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MPEA News

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UIC experts quantify McCormick Square’s statewide economic impact

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Contact MPEA

Barnaby Dinges
Chief Marketing Officer
(312) 791-6220
bdinges@mpea.com

MPEA Press Releases

UIC Experts Quantify McCormick Square’s Statewide Economic Impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2017 CHICAGO – February 8, 2017 – In the five-year period from 2014-18 the McCormick Square campus will deliver more than $9.4-billion in economic impact from operations, infrastructure improvements and construction of a major new hotel and events center,...
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MPEA hires Barnaby Dinges to newly created position of Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 CHICAGO ‐ December 15, 2016 – The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, positioned for growth in the coming years with the addition of a major new hotel and the Wintrust Arena to the McCormick Square campus, has hired a seasoned...
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Event Center at McCormick Square to be named Wintrust Arena

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 16, 2016 CHICAGO — Wintrust Financial Corporation – Chicago’s leading community and corporate banking company – DePaul University, and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), today announced that the new event center at McCormick Square will be called Wintrust...
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Event Center Ready for Tip Off Next Fall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 5, 2016   On behalf of MPEA Cynthia McCafferty Cynthia@hawthornestrategy.com (312) 970-0251 On behalf of DePaul Greg Greenwell GGreenwe@depaul.edu (773) 325-7546 “Topping Off” Complete; Event Center Ready for Tip Off Next Fall Event Center at McCormick Square On Track for...
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Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) Announces the Departure of Chairman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 21, 2016   CHICAGO, IL – Jack Greenberg, Chairman of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), has announced that he is stepping down as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MPEA. “Working alongside Jack to bring McCormick Square...
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McCormick Square: Chicago’s newest neighborhood is HERE!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2016 Contact: Mary Kay Marquisos Email: mmarquisos@mpea.com Telephone: 312-791-6237 Chicago’s newest neighborhood is HERE! McCormick Square creates a shared identity to support economic development and neighborhood vitality CHICAGO – Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) today is announcing the...
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McCormick Place Sustainability Efforts Presented at White House Symposium

Contact: Mary Kay Marquisos, MPEA mmarquisos@mpea.com SAVOR… Presents McCormick Place Sustainability Efforts at WHITE HOUSE Symposium McCormick Place Food Service Provider remains committed to sustainable food service practices at the nation’s largest convention center. (l. to r. Sara Eckhouse, Chief of Staff, Agricultural Marketing...
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