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Chicago 2024 Host Committee Announces “Welcome to Chicago” High School Art Competition

Chicago, IL – Today, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Chicago Cares announced the Chicago Civic Action Week, a week-long series of free-to-the-public volunteer opportunities in neighborhoods throughout the city. Service opportunities are available across a wide range of impact areas through May 18, 2024.

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ICYMI: “Democratic National Convention Should Springboard Support for Chicago’s Small Businesses” Says Ald. Gilbert Villegas

Chicago, IL – Today, Alderman Gilbert Villegas penned a new op-ed in the Chicago Sun Times discussing how this summer’s Democratic National Convention presents a major opportunity for Chicago small businesses. He highlighted the resources the Chicago 2024 Host Committee has created for the convention that will all continue to be used long after the event has left Chicago. 

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee Announces “Chicago Civic Action Week” With Chicago Cares

Chicago, IL – Today, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Chicago Cares announced the Chicago Civic Action Week, a week-long series of free-to-the-public volunteer opportunities in neighborhoods throughout the city. Service opportunities are available across a wide range of impact areas through May 18, 2024.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee Announces Youth, Accessibility, and Labor Advisory Councils

Chicago, IL – In an effort to host the most accessible, sustainable, and inclusive convention in history, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee announced the formation of three additional advisory councils to make recommendations on best practices for youth engagement, accessibility, and labor relations for the upcoming Democratic National Convention. The three councils, in addition to the Business Diversity Advisory Council formed last December, work closely with the Host Committee to ensure regional experts can provide input on the convention planning and decision-making process.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee Announce Request for Proposals for Security Services

Chicago, IL – Today, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) released a new request for proposals (RFP) for security services for the upcoming Democratic National Convention. Vendors may submit bids to provide venue security services at the United Center and McCormick Place during convention week, as well as the option to provide security drivers. Last week, the Host Committee and DNCC held a Security Outreach Summit that welcomed registration from more than 100 prospective vendors.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee Select Women-Led Local, Diverse-Owned Enterprises for Official Hospitality Events

Chicago, IL – Following a rigorous search and selection process, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) selected two local, diverse-owned teams with extensive large-scale event planning and execution experience to produce the largest official hospitality events for the 2024 Democratic National Convention. Chicago-based event production company Juan and Only Events has partnered with local firms elemento L2 and All Terrain to produce events welcoming convention attendees. Chicago’s Revel Global Events and 5423 Productions have also teamed to execute other official convention events that will showcase local enterprises.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee Host First Arena Operations Vendor Summit

Today, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) hosted more than 250 vendors at the United Center and virtually for an exposition services and construction vendor summit and matchmaking session. Participants were given a first look at upcoming arena operations subcontracting opportunities and had the chance to network with fellow industry professionals.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee Seek Requests for Proposal for Transportation Services

Chicago, IL – Today, following a virtual outreach summit, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) released new requests for proposal (RFP) for transportation services for the upcoming Democratic National Convention. During Convention week, the DNCC will set up a transportation system that transports credentialed guests between the United Center, McCormick Place, and contracted hotels.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee Seek Requests for Proposal for Credentialing Services

Chicago, IL – Today, following a virtual outreach summit, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) released new requests for proposal (RFP) for credentialing services for the upcoming Democratic National Convention. The DNCC will issue credentials to grant access to convention activities for attendees, including delegates, alternates, vendors, media, staff, volunteers, and program participants.

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Chicago 2024 Host Committee Announces Open Application to Neighborhood Ambassadors Program

CHICAGO, IL –– Today, the Chicago 2024 Host Committee announced the opening of applications for its Neighborhood Ambassadors program, which invites residents from across Chicago’s 77 community areas and several surrounding suburbs to assist with volunteer recruitment and community engagement efforts. The application is live on the Host Committee’s website and will close on Friday, February 9, 2024.

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