Waves of Change 2017

River City Marina | 11:30PM - 3PM

800 South Wells Street, Chicago | View Map

Event Details

Save the date for our 3rd annual WAVES OF CHANGE boat cruise!

Early bird tickets sales open April 2017.


Join Chicago+Acumen and enjoy a beautiful summer day together on Lake Michigan while recognizing Acumen’s efforts in the water sector.


  • Three-hour cruise on Lake Michigan with open bar (well drinks, beer and wine)
  • Top-notch company including friends old and new
  • The satisfaction of supporting water sector development through Chicago+Acumen


All proceeds go to Acumen, a non-profit global venture fund that raises charitable donations to invest in companies, leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty. Our vision is that one day all human beings will have access to the critical goods and services they need – including clean water, affordable health, housing, energy, agricultural inputs and services – so that they can make decisions and choices for themselves and unleash their full human potential.

  • $101 million invested in 92 breakthrough innovations
  • 189 million lives impacted with dignity not dependence
  • 58,000 jobs created, improving livelihoods and economies