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Illinois (Chicago)

Why Illinois (Chicago)?

  • Chicago, the most populous city of Illinois, offers picturesque skyline calls across the waters of Lake Michigan, lending an impactful first impression that soon reveals world-renowned museums, pulsating nightlife, five-star food, championship sports teams, and perhaps the finest downtown collection of architecture in the world.
  • Thanks to two international airports featuring thousands of flight options, it’s also one of the most cost-competitive cities in the U.S.
  • While Chicago is lovingly nicknamed “The Windy City”, that moniker has more to do with our politicians than the weather. It’s a moderate four-season lakefront destination.

Through its Strategic Partner Programme, Ovation Global DMC is pleased to work with 360 Destination Group.

360 Destination Group is the leading full-service destination management company in the country, with offices in all the destinations that matter most to corporate planners. From California and Arizona to Texas, Chicago, and Florida, 360DG packs 40 years of know-how into the destination experience. Constant attention is given to creating that unexpected “Aha!” for each new program. It’s all built on the foundation of being an extension of our client’s team at every stage of the program process. At 360DG, “Built Around You” isn’t just a tagline. It’s our DNA.

 

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Our Team

Sean Kirkland - Global Sales

Sean has witnessed a dramatic evolution in destination management through his career of more than 25 years. That awareness, understanding, and experience makes him an indispensable resource to both 360 Destination Group and our clients as we build an understanding of each client's unique organization, culture, and objectives. Sean’s leadership ensures partnerships are tailored in a manner that inspires confidence, creates greater value, and effectively achieves our client’s goals. In his free time, you'll likely find "Coach" Sean on the field as an assistant coach to his children's various sports activities...but his Saturday mornings are quite often reserved for San Diego area 'Cars n' Coffee' events in his classic 1965 Austin Healey BJ8!

Michelle Castady, DMCP - General Manager

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