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World Routes in Chicago

3,000 industry experts representing around 300 airlines, 800 airports and 200 tourism authorities from all corners of the world came to Chicago for World Routes, the 20th World Route Development Forum, to discuss the future of the world’s air service industry. The world’s most important commercial aviation event of its kind took place in Chicago…

CSCI Welcomes Laura Ferris Anderson to Advisory Board

Please join us in welcoming Laura Ferris Anderson as a new member of CSCI’s Advisory Board. Laura Ferris Anderson serves as Chief of Staff to the Office of the Midwest Chairman for JPMorgan Chase & Co. She manages the strategic planning and initiative implementation for the region’s senior leadership across multiple business lines and staff…


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Sister City Street Food at Chicago Gourmet

Travel the world with Chicago Gourmet’s newly added Global Street Food Market, developed in collaboration with Chicago Sister Cities International. Chicago’s favorite ethnic restaurants will highlight internationally-loved foods from a selection of Chicago’s sister cities, including: Saturday, September 27, 12–6 pm Barbakoa Modern Latin & Bar (presented by the Mexico Tourism Board) representing Mexico City,…

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MILAN: Welcome Reception for Italian Youth Soccer Team

The Milan Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is proud to sponsor the Collegio Gallio youth soccer team from Como, Italy in their participation in the first annual Chicago KICS Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament that will take place July 19–26, 2014. The KICS Cup will bring in over 100 youth soccer teams including local,…


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Celebrating Ukraine’s Independence Day

Blog Post by Vera Eliashevsky Chair of the Kyiv Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International Independence Day and National Day celebrations around the world are important celebrations for those countries, just as the 4th of July is a major holiday in the United States when we celebrate our independence. Below, Kyiv Committee Chair Vera Eliashevsky…

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A Visit to Toronto’s North by Northeast Festival and Conference

Blog Post by Dylan Rice Director of Creative Industries – Music City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events— Dylan Rice had the opportunity to recently represent the City of Chicago at Toronto’s North by Northeast (NXNE) festival and conference. Below, he shares his experiences in Chicago’s sister city of Toronto. Toronto is…