Thursday, March 7 at 5:00 p.m. | The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

The Magnificent Mile Association's 2024 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting features the election and installation of newly appointed Officers & Directors to The Magnificent Mile Association's Board of Directors.

Join us as we celebrate the successes of 2023 and plan for a vibrant Magnificent Mile District in 2024. 

Afterwards, members mix and mingle with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres provided by some of our generous members at Chicago's top restaurants!

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The Magnificent Mile Association® Fact Sheet and Highlights

With a strong start to 2023, The Magnificent Mile Association has published an update on key visitor, employee, and resident metrics to illuminate the growth in the District. The Mag Mile continues to be the place where people come for exclusive experiences, find employment in vibrant industries, and live so that they are close to "everything." 


Learn more about how your business or brand can partner with The Magnificent Mile Association on major events and on-street activations.


Monthly connections and quarterly events provide networking and educational opportunities.

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Jun 1
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Jul 1
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2023 Events and Holiday Schedule







April 11* 

Member Briefing: How The Mag Mile Compares 

Industry experts share perspectives on how the recovery on The Mag Mile compares to other High Streets. This is a members only briefing. 

April Briefing 

Fairmont Hotel, Crystal Ballroom 

April 13-16 

Expo Chicago 

EXPO Chicago is an international contemporary and modern art exhibition held each year in Chicago, Illinois. 

Expo Chicago 

Navy Pier 

April 18 

Hospitality Hires Chicago 

The Mag Mile is co-sponsoring the 6th Hospitality Hires Chicago (HHC) event!  

Hospitality Hires 

Palmer House Hilton 
3rd Floor Ballroom 

April 21* 

The Magnificent Mile Association Leadership Summit 

Annual Leadership Summit 



April 26* 

April Membership Connection 



Chicago Food Stop 

May 2 

Chicago Hospitality and Tourism Summit 

Now in its 22nd year, the summit brings together the many facets of the industry, including meeting and event planners, hotels, venues, restaurants, nightlife, social media influencers, attractions, retailers, and more. 

Hospitality Summit 

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20% off admission ticket 

Navy Pier, Aon Ballroom 

May 5 

Mexico Week in Chicago 

The Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago will celebrate the 2nd edition of the “Mexico Week in Chicago” 2023. This event is organized around the Cinco de Mayo festivities to showcase our culture, traditions and gastronomy with residents and visitors to Chicago, and to acknowledge the numerous contributions of the community of Mexican origin residing in Illinois. 


Navy Pier 

May 19* 

Disco in the District: 2023 Annual Gala 

Come dressed in your best Disco attire for dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and live music from Dr. Bombay, and the Village People 

Annual Gala 

Hyatt Regency Chicago 

May 24 

May Membership Connection 

May networking member connection. 



June 15* 

Reception for Interim Superintendent of Police, Fred Waller 

The Magnificent Mile Association invites members to welcome Fred Waller in his newly appointed role of Interim Superintendent of CPD at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse on June 15, 2023. We hope you can join us to learn more about our Interim Superintendent and show our continued support for CPD. 

Reception Registration 

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse (33 W. Kinzie St.) 

June 20* 

June Membership Connection 

June networking member connection. 

Membership Connection 

Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago – Terrace 16 

July 25

Member Briefing

M-Vision: Reimagining The Magnificent Mile 

Registration to follow

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Aug 1 

National Night Out 

National Night Out  


Wacker Dr to Ohio St 

Aug 3

August Membership Connection

July networking member connection.


NoMI Garden at Park Hyatt Chicago

Aug 17* 

2023 Summer Cruise 

The Magnificent Mile Association’s Summer Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. 


112 East Wacker Drive 

Sept 19* 

2023 Annual Golf Outing 

Spend the day on the greens for prime networking, delicious food and beverage, fun games, and raffle prizes. 


Willow Crest Golf Club – Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills 

Oct 4-6  

International Downtown Association Meeting 

The Magnificent Mile Association and SSA 76 sponsor this event in Chicago 



Nov 18 

The Wintrust Magnificent Mile Lights Festival® 

Lights Festival Lane in Pioneer Court:  

11 am – 5 pm 

Parade: 6 pm 

Fireworks: 7 pm 








Neighborhood Alerts, Member News, and more!

Important Updates

Foundation Recipient

Read more about 2022 Recipient: All Stars Project of Chicago

The Magnificent Mile Charitable Foundation presented a check for $25,000 to theAll Stars Project of Chicago(ASP of Chicago) on Thursday, August 4, dur...

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Member News

Read more about 2022 EXPO Chicago Exhibitors Announced

The international exposition of contemporary and modern art (EXPO CHICAGO) announced its ninth edition list of exhibitors. Taking place April 7-9, the...

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Full Name:Donovan W. PepperCompany/Organization:WalgreensRole: Senior Director, Government Relations & Civic EngagementServing as a volunteer lead...

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The national kick-off to the holiday season!

The Wintrust Magnificent Mile Lights Festival