Register for the 19th Annual Hospitality & Tourism Summit

The Place Chicago’s Top Planners, Concierge, and Vendors Connect

Connect with Chicago’s top businesses at the always-sold-out Hospitality & Tourism Summit Chicago (formerly the Concierge Preferred Trade Show) where you can squeeze a year’s worth of networking into one fun-filled day.

Designed as a one-day event to build relationships between the concierge community, meeting and event planning industry, and businesses that cater to Chicago’s visitors, this show highlights the best of what a business or leisure traveler could experience in Chicago and an opportunity to network with principals of businesses that cater to the city’s visitors.

  • If you are a Concierge Preferred client and/or exhibitor, please contact us to access your registration page.
  • If you hold the title of concierge or are a meeting planner, please contact us for access to your designated registration pages.


Tentative Schedule of Events:

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Keynote Panel moderated by Choose Chicago’s CEO David Whitaker

12:30 p.m. Trade Show floor and the NCA Silent Auction open

3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Live music and entertainment begins

5:30 p.m. NCA Silent Auction closes

6:30 p.m. Trade Show ends


Keynote Panel:

Chicago’s Visitor Industry – Past, Present, and Future

Don’t miss out on our keynote panel at 11 a.m. to kick off the event. Held in the IMAX Theater at Navy Pier, Choose Chicago President & CEO David Whitaker will moderate an engaging panel discussion taking an in-depth look at Chicago’s hospitality and tourism industry. Hear from experts covering Chicagoland’s restaurants, nightlife, culture, attractions, and retail industries.