a pair of admission tickets for the weekend! We also have a pair of VIP tickets to the opening preview show for one lucky winner. You must be following @sofaexpo and @Uber_CHI to win! 

Contests not your thing? No worries! You can still purchase tickets online

Our favorite part about SOFA? Your tickets get you into their amazing lecture series featuring renowned artists, collectors and arts professionals.

We’re picking 20 (no, not a typo) TWENTY winners so get to tweeting! :)