Chicago Facts

Chicago is the 3rd largest city in the U.S.

Chicago Facts

Chicago River is the only river in the world that flows backward. In the late 19th century, the river was reversed to empty into the Mississippi River instead of Lake Michigan.

Chicago Facts

Chicago is home to Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the world’s last free zoos.

Chicago Facts

Thinking of planning a road trip? Route 66 begins in Chicago!

Chicago Facts

Chicago’s Western Avenue is the world’s longest continuous street, 23.5 mile long.

Chicago Facts

The first Ferris wheel made its debut in Chicago in 1893. Navy Pier is now home to the 15-story Ferris wheel which is open day and night all year round!

Chicago Facts

Memorable movies shot is Chicago include The Sting, The Blue Brothers, The Fugitive and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Chicago Facts

Chicago lays claim to having invented the deep dish pizza.

Chicago Facts

Chicago’s nicknames include: Windy City, Second City, The City That Works, and the City of Big Shoulders.

Chicago Facts

The Willis Tower (formally the Sears Tower) is the highest building in the Western Hemisphere. From the top of it, you can see 4 states; Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

Benefits of Partnering With GCG Event Partners:

Experienced On-Site Meeting Professionals

With an average of over a dozen years of experience, our On-Site Meeting Professionals have the skills to make your events a success. They are qualified, experienced, hard working professionals in the meeting and planning industry.

Nationwide Local Meeting Professionals – Guaranteed!

We guarantee that we’ll provide a qualified meeting professional anywhere across the continental U.S. It’s that simple. It doesn’t matter if your needs are in a remote, rural, suburban or urban area. With an extensive network of meeting and event professionals and the ability to efficiently recruit when needed, we can be trusted to fulfill your needs. Plus, there’s a good chance our local On-Site Meeting Professionals are familiar with your venue and even the venue staff, which will help to make your meeting run more smoothly. It’s like having an employee that lives in the city of your event.

Pre-Screened Members with a Track Record of Success

Every meeting professional is pre-screened to ensure they meet GCG Event Partners professional standards. We continuously review and monitor our members to make sure that they have a track record of success. All this ensures that you are partnered with the most qualified meeting professional anytime, anywhere throughout the U.S.

Dedicated Team Caring for You and Your Needs.

You can take comfort in knowing that our placement team is very experienced, and they proudly maintain a 100% fulfillment rate with reliable local event professionals nationwide. We take the time to understand your company and your specific needs so that your dedicated GCG Event Partners Placement Specialist will carefully match your plans and goals with the ideal On-Site Meeting Professional.

24-Hour Online Access to your Information

You will be able to enter requests and track your meetings 24/7 through our web based system. You can also access our exclusive venue database, providing you with first-hand reviews of any size venue across the country. The reviews come from our dedicated members who have worked events at these locations.

Save Time, Money, and Wear and Tear on Your Staff

You can actually reduce your budget by using experienced, local On-Site Meeting Professionals. By eliminating the need to send your own employees to an event, you’ll save on airfare, hotel, meals, transportation, and parking. Local talent also means knowledge and insight which can’t be gained from a distance.

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