The City of Chicago gained increased international prominence with the election of U.S. President Barack Obama. And will this be a good thing for the Chicago meeting and events industry? Well, one thing we definitely know is that the City of Chicago is on the short list of cities being considered for the 2016 Olympics. But Chicago is also a a business events city. With more than 12 million U.S. business travelers and growing interest by international travelers -- coupled with having McCormick Place as its convention center, Chicago is definitely an interesting city for congresses, conventions, mid-sized meetings and corporate events. Learn more.
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