Attending? Please know that tickets will be held at the door at event registration under last names. No tickets are mailed out ahead of time. Parking? Valet Parking is $32 with validation.
Also, go to this site for a map of the parking garage and how to pull in if you are valet parking:
http://www.chicagoswissotelparking.com/selfdirections.htm. Valet will be on the side of the hotel where it marked “alley” in purple in the link above.
Come back on the night of and
watch a livestream starting at 6:30 of the Ceremony
Go to: http://wgntv.com/2017/11/29/watch-the-2017-chicago-midwest-emmy-awards/
We will also be on FACEBOOK LIVE for the Red Carpet pre-show and for awardee interviews. Starts at 4 pm. Go to facebook.com/emmyschicago.
The 2017 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Swissotel, 323 E. Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago. See highlight videos from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 of past Emmy events.
Thank you to all our Event Sponsors!
Registration Open – Mingle and walk the red carpet (Streamed live)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Open bar from 4:30 to 5:30 pm (cash bar after 5:30 pm)
Plated Dinner service (please let us know if you have dietary restrictions)
Scholarships and Student Award Winners Announced (2nd LIve Stream begins)
The Ceremony begins (Live Stream continues)
Event hosted by Mike Toomey – An integral part to WGN Morning News Mike Toomey serves as the “Announcer” for the show’s nine o’clock hour. An accomplished stand-up comedian, Mike has been a favorite in comedy clubs and special events since 1982. He’s appeared in concert with such names as George Carlin, Wayne Newton, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Reba McIntyre. He has performed on HBO and Comedy Central. The Chicago Tribune calls Mike “One of the funniest and most talented comedians ever to perform in Chicago.
Buying tickets online is now closed. If you would like to attend, please come to the door and purchase a ticket!
Receive a $40 Discount off a Tuxedo Rental at Men’s Wearhouse, reference code #7640812. See Men’s Wearhouse Flyer. A limited amount of rooms are available for Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Swiss for $149. Go to this link to see if rooms are still available.
Seating will be arranged in tables of 10 or 12. If you have specific seating requests, please let us know. If requested, individuals can be seated together even if tickets are purchased separately. We will make all effort to seat individual ticket holders together according to their preferences but we cannot guarantee placement. Please RSVP early.
Tickets will be held at the door at event registration. No tickets are mailed out ahead of time. Again, if you have specific seating requests, please let us know by emailing email@example.com.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES &
PROGRAM BOOK ADS AND CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES
Honor one (or more) of the Nominees with a congratulatory message or commemorative ad in the official program book for the dinner.
WIN ONE OF THREE TRIPS TO BRANSON MISSOURI (WORTH $3000 EACH)!
Help us raise funds to award scholarships by supporting our Branson Vacation Getaways Raffle. All ticket sale proceeds support the NATAS Chicago Foundation, our 501(c)(3) scholarship arm. We give scholarships to assist and encourage the best students studying journalism, broadcast TV, production, and communications. One Free Entry allowed per person/household. See the Official Rules for more details. New York and Florida residents not eligible to enter.
(This will take you to a rafflecreator.com web page for the purchasing of raffle tickets. Tickets are $10 for 1, $25 for 3, and $50 for 8.)
Would you like to make a tax-deductible charitable donation to the NATAS Scholarship Fund (501c3) in honor of a Nominee? We will acknowledge your donation in the event’s program book (if submitted before November 21st.