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Side Hustler Honors is an annual award ceremony dedicated to celebrating the achievements and innovations of side hustlers and small business owners across the nation. Hosted in the vibrant city of Chicago, this prestigious event gathers over 200 nominees and entrepreneurs to network, share ideas, and gain visibility. Attendees can expect a night filled with inspiration, recognition, and empowerment, featuring keynotes from industry leaders, workshops, and a grand award presentation. By spotlighting the hard work and passion of side entrepreneurs, Side Hustler Honors aims to foster a community of growth, collaboration, and continued success in the side hustle ecosystem.

Join us at the 6th Annual Side Hustler Honors, a weekend-long celebration dedicated to the industrious spirits of side hustlers and small business owners nationwide. This prestigious event, located at the McCormick Place Hyatt Regency in Chicago, offers a unique opportunity to connect, celebrate, and amplify the achievements within the entrepreneurial community.

Friday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Kick off the weekend with the NeoNexus Networking event, sponsored by Neopreneur. This exclusive gathering is a perfect setting for our nominees and guests to mingle, exchange ideas, and build lasting connections in a dynamic atmosphere.

Saturday, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Attend the VIP Networking Dinner, an intimate affair where guests can engage with fellow entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and innovators over a gourmet meal, setting the stage for an evening of inspiration and recognition.

Saturday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: The highlight of the weekend, the 6th Annual Side Hustle Honors Awards Show, where we celebrate the perseverance, innovation, and success of the side hustle community. Experience the excitement and emotion as we honor this year’s outstanding achievers in a ceremony filled with inspiring stories and memorable moments.

Saturday, 9:30 PM - 12:30 AM: Continue the celebration at the Side Hustle Honors After Party. Held in the same prestigious venue, this is your chance to let loose, celebrate the night's achievements, and dance the night away with a community that knows the true meaning of hustle.

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Wrap up the weekend with a Winner's Circle Brunch, sponsored by Crunk Brunch. Reflect on the weekend's events, solidify new connections, and share final moments of inspiration over a delightful brunch setting.

This weekend promises not just to celebrate the hard work and success of individuals, but also to provide meaningful opportunities for networking, growth, and future collaboration. We look forward to welcoming you to the McCormick Place Hyatt Regency for a weekend filled with celebration, empowerment, and unforgettable experiences.

General Terms

By purchasing a ticket and participating in the event, you agree to the following terms:

Conduct: Attendees are expected to behave professionally and respectfully towards all participants, staff, and property.

Content: The insights, materials, and presentations shared at the event are for personal use only and may not be recorded, distributed, or used commercially without prior consent.

Liability: The organizers are not liable for personal injuries, losses, or damages incurred during the event. Participants are responsible for their belongings.

Changes: Event details, such as date, location, and schedule, are subject to change. We will provide timely updates in case of modifications.

By attending the Side Hustle Honors Event, you consent to be photographed or filmed for promotional purposes.

Refund Policy

We understand that plans can change. If you need to cancel your ticket, please note the following refund guidelines:

Full Refund: Available if cancellation occurs within 14 days of ticket purchase and no less than 30 days before the event date.

Partial Refund (50%): If cancellation occurs more than 14 days after ticket purchase and at least 14 days before the event date.

No Refund: No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 14 days of the event date.

All refunds are subject to a processing fee. To request a refund, please contact our support team at [email protected] with your order details.

Cancellation Policy

In the unlikely event that the Side Hustle Honors must be canceled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, registered attendees will be notified immediately and provided with the following options:

Full Refund: Automatically issued to all attendees.

Transfer: You may choose to transfer your ticket to a rescheduled event date or another individual.

We will strive to provide as much notice as possible and will work diligently to ensure a smooth resolution.

Age Restriction


Miscellaneous Policies

Dress Code: Black Tie Formal