Optional Networking Activity – 2024

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Group Tour/Activity
Location: Chicago Prohibition Tours – A Sip of History!
When: Monday, September 9, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm (Time approximate – immediately after the morning conference sessions)
Return Time/Attendee Welcome Reception: 4:30 PM
Cost: $195 (Gas Buyers attend free)

Since 1969 the Mano’s brothers have run one of the best deep-dish pizzerias downtown, but the building has much more history going back to when it was the old 226 Club, an Al Capone controlled speakeasy, gambling den, and brothel. Explore one of the most historic speakeasies in Chicago as documented by the Chicago Tribune while dining on Chicago staples.  Next stop is Harry Caray’s in River North for wine, beer or a cocktail and to hear and see the best example, today, of Dutch Renaissance Architecture, once the center of The Chicago Outfit during Prohibition. We will head to the basement to see Frank Nitti’s vault along with the items that were found in it and hear about the tunnels he used to move undetected. Along this fun tour and journey, we will go past Grant Park, Millennium Park, Columbia College, The Art Institute, and the start of US Historic Route 66. There will be so much to see, so much deliciousness to taste and so many legends and stories to be told!

Cancellation Policy
Late cancellations and no shows: In accordance with our cancellation policy, activity late cancellations and no shows are subject to a $100 cancellation fee (half of the original cost to pay attendees) for those who attend on a free pass and no refunds are given for paid attendees.

**Times and Locations subject to change