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Illumination Gala


The Annual Illumination Gala gathers more than 500 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 15th Annual Illumination Gala offers an evening of food, drink, and live entertainment while raising funds to support the Foundation’s projects and programs.

Friday, September 20, 2019
6:30 – 11 pm
Hilton Chicago
Grand Ballroom


2019 Presenting Sponsor

2019 Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Streetplus | Bannerville

VIP Table Purchasers

Chicago Zoological Society | Brookfield Zoo
DePaul University
Metropolitan Properties of Chicago, LLC
Tawani Property Management

Table Purchasers

ABC-7/WLS Television, Inc.
Acadia Realty Trust
AceBounce/Flight Club
Auditorium Theatre
Big Bus Tours - Chicago
Broadway In Chicago
CityEscape Garden & Design, LLC
Downtown Apartment Company
Enwave Chicago
EQ Office
Fairfield Properties
Goodman Theatre
Hard Surface Finishers Inc.
Harold Washington College
Hilton Chicago
Hilton Hotels Corporation
JW Marriott | Renaissance Chicago
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
McGuire Engineers
Mid-America Real Estate Group
Palmer House Hilton
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP
SP Plus Corporation
The Art Institute of Chicago | The Joffrey Ballet
The John Buck Company
Wintrust Bank - Chicago

What happens when the Loop community comes together to support the arts and culture? Here's a look back of Illumination 2018.

2018 Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors of our 2018 Illumination Gala.

See Sponsors