Attendee Info – 2019

The Place Chicago’s Top Planners, Concierge, and Vendors Connect

Connect with Chicago’s top businesses at the always-sold-out Concierge Preferred Trade Show where you can squeeze a year’s worth of networking into one fun-filled day.

Designed as a one-day event to build relationships between the concierge community, meeting and event planning industry, and businesses that cater to Chicago’s visitors, this show highlights the best of what a business or leisure traveler could experience in Chicago and an opportunity to network with principals of businesses that cater to the city’s visitors.


2019 Schedule of Events:

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Keynote Panel moderated by Choose Chicago’s CEO David Whitaker

12:30 p.m. Trade Show floor and the NCA Silent Auction open

3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Live music and entertainment begins

5:30 p.m. NCA Silent Auction closes

6:30 p.m. Trade Show ends


Keynote Panel:

Don’t miss out on our keynote panel at 11 a.m. to kick off the event. Held in the Chicago IMAX Theater, Choose Chicago President & CEO David Whitaker will moderate an engaging panel discussion taking an in-depth look at Chicago’s hospitality and tourism industry. Panelists include:

Deborah Clapp, Executive Director, League of Chicago Theatres

Courtney Parker, Director of Marketing, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Lou Razin, President, Broadway in Chicago