Travel to Chicago
Chicago is a city of world-class status and unsurpassed beauty. The birthplace of modern skyscrapers is a trendsetter in urban architecture. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home to world-championship sports teams, an internationally acclaimed symphony orchestra, renowned architecture and much more. From stunning architecture, Blues clubs and world-famous museums to lakefront parks and vibrant ethnic neighbourhoods, Chicago offers a range of attractions which keeps visitors coming back again and again.
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Travel Highlights Chicago
26 miles of lakefront, with beaches, harbors, ponds, picnic groves and bike paths. Home to Buckingham Fountain, the world's largest illuminated fountain, the city hosts music festivals in the summer and ice skating in the winter.
Flowing through downtown Chicago, the river that bears the name of the city has an interesting history. Once a corridor of commercial activity, the river has been transformed into a recreational area with sightseeing boats and kayaks. Along the banks are pedestrian friendly promenades lined with café's and eateries.
City of Neighborhoods
With its 77 neighborhoods, Chicago retains the essence of its orginal ethnic areas like Little Italy, Chinatown, Greektown and Ukrainian Village.
River and Lake cruises are a great way for experiencing Chicago: exciting views and descriptions of Chicago's most famous architecture, landmarks and history combined with an exciting ride!
Music and Theatre
City of blues and Jazz, with many classic bars, clubs and a world renowned orchestra the ‘Chicago Symphony'Chicago has more than 200 theatres, the best shows on Broadway appear here, and the Theatre District has something for everyone.
Navy Pier is a large pier on Lake michigan near Streeterville, close to Chicago's downtown. Originally known as the Municipal Pier nr 2, it is one of two piers called for in Daniel Burnham's 1909 Chicago plan. The other pier was never built. It is home to many attractions, some may vary depending on the season.
Prairie Avenue Historic District
Often dubbed Chicago's "original Gold Coast," the area known as the Prairie Avenue Historic District was once "the" place to live in Chicago. Having an address here meant that you were one of the most esteemed citizens of this marvelous city.During the last three decades of the 19th century, this area was home to some of Chicago's most wealthy citizens - more than 75 millionaires to be exact - and many wonderful sites still remain in the Prairie AvenuePrairie Avenue District today.
Program idea Chicago
Follow the footsteps of President Barack Obama and his family during our fully-narrated tour of the places where he lived, worked and played in Chicago. Explore the Obamas’ Hyde Park neighborhood with your certified guide. See where Obama worked at the University of Chicago, the barber shop where he had his hair cut, the park where he played basketball and the spot where he and Michelle had their first kiss.
More about GMS DMC
For nearly 30 years, GMS Global Management Services, Inc. - a subsidiary of the Maxxus Group has been a top event planning and meeting management company.
Based in Chicago, we know the best venues, hotels and activities for you and your groups.
We have two separate yet closely aligned divisions: GMS Meetings and GMS Events.
Top conference hotels in Chicago
overlooks Grant Park and Lake Michigan
Meeting Rooms 75
Hyatt Regency Chicago
ideal downtown location
Meeting Rooms 84
The Westin Michigan
in the heart of downtown
Meeting Rooms 37