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2022 Annual Gala

The Annual Gala gathers over 400 supporters for a celebration of the Loop’s rich cultural amenities and its continued transformation due to the work of the Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation and its partners. The 18th Annual Gala at Convene Willis Tower will offer an evening of food, drink, and live entertainment, raising funds to support the Foundation’s projects and programs.


Friday, October 7, 2022

VIP Pre-party 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Canopy by Hilton Chicago Central Loop
Annual Gala: 6:30-11 p.m. | Convene Willis Tower
VIP After Party: 10:30 p.m.-midnight | Canopy by Hilton Chicago Central Loop

Sponsor and Register


COVID-19 protocols

By attending the event you certify and attest that you and all individuals in your party attending the event will follow the below regulations:

  • All guests must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after final dose) and provide proof of COVID-19 immunization with an appropriate ID matching your documentation before entering the venue.
  • If you are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home, or get tested and receive a negative result before attending this event.


  • These confirmations will apply to all members of your party before they are allowed to enter the event and to any users of the tickets reserved by you.
  • Free COVID-19 testing in your area may be found by using this resource from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
  • Entry requirements are subject to change.

For questions about your order and additional information regarding health checks, please contact Allison Gerlach at Allison@ChicagoLoopAlliance.com

Thank you for doing your part with us to keep one another safe and healthy!