Chicago Convention And Tourism Bureau
Despite the G8 summit being moved from Chicago to Camp David, the NATO summit still earmarked for the same weekend in Chicago remains a major event, drawing thousands of representatives from 28 countries.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce plans Wednesday to streamline efforts to bring more tourists and conventions to the city.
The host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.
Now that Chicago has fought off the City of Indianapolis’ effort to woo away the CME Group, Chicago tourism officials are reportedly plotting revenge.
As much as we might dream of a weekend escape from Chicago, a lot of people could be planning a weekend escape to the Windy City. Tourism numbers have dropped in past years, so a big-effort is being aimed at boosting them.
Chicago’s nickname is the Second City but, a new marketing campaign will tell prospective tourists, it’s second to none.
Yet another group says it needs more money – this time, the Illinois tourism industry.