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Who said you can’t have FUN while learning new job “hacks” and growing your professional network?

Join us at Teatro ZinZanni, a new dinner theater and event venue in Chicago’s vibrant theater district, for an afternoon of timely roundtable discussions, special performances from the show, and networking with fellow planners and some of Chicago’s favorite vendors and venues!

PLUS – Be one of the first to experience the new Master Class format featuring small group discussions led by Master Class Alumni, professional video presentations from our partners, and welcome some of the guests from the all-new Teatro ZinZanni show! Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity for planners to network and enhance their skills. Not to mention 25 lucky attendees will receive free tickets to see the show, plus other spectacular giveaways from our sponsors!

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November 30, 2021

In-Person, COVID-19 Vaccination required


2:00  – 5:30 PM CST


Teatro ZinZanni

(Located inside the Cambria Hotel, on the 14th Floor)

32 W. Randolph St, Chicago’s Theatre District


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Chicago Planner Master Class features a series of small-group roundtable discussions led by our Planner Master Class Advisors. Over the course of the afternoon we will hear from our event sponsors in the categories of hotels, event services, promotional products, restaurants, special event venues, and more. Table topics will include some of the most top-of-mind trends, issues, and resources planners face today. During this session, we will feature a short vignette featuring some of Teatro ZinZanni’s favorite acts to break up the aftenoon. We’ll cap off this high-energy educational conference with a networking reception over light bites and drinks to further connect and sample items from our host – Teatro ZinZanni.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Learn about industry trends, tactics, and resources from fellow planners during roundtable discussions
  • Learn and connect with senior representatives from Chicagoland’s favorite venues and vendors
  • Build your network of fellow planners, vendors, and industry professionals
  • Enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers during our networking reception
  • Experience this one of a kind dinner theater and event venue
  • Be one of the first to experience the new Planner Master Class format with more opportunities to learn and share ideas, professionally made videos from our sponsors, and some LIVE entertainment!

Planner Master Class Roundtable Discussions:

  • Hybrid Hacks – planners share tools, resources, and learnings to drive more cost-effective hybrid events
  • In-person Event Safety Tips – planners share learnings to create a shareable best practices document
  • Whiteboard Group Discussion -Sharing Learnings from the past 18 months for contract negotiations
  • Integrating Entertainment And Activities as a Lure For Attendees – Brainstorm for new ideas and share successful examples using resources, entertainers, activities, and event concepts we’ve encountered

Hear From Our Sponsors:

  • Teatro ZinZanni Chicago
  • Broadway in Chicago
  • Live Art International
  • 4 Star Restaurant Group
  • And more!


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Sponsorship Availabilities

Lead a roundtable discussion and get face-to-face with 100+ meeting and event planners who can influence your business.

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Want to showcase your business at Planner Master Class?

Tell us a little more about you and your business and a member of our sales team will reach out to you directly to provide more information about Planner Master Class and other opportunities to connect with Meeting & Event Planners.

Is Planner Master Class right for you?

For Planners

If you can say ‘yes’ to at least one of the following, you are qualified to attend:

  • You hold the title of meeting or event planner or the like
  • Your role requires you to plan or assist with at least three events per year
  • You have an annual event budget of $15,000 or more

Your registration is subject to review by Ateema Media & Marketing prior to attendance.

For Businesses

If you can say ‘yes’ to at least one of the following, you would qualify as a potential sponsor.

  • You sell your services, catering, venue, event assistance to meeting and event planners.
  • You are looking to grow your network of meeting and event planners to build your business

If you would like to learn more about how your business can get involved with Planner Master Class, please email