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Monday, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:35 PM
By Charlie Wojciechowski & Lisa Balde

2 Big Trade Shows Extend Chicago Stay

Two big trade shows are sticking with Chicago. The National Restaurant Association and International Manufacturing Technology Show have extended their agreements with McCormick Place through 2021 and 2020. Read »

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