On Monday night, 500 Chicago meeting and event professionals celebrated the end of the summer with Hereschicago.com at the Chicago Meetings and Hospitality Industry’s 2nd Annual End of the Summer “Talent” BASH! at Sound Bar, 226 W. Ontario.
From the entrance to the dual levels of the venue, Chicago’s top meeting and hospitality professionals enjoyed mingling and meeting with others while Hereschicago.com provided them with both “eye candy” and “audio” candy.
A jazz trio in the alley entrance supplied by Upbeat Musical Productions entertained all attendees prior to entering the venue. In addition, an Aerial Chiffon Artist from Cirque USA entertained the attendees prior to entering the registration for the event.
Once inside, attendees were treated to music supplied by Pipe Dream, the “house” band for the “Suppliers”, a newly created project to showcase meeting industry’s talented people who supply to the meetings and hospitality industry but also have talents such as singing, playing drums, guitar, etc. Hedroom Productions supplied the audio and mixing for both bands which made for a perfect ear pleasing blend.
Dennis Debondt, Chicago’s top magician and comedian provided strolling magic and added yet another “entertaining” aspect. Chicago Sports Games provided the ultra popular Wii machines where attendees became their own “rock star” and bowled competitively.
The Sound Bar provided for a perfect venue for this exclusive private event to bring the 1.3 billion dollar Chicago meetings and events industry into one room to enjoy cuisine provided by The Entertaining Company, one of Chicago’s top caterers for Chicago meetings and events.