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
This past Sunday marked one of the biggest events in the US: The Oscars. We still have celebrity fever, and so we got some great tips from entertainment and event industry expert Brett Ihde, CPCE, on how to add celebrities to your next event. Brett has managed tours across the US, UK and Europe, and … More 5 Tips for Booking Celebrity Talent
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
*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
Where to go for New Year’s 2020, Signature Seasonal Cocktails, Doubletree partners with Diveheart, an organization for adults and children with disabilities… … More Winter 2019-2020 Issue
Have to feed your group on a budget? We’ve found 15 catering options in Chicago for $15 or less before tax and gratuity/delivery fees. Options start as low as $3.63 and include locations for day-of ordering. Click the images to visit their catering websites for more information! Options are listed in alphabetical order. Big Star … More 15 Catering Options $15 or Less
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We’ve summarized Choose Chicago’s 2018 Annual Meeting Stats that every Chicago Events & Hospitality Professional should know. See below for the quick review or you can read the full report here.
Chicago Planner Magazine’s first quarterly panel with our partner, Convene on Tuesday, April 2, 2019: “How to Get More Convention Business.” Featuring Robert Haas with PCMA, Barb Harris with CTC DMC, Julie Mullins with Choose Chicago, and Benjamin Smock of Chicago Concierge … More Live Event Review: How to Get More Convention Business
Register Here Join us on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 from 5Pm-7PM for our Panel on How to Get More Convention Business. EVENT DETAILS Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | 5PM-7PM | 16 W. Adams St. Chicago, IL 60603This event will be moderated by Chicago Planner Magazine Owner & CEO, Jessica Dalka. PANELISTS Barb Harris – … More How to Get More Convention Business: A Live Panel Event