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Jeff Bethke Elected Chairman of Mpea Board of Directors

Jeff Bethke Elected Chairman of Mpea Board of Directors Replaces Brett Hart After More Than 4 Years of Service February 23, 2021 – It was announced today that Jeff Bethke, CEO of Ingenuity Advising, is the new Chairman of...

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“We imagine bringing food to every block where hunger lives”

“We imagine bringing food to every block where hunger lives” Donated Space at McCormick Place will enable Fight2Feed to Serve Exponentially More People First ‘Serving Tuesday’ brings 5 local chefs together to make 2,000 meals February 22, 2021 –...

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McCormick Place Driving Toward GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

McCormick Place Driving Toward GBAC STAR™ Accreditation The outbreak, prevention, response and recovery accreditation led by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council will help prepare the nation’s largest convention center for safe reopening July 15, 2020 – McCormick Place, North...

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MPEA Announces Larita Clark as CEO

MPEA Appoints Larita Clark as CEO Position effective today, Clark was formerly CFO for the Authority January 28, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) announced today Larita Clark has been appointed CEO...

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McCormick Place Station Upgrades Complete

Metra, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority and After School Matters   team up to enliven waiting room, platform at convention center Metra stop  CHICAGO (Nov. 8, 2017) – Metra and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) today unveiled a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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