From an IVY Ideas Night with a leading Happiness Expert to a backstage pass to Art Basel, last week IVY held some incredible events across the country. We’re all about bringing people together for new and engaging ideas and adventures, whether it’s holding a Sunset Cocktail Party at PULSE Miami Beach Art Fair or an intimate happy hour with the newest IVY members.

IVY Innovator Sunset Celebration with Cadillac

IVY @ Art Basel! Members joined select VIPs and press at PULSE Miami Beach Art Fair for inspiring art, celebrating the IVY Innovator Awards, presented by Cadillac. The evening featuring a special Cadillac designed  by artist David Paul Kay.

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IVY Night @ Lincoln Park Zoo

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and IVY celebrated all the magic of the season with a spectacular Zoolights At Lincoln park Zoo Tour & Cocktail Party! We sipped warming cocktails and watched as two million dazzling lights transformed the Lincoln Park Zoo into a winter wonderland.

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The Science of Happiness with Gretchen Rubin

“If we change our habits, we change our lives.” Thanks, Gretchen Rubin, we’re on our way! Last night, IVY members enjoyed an inspiring IVY Ideas Night with cocktails, featuring New York Times-Bestselling Author and Happiness Expert Gretchen Rubin.

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The Power of Mindset with Nicole Weekes

How is stress affecting you in ways you can’t see or feel? IVY members joined Nicole Weekes, Professor of neuroscience at Pomona College, for an incredible IVY Ideas Night and learned key skills for managing stress and leading a more balanced life. Before and after the talk, we enjoyed a great cocktail reception with fellow members.

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IVY Culture Night: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

IVY members saw an unforgettable performance at IVY Culture Night: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with cocktails at New York City Center! Alvin Ailey is such an essential American institution that Congress issued a resolution calling the organization “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world.”

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The Mind-Body Connection with Catherine Sanderson

How is the mind-body connection affecting you right now? IVY joined leading psychology Professor Catherine Sanderson yesterday in an IVY Ideas Night and learned the ways our thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes influence our our health. Before and after the talk, we enjoyed a great cocktail reception with fellow members.

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The Future of Genetic Engineering with Jamie Metzl

How will rapidly developing technology alter the future of our species? IVY members unwound some of the mysteries of genetic engineering at a salon discussion led by fellow IVY member Jamie Metzl, author of The Genesis Code. Before and after the talk, we enjoyed a great cocktail reception with fellow members.

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New Member Happy Hour @ Public Hotel

New faces and new friends at Public Hotel! IVY members gathered for a happy hour to meet their great new community. From all of us, welcome to IVY—we look forward to seeing you soon!

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