New Year, New Website

Say hello to the revamped With added features like side-by-side hotel comparisons and simple RFP submission, it's never been easier to book your event. Plus, order your new Meeting Professionals Guide for 2012.

New 2012 Meeting Professionals Guide
Get all the info you need to plan your meeting by requesting your free print copy or downloading the online version of this year's guide.

Advanced Search Filters
Find exactly what you want — a boutique hotel available in July, a tour that goes down The Magnificent Mile or a sushi restaurant in the South Loop — quickly and easily.

Side-by-Side Hotel Comparisons
Compare hotels for amenities, discounts, parking, ratings and more to see how they stack up against each other.

Simple RFP Submission
Fill out one central RFP for your hotel and meeting needs.

Vendor Services
Discover Chicago's top caterers, event managers, photographers, guest speakers and more — you can search by category and/or location — and get their direct contact information with a click of the mouse.

Promotional Tools
Access photos, videos, ads, marketing templates, and other materials to help promote your event.

Event Calendar
Browse a detailed calendar of the hottest city events or search for certain types of events during specific travel dates.

Interactive and Printable Maps
Get oriented with detailed maps of the city, trains (downtown's 'L' and the suburbs' Metra) and bike paths.

Get access to exclusive discounts on everything from attractions and exhibits to dining and shopping.

Insider Articles
Read stories and tips from real Chicagoans, dig deeper into events and attractions with descriptive articles, and get insider secrets and tips with the Chicago Like a Local blog, written by knowledgeable Chicagoans with a passion for the city.

Sample Itineraries
Review, download and print visitor itineraries.


News You Can Use

Passports Chicago Sets Sights on International Tourism

Navy Pier to be Redesigned in 2012

Elysian Hotel to Become a Waldorf Astoria in Feb.

Full-Fare Airline Advertising Becomes Standard on Jan. 26



Special Offer

CCTB Special Offer from Catch 35

Prix-Fixe Meal for $29.95 at Catch 35

Send your attendees to this upscale restaurant in the Loop downtown and they'll save on seafood with an Asian flair and premium steaks.

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In Their Own Words

McCormick Place in Chicago

"To say that the CCTB sales and client services staff members assigned to our event exceeded our expectations and more just doesn't seem to be enough. The CCTB is THE BEST meetings and tourism organization that I have ever had the pleasure to work with."

– Joel Whitten, SUBWAY® World Headquarters


This Month at the CCTB

Chicago Restaurant Week: Chicago's popular Restaurant Week, put together by the CCTB, returns February 17- 26, and we've been working to help make this the most exciting event to date. Get ready for 10 days of food from more than 200 restaurants. Whether you want to revisit old favorites or scope out new spots, don't miss out. More details