Prepare your attendees for their Chicago meeting with tools to help them do everything from navigate the city to save money on dining. This ultimate list includes a few of the online and offline materials you can provide quickly and easily — for free.
MOBILE APP FOR ATTENDEES
Giving attendees Choose Chicago's free mobile app is like giving them their own personal, in-pocket concierge. Whether attendees are looking for an Italian restaurant near their hotel or directions to The Field Museum, the mobile app has the info they seek. It expertly organizes the city's vast things to see and do, and allows users to filter their options based on interests proximity and neighborhood. Download a mobile app print-out with QR code to place in registration materials. (PDF)
OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE
Packed with seasonal things to see, do and explore throughout the city, the Official Visitors Guide offers the ultimate in all things Chicago. This magazine-style guide features museum highlights, top food trends, a calendar of hot happenings, theater details, shopping districts and much more. Simply provide your attendees with the following link to encourage them to order their free copy: http://www.choosechicago.com/plan-your-trip/planning-resources/request-visitors-guide/
The Official Visitors Guide is also available for download on the iPad. Your attendees can visit the App Store and search "Chicago Travel Guide" to find it, or you can provide them with the following link to download directly: https://itunes.apple.com/app/chicago-official-travel-guide/id490634823?mt=8
PUBLIC TRANSIT MAPS
Chicago is incredibly easy to get around, thanks to a reliable and efficient public transit system. To help your attendees navigate the buses and trains, print a comprehensive public transit map, complete with routes, fare info, ADA-accessible stations, free downtown transfer locations and more. Download a printable public transit map/guide. (PDF)
PRINTABLE SAVINGS COUPONS
During their visit, attendees may want to see a theater show, dine downtown or take a tour. Help them save money with deals from some of the city's best attractions and restaurants. You can select and print specific coupons to include in registration materials or you may choose to provide the link so that they can choose their own favorites: The best deals can be found at choosechicago.com/deals.
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