Chicago’s “Can’t Miss” Single Day Hospitality Trade Show

In its 20th year, the Summit Trade Show has been a place to build and cultivate professional relationships since 2001. This event is known in the industry as an annual “can’t miss event” by exhibitors, meeting and event planners, and concierges alike. Join 1,000+ industry professionals at Aon Grand Ballroom on June 8th and help us Rebuild Together.


Rebuild and Grow your Professional Network

For 19 years, the Summit has been the place where you can find the right people in a well-curated environment to connect with to grow your professional network. Whether you’re a meeting planner, a concierge, or a venue – your target audience will be represented at the Hospitality & Tourism Summit Chicago. On average, attendees left with 17 new venues and vendors to do business with, and exhibitors saw an average of 275 new connections they met as a result of their participation.


Sample Some of Chicago’s Best Food & Beverages

Sample food and drinks from Chicago’s top restaurants, bars, venues, and caterers all in one place. All necessary covid-19 precautions will be enforced to keep our exhibitors and attendees safe.


Stay on top of the latest trends and research through the Summit’s Virtual Education Series

The Hospitality & Tourism Summit offers attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors the opportunity to learn the latest trends and research from thought leaders and industry professionals through their participation at the Summit. This year, to build off of our education series from 2020, we are offering 6+ virtual educational sessions that will be available to all participants leading up to the trade show and available for on-demand viewing post-event. Our sessions will cover topics that were requested from past attendees that revolve around planning meetings and events, tourism, hospitality, digital marketing, guest experience, and more!

Attendees may earn CE credit towards their Certified Meeting Professional designation, click here for more info.


NEW – Stop by the Entertainment Showcase to Experience Live Music, Entertainment, and Group Activities

The all-new Entertainment Showcase at the Hospitality & Tourism Summit offers meeting and event planners the opportunity to experience entertainers, speakers, and musicians that are available for meetings, events, and online programs. The Showcase will feature entertainers including Dennis Watkins the Magician, Chicago jazz vocalist Typhanie Monique, and more!

Ready to join us in person on June 8th at the Aon Grand Ballroom?