HANNOVER FAIRS TO MOVE NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS TO CHICAGO
One of the world’s largest event organizers to access Chicago’s leading convention status and talent base.
CHICAGO, August 21, 2013 – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Hannover Fairs USA today announced that global event organizer has chosen to move its North American headquarters to 8755 W. Higgins Road in Chicago. The office will bring 10 -15 full time employees from its current location in New Jersey.
“Hannover Fairs’ decision to locate its North American headquarters in Chicago is testament to the progress we are making in expanding the tourism and convention industry, and I welcome them to Chicago,” said Mayor Emanuel. “I am completely committed to the growth of this critical industry, and attracting as many conventions and visitors as possible. This industry employs tens of thousands of people and contributes hundreds of millions of dollars to our economy, and I am pleased to see its continued growth.”