Travel to Chicago
We are a top DMC in Chicago, here to assist with your events, incentives, meetings and conferences.
Chicago is a city of world-class status and unsurpassed beauty. The birthplace of modern skyscrapers is a trendsetter in urban architecture. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home to world-championship sports teams, an internationally acclaimed symphony orchestra, renowned architecture and much more. From stunning architecture, Blues clubs and world-famous museums to lakefront parks and vibrant ethnic neighbourhoods, Chicago offers a range of attractions which keeps visitors coming back again and again.
Further down the page: Read about our company * Travel facts Chicago. There is also a map of our state Illinois, our sustainability commitment, incentive activities in Chicago, event services, top conference hotels, a travel video link, and a program idea.
GMS Global Management Services Inc
332 S Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60604
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Travel Highlights Chicago
26 miles of lakefront, with beaches, harbors, ponds, picnic groves and bike paths. Home to Buckingham Fountain, the world's largest illuminated fountain, the city hosts music festivals in the summer and ice skating in the winter.
Flowing through downtown Chicago, the river that bears the name of the city has an interesting history. Once a corridor of commercial activity, the river has been transformed into a recreational area with sightseeing boats and kayaks. Along the banks are pedestrian friendly promenades lined with café's and eateries.
City of Neighborhoods
With its 77 neighborhoods, Chicago retains the essence of its orginal ethnic areas like Little Italy, Chinatown, Greektown and Ukrainian Village.
River and Lake cruises are a great way for experiencing Chicago: exciting views and descriptions of Chicago's most famous architecture, landmarks and history combined with an exciting ride!
Music and Theatre
City of blues and Jazz, with many classic bars, clubs and a world renowned orchestra the ‘Chicago Symphony'Chicago has more than 200 theatres, the best shows on Broadway appear here, and the Theatre District has something for everyone.
Navy Pier is a large pier on Lake michigan near Streeterville, close to Chicago's downtown. Originally known as the Municipal Pier nr 2, it is one of two piers called for in Daniel Burnham's 1909 Chicago plan. The other pier was never built. It is home to many attractions, some may vary depending on the season.
Prairie Avenue Historic District
Often dubbed Chicago's "original Gold Coast," the area known as the Prairie Avenue Historic District was once "the" place to live in Chicago. Having an address here meant that you were one of the most esteemed citizens of this marvelous city.During the last three decades of the 19th century, this area was home to some of Chicago's most wealthy citizens - more than 75 millionaires to be exact - and many wonderful sites still remain in the Prairie AvenuePrairie Avenue District today.
incentive activity Chicago
The tour can be completely customizable to show guests everything from the neighborhoods of Lincoln Park and Gold Coast, or to some of Chicago’s most haunted locations.
Along the way guides will provide you with plenty of stories and even stop for a few photo opportunities.
Top conference hotels in Chicago
overlooks Grant Park and Lake Michigan
Meeting Rooms 75
Hyatt Regency Chicago
ideal downtown location
Meeting Rooms 84
The Westin Michigan
in the heart of downtown
Meeting Rooms 37
Program idea Chicago
Follow the footsteps of President Barack Obama and his family during our fully-narrated tour of the places where he lived, worked and played in Chicago. Explore the Obamas’ Hyde Park neighborhood with your certified guide. See where Obama worked at the University of Chicago, the barber shop where he had his hair cut, the park where he played basketball and the spot where he and Michelle had their first kiss.
More about GMS DMC
For nearly 30 years, GMS Global Management Services, Inc. - a subsidiary of the Maxxus Group has been a top event planning and meeting management company.
Based in Chicago, we know the best venues, hotels and activities for you and your groups.
We have two separate yet closely aligned divisions: GMS Meetings and GMS Events.
Some of the companies we did events for
The Boeing Company, Washington, D.C.
TUI Group Hamburg, Germany
San Carlo Viaggi, Italy
Destinations Unlimited, Belgium
DMC Chicago sustainability
Furthermore in our office:
Avoid paper work as much as possible. We use our ICT infrastructure to send invoices and quotes by email as PDFs or wetransfer.
We recycle where we can
We shut our computers and printers down after work or when not in use .
We purchase recycled products
We encourage the use of low impact transport for travel to and from work or business travel.
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Event Ideas Chicago
Chicago is the perfect location for all your Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events.
Event idea Chicago:
St. Patrick's Day
Not a single person who has not heard of the St. Patrick's Day festivities! It of course depends what city you celebrate in. In Chicago, we dye the river completely green. So we make take our groups to a rooftop bar with a view of the river so they can get the best experience from there!
We also make sure to take our guests to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and of course move on to celebrate in an Irish Pub later.