Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago

The Chicago Consular Corps Gala

The Chicago Consular Corps Gala is Chicago’s premier global event. Proceeds from this special evening will support the work of World Business Chicago and Chicago Sister Cities International and fund Chicago Consular Corps scholarships to the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Global Citizen Award
Patricia A. Woertz

Corporate Ambassador Award

ChicagoNEXT Award

World Business Chicago
Chaired by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, World Business Chicago drives regional economic growth. WBC collaborates to create jobs, cultivate talent, and put Chicago at the forefront of the global economy. A unique public-private partnership, WBC engages business and community leaders to advance Chicago’s Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs. WBC is home to the ChicagoNEXT council of technology leaders and Chicago Sister Cities International, along with numerous other programs and initiatives to accelerate economic growth throughout the region.


Chicago Sister Cities International
Chicago Sister Cities International, a division of World Business Chicago, provides leadership to develop, manage and coordinate comprehensive programs and projects with Chicago’s 28 sister cities in the areas of international business, global education, cultural arts and tourism, and government relations. CSCI expands Chicago’s global reach for the benefit of the City of Chicago, its residents and businesses.


Chicago Consular Corps
The mission of the Chicago Consular Corps is to safeguard the interests, rights and privileges of its members and members of their respective communities; to promote cooperation and friendly relations with the Federal, State, County and Municipal authorities, as well as with the business community, cultural and civic institutions; and to promote solidarity, friendship and cooperation between its members and the local community, and consequently to create and engender an “esprit de corps.” The Corps consists of all career and honorary consular officers presently appointed by a foreign government to their consular position in metropolitan Chicago and as such recognized by the U.S. Department of State.


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For donations over $5,000, payment by check or wire transfer is appreciated. 

Please make checks payable to: World Business Chicago

Please mail all checks to:
2016 Chicago Consular Corps Gala
205 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago

Hilton Chicago

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