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! :) 


11 7 / 2013

Grab a FREE uberX ride and cool swag for the hot weather

The newest and CHEAPEST way to get around town has finally arrived.

If you haven’t tried uberX yet, then you are missing out on a better, faster and cheaper alternative to grabbing a taxi. Need more convincing? Just ask our uberX Rider Zero - Stanley Cup Champ Patrick Kane.

We’re giving away FIVE of these awesome Chicago-themed uberX shirts AND a FREE uberX ride to go with them to our followers on Instagram in the next 3 hours. 

HOW TO WIN: Follow us on Instagram and leave a comment on our picture about where you’ll roll in your free ride with the hashtag #uberX.


We’re picking new winners all the time so check back!

16 5 / 2013

The Rapture is Imminent — Win Tickets to be There!


Don’t Panic.

Vito & Druzzi, better known as The Rapture DJs, are lighting up Beauty Bar this Friday night.  They’ll also be joined by Studio Casual and Adam Rowe. We’re pretty psyched for the show and want to spread the multi-instrumental indie love. 

RT #UberRapture to win FIVE tickets + an Uber BLACK car ride to the show. The contest ends Thursday night at 6pm, so get to it!

Even if you don’t win, there’s still no need to panic. Tickets are still available!  Doors are at 9pm. We’ll see you there.

14 5 / 2013

#UberPresents Campfire Ball 2013


Campfire Ball is on Saturday, May 18th at Venue One! This party is all the fun of summer camp with a grown up, urban twist. Sip on spiked bug juice and camp-themed favorite foods. :) 

Plus, all proceeds go to Children’s Oncology Services and One Step Programs for kids with cancer!

RT #UberPresents to win 2 tickets + BLACK car rides! We’re picking a winner at 6pm tonight so don’t wait. 

It’s all the fun of childhood without the curfew!

13 5 / 2013

Win Passes to the BMA Fuel Technology Expo!


Fuel is a high-tech expo for marketers put on by the BMA Chicago. The keynote speaker is “digital wizard,” Harper Reed, former CTO of the Obama campaign and Chicago-based, Threadless.

RT #UberFuel to win 2 passes to Fuel Technology Expo tomorrow + Uber rides! We are picking a winner at 6pm today so act fast!

Peruse booths, sip cocktails and experience some of the latest trends in marketing technology.

All of this while networking with some of the top names in B-to-B marketing in Chicago!


30 4 / 2013

Prepare your Palates for the Smokey Hollow Dishcrawl!



This is your chance to embark on a one-of-a-kind gastronomic adventure!

Join us next Tuesday, May 7th for River North’s second Dishcrawl! They’re keeping the names of the restaurants a secret for now, but they’re sure not to disappoint. 

Tweet or RT #UberCrawl for a chance to win 2 tickets + stylish roundtrip BLACK car rides! We’re picking a winner tomorrow so act fast!

Did you know, once upon a time, Chicago’s River North was a booming transportation hub known as Smokey Hollow? It’s a match made in Uber heaven!


10 4 / 2013

Technori Growth Summit Giveaway


The business of growing a company has never been easy. Our good friends over at Technori are bringing together top leaders and anyone interested in engaging in an awesome day of thought-sharing about growing businesses for their 2013 Growth Summit. 

Sound like an event you don’t want to miss? (Hint, hint: you don’t!) We’ve got tickets for you!

Tweet or RT #GrowthSummit for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Summit plus round trip Uber rides (did we mention there’s an after-party?!) 

We’re picking a winner later tonight so don’t wait! You can find more details and purchase tickets here.

The Growth Summit is Thursday, April 18th from 1pm to 5:30pm at Gensler. Speakers include: David Petrillo, Neil Patel, Emerson Spartz, Aaron Ginn and Sean Johnson

13 3 / 2013

#UberDerby Raising the Stakes for Research — Kentucky Derby Celebration

Lymphoma Research Foundation invites you to celebrate the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, 2013 while they raise the stakes for lifesaving lymphoma research!

Cheer on Seabiscuit while sipping sweet tea at the House of Blues. Floppy hats and seerscucker suits welcome! Enjoy “the two most exciting minutes in sports” along with silent auction  raffle, race “bets”, buffet and premium beverages.

RT #UberDerby to win 2 tix + round trip BLACK car rides compliments of Uber! We’re picking a winner at 5pm TODAY!



08 3 / 2013

Get your Chowdah on with Uber!

That’s right! Chowdah Fest is back for it’s 3rd year and we want to hook you up with 2 tickets to sample delicious seafood chowdah from top chefs in the area. Only one Chowdah Chef will go home with the “Best Chowdah in Town!” title. And, of course, no package would be complete without luxurious roundtrip Uber rides!

RT #UberChowdah for a chance get your chow on this Monday, March 11th, at the Columbia Yacht Club from 6:30pm - 9pm.

You can check out a full list of top chefs and the esteemed judges, as well as snag tickets for you and your friends right here. (There’s also mention of dessert!) ;)

Get to tweeting! The Uber team can’t wait to meet you over a bowl of steaming chowdah!


06 3 / 2013

#UberPresents Shopping for Love at McGrath Acura this Thursday!

SPLASH and Kristina McGrath invite you to start the weekend early! Chicago’s premier boutiques will set up shop in the new luxury space. Come sip champagne while you browse the showroom and indulge in deluxe spa treatments. Can you think of a better way to spend a Thursday?

RT #UberPresents to win round trip BLACK car rides to the event compliments of Uber! We’re picking a winner at 5pm TODAY!  

Save the date! Shopping for Love is open to all this Thursday, March 7th from 6pm-9pm at McGrath Acura on 1301 N. Elston. There is a suggested $10 donation to the American Heart Association.