City Loosens Restrictions for Dining & Venue Capacities

On Monday, September 28th it was announced that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be easing restrictions on indoor spaces, allowing bars and restaurants to be at 40% capacity. According to the Chicago Tribune, “Chicago bars that don’t serve food will be allowed to reopen for indoor service starting Thursday, and bars and restaurants will be … More City Loosens Restrictions for Dining & Venue Capacities

Wells St. Market to Close This Friday, September 18th

In a statement released today, Wells St. Market announced it was closing this Friday, September 18th. The food hall will have its final service, offering specials and freebies to thank their patrons for all of the love and support over the past few years “From all of us at the Wells Street Market, it has … More Wells St. Market to Close This Friday, September 18th

Businesses You Can Support Now: Chicago Planner’s #HospitalitySpotlight

We know that COVID-19 has hit the events industry hard, and so we are doing an Instagram takeover to support our Chicago Events Community. We will continually add those we’re supporting to the list below and be sure to follow us on Instagram @ChicagoPlannerMag via #HospitalitySpotlight to learn about what great local businesses you can … More Businesses You Can Support Now: Chicago Planner’s #HospitalitySpotlight

Stella Artois is Giving $30,000 towards the Wedding of a Lucky Couple Affected by COVID-19

Times are tough, and COVID-19 has caused countless couples to be heartbroken over delays and cancellations of their weddings. Knowing this, Stella Artois is hoping to add a silver lining for one lucky couple with their “Far From You, But Yes I Do” wedding contest on Twitter. To enter, each couple must post a photo … More Stella Artois is Giving $30,000 towards the Wedding of a Lucky Couple Affected by COVID-19

Build Up Your Resources: Add V.I.P. Valet Services to Your Vendor List

There are many aspects to planning events, and some are more obvious than others.  But what sets good planners apart from the best planners is the ability to manage and be prepared for more than just the space, food, music and decor. The best planners know that in order to be able to successfully run … More Build Up Your Resources: Add V.I.P. Valet Services to Your Vendor List

Creating Beautiful Invitations and Save the Dates for a Wedding with basic invite

*Sponsored Content from basicinvite.com As many of us in the events industry know, it’s engagement season and there are a variety of events are planned around an upcoming wedding. From engagement parties to bridal showers, a save the date for a wedding and even bachelorette parties, having beautiful designs at your finger tips makes this … More Creating Beautiful Invitations and Save the Dates for a Wedding with basic invite