ISES (International Special Events Society)

The International Special Events Society is comprised of over 4,000 professionals in over a dozen countries representing special event producers (from festivals to trade shows), caterers, decorators, florists, destination management companies, rental companies, special effects experts, tent suppliers, audio-visual technicians, party and convention coordinators, balloon artists, educators, journalists, hotel sales managers, specialty entertainers, convention center managers, and many more ...


Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the global authority and resource for the meeting industry.

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Meeting Professionals International - Chicago Area Chapter

The Chicago Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI-CAC) empowers its members to increase their strategic value with education, professional development and business growth opportunities.

Choose Chicago

Chicago -"world on the lake" considered the premiere convention and visitors destination, thanks to the incredible efforts of the Board, staff and the city's outstanding leadership. As a proud "many years" board member, and active community participant, I'm happy to recognize and salute the incredible efforts of the CCTB, which works to keep Chicago in 1st place amidst the international community.

The National Concierge Association (NCA)

The National Concierge Association (NCA)  was established in Dallas, Texas out of a need by a group of Concierge professionals to create a format for networking on a local, national and international basis with other Concierges and venues of all types.'

The National Concierge Association (NCA) defines the title of Concierge as an individual whose principal occupational responsibility is to facilitate, or to arrange for the facilitation, of any request placed by a client, visitor, guest or tenant, providing the request is legal, ethical and appropriate for the Concierge to do.

The NCA today has members worldwide representing the corporate, hotel, retail, entertainment, academic, civic, medical, residential and privately owned sectors of the hospitality industry.

Chicago Cabaret Professional (CCP)

CCP is an alliance of advocates for the Art of Cabaret who have come together to promote public appreciation of Cabaret. CCP members include seasoned and aspiring performers, composers, lyricists, producers, directors, writers, presenters, venues and friends.