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Is a Choose Chicago Partnership the right fit for my organization?
If you’re a supplier or service provider that caters or markets to business or leisure visitors to Chicago, you’re a perfect candidate for a partnership with Choose Chicago. Our team is committed to boosting the visibility of your products and services among the city of Chicago’s millions of visitors, actively partnering with you to drive your business’ success. Get more information on partner benefits here.

How is Choose Chicago different than other local membership organizations?
Choose Chicago is the official sales and marketing organization for the city of Chicago. We promote our city to business and leisure travelers in targeted regional, national, and international markets. Thanks to our focus on marketing to Chicago’s potential visitors and our ability to reach them while in Chicago, our partners have a unique opportunity to reach out-of-market customers.

How can I maximize my company’s presence on
The best way to strengthen your company’s presence is with a robust, compelling listing. Thanks to our Partnership Extranet, your organization can include a business description, amenity information, social media links, videos and images, and special awards and accolades, all targeting potential visitors.

Advertising on is another excellent way to increase brand awareness, with over 8M visitors to the site annually. Get more information on advertising opportunities with

What print and digital advertising opportunities are available to partners?
Choose Chicago reaches three distinct market segments: leisure travelers, meeting planners, and travel trade. Our wide range of print, digital, and web-marketing opportunities are designed to fit your organization’s specific needs and markets. Get more information.

Which social media tools does Choose Chicago use to help promote Chicago as a destination?
Choose Chicago has officially recognized accounts with a business-to-consumer focus for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. Our Partnership Department has a LinkedIn group with a business-to-business focus.

Why should I join the Choose Chicago partners-only LinkedIn group?
Our LinkedIn group provides content pertinent to local, national, and international industry trends. Content disseminated through the page also provides partners with partner news, events, and exclusive partner opportunities. Visit the Partnership Department LinkedIn page.

Can individuals join Choose Chicago or only organizations?
At present, we only offer organization-based partnerships.

Can I become a partner if my business is located outside Chicago?
Yes. Choose Chicago has many non-Chicago-based partners whose organizations rely on business and leisure travel to the city. Choose Chicago is open to all organizations that share our vision for increased travel and tourism to Chicago.

How can I submit an event to the Choose Chicago Events calendar?
Submit your event information here to have your event considered for our daily leisure Events Calendar.

How can I participate in Chicago Restaurant Week?
Dining partners interested in participating in Chicago Restaurant Week should contact for more information.

What types of businesses partner with Choose Chicago?
Our partners encompass suppliers and service providers that cater or market to business or leisure visitors to Chicago. Partners include cultural attractions, hotels, restaurants, meeting organizers, caterers, music venues, and more.

Who do I contact if I have questions about partnership benefits or opportunities?
Contact the Partnership Development Team at or by calling (312) 567-8461.


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