29.07.2019

Discover Chicago - GBTA Convention 2019

Don’t just breeze through visiting Chicago, turn your GBTA business trip into a bleisure trip. 

Discover Chicago - GBTA 2019

Chicago, Illinois is a cosmopolitan city, from food to parks to shopping and site seeing, Chicago has it all. And this year the ‘windy city’ is playing host to the GBTA Convention 2019. Don’t just breeze through visiting Chicago, turn your business trip into a bleisure trip instead!

What to see:

Cloud Gate

Located in Millennium Park and made up of 168 stainless steel plates, ‘The Bean’ as it’s more commonly referred as, reflects the Chicago skyline. This makes for the perfect selfie!

Willis Tower

The Willis Tower stands at a staggering 1,450 feet tall (110 story). It was the tallest building in the world for 25 years until the new World Trade Center was built.

Museum Campus

Chicago is a city steeped in history and they take pride in their world class museums. Museum Campus is a park that encompasses the city’s most famous museums; the Adler Planetarium, America's first planetarium; the Shedd Aquarium; the Field Museum of Natural History and the Soldier Field.

360 Observation Deck

Located in the iconic John Hancock Building and standing 1000 feet tall, The 360 Observation Deck offers 360 views of the Chicago Skyline and Lake Michigan. For all you thrill seekers out there ‘Tilt’ is a new attraction at the Observation Deck. It tilts visitors outwards, 1000 feet high, over Chicago city.

Handy tips:

Get the City Pass

This allows you to save up to 50% on admission to Chicago’s top 5 tourist’s attractions. You only have to make one purchase and it is valid for 9 days after first use.

Take a walking tour

Take a walking tour and learn the history of all the main attractions and sites from local people. They also provide a tour showing you all the best places to eat and drink in the city.

Dress for the weather

It’s not called windy city for nothing you know! Chicago weather is very unpredictable and known to change throughout the day so make sure you dress for all seasons.

GBTA Convention 2019

This year’s GBTA Convention is taking place in the McCormick Place convention center. GBTA is expecting more than 7000 attendees and we couldn’t be more excited to be exhibiting at it. Make sure to drop by booth number 4132 and meet our team.

 

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