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Hospitality & Tourism Summit

Connect, Learn, & Build

The Hospitality & Tourism Summit is an industry conference featuring a trade show, educational sessions, and networking opportunities. Over 1,250 top meeting and event planners, concierges, hotel salespeople, social media influencers, business representatives & industry professionals come together to connect, learn, and build business before the busy summer season!

Audiences in Attendance

Previous Sponsors & Exhibitors

The Hospitality & Tourism Summit is the place to build your hospitality-oriented business. With a trade show, educational sessions, and networking opportunities for 1,250+ top meeting and event planners, concierges, suppliers, social media influencers, and industry professionals, this is the perfect opportunity to help your company thrive.

Emerald Loop
Howl at the Moon
Field Museum 
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Geja's Cafe
The Kitchen
Blue Plate Catering
Scott Harris Hospitality
Chicago Brewhouse
Big Bus Chicago
The Second City
Original Hooters
Flight Club Chicago
Absolutely Chicago Segway
Choose Chicago
STK Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Hall
Fashion Outlets Chicago
Maggie Daley Park
The Magnificent Mile Association
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Rivers Casino
Live Art International
Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago
Hard Rock Cafe


Businesses exhibiting each year


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Of exhibitors rated the overall value of the Summit as “great” or better. 50% rated it as “outstanding"


Of planners in attendance spent more than 3 hours at the show

Christie Springer

President - NACE Chicago

The Summit is an incredibly valuable event and tool as a means of bringing together so many segments of the industry together. The networking is unmatched.

Arthur J Rento

Partner - Pontarelli Companies

Attendance is a must, especially if you're a Chicago company. One of the best managed shows I've had the pleasure to display at. Just two days after the show and we have generated approximately $7,500 in new business.

Museum of Illusions

Stacy Stec - Director of Sales & Marketing

This is a can't-miss event if you are in the hospitality or tourism industry. It's truly a one-stop shop for networking, generating leads, and forming new partnerships.

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