Chicago Consular Corps Gala

A Tribute to Our Global Partners

Chicago Sister Cities International and World Business Chicago celebrated the annual Chicago Consular Corps Gala: A Tribute to Our Global Partners on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago. More than 600 people attended the Gala, which raised more than $860,000 to 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.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Amy Rule, and the Dean of the Chicago Consular Corps, Patricia Maza-Pittsford and Phillip Pittsford served as Honorary Chairs.

“This event showcases why Chicago is a global city. We are proud to be the hosts of this event and to honor the consulates, as well as our award winners for their work representing Chicago as an international city.”
– Jeff Malehorn, President and CEO of World Business Chicago



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