Welcome to Chicago! Whether this is your first visit or you were here when Chicago hosted IPW in 1998, we invite you to explore the city's unique mix of global attractions and local charm that makes each trip an unforgettable experience.


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For destination information on the city, the Choose Chicago media kit has all the background you need. Get the latest on everything from the arts and culture scene to the newest dining hotspots and upcoming attractions, plus research, statistics and more at choosechicago.com/media/media-kit.


The Communications Department of Choose Chicago assists domestic and international media, including consumer, travel trade, and meetings and convention trade journalists seeking information about Chicago as a visitor destination.

Meghan Risch, Vice President, Communications
Phone: 312-567-8540
Email: mrisch@choosechicago.com

Contact Meghan with domestic travel/tourism and meetings/convention requests.  

Kara Carmichael, Manager, International Public Relations
Phone: 312-567-8587
Email: kcarmichael@choosechicago.com

Contact Kara with Europe and Asia travel and tourism requests.  

Melanie Perez, Manager, International Public Relations
Phone: 312-567-8531
Email: mperez@choosechicago.com

Contact Melanie with Mexico and Brazil travel and tourism requests.


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