Chicago hosts hundreds of conferences, trade shows and major events throughout the year. Hear what these organizations said about Chicago and why they continue to come back year after year.

- Jorge Ramirez, President, Chicago Federation of Labor


"Chicago is an amazing destination for business-related conferences. The city comes to life and provides much to do for the community of attendees on hand. Great job Chicago!"
- Paul McDonnough, Vice President, Conferences & Events, Direct Marketing Association


- Eric Wulf, CEO, International Carwash AssociationTM 


"Chicago is a great city for meetings. The air lift, hotel choices and many things to do are top notch and make Chicago a one-of-a-kind experience. It's an easy city for travelers to navigate. From the moment you book your meeting through the execution of the meeting, the hospitality exceeds your expectations."
- Christine Hartl, Meeting Planner, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)


- Mark G. Watson, Executive Director, RSNA® 


"Chicago is a world-class destination capable of handling the most complex meeting groups of any size. All of the puzzle pieces are in place—an international airport hub; ground and rail transportation; and great hotels, venues, restaurants and attractions make Chicago the perfect choice for meetings of all kinds. Chicagoans' general welcoming attitude and willingness to work with meeting planners from around the world make for the most successful conventions and meetings."
- Gary Stroner, Managing Director, VISTA Medical Meetings & Events, Paris