Sponsorship Opportunities

WorldChicago brings together business, political, university, nonprofit, and student leaders focused on promoting citizen diplomacy in Chicago. We work with the U.S. Department of State to facilitate international business, cultural, educational, and youth leadership exchange programs for nearly 1,000 delegates from over 100 countries a year.

Our sponsors gain exclusive access to these speakers and an insider’s view to the impactful, international work they are doing for Chicago.

International Women’s Day

Monday, March 9, 2015

For over 10 years, WorldChicago has co-presented the annual celebration of International Women’s Day in Chicago with the International Trade Club of Chicago and the Union League Club of Chicago. This dynamic event with a keynote speaker and international trade fair inspires conversation around the goals, rights, needs, dreams, and accomplishments of women around the world.

To sponsor this event, click here.

Spring Diplomacy Luncheon
Reimagining & Revitalizing the Chinese Collections at The Field Museum

Wednesday, May 20, 1015

WorldChicago’s biggest fundraising event of the year, the Spring Diplomacy Luncheon, brings together business, government, and nonprofit leaders to celebrate citizen diplomacy in Chicago.

Keynote Speaker: Deborah Bekken, Director of Government Affairs & Sponsored Programs and Adjunct Curator, Anthropology Department at The Field Museum

To sponsor this event, click here.

Fall Cultural Fundraiser

WorldChicago celebrates the vibrance and diversity of the world at our annual fall fundraising reception. In recent years, guests have been immersed in the culture and cuisine of Italy, Macedonia, India, Japan, and Brazil — right here in Chicago.

To become a sponsor, or for more information about sponsorship, contact Abbey Jennings at ajennings@worldchicago.org or (312) 254-1800 x103.

Coffee Conversations Series

Coffee Conversations bring together WorldChicago members, partners, professional hosts, and international visitors for lively dialogue around a range of topics. The format ranges from country and culture presentations to informal dialogue around industry trends and current affairs.

To become a sponsor, or for more information about sponsorship, contact Abbey Jennings at ajennings@worldchicago.org or (312) 254-1800 x103.

Young Professional Events Series

WorldChicago’s Young Professionals events offers an exciting opportunity for globally-minded, civically-engaged young leaders to expand their local and international networks, access global expertise, and meet socially with other young leaders from around the world.

To become a sponsor, or for more information about sponsorship, contact Abbey Jennings at ajennings@worldchicago.org or (312) 254-1800 x103.